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Salma Hayek started her acting career in the early 1990s and ever since then she has done a stellar job at representing Latinas in Hollywood. The Mexican actress has become so popular, that you can expect her to appear at every major event or awards ceremony the movie industry has year after year. She is often among the few Latinas in attendance, and she knows how to make us proud each and every time. 

Her style has transformed so much over the past decade, and her red carpet choices have become more elegant throughout the course of her career. There's rarely a color or design she can't pull off, and she rarely has a miss.  

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It also doesn't hurt that her husband, François-Henri Pinault, is the president and CEO of Kering. The company owns luxury designer brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Boucheron, Brioni, and Pomellato, which means Salma has access to the best of the best when it comes to clothing and accessories. 

Her Met Gala and Oscar looks have been remarkable over the years, and her dress at the 2020 Golden Globes became the talk of the town because of how gorgeously it fit her. Scroll through to see some of the best looks Salma has worn throughout her career that have made her a force to be reckoned with on the red carpet. 

Salma looks incredible in a bright color. 1

Salma looks incredible in a bright color.

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She arrived at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, in May 2015 wearing a stunning purple gown with a plunging neckline. She looked like a dream.

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This look turned heads. 2

This look turned heads.

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Salma shocked viewers at the 2020 Golden Globes when she arrived wearing this gown that showed off her ample cleavage. Salma once again proved that she is aging like a fine wine, and looks better than ever.

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This dress was just so gorgeous. 3

This dress was just so gorgeous.

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Her look at the the 90th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles in 2018 was breathtaking. The color, the design, her hair and the gorgeous jewels hanging from the neckline made this look beyond beautiful.

This mint dress fit her like a dream. 4

This mint dress fit her like a dream.

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Salma looked gorgeous at the 71st Cannes Film Festival in 2018. This color looked amazing on her and the style is just perfect for her.

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She sizzled in red. 5

She sizzled in red.

Salma Hayek attended the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps premiere at Cannes Film Festival in 2010 and she wore a gorgeous red dress that looked like it was made specifically for her. 

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She looked timeless in a black lacy gown. 6

She looked timeless in a black lacy gown.

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Salma looked gorgeous at the 89th Annual Academy Awards in 2017 wearing a sheer Alexander McQueen dress in black. It showed off some skin but in such a tasteful way. 

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She pulled off white so well. 7

She pulled off white so well.

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Salma wore a Greek goddess-inspired look to the 2020 Oscars, and looked amazing. 

This is definitely her style. 8

This is definitely her style.

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This design that she wore to the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala really highlights her curvy frame while also showing just how slim she is. 

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Salma looked so pretty in pink. 9

Salma looked so pretty in pink.

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She knows the style trick of bringing attention to your waist to give yourself an hourglass figure. She doesn't really need it, but she did it so well with this pink dress she wore to the 2015 LACMA Art + Film Gala, which she wore with a red tie around her waist.

She looks so elegant in black. 10

She looks so elegant in black.

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Even her outfits for international award shows are to die for. This one-sleeve dress she wore to the British Academy Film Awards 2019 is so elegant and makes her look like royalty. 

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Purple is definitely her color. 11

Purple is definitely her color.

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Salma wore a super pretty strapless gown to The Weinstein Company and Netflix's Golden Globes After Party in Beverly Hills, California in 2015. The color suits her brown hair and skin tone so well! 

She looked incredible in hot pink. 12

She looked incredible in hot pink.

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This bright pink gown that she wore to the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, in 2014 gave us life! It added a glow to her face and made her looked radiant. 

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Salma looked like walking art. 13

Salma looked like walking art.

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Salma attended the 2018 Met Gala to celebrate the exhibition 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She wore a dress that fit her so well it almost looked like a painting. 

She loves to wear head-to-toe Gucci. 14

She loves to wear head-to-toe Gucci.

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She attended the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party wearing a Dapper Dan designed two-piece ensemble in a gorgeous shade of pink that was both cool and gorgeous.

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Salma looked like money in green. 15

Salma looked like money in green.

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We noticed a pattern in the style of dresses Salma has chosen to wear on the red carpet over the years. A strapless top with a loose-fitting skirt seems to be her go-to, perhaps because it suits her figure so well. She wore this pretty green dress to the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in 2018.

She was a star in Gucci. 16

She was a star in Gucci.

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This dress she wore to the 2017 LACMA Art + Film Gala is so stylish and an absolutely gorgeous design. She represents her husband's brands so well.

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Salma looks lovely in pastels. 17

Salma looks lovely in pastels.

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Not many people can pull off this soft yellow quite like Salma. She wore this dress with soft pink accents to the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2017.

Salma looks like a totally lady in black. 18

Salma looks like a totally lady in black.

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She attends the LACMA Art + Film Gala year after year and in 2016 she arrived wearing a sheer black gown that was so elegant and beautiful. 

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We loved this look on her. 19

We loved this look on her.

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She looked like a princess at the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2016. The color of this dress is so feminine and delicate, it's definitely one of her prettiest red carpet styles.

Salma gave us beauty queen vibes with this outfit. 20

Salma gave us beauty queen vibes with this outfit.

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This dress paired with a silver belt is everything. She looked like a pageant queen at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards in January 2015, but in the best way! 

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There is so much detail in her outfits. 21

There is so much detail in her outfits.

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The details on this dress are truly mesmerizing. We love the jewels that look like they are dripping down from the top of the dress to her hips. She wore this to the Midnight in Paris premiere at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in 2011.

She looked angelic at the Met Gala in 2011. 22

She looked angelic at the Met Gala in 2011.

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She wore this gorgeous beige dress to the "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" Costume Institute Gala At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art in NYC in 2011.

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She proves that sometimes simplicity is key. 23

She proves that sometimes simplicity is key.

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This blush color dress looked amazing on her. She stunned on the red carpet of 63rd Cannes Film festival closing ceremony while wearing this in 2010.

Salma knows how to rock white. 24

Salma knows how to rock white.

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Wearing white to a red carpet is risky. It can sometimes come off as a bridal look but she did it so well at the 2014 LACMA Art + Film Gala at LACMA in Los Angeles, California. 

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Salma knows how to tone it down as well. 25

Salma knows how to tone it down as well.

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While she wears gowns so well, she can also wear shorter dresses with as much elegance and style. This dress she wore to the 71st Annual Cannes Film Festival was so pretty and made her look so classy.

We love the contrast of this dress. 26

We love the contrast of this dress.

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She wore a pink and black dress to the 14th Globe De Cristal Ceremony At Salle Wagram in Paris in 2019 and we loved it! It's so chic and the style definitely suits her.