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Nicole Kidman’s style evolution through the years

She may have played the princess of Monaco, but today Nicole Kidman, 49, is the queen of the red carpet

Born in Hawaii in 1967, Nicole Kidman today turns 49 – though you’d hardly believe it looking at the gorgeous Australian actress!

With an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA under her belt and countless more awards and nominations to her name, the redheaded beauty has cemented her place as one of the industry’s most talented actresses.

Known for choosing challenging roles on screen, Nicole is just as daring when it comes to the red carpet. Over the years, the star has wowed us in an array of eye-catching ensembles, proving she’s never afraid to try an unusual colour, silhouette or print.

Happy Birthday to one of the best dressed women in Hollywood!

Take a look back at her style evolution over the years here

All photos from Getty

Nicole Kidman wearing a custom Louis Vuitton dress to the 6th Biennial UNICEF Ball on January 12, 2016.

Again in Alexander McQueen, Kidman supported her hubby at the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2016. Though all her gowns have been amazing, this one was our personal favorite.

The Gucci dress she wore for the WhatsOnStage Awards, 2016 was amazing and we weren’t surprised – Nicole’s red carpet track record is rock solid.

Keith Urban bows to his beautiful Alexander McQueen-clad wife at the ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology’ Costume Institute Gala, 2016.

See her talk about parenting with Keith in the video below – gallery continues after video

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2014 CMAs

Nicole Kidman attends the 48th Annual CMA Awards in 2014 in Roberto Cavalli.

When Nicole wore this Armani Privé dress to the Cannes the opening ceremony and ‘Grace of Monaco’ premiere on May 14, 2014, we wondered if embellished dresses had been invented just for her.

At the 2013 Oscars, Nicole’s stole the show in a skin-tight black and gold number from one of her favourite designers, L’Wren Scott.

When Nicole and director Ang Lee attended the Nebraska premiere during Cannes in 2013, the star wore a Valentino dress rumoured to be an homage to Grace Kelly.

Once again wearing Alexander McQueen, Kidman arrived at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 2012 looking stunning in this twist on the little black dress.

Nicole looked almost as impressed by her dress at the Tokyo screening of the The Golden Compass as we were.

The red Balenciaga dress Nicole wore to the the 79th Academy Awards in 2007 will grace the top of best dressed lists forever.

Nicole’s dress at the 76th Annual Academy Awards in 2004 made us wonder if she was going to swim away. The seafoam-blue mermaid dress was certainly a stunner!

When she won her Oscar for The Hours in 2003, Nicole wore this dark Maroon Jean Paul Gaultier number that was almost worthy of an Oscar itself.

Remember when Nicole was married to Tom Cruise? Here she and her then-husband arrive at the 69th Annual Academy Awards in 1997. Nicole wore John Galliano for Christian Dior, making a statement in bold chartreuse that landed her on several lists of best-ever Oscar dresses.

Way back in the day, Nicole hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in 1993, forgoing her usual red carpet glamour for a laid-back look.

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