Angelina Jolie, the Ultimate Red Carpet Goddess, Turns 40: See Her 10 Best Style Moments!

Angelina Jolie attends "Maleficent" photocall on June 3, 2014.
Happy 40th Birthday, Angelina Jolie! In celebration, see the star's 10 best red carpet moments. ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images

Happy Birthday, Angie!

Angelina Jolie turns 40 today, June 4, and there are countless reasons to celebrate her! She’s an Oscar-winning actress, an international humanitarian, and a cancer-prevention advocate—not to mention a mother to six gorgeous children with husband Brad Pitt.

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But you know what else she is? The ultimate red carpet goddess! She loves color, rocks sparkles better than Taylor Swift, and knows how to work the hell out of her hourglass silhouette. In short, she is a fashionista’s fantasy.

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Which is exactly why we’ve rounded up her best style moments, so you, too, can revel in her sartorial glory. Scroll down to see the 10 times we’ve wanted to be Jolie on the red carpet (with the occasional appearance from her delicious husband, Mr. Pitt).

Canary Yellow Emanuel Ungaro in 2007

Angelina Jolie - Cannes: Ocean's Thirteen
Angelina Jolie attends the premiere for the film ‘Ocean’s Thirteen’ at the Palais des Festivals during the 60th International Cannes Film Festival on May 24, 2007 in Cannes, France. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Michelle Williams at the Oscars. Emma Stone in London. Angelina Jolie, here at Cannes Film Festival. Truly, is it possible to not slay in yellow? (Answer: In the perfect shade, no, it is not.)

Olive Green Max Azria Atelier in 2008

Angelina Jolie - Cannes: Kung Fu Panda
Angelina Jolie arrive at the Kung Fu Panda Premiere at Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 15 , 2008 in Cannes, France. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

While we’re sure it was exhausting being seven months into her pregnancy with twins Vivienne and Knox, the actress, at Cannes again, looked positively radiant in her cleavage-baring dress. And again, color! (Bring it back, Angie!)

Caramel Chiffon Versace in 2009

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - Cannes: Inglorious Bastards
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Premiere at the Grand Theatre Lumiere during the 62nd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2009 in Cannes, France. Mike Marsland/

A sheer delight at Cannes once more! (See what we did there?)

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Black Leather Michael Kors in 2009

Angelina Jolie - Inglorious Bastards
Angelina Jolie arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere “Inglorious Basterds” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on August 10, 2009 in Hollywood, California. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Classic bombshell Angie (at the Inglourious Basterds premiere in Los Angeles), being the badass she is. What else is there to say?

Scarlet Versace in 2010

Angelina Jolie - Salt
Angelina Jolie arrives for the Russia’s Premiere of her feature film ‘Salt’ in Moscow on July 25, 2010. ARTEM KOROTAYEV/AFP/Getty Images

At the Moscow premiere of Salt. Ayyyy, mami!

Red-Accented White Atelier Versace in 2012

Angelina Jolie - Golden Globes
Angelina Jolie arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012. Vince Bucci/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank

At the Golden Globes, it was all about the red accents—down to her perfectly painted crimson pout.

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Black Velvet Atelier Versace in 2012

Angelina Jolie - Oscars
Angelina Jolie arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

As if anyone could forget the Oscars dress that started the meme! Lots have tried that pose since, none have succeeded.

Dove Gray Ralph & Russo in 2012

Angelina Jolie - In the Land Of Blood And Honey
Angelina Jolie attends ‘In the Land Of Blood And Honey’ Pairs premiere on February 16, 2012 in Paris, France. Francois Durand/Getty Images

Jolie rarely does sweet, but she did it oh so well at the Paris premiere of In the Land of Blood and Honey, where she donned this soft, one-sleeved dress, complete with a hand-dyed, organza rosebud on one shoulder.

Black and White Saint Laurent in 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - BAFTAs
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London, England. Ferdaus Shamim/

No one—man or woman—rocks a tuxedo quite like Angelina Jolie, as she did here at the BAFTAS.

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Licorice Atelier Versace in 2014

Angelina Jolie - Maleficent
Angelina Jolie arrives at the World Premiere Of Disney’s “Maleficent” at the El Capitan Theatre on May 28, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Gregg DeGuire/

Last, but possibly most magnificent, the actress premiered her blockbuster hit Maleficent in L.A. wearing a doozy of a villainess dress: a structured number made out of rubberized silk, gathered at one hip to create a statement skirt. Talk about dressing for the occasion. Go eat your hearts out, Disney princesses.

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Angelina Jolie - Unbroken
Angelina Jolie attends the UK Premiere of “Unbroken” at Odeon Leicester Square on November 25, 2014 in London, England. Karwai Tang/

Because she made the case for the mini-cape in this moment! And thanks to that touch, the ensemble, which she wore to the London premiere of Unbroken, had a military feel—particularly fitting, as she invited a group of uniform-clad veterans to join her at the event. Once again, #Goddess.

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