Fashion Police at the 2012 Oscars: Penelope Cruz in Armani Privé

Penelope Cruz at the 2012 Oscars

There’s a very Grace-Kelly-esque vibe about Penelope Cruz here, from the retro-inspired hair to the off-the-shoulder gown. We love each of the individual elements of this, but found it just a little bit ageing on Penelope, who looks beautiful, but maybe a little bit matronly. Just us?

Image: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

10 Comments

  • February 27, 2012

    Julie

    I loved her look. Perfection.

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  • February 27, 2012

    Daisy

    I agree with Julie. Stunning.

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  • February 27, 2012

    Arielle

    I see what you mean about the ‘matronly’ vibe, but I don’t think it’s the dress at all. It seems to have more to do with the hair / make-up. I love the dress – anything that brings to mind ‘old Hollywood glamor’ is usually a winner in my book.

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  • February 27, 2012

    lizvocal

    As for aging her, Wikipedia says she is 37, so she’s not a child. 🙂 I thought the look was fantastic. At least she styled her hair, unlike so many others.

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    • February 28, 2012

      evelyn

      Loved Penolope’s dress and make-up. Not a fan of the hair, but like another reader said, she is 37 so she was very age-appropriate.

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  • February 28, 2012

    Sarah

    I loved Penelope’s look! Pure perfection, and definitely best dressed in my eyes. The hair, makeup, and dress were all flawless. Not to mention her minimalist approach to accessories made her look so natural and classic. She looked like a princess

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    • February 29, 2012

      Hannah J.

      My thoughts exactly!!! Normally I love the big jewels and glitz in accessories, but as I also ADORE vintage fashion, I know that she put together a flawless look.

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  • February 28, 2012

    Rachel

    I love this! One of my favourites of the night. I especially love the colour.

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  • February 28, 2012

    Olga

    Penelope Cruz is the queen of everything.

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  • February 29, 2012

    Liza Ashby

    Wow. Absolutely stunning!

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