When it comes to aging in Hollywood, Renée Zellweger told the Hollywood Reporter, "I've never seen the maturation of a woman as a negative thing.” She added, "I've never seen a woman stepping into her more powerful self as a negative."
The same can be said for her style. Over the course of her career, the Bridget Jones star’s fashion has only gotten better with time. Click through to view the actress’ looks over the years.
Renée made a floral statement at the 1997 MTV Movie Awards wearing a sheer purple frock.
The actress donned a purple high-neck gown, which featured tassel detailing at the hemline, for the 1999 Academy Awards.
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The blonde beauty sported a feathered ensemble for the 2000 premiere of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
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Renée showed off her toned figure wearing a black body-hugging dress that featured sheer panels to the 2001 UK premiere of her hit film Bridget Jones's Diary.
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The movie star was thinking pink for a special screening of Chicago at The Ziegfeld Theater to Benefit GLAAD and Broadway Cares in 2002.
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Renée was the picture of elegance stepping out in a white sheath gown and matching gloves to the 2003 CFDA Fashion Awards.
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The Bridget Jones star shined in a strapless number, complementing her dark locks at the London 2004 premiere of her film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
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The actress swept her hair up to complete her chic look for the 2005 Venice Film Festival.
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Renée looked anything but blue in a strapless mini dress for her 2009 visit to the Late Show with David Letterman at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater.
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The actress looked fierce in a black, red and white dress and ankle wrap heels at the 2010 L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's An Evening With Women: Celebrating Art, Music & Equality.
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Renée dazzled in a grey and gold embellished gown at the 2011 Golden Camera Awards in Berlin, Germany.
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The Chicago actress made a stylish appearance in an off-the-shoulder gown at the 2012 Fashion Group International Night of Stars in New York City.
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Renée was a golden girl, sparkling in a sleeveless gown, which she accessorized with thick bangles, at the 2013 Academy Awards.
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The Miss Potter star turned heads wearing a Carolina Herrera number to the (2014) 21st Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards. The actress completed her look with gold accessories.
Trés chic! Renée channeled her inner Parisian during 2015 Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter, wearing a red coat and black dress to the Miu Miu presentation.
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Bridget is back! Renée showcased her trim figure in a demure, burgundy polkadot dress during a media session in Sydney, Australia with her co-star Patrick Dempsey for their 2016 film Bridget Jones's Baby.
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The actress made a glamorous return to the red carpet for the London premiere of her new film, Bridget Jones's Baby. Renee stunned wearing a navy one-shoulder couture dress by Schiaparelli that featured a thigh-high slit and animal brooch.
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In Paris promoting the film, the actress was positively blossoming in this Carolina Herrera dress and Christian Louboutin shoes.
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