Kidman channeled a flamenco dancer with this ruffled hot pink dress at a May 1995 screening of “To Die For.”
Kidman won a Golden Globe for her performance.
One month later, in June 1995, Kidman shined bright like a disco ball at the “Batman Forever” premiere.
She looks the part of the next big movie star.
Her 1997 Oscars dress proved she was willing to take risks — not many can pull off a silk dress this color.
Technically, this John Galliano-designed Dior dress is considered chartreuse, and it was considered the “first true couture dress on the red carpet,” according to Smithsonian Magazine.
Kidman paired a black see-through top with this patterned fringed skirt for the premiere of “The Peacemaker” in September 1997.
She added a large jeweled choker over the collar of her shirt.
Kidman was the picture of ’90s glam with this almost entirely backless, oxblood matching set at the premiere of “Eyes Wide Shut” in July 1999.
InStyle rightfully calls this look “perfect” to this day — though it’s a wonder Kidman didn’t experience any type of wardrobe malfunction.
Kidman rocked a similarly backless top at the premiere of “Mission: Impossible 2” in May 2000.
This kerchief-esque style of tops is trendy once again in 2021, like the rest of ’90s and early 2000s style.
For the Australian premiere of the film that same month, she wore a floor-length leather dress.
We have to wonder why she’s yet to play a super spy after seeing her in this outfit.
She wore this almost entirely sheer black dress at the premiere of “The Others” in August 2001.
Kidman was nominated for another Golden Globe for her performance in the film.
At the 2001 Hollywood Film Festival Gala Awards later that month, Kidman wore an ornate gold belt on her stomach.
She paired it with a black crop top and blazer, and a golden snake choker.
Kidman vamped it up in this black velvet off-the-shoulder gown with a plunging neckline in February 2002.
The Yves Saint Laurent dress has a simple silver vine detail on the front.
Kidman’s dress at the 2002 SAG Awards in March resembled a tuxedo vest, without the accompanying shirt or jacket.
It was designed by Jean Paul Gaultier as part of his Haute Couture line.
The “Moulin Rouge” star boldly mixed patterned tights, a gray suede belt, and a collared dress in October 2002.
If anything, we know Kidman is bold when it comes to her red carpet style.
Kidman wore a lingerie-inspired slip dress to the 2003 Critics’ Choice Awards in January of that year.
She carried a blush silk jacket with her.
For the 2003 Met Gala in April, she wore this semi-sheer, sparkly, one-shoulder gown and giant diamond earrings.
The Gucci by Tom Ford dress fit in well with the theme of “Goddess: The Classical Mode.”
Kidman wore a shimmery black suit at the September 2003 premiere of “The Human Stain.”
Kidman co-starred in the film with Anthony Hopkins.
The “Cold Mountain” star once again opted for an entirely backless dress, this time a black one, for a November 2003 event.
She added a giant red flower in her hair.
She wore another suit — this time a white-and-gold one with an exaggerated collar and belt — for a “Cold Mountain” premiere that same month.
Note the matching over-the-top cuffs, too.
Kidman paired sequins and mesh paneling at the 2004 Golden Globes.
This Dior dress wouldn’t be out of place at a 1920s-themed party.
The following month at the Academy Awards, she wore an icy blue strapless dress with a feathered hem.
The satin Chanel gown had matching feathers at the neckline, too.
In January 2005, Kidman wore a peacock-inspired dress to the Golden Globes.
The dress is the classic peacock blue-green and is accented with peacock feathers on the shoulder. It was designed by Gucci.
Kidman’s 2007 Academy Awards dress with the giant bow at the neckline remains one of her most iconic looks.
“That one was controversial,” Kidman said of the Balenciaga dress in 2016. “Some press people didn’t like it. But that kind of talk doesn’t bother me. I still liked it, especially the structure,” she told InStyle.