J.Lo Looked Like a Quinceañera at Every Red Carpet 10 Years Ago

Did we really think this looked good 10 years ago?

Today, J.Lo is known as a fierce style icon. But nothing about what you’re about to see says style icon.

MTV TRL With Jennifer Lopez And Hayden Christensen
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The peasant skirt, shoes two-sizes too big, braids and bangles are more like I’m going to a party at the pueblo where my parents are from than I’m hitting a celebrity event.

She wore boots – and tops – with the fur.

MTV TRL With Jennifer Lopez
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A babydoll? Really?

Let’s talk about accessories.

MTV TRL With Jennifer Lopez
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If it’s not platinum or fine gold, she would’t wear it nowadays.

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Take a closer look… Is that a sweatband?!

NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: (U.S. TABS OUT) Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez makes an appearance on MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios January 19, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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What was J.Lo doing with a sweatband at MTV’s TRL? And check out those pinned-striped jeans. Pimpin ?.

Her sunnies look like something mom would’ve snagged at the swapmeet.

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What are thooooose?!

The hair was like… ???

2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards - Arrivals
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And can we talk about that eyeshadow?! What WAS that?

She sometimes drew hairinspo from quineañeras.

Macy's Passport Gala 2005 - Arrivals
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And other unidentified objects.

"7th On Sale Online" Gala
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Girl, where your lips at tho?

She clearly hadn’t discovered contouring.

Miramax Premiere Of "An Unfinished Life"
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Or concealers that matched her skin tone.

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 She hadn’t even mastered her signature sex-face pose.

Macy's Passport Gala 2005 - Arrivals
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Today’s J.Lo would never smile.

Now THIS is style-icon J.Lo who inspires us to be fierce every day.

2015 Billboard Music Awards - Arrivals

Slayyy, queen, slay ??.


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