a birthday tribute in four ultimate outfits.

by faran krentcil

Winona Ryder turned 40 this weekend, an odd milestone for an actress who symbolized perpetual and almost permanent youth. But thanks to the magic of Hollywood and the injustice of amazing genetics, Ryder still retains the screen appeal she's used to charm viewers since she was a teenager dancing on a haunted staircase with the undead. While we wait for the Scorpio's next film - a psychological thriller pitting Ryder against James Franco - we present this fashion homage to the roles that made the actress an inspiration for restless, black-blooded girls everywhere. Happy birthday, Winona, wherever you are...