Love them or hate them, the red-carpet duds donned by Jennifer Lopez never fail to elicit a heartfelt response, and her uncanny ability to coordinate outfits and makeup choices is just one aspect of her fashion know-how. Who could forget that 2003 Oscar night collaboration of Valentino toga with eye shadow in the exact same shade of mint green? Or the Grecian-inspired salmon Michael Kors dress with matching sheer lip gloss at the 2004 Golden Globes? J.Lo continued the habit with sparkly gray eyes and matching Biba minidress at the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards, shimmery eyes and cheeks to go with a shimmery frock at Univision’s Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, and soft lilac shadow and gloss that matched her bejeweled Marchesa at this year’s Academy Awards.
This story first appeared in the April 20, 2007 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.