Blake Lively's Most Iconic Style Moments

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When it comes to serving a look, Blake Lively rarely misses. Since the beginning of her career, the actress has consistently delivered when it comes to her outfit, whether that's on the red carpet or grabbing dinner with her BFF Taylor Swift. Many fans say that Lively is the real-life version of her stylish Gossip Girl character Serena van der Woodsen, and this doesn't seem too far from the truth. She is almost always a highlight of the annual Met Gala, and she knows how to rock everything from a casual tracksuit to a chic pantsuit to a glamorous gown.

Impressively, Lively has always stated that she never works with a stylist, these outfits all come from her, which is quite a feat, considering she's also a mom of four. From stunning gowns to cool girl staples like oversized blazers and wide-leg pants, Lively can pull off pretty much anything. Here's a look at some of her most iconic style moments thus far.

2005: Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards

While Lively's style has come far since the early 2000s, this look can't be ignored. The epitome of early 2000s style, this features low-rise jeans, a studded belt, a tiny shirt over a normal shirt, and rolled-up destroyed jeans.

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2009: 61st Primetime Emmy Awards

As Lively matured, so did her style. She stunned at the 2009 Emmys, where she also presented an award, in this red Versace gown that featured a plunging neckline and sequin accents.

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2009: Sherlock Holmes Premiere

The actress showed off her legs in another hot look at the New York premiere of Sherlock Holmes. She paired a lace little black Dolce & Gabbana dress with glittery Christian Louboutin heels and bombshell curls.

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2010: Spike TV Event

For a Spike TV Scream 2010 event in Los Angeles, Lively seemed to be going for a Greek goddess look. She wore a silky Lanvin gown with a high slit, adding a large dragonfly pin at the neck for some sparkle. Strappy sandals completed the look.

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2011: Green Lantern Premiere

All eyes were on Lively at the Los Angeles premiere of her film Green Lantern. The star wore a feminine white Chanel Haute Couture dress that featured lace floral embellishments and a transparent skirt. A messy fishtail braid and a tall stack of bracelets gave it a more boho vibe.

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2011: Met Gala

Lively is always one to watch at the Met Gala, and this early look is a great example of why. She wore this Chanel gown the year she became the face of the brand, and it was a fun and different twist on the popular naked dress, with a long draped panel that gave it an almost Grecian look.

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2011: Time 100 Gala

While walking the red carpet for the Time 100 Gala (the actress was named one of Time's Most Influential People that year), Lively channeled Disney's Ariel with her turquoise gown and red waves. She wore a beautiful Zuhair Murad gown with gorgeous draping and some sequin accents.

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2012:Savages LA Premiere

Lively stunned in every dress she wore while promoting her film Savages, and this black and nude dress stands out specifically. She once again opted for Zuhair Murad in a strapless fitted gown that featured a long train and black sequins.

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2012: Savages New York Premiere

The gown Lively wore to the New York premiere of Savages may have topped her LA gown thanks to the gorgeous color. The buttery yellow halter gown, which featured a flowing skirt and plunging neckline, is made by Gucci. Bright blue earrings only make her stand out more.

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2014: Angel Ball

Lively opted for yellow again at the 2014 Angel Ball, and this time, it was to show off her baby bump. Similar to her 2012 dress, it was a yellow Gucci gown with a plunging neckline, just more formfitting with a sparkling neck.

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2014: Met Gala

Lively was the epitome of old Hollywood glamour at the 2014 Met Gala. She looked radiant in a rose gold bespoke silk chiffon Gucci Premiere gown with a bit of sparkle. A plunging neckline and mermaid silhouette was a tried and true look for Lively, and the trailing chiffon scarves created a lovely train.

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2014: 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

It's hard to forget the stunning gown Lively wore for the Captives premiere at Cannes in 2014. The black and white Gucci Premiere gown made her look every inch the glamorous A-lister, especially with the sparkling Lorrain Schwartz jewels and her sleek hairdo.

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2015: The Age of Adalin Premiere

At the New York premiere of The Age of Adaline, Lively went for sultry red, feminine lace, and a fun feathered skirt in a Monique Lhuillier gown. She also carried a fish-shaped purse encrusted in jewels and topped everything off with millions of dollars worth of Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.

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2016: 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Lively looked glittery in an icy blue gown when attending the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. The custom Atelier Versace dress featured a long transparent train, one off-the-shoulder sleeve, and plenty of sparkle. It also helped show off her adorable baby bump.

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2016: Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lively's best accessory at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where she celebrated husband Ryan Reynolds getting a star? Her family. The couple, known for typically keeping their family life very private, surprised fans when they brought along their daughter, James, and tiny newborn daughter, Inez. She also wore a beautiful and understated blue Versace midi dress.

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2018: Met Gala

Easily one of her best Met Gala looks to date happened in 2018 when Lively wore a gorgeous Versace gown that was perfectly matched with the "Heavenly Bodies" theme. It took over 600 hours to create and included intricate embroidery, many jewels, transparent panels, and a stunning corset bodice. Her halo headpiece was the perfect accessory.

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2018: New York City

In 2018, while doing press for A Simple Favor, Lively took a bit of a break from gowns and opted for sleek, sharp pantsuits. This one that she wore on an August day in New York City is a favorite. The plaid Roland Mouret trouser and blazer set features a rainbow of colors and was worn with a knitted tea and a cute strawberry pin.

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2018: New York City

Few people could make a neon lime green pantsuit this bright look stylish, but Lively did. This is one of the star's best outfits just being out in New York City, and it's from a Versace men's collection. She paired the bright pantsuit with equally bright earrings and patterned heels.

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2019: Detective Pikachu Premiere

Lively looked fun, vibrant, and youthful at the New York premiere of Pokemon Detective Pikachu. She confirmed her third pregnancy in a bright yellow midi dress by Retrofête (to match her husband's starring role) and multi-colored strappy stilettos.

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2019: Paris Fashion Week

It can be overwhelming to mix prints, but Lively nailed it at the Christian Dior show at Paris Fashion Week in 2019. She wore all Christian Dior, including an ornate coat cover and a multi-colored embroidered tulle dress. She even had not one, but two jackets for the look.

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2022: Met Gala

The Atelier Versace gown that Lively wore to the 2022 Met Gala was easily one of her best and most iconic looks of all time. The dress is inspired by New York City. The first version of it features a shimmering rose gold train and an extravagantly large bow inspired by the architecture of the city. When the bow was untied, it revealed a stunning blue train that was inspired by the constellation decor at Grand Central Station.

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2023: The Adam Project Premiere

For the premiere of The Adam Project, Lively went all out with color in a pastel Atelier Versace couture gown. Featuring many different hues, a plunging neckline, and a high slit with a flowing skirt, this felt feminine and fun. She added an oversized denim jacket on top for something unexpected.

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2023: New York Fashion Week

Lively seemed to channel her inner '70s goddess in this shimmering gold jumpsuit made by Michael Kors while at the brand's fashion show at New York Fashion Week. With long bell bottoms, a skinny belt, and big curls, she looked dazzling.

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2024: Super Bowl LVIII

Sure, the focus of the Super Bowl is on the football players, but who could keep their eyes off Lively and Taylor Swift in their chic but casual outfits? Lively showed up in a bright red tracksuit from a Balenciaga x Adidas collab.

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