Nicole Kidman's Oscars style over the years

Nicole Kidman has been at the forefront of red carpets since the early '90s.

The "Big Little Lies" actress has come a long way ever since her first 2002 Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in "Moulin Rouge!" Just a year later, Kidman took home the same award for her work in "The Hours," where she graced the stage in a haute couture gown by Jean Paul Gauliter.

However, her best looks came in the form of giant bows. Case in point: The 2007 red Balenciaga dress which featured a haltered neckline, complete with a massive bow that gazed the floor. And then there was last year's cobalt blue Armani Privé gown with a front-and-center bow, adding all the drama.

Let's take a look back at what's changed over the past two decades -- from her Tom Cruise arm candy to ringlet curls -- scroll through the gallery below for some major nostalgia.

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Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise (Photo by S. Granitz/WireImage)
Diandra Douglas, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, and Jodie Foster (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Director Barry Levinson, actress Nicole Kidman and actor Tom Cruise attend the 64th Annual Academy Awards After Party Hosted by Irving 'Swifty' Lazar on March 30, 1992 at Spago in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Nicole Kidman and actor Tom Cruise attend the 66th Annual Academy Awards on March 21, 1994 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 68th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1996 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Tom Cruise and actress Nicole Kidman attend the 68th Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 1996 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
Nicole Kidman during 2000 Oscar Awards ceremony at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Nicole Kidman & sister Antonia Kidman during The 74th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Nicole Kidman during The 74th Annual Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
Nicole Kidman and her Oscar for Best Actress in The Hours (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 01: Oprah Winfrey and Nicole Kidman attending the 2004 Vanity Fair Oscars Party at Morton's in Beverly Hills, CA 02/29/04 (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman during The 76th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Nicole Kidman, wearing a dress by Balenciaga, at the 78th Annual Academy Awards (Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 25: Actress Nicole Kidman attends the 79th Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Stephen Shugerman/Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman during the 79th Academy Awards (Oscars) at the Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
(L-R) Country Music singer Keith Urban and wife actress Nicole Kidman in a gown by CRISTOBAL BALENCIAGA, jewelry by L?WREN SCOTT (Necklace containing 7,645 diamonds totaling nearly 1,400 carats) and makeup CHANEL BEAUTE arrive at the 80th Academy Awards® held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Farina/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 22: (EDITORS NOTE: NO ONLINE, NO INTERNET, EMBARGOED FROM INTERNET AND TELEVISION USAGE UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE LIVE OSCARS TELECAST) Actress Nicole Kidman presents the award for Best Actress on stage during the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
THE 83RD ACADEMY AWARDS¨ - RED CARPET ARRIVALS - Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live as 'The 83rd Annual Academy Awards' on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images)NICOLE KIDMAN
Nicole Kidman at the 83rd Academy Awards, held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
THE 85TH ACADEMY AWARDS(r) - RED CARPET ARRIVALS - Oscars(r) for outstanding film achievements of 2012 are being presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24 (8:30 p.m., ET/5:30 p.m., PT), at the Dolby Theatre(tm) at Hollywood & Highland Center(r), live on the ABC Television Network. ((Rick Rowell ABC/ via Getty Images)) NICOLE KIDMAN
Nicole Kidman arriving for the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arriving for the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)
Actress Nicole Kidman arrives at the 87th Annual Academy Awards held at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Nicole Kidman poses in the Press Room during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Singer Keith Urban (L) and actress Nicole Kidman arrive at the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Nicole Kidman arrives at the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Nicole Kidman attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Nicole Kidman arrives at the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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