“We decided that using the marigold as an influence for her character would be how we would [include Mexican elements], because it’s a very powerful symbol in Mexican culture, representing grief and resurrection, but also passion and creativity,” the designer told E! News in September 2021. “We thought we could use [the color of marigold] symbolically throughout her wardrobe.”
Keep scrolling to see Selena’s style evolve from her teen days to now.
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The then-14-year-old kept it simple on the red carpet for the premiere of Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End. The pair of black converse and the vest completed this look.
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By the following year, Selena began outgrowing her preppy phase and started to experiment with a more mature look. She also cut her hair into a cute, medium-length bob.
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You can never go wrong with a little black dress, and this adorable one is a testament to that. We’re lovin’ everything from the black pumps to the flower-like detailing on the shoulders.
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Selena is the queen of simplicity. In this shot, she was walking over to greet fans and she honestly couldn’t have looked better in this super casual outfit.
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For the 2011 Grammys, the star looked absolutely stunning in an off-white lengthy dress. By then, she brought her signature long locks back.
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We see you, girl! At 19, Selena launched her self-titled fragrance and wore matching shorts and a crop top to the premiere in New York City. The pumps paired with the shorts help perfectly show off one of her best assets — her legs.
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For the Berlin premiere of Spring Breakers, the actress wore a low-cut blazer that showed off some serious cleavage. The smokey-eye was the perfect addition to this hot look.
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The “Come and Get It” crooner’s street style is unmatched! This romper paired with a leather jacket is the perfect mix of edge and class.
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Lookin’ like a greek goddess! Selena looks stunning in any color, but especially in white.
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It’s not often the Wizards of Waverly Place alum wears anything sparkly, but on this rare occasion, she rocked sequins from head to toe, and it worked well!
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A little experiment is good sometimes! Sel ditched her dark locks and opted for blonde at the 2017 Fashion Awards in London.
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The Texas native stepped out in New York City in a gorgeous orange dress. This is still a great summer outfit despite the fact she wore it a few years ago.
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For the Coach Fall 2018 runway show, Selena looked stunning in a floral look, which she accessorized with a jacket and bangs.
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For the NYC premiere of The Dead Don’t Die, she wore all-black and kept it mostly natural in the face. We love that she never has to try too hard.
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Selena continuously proves that you don’t have to show a lot of skin to look sexy or confident. This all-blue outfit is too cute!
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However, she also proves that showing skin or wearing whatever you want is OK. This silky leg-slit dress was all about anyone talked about at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and we totally get it.