After getting her first big break in “The Amytiville Horror” at the age of 9, Chloë Grace Moretz showed off a very mature style for her red carpet appearances, but really started to develop her personal style around the age of 14, mixing edgy elements with age appropriate fashion.

Check out Chloë Grace Moretz’s style evolution, and see how the young actress refined her style and took fashion risks that really paid off or fell flat. See a few of Moretz’s key looks that define her evolving style.

2011 “Iris” Premiere

After some criticism related to looks that were too mature for her age, Chloë Grace Moretz showed up in a much more youthful combination on the red carpet at the “Iris” premiere in Los Angeles. 

Chloe Moretz Style 2011 Iris Premiere

Pairing Stella McCartney lace leggings with a black leather biker jacket showed the promise of more edgy looks to come.

2011 Toronto Film Festival

Chloe Moretz Style 2011 Toronto Film Festival

There are plenty of mature and even overly sexual looks in Chloë Grace Moretz’s style evolution, and her leather and sheer Valentino dress is definitely one of them. The look was taken even further by the smoky eyes, but the young actress balanced it with nude heels and a neutral lip, along with a ponytail with a center part.

2011 CFDA Vogue/Fashion Fund Awards

Chloe Moretz 2011 Cfda Vogue Fashion Fund Awards

Wearing the good kind of grown up dress at the CFDA Vogue/Fashion Fund Awards, Chloë Grace Moretz proved she can hold her own at one of the most stylish fashion events. Her Suno Spring 2012 dress is definitely mature, but her bold lips and a simple hair bun with a few loose strands completed her simple, yet sophisticated look.

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2012 People’s Choice Awards

Chloe Moretz Style 2012 Peoples Choice Awards

Chloë Moretz’s style evolution also includes a few trendsetting moments, and her look for the 2012 People’s Choice Awards is definitely one of them. While her green and black tweed dress wasn’t exactly brand new (Proenza Schouler Pre-Fall 2010), the young actress was one of the first to wear PVC shoes right before they went mainstream in Spring 2012.

2013 People’s Choice Awards

Chloe Moretz Style 2013 Peoples Choice Awards

One year later, Chloë Moretz went for a much more youthful and vibrant look, pairing a Simone Rocha Spring 2013 neon-yellow dress. The only disappointing element of her look is the way she accessorized it, with a black clutch and black suede pumps, which definitely feel too drab for the cute outfit.

2013 Elle Style Awards

Chloe Moretz 2013 Elle Style Awards

Finding the perfect balance between sophistication and playfulness is definitely a big step ahead in Chloë Moretz’s style evolution. The Stella McCartney dress she wore for the 2013 Elle Style Awards ticks both boxes, and it’s perfectly paired with striped Louboutin heels and a chic updo that’s also a bit messy in a good way.

2014 Young Hollywood Awards

Chloe Moretz 2014 Young Hollywood Awards

Growing into her own sensibilities with the help of Valentino, Chloë Moretz started rocking the red carpet in a great way at the Young Hollywood Awards. The red macramé lace dress was wisely paired with a bold lip, but a simple center part and black Christian Louboutin sandals kept it grounded for a cute and stylish look.

2014 Teen Choice Awards

Chloe Moretz Style 2014 Teen Choice Awards

The Valentino stage of Chloë Moretz’s style evolution helped her make the best dressed list more than once. Wearing separates from the Valentino Resort 2015 collection, the 17 year old actress kept her makeup and hair simple, letting her red embroidered jacket and shorts get most of the attention.

2014 “If I Stay” Premiere

Chloe Moretz 2014 “If I Stay” Premiere

Takiung another risk with a more mature look was also an inspired choice for the Los Angeles premiere of her latest movie. Rocking Schiaparelli Spring 2014 Couture, Chloë Grace Moretz really makes a bold statement in this black tulle gown, but keeping her hair simple and age appropriate for the occasion.

2014 MTV VMAs

Chloe Moretz 2014 Mtv Vm As

For now, the final step in Chloë Grace Moretz’s style evolution is her 2014 MTV Video Music Awards look. While crop tops were a big trend on the red carpet, the actress opted for a more timeless look, from the Louis Vuitton Resort 2015 collection. Colorful, yet sophisticated, her magenta top and pink pants, were perfectly complimented by the silver belt and neon sandals.