Zoe Saldana 's been flying high on our fashion radar for a while now — and after years of sartorial observation, we're convinced the actress and humanitarian can do no styling wrong. In the beginning of her acting career — how could we forget Center Stage? — the Dominican and Puerto Rican beauty worked the red carpet in belly-baring tops and bohemian skirts. Since then, Zoe has refined her style with sophisticated silhouettes and edgier accents from the likes of good friend Prabal Gurung , Givenchy , Balmain , and Elie Saab . From casually cunning daywear to ultrasleek evening gowns, Zoe excels at injecting her cool-girl style into every look she dons.
In honor of her birthday, we're taking a look back at her impressive fashion résumé.
— Additional reporting by Mandi Villa
A very young Zoe in maroon sequins at the Center Stage premiere in '00.
Zoe showed off her abs at the Get Over It premiere in '01.
Zoe in yellow prints at a Premiere magazine party in '01.
Zoe in ruffled floral tiers at Hollywood Life's Young Hollywood Awards in '04.
Zoe wore a silver silk dress to the Guess Who premiere in '05.
Zoe showed off her bohemian side at the Guess Who afterparty in '05.
Zoe in exotic florals at People en Español's 50 Most Beautiful party in '05.
Zoe wore a brown embellished gown to the AngloMania-themed Costume Institute Gala in '06.
Zoe wore an ethereal gown to People en Español's fifth annual 50 Most Beautiful event in '06.
Zoe rocked skinny jeans and a zippered jacket to a Cingular and LG party in '06.
Zoe in frothy gray at the Haven premiere in '06.
Zoe looked red hot at the InStyle Summer soiree in '07.
Zoe in a fluffy LBD at the Hollywood Life Breakthrough of the Year Awards in '07.
Zoe donned a slick tux suit at the Dsquared2 party in '08.
Zoe wore a sweet ice-blue dress at the Independent Spirit Awards in '08.
Zoe in star-studded YSL at the Vantage Point premiere in '08.
Zoe in draped white at the 19th annual GLAAD Media Awards in '08.
Zoe in Christian Dior  during Paris Fashion Week in '08.
Zoe in Jean Paul Gaultier  in '08.
For New York Fashion Week Fall 2009, the style star looked fresh in white trousers and killer pumps.
Saldana wore a sexy animal-print gown by Dolce & Gabbana  to the Oscars afterparty  in '09.
The actress looked pretty wearing a printed dress to the 2009 Star Trek Spain premiere .
In 2009, Saldana wore a gray printed dress by Azzedine Alaia  to the Star Trek premiere in London  — who wore it better ?
Zoe donned Chloé at the Chloé soiree in LA .
In a beaded Pucci  at the Star Trek premiere in LA .
Draped in a nude creation at the amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS benefit  in 2009.
Zoe Saldana  wore Calvin Klein , of course, to the brand's party in '09.
Zoe showed off her slick style in a white cutout dress by Calvin Klein  at the 2009 BET Awards in LA .
Zoe looked supercute in a tomato-red flippy dress by Giambattista Valli  at the 22nd Tokyo International Film Festival opening ceremony in '09 — get a similar look .
Zoe in a ruched Calvin Klein  confection at the 16th annual Elle Women in Hollywood Tribute event in '09.
Zoe in Helmut Lang  at the 2009 Audi Diesel  dinner in West Hollywood.
Eccentric Zoe wearing Prada  at a Prada party  in '09 — which Prada girl do you prefer ?
For a December 2009 NYC visit, Zoe went cool and casual in white denim.
Zoe wore a two-toned Versace  at the Avatar premiere in LA .
Zoe looked sweet wearing Jason Wu  to the 2010 Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Zoe wore a ruffled Louis Vuitton  dress to the 2010 Golden Globes — did you love it or hate it ?
Saldana looked casually chic while celebrating HBO  — get a similar look .
Zoe wore Louis Vuitton  to the amfAR Fall 2010 Fashion Week kickoff party.
Zoe donned textural black at a Fashion Week party  in NYC.
Zoe in nude lace Valentino at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.
Zoe looked dreamy in Givenchy  at the 2010 Oscars — did you love it or hate it ?
In a festive LPD by Louis Vuitton  in 2010.
Zoe wore an Isabel Marant  blazer, denim skinnies, and Christian Louboutin  pumps at the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards in LA .
Zoe Saldana  in orange Lanvin  at the Death at a Funeral premiere in LA.
Striking a pose in a suede Balmain creation  at the 2010 Losers premiere in LA.
Zoe donned textural Calvin Klein  at the Met's Costume Institute Gala in 2010 — did you love it or hate it ?
Zoe in ruffled Max Mara  and Christian Louboutin  platforms at the Lucy Awards.
Looking flirty and feminine in a lacy Vionnet  dress at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London in June 2010.
How stunning is Zoe's sage-green cutout dress by Calvin Klein ?
Zoe wore shades of gray to a Kings of Leon concert  in LA.
Zoe worked a striped tee and black riding boots while running errands in LA in 2010.
At the annual Beat the Odds Awards in 2010, Zoe wore an artfully pleated dress.
Zoe attended a party for J. Mendel wearing a silvery-gray strapless dress by the designer.
For the premiere of Burning Palms in January 2011, Zoe went tribal in an Yves Saint Laurent  skirt and top.
The style chameleon attended a Levi's event at the Sundance Film Festival in a rocker-chic Alexander McQueen  jacket.
Zoe hung out backstage with Francisco Costa during the Fall 2011 Calvin Klein  show, wearing a black sheath dress from the collection.
The actress donned a blush-hued Valentino dress while attending a red carpet event in February 2011.
Zoe attended the Independent Spirit Awards in a lace and leopard-print Dolce & Gabbana  dress.
At the 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Zoe wore this gorgeous red ruffled dress by Prabal Gurung .
Going casual in jeans and heels for a daytime event in March 2011.
In 2011, Zoe wore a tribal-printed McQueen cocktail dress.
For the San Francisco Film Festival in April 2011, the star wore a sculptured Salvatore Ferragamo  dress.
Saldana shined bright like a diamond in a canary-yellow Calvin Klein  gown at the Met Gala in 2011.
At the premiere of The Tree of Life at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011, Zoe wore a flowered Vionnet  dress, belted at the waist.
Zoe rocked this striped Armani  Privé gown at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
For a 2011 Santa Barbara polo match, Zoe Saldana  chose a high-neck floral Chloé dress, Valentino heels, and a Lanvin  clutch.
For the LA premiere of Colombiana in 2011, the starlet wore a soft pink leather dress by Valentino and accented it with neutral-toned accessories.
For the September 2011 premiere of Machine Gun Preacher, Zoe opted for bright florals via this Giambattista Valli  number and fuchsia-hued Brian Atwood  pumps.
Zoe sparkled (literally) in a metallic gold Lanvin  dress and Alexander McQueen  pumps at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards.
Talk about colorblock cool: Zoe wore one of Prabal Gurung 's Resort 2012 sheaths to Flaunt Magazine's Neo-Golden Age party in August 2011.
Making a serious case for the shorts suit, Zoe rocked a printed Balmain  iteration with cool two-toned Brian Atwood  pumps at the Captain America: The First Avenger premiere in LA.
The actress posed poolside at the Colombiana afterparty in Miami, donning a cropped tuxedo blazer and cropped trouser look.
She wore a sexy and superexotic head-to-toe ensemble by Barbara Bui  to the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
Showing off her casual sense of style, Zoe stepped out in a semisheer striped A.L.C. sweater with black skinny jeans and black boots at the John Varvatos  ninth annual Stuart House benefit in 2012.
She kept it simple with a printed tee, black blazer, and flared jeans for a 2012 Sundance Film Festival appearance.
How gorgeous did she look in this yellow jewel-toned Michael Kors  sheath at the designer's LA boutique opening in November 2011?
We love this playful printed Rena Lange  minidress she wore to the 2011 Trevor Projects event. To complete the look, she added a Lanvin  clutch and Louboutin heels.
Va-va-voom! Saldana nailed it at the Miami premiere of Colombiana in this edgy Balmain  look and sexy Giuseppe Zanotti  heels.
She chose a cool black shoulder-cutout Alexander McQueen  dress for The Words' 2012 Sundance premiere.
Her rocker-chick floral Balmain  minidress and Brian Atwood  nude pumps made an edgy statement at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards.
Just as easily as she can glam it up, she can keep it sleek and casual, too. Her white blouse, nude booties, and skinny jeans proved classic and cool.
She wowed at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscars party in this elegant (and sheer) Marios Schwab  gown.
How Summer-perfect was this coral and crochet-inspired Alexis Mabille  Couture dress? Zoe chose this bright number for The Hollywood Reporter's 25 Most Powerful Stylists luncheon in March 2012.
She wore a silky pewter-toned Azzaro  dress with Sergio Rossi  heels and a Lanvin  clutch to the Sephora  Meatpacking District opening in September 2011.
Playing up her rocker-cool styling sensibilities, she chose this all-black ensemble by Theyskens' Theory for the 2012 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in NYC.
Her girlier Giambattista Valli  sweater and textured skirt combo looked perfect on her in December 2011.
We loved spotting Zoe in this ultrafeminine Jason Wu  shirtdress at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in LA in 2011 — so cute!
Channeling a chic version of flapper style, Zoe wore a black and gold Gucci  drop-waist dress with Gucci T-strap heels to a LACMA Art + Film gala in November 2011.
Zoe stepped out in this slick nude-toned Antonio Berardi  minidress and white peep-toe Giuseppe Zanotti  pumps at the Gen Art Fresh Faces event in LA last October.
Rocking a sporty-sleek look, Zoe wore a head-to-toe gray Michael Kors  ensemble to his Spring '12 runway show.
We couldn't think of anyone better to wear this sequined kelly-green Elie Saab  gown than Zoe — her 2011 Latin Grammy Awards gown made us green with envy.
She chose a slinky strapless black No. 21 dress with Sergio Rossi  ankle-strap sandals for rapper Nas's 38th birthday party in September 2011.
Her sweet Elie Saab  Couture fit-and-flare dress was a great red carpet choice for her Cosmopolitan For Latinas premiere issue party in May 2012.
Zoe stunned in an ethereal white Givenchy  Couture gown at the 2012 SAG Awards.
She accented her slick black and white ensemble with a fiery-red envelope clutch at Rock & Republic  For Kohl's fashion show in February 2012.
Zoe was the picture of sexy sophistication in this sheer cutout-infused Prabal Gurung  creation at the 2012 CFDA Awards.
Zoe shimmered in a blue and metallic Reed Krakoff  dress and Barbara Bui  heels at the 2011 Glamour Reel Moments event.
Zoe looked beautiful in this simple Jason Wu  dress at the 2012 Audi-hosted Golden Globes kickoff party.
She chose a black silky Barbara Bui  Resort '12 jumpsuit for the Droid Razr launch event in October 2011.
She rocked this cool Louis Vuitton  Pre-Fall 2012 look with the designer's popular cap-toe pumps at the Persol  party in NYC.
Zoe Saldana  wowed in Rodarte  while promoting Star Trek Into Darkness in Hollywood in May 2013.
Zoe took the red carpet at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in this cool-girl play on eventwear from the Givenchy  Fall 2013 collection.
The actress was the picture of modern elegance in a black and white Vionnet  gown at the Star Trek Into Darkness premiere in the UK in May 2013.
At the Berlin premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness, Zoe Saldana  went with a very sexy leg-baring number, courtesy of Balmain .
Zoe was stunning in Valentino at the Cannes premiere of Blood Ties in May 2013.
Saldana showed off her gorgeous gams in a draped-front silk shorts suit from Longchamp’s Spring 2014 collection in September 2013.
A glittering Gucci  gown, with strategically placed sheer insets, for the 2013 LACMA Art + Film Gala.
A feminine Monique Lhuillier  metallic appliqué set for a Fall 2013 LA event.
Hello, bombshell! For the 2014 American Music Awards, Saldana put her curves on display in a lacy one-shoulder Roland Mouret  gown.
The 2014 Golden Globes brought out Zoe's playful side in a geometric Prabal Gurung  number.
Saldana looked angelic in a ethereal pleated Victoria Beckham  creation for the Grace of Monaco Cannes premiere in 2014.
Zoe posed on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in an embellished Jaso Wu creation.
We cannot even being to express how much we love this brilliant Etro  wrap-front dress.