Happy Birthday, Nina Garcia: Her 15 Best Outfits, Ever!

As Marie Claire’s Creative Director and a judge on Project Runway, Colombian Nina Garcia knows a thing or two about style. To celebrate her 48th birthday, we’re taking a look at some of our favorite outfits of hers, ever! Help us say feliz cumpleaños to Nina by leaving a comment, then tell us: which look is your favorite?

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Statement Jacket

Nina kept it comfortable and looked cool at the Vera Wang Spring 2009 fashion show in New York. 

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Black & White

The fashionista kept it relatively simple with a black, buttoned skirt and white shirt at fashion week in 2008.

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Flowing Top

Sheer and slightly bohemian, this top was a definite win at a Target even in 2010. 

 

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Nude Appeal

Wearing a nude dress with black belt accent on an appearance for Good Morning America in 2011, Nina looked flawless.

 

 

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Animal Power

The fashion editor went wild in this animal print top with graphic belt at the DVF fashion show in 2011. Love! 

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Grey Scale

Wearing a Burberry top and shoes and Marni pants in 2012, the editor looked downtown chic. 

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Sleek & Chic

At the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Nina looked stunning in a Jean Paul Gaultier gown, which featured an awesome ruching element that kept the black dress from being anything but boring.

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Purple Reign

Wearing a printed, flowing top with wrap detail, Nina gave her waist definition with a belt. Love!

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Orange Dream

This bright orange gown definitely turned some heads with its sleek silhouette at El Museo Del Barrio's 19th Annual Gala.

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Colorful Accents

Nina went for a bit of whimsy and color in this beaded dress at the Project Runway 10th Anniversary outdoor runway event. 

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Print Persuasion

The editor looked great in a printed dress with black accents.

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Detail Oriented

The sequin detailing on this dress is, in a word, awesome.

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Silk Suit

A silk printed pantsuit with a sheer top? Yes. Yes to everything.

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Little Black Dress

The lace and bead detailing make this dress an A+.

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Glitter & Glitz

In this glittery gown at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, Nina showed how a plunging neckline can actually be tasteful.