- Like her movie roles, Julia Roberts’ style has evolved since she first made it big in Hollywood.
- The actress is known for rocking little black dresses on the red carpet.
- Over the years, black has been her signature colour, but she’s also changed it up on occasion.
- Roberts has worn plenty of gorgeous gowns, but she’s also been known to rock a pantsuit.
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Here’s a look at how Roberts’ classic style has evolved over the years:
In 1997, she wore a classic black dress to a movie premiere.
Roberts was all smiles at the 1997 premiere of “Conspiracy Theory,” wearing a strappy black gown with a simple heart-shaped necklace.
Her hair was styled in a chin-length bob.
Roberts wore another simple black dress to an event in 1998.
Her elegant look at the 1998 People’s Choice Awards included a sleek updo, a black sleeveless gown, and a two-toned satin wrap.
In 1999, she added a pop of colour to her signature little-black-dress look.
Roberts rocked another black dress for the 1999 premiere of “Runaway Bride” in Westwood, California. She paired the strapless number with a baby-pink shawl.
Later that year, she flipped the look with a bright-pink dress.
While attending a red-carpet event with then-boyfriend Benjamin Bratt, Roberts wore a bright-pink dress with a furry black shawl.
Roberts rocked a suit at the 2001 People’s Choice Awards.
In 2001, Roberts won the People’s Choice Award for favourite motion-picture actress while wearing a black suit with subtle pinstripes.
Her hair was styled in a sleek, shoulder-grazing lob.
In 2002, Roberts turned heads at the Academy Awards.
She arrived at the 74th Annual Academy Awards in yet another stunning black dress, this time featuring a high slit, cutouts, and long sleeves.
Roberts paired the dress with strappy black heels and wore her auburn curls in an updo.
Roberts changed up her typical red-carpet colour scheme again in 2004.
In a departure from her usual red-carpet look, Roberts wore a champagne-coloured satin gown with a deep-V neckline and jeweled embellishment to the 2004 Academy Awards.
She opted for a black suit at the Critics’ Choice Awards in 2006.
At the 11th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards in 2006, Roberts stunned in a black suit with a matching ruffled shirt underneath.
In 2010, Roberts rocked a short black dress at the Golden Globe Awards.
A statement gold necklace was the focal point of Roberts’ ensemble for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 2010.
She paired her knee-length black dress with black pumps and a black clutch and styled her now-blonde hair in loose waves.
Roberts stunned in another black gown in 2012.
The actress looked breathtaking at the 2012 AFI Life Achievement Awards, donning a long-sleeved black gown with a deep-V neckline and a statement necklace.
Her bouncy brunette curls added some volume to the look.
She wore an off-the-shoulder gown to the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Roberts brought the drama in an off-the-shoulder black gown and emerald pendant necklace as she walked the red carpet with George Clooney at the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2016.
The actress opted for a statement black gown in 2018.
At the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, Roberts put a modern spin on her usual black dress with exaggerated shoulders, side cutouts, and three-quarter-length sleeves.
At the 2019 Golden Globes, Roberts debuted a brand-new look.
At the 2019 Golden Globes, the actress ditched her usual black dress in favour of a tailored black-and-blush jumpsuit with a flowing half-skirt.
She finished off the look with glamorous blonde waves and statement earrings.
She wore a similar look later that year for the Critics’ Choice Awards.
Roberts rocked another tailored suit at the 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards. The look featured white pants and a sleeveless black jacket-top that flowed down into an embroidered half-skirt.
Roberts reprised her “Pretty Woman” polka dots at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in 2019.
The actress donned a bold, navy-and-white two-piece set with a white belt and matching Oxford shoes for the 2019 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in Los Angeles.
She finished off the look with big sunglasses and tousled blonde waves.
She went full Hollywood-glam at the 2019 Fashion Awards.
Roberts may be known for her black dresses, but her look for the 2019 Fashion Awards totally revamped the style.
The actress wore a sparkly, wide-legged jumpsuit and added a pop of colour with blue statement earrings.