J.Lo at 40: How a Diva Was Made!

In 40 photos, see how the birthday girl (on July 24) went from Jenny from the Block to superstar

A BIG DEBUT

A beaming Lopez makes her Fashion Week debut in February 2005, showing off her brand-new Sweetface collection – on a crystal-covered catwalk! – in what was the most sought-after show of the week. "I loved it. It was fabulous," says Vogue's editor-at-large André Leon Talley. "Everything was relevant because it looked like her."