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Eva Longoria’s Style Evolution Features Elegant Gowns & Plenty of Sandals Over the Years

Actress Eva Longoria is a red carpet veteran when it comes to stepping out at celebrity events looking fabulous.

Longoria has worn leather from head to toe, backless mini dresses and gala-worthy gowns on numerous occasions. The 5-foot-2 actress always wears a sky-high stiletto from luxury brands like Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin and Manolo Blahnik. That she is such a footwear fan, Longoria told People magazine that she never gets rid of shoes; she just moves them to another closet.

The award-winning actress’ Instagram showcases all of her vibrant clothes and closets full of platforms, sandals and pointed-toe stilettos. Longoria has a shoe collection to rival any luxury department store. She has evolved in her fashion sense from embracing 2000s trends to timeless charm, but remained true to her love of shorter hemlines and glamorous heels over the years.

Eva Longoria arrives 6/11/01 at the Los Angeles premiere of "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider."© 2001 Ramey Photo Agency (310) 828-3445 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGAR126672_1.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the Los Angeles premiere of “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” on June 11, 2001.
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The actress bared it all at the movie premiere of “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” in Los Angeles on June 11, 2001. Longoria went “topless” and wore caramel leather patchwork pants without a shirt and opted for metallic gold sandals.

©2005 RAMEY PHOTO 310-828-34452005 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS IN LOS ANGELES, CA. 081405 THIS PIC: EVA LONGORIA MTW (Mega Agency TagID: MEGAR126695_1.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Aug. 14, 2005: Eva Longoria at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles, CA.
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In 2005, Longoria went with an ultra-feminine look to the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 14. The ALMA Award winner wore a pale blue satin, halter dress with a lace neckline. The dress was asymmetrical at the hem and had cinched detailing on the front. Longoria chose strappy nude slingback sandals and a pale pink clutch for accessories.

14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards held at the Santa Monica Civic Center. 08 Jan 2009 Pictured: Eva Longoria. Photo credit: Lumeimages / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA80632_033.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the 14th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards held at the Santa Monica Civic Center on Jan. 8, 2009.
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Longoria wore turquoise to the Critics’ Choice Awards on Jan. 8, 2009 in Santa Monica, Calif. The knee-length dress had an embellished, gold halter neck that created a keyhole detail. The matching belt accentuated the bust. The actress styled nude, patent leather round-toe pumps with this dress.

©2013 RAMEY PHOTO 310-828-3445US ONLY! New York, New York, March 7, 2013 Actress Eva Longoria attends the 'Sheba. Feed Your Passion' Campaign launch at Copacabana on March 7, 2013 in New York City. LPA/AXL/FUTURE/DENNIS VAN TINE (Mega Agency TagID: MEGAR113043_5.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
March 7, 2013: Eva Longoria at the ‘Sheba: Feed Your Passion’ campaign launch at Copacabana in New York City.
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The “Desperate Housewives” actress wowed in a green dress at the Sheba: Feed Your Passion event on March 7, 2013 in NYC. The bodycon dress had emerald green panels. Longoria matched black suede pointed-toe pumps to this look.

Eva Longoria laughs her way down the red carpet at the TV Guide Awards in LA! Longoria was seen arriving on the red carpet at The Sunset Tower hotel in Hollywood, She was seen waving to fans on the way into the hotel before hitting the red carpet. Pictured: Eva Longoria. 18 Sep 2015 Pictured: Eva Longoria. Photo credit: MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA117615_012.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the TV Guide Awards in Hollywood, Calif., on Sept. 18, 2015.
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At the TV Guide Awards in Hollywood, Calif., on Sept. 18 2015, Longoria wore a fitted black dress with mesh inserts. The dress had a low back and thin straps. She accessorized with a gold watch and black leather, pointed toe stilettos.

Eva Longoria at the formal Artist's Dinner honoring the recipients of the 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The 2017 honorees are: American dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade; Cuban American singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan; American hip hop artist and entertainment icon LL COOL J; American television writer and producer Norman Lear; and American musician and record producer Lionel Richie. Credit: Ron Sachs / Pool via CNP. 02 Dec 2017 Pictured: Actress Eva Longoria arrives for the formal Artist's Dinner honoring the recipients of the 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The 2017 honorees are: American dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade; Cuban American singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan; American hip hop artist and entertainment icon LL COOL J; American television writer and producer Norman Lear; and American musician and record producer Lionel Richie. Credit: Ron Sachs / Pool via CNP. Photo credit: Ron Sachs - Pool via CNP / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA127164_010.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the Kennedy Center’s Honors Dinner at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 2, 2017.
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The politically active Longoria attended the Kennedy Center’s Honors Dinner in D.C. on Dec. 2, 2017 wearing a modest frock. The blue and white print dress had a high neckline and long sleeves. The matching belt cinched her waist and she wore black suede, pointed-toe pumps for a classy feel.

2018 InStyle And Warner Bros. Pictures Golden Globe Awards After Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States. 07 Jan 2018 Pictured: Eva Longoria. Photo credit: Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA328167_481.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the InStyle And Warner Bros. Pictures Golden Globe Awards After Party held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 7, 2018.
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An expecting Longoria attended the Golden Globes After-Party on Jan. 7, 2018 wearing a fitted gown to show off her growing bump. The gown had a train and thigh-high split to rival the deep V-cut neckline. The actress wore diamond jewelry and strappy, patent leather sandals.

Eva Longoria was all smiles as she attended and was also honored at the 30th Anniversary Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies GALA (ABCs) in Beverly Hills, CA. The Star was also seen posing with Dania Ramirez, and ABC's President Gloria E. Gebbia. 24 Nov 2019 Pictured: Eva Longoria. Photo credit: Ahmad Elatab / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA555308_007.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the 30th Anniversary Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies GALA (ABCs) in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Nov. 24, 2019.
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Longoria was honored at the ABCs Gala on Nov. 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The honoree wore a strapless, satin mini dress with a bustle train. Longoria looked glamorous and sleek in her black multi-ankle strap sandals.

The 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. 18 Jan 2020 Pictured: Eva Longoria. Photo credit: Jeffrey Mayer/JTMPhotos, Int'l. / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA588661_009.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Eva Longoria at the 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 18, 2020.
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Longoria glittered at the Producers Guild Awards in Hollywood, Calif., on Jan. 18, 2020. The mom wore a shimmering gold gown with tiered ruffles. The Teresa Helbig dress featured a deep V-neckline, sheer long sleeves and a matching double buckle belt. Longoria wore metallic gold ankle strap sandals.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA - SEPTEMBER 25: Actress Eva Longoria Baston arrives at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on September 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California, United States. 25 Sep 2021 Pictured: Eva Longoria Baston. Photo credit: Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA791272_001.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
September 25, 2021: Eva Longoria-Baston at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Gala held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Longoria looked stunning at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gala on Sept. 25, 2021 in Los Angeles. The Saint Laurent black velvet gown featured a unique low neckline and barely-there straps. There was a satin belt to cinch Longoria’s was it more in the mermaid style number.

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