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Must-See Photos Of Jennifer Garner's Style Evolution

From Harry Potter-esque glasses to full-on red carpet glam, the actress has worn it all.

Jennifer Garner is, hands down, one of our favorite style stars.

The actress, who also happens to be a joy to follow on Instagram, got her start in Hollywood back in the ’90s, scoring small roles on TV shows like “Spin City,” “Law & Order” (a steppingstone for pretty much every actor) and “Felicity.” In 2001, she won the role of Sydney Bristow in “Alias,” which earned her a Golden Globe award. Thanks to that show, Garner got to try out plenty of different looks, including (but not limited to) that iconic red wig.

When it comes to her red carpet wardrobe, Garner isn’t quite as experimental. But that doesn’t mean she totally avoids fashion risks, particularly in the form of color. Some of her most memorable looks have also been her boldest, like the bright blue Versace gown she wore to the Oscars in 2018.

In honor of the star’s birthday on April 17, we’re taking a trip through some of her best style moments. From Harry Potter-esque glasses to full-on red carpet glam, Garner has really worn it all:

1999
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Jennifer Garner with Scott Foley at Nickelodeon's 12th annual Kids' Choice Awards.
2000
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Foley and Garner attend the "Scream 3" premiere.
2000
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The actress walks the red carpet at the second annual TV Guide Awards.
2000
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Garner and Foley attend the "Hollow Man" premiere on Aug. 2 in Westwood, Los Angeles.
2001
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Garner stops for the cameras on the red carpet at the 2001 Golden Globes in Beverly Hills, California.
2002
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Garner poses backstage during the 28th annual People's Choice Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Jan. 13.
2002
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Garner attends the 2002 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles.
2002
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Garner walks the red carpet at the 54th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 in Los Angeles.
2002
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Garner attends the 9th Annual Premiere Magazine "Women In Hollywood" luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.
2002
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Garner attends the "Catch Me If You Can" premiere in Los Angeles.
2003
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The actress arrives at the 60th annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 19 in Beverly Hills.
2003
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Garner attends the "Daredevil" premiere.
2003
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Garner walks the red carpet at ABC's 50th anniversary celebration.
2003
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Garner wears a Versace dress at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
2004
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Garner attends the 10th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
2004
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Garner attends the 61st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
2004
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The actress walks the red carpet at the 2004 Academy Awards.
2004
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Garner attends Nickelodeon's 17th annual Kids' Choice Awards at Pauley Pavilion on April 3 in Westwood.
2004
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Garner attends the "13 Going on 30" premiere.
2004
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Garner at the 56th annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
2005
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Garner attends the premiere of "Elektra" at the Palms Casino on Jan. 8 in Las Vegas.
2005
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The star arrives for the 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 16 in Beverly Hills.
2005
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Garner at the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium n Los Angeles.
2006
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Garner arrives at the 78th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on March 5 in Hollywood.
2007
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Garner arrives at the 12th annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Jan. 12.
2008
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Garner attends the Bvlgari Presents the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Awards gala on Jan 15 in New York.
2008
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Garner attends the 80th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on Feb. 24 in Los Angeles.
2008
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Garner arrives at the 4th annual Pink Party Hosted by Kate Beckinsale at the Santa Monica Airport on Sept. 3.
2009
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Garner arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" at Grauman's Chinese Theater on April 27.
2009
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Garner arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Invention of Lying" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Sept. 21.
2010
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Garner arrives at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 17 in Beverly Hills.
2010
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The actress attends the grand opening of the Casino Club at The Greenbrier on July 2 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
2011
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The actress attends the New York premiere of "Arthur" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on April 5.
2011
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Garner attends the Pink Party '11 Hosted by Jennifer Garner to Benefit Cedars-Sinai Women's Cancer Program at Drai's Hollywood on Sept. 10.
2012
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Garner arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" at the El Capitan Theatre on Aug. 6.
2012
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Garner arrives at the "Late Show With David Letterman" taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Aug. 14 in New York.
2013
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Garner arrives at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 13 in Beverly Hills.
2013
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The actress wears a gold dress at the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 27 in Los Angeles.
2013
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Garner arrives at the Oscars at Hollywood & Highland Center on Feb. 24.
2014
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Garner arrives at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 18 in Los Angeles.
2014
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Garner attends the Oscars held at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2.
2014
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Garner attends the premiere of "Draft Day" at Regency Bruin Theatre on April 7 in Los Angeles.
2014
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Garner poses at the "Men, Women and Children" press conference during the Toronto International Film Festival at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sept. 6.
2015
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Garner attends the Roundabout Theatre Company's spring gala at the Waldorf Astoria on March 2 in New York.
2015
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The actress attends the 29th American Cinematheque Award honoring Reese Witherspoon at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Oct. 30 in Los Angeles.
2016
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The actress attends the inaugural Image Maker Awards hosted by Marie Claire at Chateau Marmont on Jan. 12 in Los Angeles.
2016
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Garner walks the red carpet at the 88th annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on Feb. 28.
2016
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Garner arrives at the premiere of "Miracles From Heaven" at ArcLight Hollywood on March 9.
2016
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Garner arrives at the premiere of "Nine Lives" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Aug. 1 in Hollywood.
2016
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Garner arrives at the Versace fashion show during couture fashion week in Paris on July 3.
2016
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Garner is seen on Oct. 25 in New York.
2017
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Garner is seen walking in Soho on Oct. 18 in New York.
2018
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The actress wears a blue Versace gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Radhika Jones on March 4 in Beverly Hills.
2018
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The actress attends the HBO Summer TCA 2018 at the Beverly Hilton on July 25.
2018
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Garner attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Camping" at Paramount Studios on Oct. 10.
2019
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Garner arrives for the Art of Elysium's 12th annual gala in Los Angeles on Jan. 5.
2019
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Garner spotted out on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles.
2019
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The actress is seen on March 26 in Los Angeles.
2019
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Garner is seen out and about in New York on April 11.
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