From puppy purses to polished tuxedos, check out how our pint-size cover girl grows up.
ESSENCE's December cover girl dons an exclusive 'Annie' For Target dress right in time to promote her 'Hard Knock Life' character.
Tapped as the new face of Armani Junior back in Spring, the pint-size actress steps out in one of his ever-so-polished tuxedos at the premiere of 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet,' where she plays Almitra.
At Children's Museum of Manhattan in New York City, Quvenzhane poses with a real live dog in favor of her typical puppy purse to promote her new book 'My Very, Very Busy Day' promoting responsible pet ownership .
The little actress kicks it on the carpet in a pair of notice-me NIKE's and jeans, a perfect casual cool option for the 'My Little Pony Equestria Girls Rainbow Rocks' premiere in California.
This pretty patterned number paired with T-straps is equally playful and pretty, wihch we love.
Quvenzhane was radiant in her gold dress to attend the 12th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party with Emporio Armani in Beverly Hills, California.
Quvenzhané Wallis poses backstage at 'Annie' in a trendy animal print skirt at The Palace Theater in New York City.
This sophisticated snow-white dress, metallic tights and ballet flats by Armani Junior is polished without being overly stuffy for the little actress; and pooch purse shows she's still staying true to her style.
Quvenzhan rocked a leather jacket for a fun twist to attend the Broadway opening night of 'Big Fish' at Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.
At the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Wallis was adorable in a pink A-line dress — a fave silhouette for the little fashionista.
The young actress completed this fab fuchsia ensemble with a sparkly matching doggie purse designed by Poochie & Co. at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Quvenzhane Wallis wore this ballet-pink, satin sash style with such grace and poise.
How elegant is she? The royal purple piece she wore to the 85th Academy Awards nominations luncheon came complete with a jeweled bib and shimmering finish.
At the Variety Studio Awards, Quvenzhane arrived stylishly prepared in yet another purple jeweled stunner, with metallic silver ballet flats to complement her ballerina tutu-style dress.
Wallis is no wallflower — if it's shiny and sparkly, she's sporting it. At the BAMCinemaFest screening of her feature film Beasts of the Southern Wild, the actress donned a purple paillette dress, silver bangles and ballet flats.
This bright young thing broke out of her typical purple and pink palettes for a sea of aqua during a premiere in her Louisiana hometown.
Quvenzhane Wallis matches another fierce frock with her pup purse and a little hair accessory top it off.
At the 2013 National Board of Review Awards Gala the starlet was right on trend, working the season's hottest hue: emerald, which she adorably accessorized with a black version of her dog satchel, sparkling tights and Mary Jane flats.
Wallis proves even a 9-year-old can be chic in the right LBD. The satin, drop-waist number she sported to the Governors Awards may land her on our next Best Dressed list!
Another lovely LBD moment finds the pint-sized diva in a little bolero to polish up the look.
This sparkling style at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards gala had a lot of personality, much like the little diva herself.
Our favorite look to date was when the starlet wowed us in a leopard dress and identical flats at the 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards. ESSENCE Approved!
Even Wallis needs a break from all of the red carpet glamour. At the 2013 Film Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Awards, she kept it casual in a striped sweater dress (also trending!) with tights and matching boots.
Dabbling on the funkier side of fashion, Quvenzhane Wallis arrives at the 38th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in a purple velvet dress and cool cowboy boots.
Girls just wanna have fun! And what could be more fun than purple ruffles and matching leggings at the London Film Festival?