Our favorite thing about Stana Katic's style is that she always stays true to herself, whether she's kicking butt as Detective Kate Beckett on Castle, strutting her stuff on the red carpet, or simply hanging out behind the scenes.

Before she was well-known in mainstream circles, Stana had already developed her signature boho-chic style, as exhibited in this flashback picture from the 24 Season 5 premiere party in 2006.

Stana — who was in her late 20s at the time — shows off her toned legs with a short-hemline, but keeps things modest on top with a poncho. In Stana fashion, she tops things off with a couple of bold accessories and a colorful bag.

What do you think of Stana's flashback outfit? 

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