Style File: Eva Longoria Parker

When our favorite Housewife turned 35 on March 15, we couldn't help but wonder how far this beauty queen from Corpus Christi has come style-wise. Eva Longoria may play a stuck up know-it-all model-turned-mother on TV; but has she always had it figured out on the red carpet?

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Back in 2002, the actress had yet to receive her big break in Hollywood when she arrived at the Standing in the Shadows of Motown screening in a red and white Mexicana cropped top, low rise jeans and red pointy-toed pumps. After seeing this, we can all be glad she found the stylist Robert Verdi.

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Right before the housewives became household names, Eva arrived at the Desperate Housewives premiere in October 2004 looking rather, ahem, desperate in her satin bubble-hemed dress that has way too much going on.

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By the beginning of 2005, Eva's star had landed, and she arrived at the Golden Globe Awards looking completely glamorous in her black Oscar de la Renta bustier dress with an eyelet hem.

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Ms. Longoria continued to make a name for herself in the summer of 2005 at the MTV Video Music Awards in Miami. She dared to push the envelope as a presenter in a sexy monokini, and then she covered up (a bit) in the press room in a silver deep V dolman-sleeved mini dress.

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Eva arrived at the 2005 Emmy Awards in a custom Angel Sanchez beaded halter gown in a very flattering coral color that she has continued to rock on the red carpet through the years.

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The soon-to-be Mrs. Tony Parker was glowing on her 2007 Paris wedding day in a pink Chanel mini dress with silver accessories.

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In her silver sequined Kaufman Franco cocktail dress, nude heels and short curls, Eva was a show-stopper at the 2007 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Eva Longoria channeled old-Hollywood glamour at the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards in her shimmery white cowl-back Naeem Khan gowl, ruby drop earrings and retro waves.

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Eva looked more romantic than superhero in her strapless Marchesa purple ruffled frock at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy.

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Eva had everyone talking when she showed up at the 2009 Golden Globe Awards show in a bright red body-hugging Reem Acra mermaid gown.

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Mrs. Longoria Parker has become a fixture at the yearly Cannes Film Festival in France, but no one was expecting her to show up in this gorgeous and ornate Atelier Versace silver paisley gown in 2009.

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Just two days before her 35th birthday, Eva was stunning in a one-shouldered custom Ralph & Russo drop-waist gown with a matching red lip at the Noble Gift Gala in London.

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