There’s no denying that when it comes to fashion, Jennifer Lopez slays the game. From dazzling dresses that show off her rocking body to her “Bronx Barbie” street style, J.Lo knows how to make an entrance with her ensembles.
To this day, we still can’t get over the iconic green Versace dress she wore to the 2000 Grammys, or the Selena Quintanilla-inspired outfit she wore to the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards to honor the late Tejano singer. And now that the Boricua is getting the coveted Video Vanguard Award at the 2018 MTV VMAs (she’s the first Latina to win the title, btw), it’s a perfect time to celebrate her greatest fashion moments.
11997 The Selena Premiere
This dazzling sequin dress would be J.Lo’s first of many.
21997 Academy Awards
Looking like Kate Winslet in Titanic, J.Lo attend the Academy Awards with this jewel-encrusted gown.
31998 MTV VMAs
If you can even believe it, this was J.Lo’s first-ever MTV VMAs, and she dressed as if it was her first rodeo (in the best way). She wore a cowboy hat, longline blazer, and simple bra top.
42000 MTV VMAs
J.Lo showed up to the MTV VMAs in this all-white ensemble that people still try to recreate today (hello, Halloween costumes). The bedazzled bandana, Sean John crop top, and rhinestones around her belly button really tied this street style look together.
52000 Grammy Awards
An iconic moment in fashion history, this Versace dress made the world go into a frenzy. Don’t believe us? Well, J.Lo is responsible for Google Images because of this outfit. Talk about legendary.
62001 MTV VMAs
What’s not to love about this outfit? It has everything, from a floppy hat, to leather knee-high boots, to sheer leopard print.
72003 Academy Awards
This is probably one of her best red carpet looks, mainly because it’s so out-of-the-ordinary for her. This flowy, mint green dress was simple and elegant.
82004 MTV VMAs
Not one to shy away from mixed patterns or hats, J.Lo showed up to the VMAs with this eclectic outfit.
92006 MTV VMAs
This outfit is serving us ’70s vibes with the billowy sleeves, headwrap, and leather boots.
102006 Academy Awards
Olive green is hard to pull off on the red carpet, but she knows how to rock it. We can’t get over the attached skirt.
112010 Academy Awards
While this gown is still very much J.Lo—it’s princess-like and body-hugging—the ruffles of this dress make it a lot more couture, which is something we rarely see her wear.
122011 Grammy Awards
J.Lo looked like a glam disco ball with this shimmery midi-dress. If you look closely, you’ll notice that each gem is a different size—there are larger ones at the hem, patterned ones in the middle, and tiny ones on her sleeves. This attention to detail is what we live for.
132014 MTV VMAs
J.Lo knows how to turn heads, and the extreme cut-outs on this dress made everyone do just that. Like the image before this one, she matched her silver sequin dress to her shoes and clutch. Proof that she never misses a beat.
142015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party
If there’s one thing we know about the “Jenny from the Block” singer, it’s that she loves sheer, rhinestone-filled dresses. And the addition of fur (faux?) took this gown to the next level.
152015 Acadamy Awards
She looked like a princess in this nude, bedazzled ballgown. It was definitely a fairytale moment.
162015 Met Gala
The 2015 Met Gala theme was “China: Through the Looking Glass,” and J.Lo’s fiery gown emulated it perfectly. The gem-encrusted dragon that wrapped around her body was breathtaking.
172015 Golden Globe Awards
The cape, deep v-cut, slit, and crystals made this gown a showstopper.
182015 Billboard Music Awards
J.Lo was dripping in diamonds with this ultra-sheer, bedazzled gown—and we wouldn’t expect her to wear anything less.
192015 Billboard Latin Music Awards performance
J.Lo honored the late Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla, during the awards show with this cream-colored outfit.
202016 Golden Globe Awards
This is a color we hardly see the superstar wear, so this outfit was shocking—in the best way. Not only did she look dazzling in that sunflower yellow dress, but she brought old-Hollywood glamour to the star-studded event.
212016 Latin Grammy Awards
J.Lo never disappoints when she attends a Latin awards show (there’s something extra glam about those red carpets that differ from mainstream ones), and this black see-through jumpsuit is no exception.
222017 People’s Choice Awards
The large crystals at the top half of this dress is the kind of drama we expect J.Lo to bring to the red carpet.
232017 NBC Upfronts
This nude dress might be subtle in color, but the off-the-shoulder top with the thigh-high slit make it far from basic.
242017 Billboard Latin Music Awards
The “Dinero” singer brought the heat to Miami at the Billboard Latin Music Awards with this sizzling cut-out dress.
252018 Met Gala
The 2018 Met Gala theme was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” and let’s just say, J.Lo’s jewel-encrusted dress took us to church. The Balmain gown was full of glamour with its feather train, multi-colored gems, and thigh-high slit.