Ariel Winter, Zendaya rule the carpet at Variety's Power of Young Hollywood: Photos

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Ariel Winter channeled her inner Catwoman on Tuesday at Variety's Power of Young Hollywood event -- and she nailed it! The 19-year-old "Modern Family" star opted for a decidedly sexier look than most of her fellow guests, pairing a skintight black leather mini with pointed red stilettos.

Black was the color of the night -- with one big exceptions: Chloe Grace Moretz went for a classic Hollywood feel in a black tea-length number and red lips, and Gabby Douglas rocked a plunging black jumpsuit. But Zendaya, never one to blend in with the crowd, stole the show in a '70s-inspired sequin ensemble of pink and red tones.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Ariel Winter arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Ariel Winter arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Actress Zendaya attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Zendaya attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Chloe Grace Moretz arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Gabby Douglas arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Gabby Douglas arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Jennette McCurdy arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Jennette McCurdy arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Mackenzie Ziegler attends Variety Power of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actor Tyler Posey attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actor Gaten Matarazzo attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Danielle Campbell attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Sofia Carson attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actor Drake Bell attends Variety's Power of Young Hollywood Event on August 8, 2017, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Gregg Sulkin attends Variety Power of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Shannon Purser attends Variety Power of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Charlotte McKinney attends Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Charli XCX arrives at the Variety Power Of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 08: Ivana Baquero attends Variety Power of Young Hollywood at TAO Hollywood on August 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Other guests included Disney Channel and Nickelodeon alums like Ashley Tisdale and Jeanette McCurdy, as well as young cast members from "Stranger Things" and "Big Little Lies." (According to reports, Lonnie Chavis from "This Is Us" is credited with getting the dance floor started.)

Zendaya spoke to reporters on the carpet about why opening doors for other young women is a major priority in her own career. "We all know it's harder as a female to be in this industry," she told Variety. "I need to do my job and do my part to make sure the young woman who comes up behind me has those opportunities, and it's the same for the women who came before me and paved the way for me."

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Zendaya and Tom Holland together
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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 23: Actors Tom Holland (L) and Zendaya attend the Marvel Studios presentation during Comic-Con International 2016 at San Diego Convention Center on July 23, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 07: Actors Tom Holland (L) and Zendaya speak onstage during the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on May 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: (L-R) Zendaya, Laura Harrier, Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori (all of the new film 'Spider-Man: Homecoming') pose at The Opening Night of 'Cirque du Soleil: Kurios - Cabinet Of Curiosities' at Randall's Island Park on September 29, 2016 in New York Cit (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 07: Actors Tom Holland (L) and Zendaya attend the 2017 MTV Movie And TV Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on May 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the 'Spiderman: Homecoming' movie photocall at Villamagna Hotel in Madrid on Jun 14, 2017 (Photo by Gabriel Maseda/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the 'Spiderman: Homecoming' movie photocall at Villamagna Hotel in Madrid on Jun 14, 2017 (Photo by Gabriel Maseda/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the 'Spider-Man : Homecoming' photocall at The Ham Yard Hotel on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the 'Spider-Man : Homecoming' photocall at The Ham Yard Hotel on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Tom Holland and Zendaya attend the 'Spider-Man : Homecoming' photocall at The Ham Yard Hotel on June 15, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUNE 18: The stars and filmmakers of 'SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING', actors Tom Holland, Zendaya and director Jon Watts appear in Barcelona on the occasion of the CineEurope event on June 18, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Robert Marquardt/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUNE 18: The stars and filmmakers of 'SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING', actors Tom Holland, Zendaya and director Jon Watts appear in Barcelona on the occasion of the CineEurope event on June 18, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Robert Marquardt/Getty Images for Sony Pictures)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25: (L-R) Zendaya, Tom Holland and Laura Harrier attend the 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Photo Call at the Whitby Hotel on June 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
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