It’s award season, and part of the collective extravaganza includes seeing some of our favorite stars in some of the most beautiful gowns. What better way to celebrate the award shows of 2019 than with a trip down memory lane? Let’s take a look at some of the best award show red carpet dresses, worn by some of our favorite Latina estrellas.
Jennifer Lopez at the 2000 Grammy Awards
How can we ever forget this?
Eva Mendes at the 2009 Golden Globes
Remember this epic red carpet moment from the fabulous Eva Mendes? She paired a crisp white Christian Dior gown (with fab drama on the side), with a bold turquoise necklace adding a pop of color.
Jennifer Lopez at the 2012 Oscars
This Zuhair Murad dress, that Jennifer Lopez wore to the 2002 Academy Awards, was so out of this world, that it was immortalized in doll form. J-Lo has worn several spectacular dresses and jumpsuits from the Lebanese designer.
Zoe Saldana at the 2015 Oscar Awards
The Dominican- Puerto Rican actress showed off her beautiful post-pregnancy curves in a tight-fitted pink dress designed by Versace.
Natalie Morales at the 2018 Emmys
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Journalist Natalie Morales took some of the shine away from the actresses at the 2018 Emmy Awards in this sculptural, steel blue Romona Keveža gown. Perfection!
Selena Gomez at the 2016 American Music Awards
Selena Gomez has a great sense of style. She looked flawless, bold, and fashionable in her red Prada gown.
Sofia Vergara at the 2012 Golden Globes
Sofia Vergara is known for wearing body con, mermaid-style gowns on the red carpet. This navy Vera Wang, which the star wore for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards, falls into this formula, but the beautiful pleats and color allow it to stand out on its own.
Cardi B at the 2018 VMAs
Cardi B likes to make a bold splash on the red carpet. This magenta velvet Nicolas Jebran dress, paired with over 200 carats of Colombian emeralds, helped the star deliver a stylish, colorful, red carpet moment.
Jessica Alba at the 2013 Golden Globes
Here’s another Latina red carpet classic. We all remember this gorgeous coral/dark peach Oscar de la Renta gown that Jessica Alba wore to the 2013 Golden Globes. The color was so different and beautiful, and the matching clutch in a fun texture added something extra to the look.
Salma Hayek at the 2017 Golden Globes
Salma Hayek delivered another legendary red carpet look, adding her own pop of red, in this Narciso Rodriguez gown. She wore the figure-hugging dress for the 2017 Golden Globes.
Gina Rodriguez at the 2012 Golden Globes
Zac Posen has created some fabulous red carpet gowns and that includes this navy stunner that Gina Rodriguez wore for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards.
Becky G at the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards
Becky G is another Latina star who is killing it on the red carpet. This burnt orange gown by Marmar Halim was so different—and gorgeous — that it totally stood out among the other sea of dresses.
Chiquinquirá Delgado at the 2018 Latin Grammys
TV host, actress, and model Chiquinquirá Delgado is also known for looking flawless on the red carpet. The first runner up for the Miss Venezuela title (in 1990), wowed in this sexy-meets-elegant Galia Lahav dress.
Emeraude Toubia at the 2016 Latin Grammys
Actress Emeraude Toubia brought some old-school, Old Hollywood style to the 2016 Latin Grammys red carpet. She wore a black gown, with white floral detailing, by Puerto Rican designer Harry Robles.
Gaby Espino at the 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards
Actress, presenter, and model Gaby Espino consistently wins in her red carpet looks. This gorgeous dress (by Dominican-Lebanese designer Giannina Azar), which she wore to this year’s Billboard Latin Music Awards, was both classically neutral, and extremely ornate, all at the same time.