30 Ariel Winter Red Carpet Moments That Prove She's No Timid Alex Dunphy In Real Life

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Most celebrities require at least two decades in the spotlight to truly display sartorial transformation. Modern Family star and red carpet fixture Ariel Winter only needed five years. The 16-year-old actress is nothing like her intelligent, wallflower character on the hit sitcom, especially when matters of style are in question. After donning the requisite ruffles, patterned mini dresses, and excessively glittery ensembles on the red carpet, Winter has chosen a more sophisticated, adult path altogether. Case in point, Winter's SAG Awards gown caused millions to shake their heads in disbelief thanks to its bias cut, curve-hugging style and plunging neckline — but personally? I thought she rocked it.

Here are 30 more times Ariel Winter demonstrated exactly how much she wishes to be perceived as an adult — on the red carpet and off.

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