She may not be an Academy Award nominee, but Jennifer Lopez is certainly Oscars red carpet royalty.
The 45-year-old Puerto Rican actress, singer and American Idol judge, who served as a presenter during this year’s awards show, earned Best-Dressed Latina honors on this year’s red carpet.
Lopez, always fond of making a dramatic entrance, turned heads in a nude-hued Elie Saab dress that featured a voluminous skirt, intricate beading, and long train.
A high ponytail, muted makeup, and diamond earrings rounded out Lopez’s glamorous look.
But la Lopez wasn’t the only Latina to make a statement on the red carpet.
Zoë Saldaña, a presenter at this year’s awards show, returned to the Oscars red carpet in a major way only three months after welcoming her twin boys.
The 36-year-old half-Dominican/half-Puerto Rican American actress dazzled in a form-fitting champagne-colored custom Atelier Versace gown, as well as a $1 million Neil Lane diamond collar necklace.
“Petra [Flannery], my stylist, called and it was custom made for me,” Saldaña told Us Weekly of her Versace creation.
Gina Rodriguez, making her first appearance on the Oscars red carpet, walked the carpet in a stunning blue silk dress, flashing her pearly white smile.
The 30-year-old Puerto Rican actress, who won her first-ever Golden Globe last month for her performance on the CW’s Jane the Virgin, tweeted about her special gown.
It comes from Suzy Amis Cameron‘s Red Carpet Green Dress eco-fashion campaign and was designed by Manon Gabard, a Parisian fashion student.
As Gina explained in a Twitter post just an hour before the red carpet:
“#Oscars2015 ready and in my sustainable 100% certified peace silk gown (god I ❤ peace silk) for the @RedCarpetGreenD @JakeMcDorman BOOM!,” tweeted Rodriguez, who completed her look with an Edie Parker clutch and wearing Platinum jewelry.
Genesis Rodriguez, whose film Big Hero 6 won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, arrived in sizzling style.
The 27-year-old Venezuelan- and Cuban-American actress, wowed in a body hugging Vivienne Westwood dress, Charlotte Olympia shoes, a Jimmy Choo clutch, and Norman Silverman jewelry.
Last but certainly not least, America Ferrera hit the Oscars red carpet in an airy, ombré Jenny Packham gown that appeared to simply float across the red carpet.
The former Ugly Betty star, whose film How to Train Your Dragon 2 was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, accessorized her sheer overlay frock with a dark red hexagonal clutch and Irene Neuwirth jewelry, including a sharp pair of turquoise drop.