Since bursting on the scene in Cycle 3 of “America’s Next Top Model” in 2004, Yaya Dacosta has walked steady on the road to fame. Starting with commercials for brands like Garnier Fructis, then moving on to star in soap operas (“All My Children”) Broadway, (“A Summer Breeze”) soaps and now the big screen (“The Kid’s Are All Right”), the girl who came in #2 is now officially #1.

Her star is shining just as bright on the red carpet, where she is fast becoming a fashionista to watch. With each look, DaCosta serves up an eclectic style that is glam one day and edgy the next.

We’ve narrowed down our favorite red carpet moments of the starlet. See how she wears it and be inspired…