Blake Lively's 14 Most Memorable Looks — Ever!
Let's be honest: Blake Lively would probably look good in a trash bag, but lucky for us, she turns it out in a major way on the red carpet, highlighting her endless legs and perfectly tousled blond hair. No wonder the newly minted 27-year-old has fashion fans ranging from Karl Lagerfeld to Christian Louboutin clamoring to dress her and has a newly launched lifestyle website, Preserve. And as she often mentions, she has no stylist, so this is all her own good taste. In honor of Blake's birthday, click through to see our picks of her 14 most memorable looks on the red carpet.
— Additional reporting by Sarah Wasilak
Sure, there are all the hallmarks of a classic Chanel look — the little black jacket, the camellia, layers of chain necklaces — but Blake Lively makes it all her own with a micromini revealing her famous legs.
Blake looked perfectly party-ready for Fashion's Night Out in a tribal-inspired Marchesa fit-and-flare dress.
Blake played the part of the luxe bohemian with her intricate braids and free-flowing, orange Gucci maxi dress at the NYC premiere of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.
Where the Wild Things Are indeed! The actress kept her accessories to a minimum, putting all eyes on her intricately embroidered and feathered Marchesa mini.
Blake nailed her first-ever appearance at the Met Gala in a feathered Ralph Lauren mermaid gown with a distinct dusting of feathers around the hem.
Who better to represent the "American Woman" at the Met Costume Institute Gala celebrating her than this California girl? Her swirling Marchesa was a dark teal that highlighted her tan and blue eyes.
For the premiere of Green Lantern in 2011, Blake turned once again to Chanel for a breathtaking, embellished white Haute Couture gown.
Blake brought sizzle to the Toronto Film Festival in 2010 in a slim Chanel Haute Couture sequined sheath with matching burgundy pumps.
Blake is the ultimate screen siren at the Savages premiere, thanks to her optical-illusion beaded Zuhair Murad gown, tumbling curls, and perfect red pout.
Who could possibly forget when Blake hit the 2009 Emmys red carpet in this cut-down-to-there, slit-up-to-there red Versace gown? It was a star-making moment that she has more than lived up to.
Blake went for a vamped-up retro look in Michael Kors at the 2014 CFDA awards, proving her versatility when it comes to red carpet dressing.
The Gucci gown Blake Lively wore to the Charles James 2014 Met Gala totally spoke to the theme, its floor-grazing cape being the epitome of elegance.
When Blake sported this Chanel Couture runway look to Cannes, she was all things dainty and pretty — from her sultry, yet subtle makeup to her pretty pastel heels.
We'll always remember the black-and-white Gucci number Blake wore to Cannes. From the color palette of her total look to the way her dress hugged her curves, she paid homage to Grace Kelly in the best way possible.