It's common knowledge that when Halle Berry hits the red carpet jaws are going to drop. Donning sexy cut-outs, plunging necklines and barely-there skirts, Berry oozes sex appeal and looks twice as good as the stars half her age. But back in the day, the actress -- who turns 45 years old today -- opted for revealing bikini tops and fringe vests on the red carpet.

But as if she discovered the fountain of youth (and a stylist), Berry's still got that flawless complexion and 20 years later she can still rock an ab-tastic outfit (hello, revealing Halston dress at the Fifi Awards!)

So in on honor of the Oscar-winning actress' birthday, take a look at her style evolution from scandalous to sophisticated:

And don't forget to check out the top 10 cropped cuts.