The standard of beauty for women has changed dramatically over time. What body types we've deemed ideal have varied immensely throughout the years and, likewise, women's fashion has evolved with each era. Through reviewing old fashion icons, reading up on dated articles and researching scientific studies throughout the years, we've come up with a depiction of the "perfect" women from the 1700s through today. From bobs and gowns to balayage and mom jeans, here are 10 model looks that show how things have shifted.
Illustrations by Bryan Mayes