The Best Scarlett Johansson Throwback Photos

The actress has never been afraid to express her style — from bold cuts to over-the-top glamour

01 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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The then-child star gave us Delia's model vibes in her faux fur-trimmed cardigan, strappy heels and deep brown lipstick at the 1996 premiere reception for Manny & Lo.

02 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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With turquoise hair clips, neon green platform sandals and a sunshine-yellow crochet dress, the star had the bright idea at the Independent Spirit Awards in 1997.

03 of 15
Scarlett Johansson, Destiny's Child
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No, Scarlett wasn't auditioning to be the fifth member of Destiny's Child — she just joined a photo op with the group's original members LeToya Luckett, Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland and LaTavia Roberson at a Tommy Hilfiger Jeans event at Macy's in N.Y.C. in 1998.

04 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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The Tommy Girl paired 2000's hottest outerwear, the anorak, with wide-legged pants at another Tommy Jeans event a couple years later.

05 of 15
Scarlett Johansson, Jena Malone
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You may have a pic with your BFF in identical outfits from 1998, but the big difference is that you were on your way to a dance in the school gym and Johansson (and actress pal Jena Malone) were at The Hollywood Reporter's Youngsters Awards at Universal Studios.

06 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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The center-parted, shoulder-grazing hair! The umber-colored eye shadow that made her blue eyes pop! The crop top/pointy-toe shoe combo! The actress brought all the early-aughts trends to The Others' L.A. premiere in 2001.

07 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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Even at 16, she was a style sophisticate: check out her camel-colored coat, chic scarf and headband at The Beach premiere in 2000, which she attended with twin brother Hunter.

08 of 15
Scarlett Johansson, Thora Birch
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The young starlet, alongside actress Thora Birch, had golden highlights and wore delicate gold hoops to the screening of Ghost World at the 36th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2001.

09 of 15
Scarlett Johansson, Mena Suvari
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Don't try this one at home, but the star (with Mena Suvari at a 2003 fashion show in L.A.) managed to pull off a mullet.

10 of 15
Scarlett Johansson, Summer Phoenix, Heather Matarazzo and Rosario Dawso
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Scarlett's 2003 Fashion Week crew was a who's who of L.A. It girls - Summer Phoenix, Heather Matarazzo and Rosario Dawson - and her outfit was also peak 2003.

11 of 15
Scarlett Johansson
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Johansson played it cool at the 24 Hour Play celebrity benefit in 2001, wearing a dressed-down camisole, skirt and hoops. She still had "it" girl vibes as she partied in N.Y.C.

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Scarlett Johansson
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She's got swag! The star took a risk in this shimmery, plunging and supershort number for the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony in 2003 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Scarlett Johansson
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Barrel curls, pink lips and a candy-striped parasol all added to the doll-like vibes she rocked at Cynthia Rowley's 2004 fashion show.

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Scarlett Johansson
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No one does Hollywood glamour better than the actress, as evidenced here in her emerald Alberta Feretti gown, finger waves and red lips at the post-Oscars Governor's Ball in 2004.

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Scarlett Johansson
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Johansson rocked a similarly retro hair-and-lip look with her bronze Roland Mouret at the 2005 Golden Globes afterparty.

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