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15+ Pictures Which Prove Penelope Cruz Is The Fiercest Fashion Icon In Hollywood

By KK Angus, 25 January 2018

Penelope Cruz isn’t just the hottest Hispanic actor, but a true-blue style icon. Long before she had struck gold in Hollywood, she had acquired an impeccable sartorial sense. The 43-year-old actor is set to star as famous designer Donatella Versace in the TV series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and we can’t think of anybody else who could play the iconic designer.

15 Pictures Which Prove Penelope Cruz Is The Fiercest Fashion Icon In Hollywood

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Penelope has been hailed as red carpet trailblazer. From statement fashion to street wear, she has aced all sorts of styles, and it’s time to take a closer look

1At the Zoolander 2 premiere

At the Zoolander 2 premiere

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Penelope stunned at the Zoolander 2 London premiere in a sequined gold number by versace and proved yet again, that she might truly be ageless. The gown was spectacularly cut and Penelope kept her accessories to a minimum, as she strolled down the carpet. We can’t think of anybody else who could pull off this disco number.

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2Another Zoolander 2 red carpet

Another Zoolander 2 red carpet

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At Zoolander sequel’s Penelope opted for a signature Balmain gown, which is a total runway winner. The halter black and gold fishtail number was just the right amount of embellished and did wonders for Penelope’s complexion.

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3British Academy Film Awards

British Academy Film Awards

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At last year’s BAFTAs, Penelope wore a stunning glittering gold number, with asymmetrical layers and sequin detailing. The Ateliar Versace dress was a marvellous fit and her hair made her look flawless.

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4Pirates premiere

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At the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean premiere, Penelope chose an Armani Prive dress, which could only be described as ethereal. The red pencil cut gown was flawlessly cut and the couture detailing made it a total showstopper.

Pirates premiere

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5At Elegy premiere

At Elegy premiere

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For her movie Elegy’s premiere, Penelope chose this bronze, A-line number which has a totally exotic quality to it. The custom made number can double up as an after-party number, and Ade Penelope look like a trailblazer. And since bronze is an unusual color for red carpets, Penelope stood out like no other.

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6Queen of Spain red carpet

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Penelope might just as well be the Queen of Hispanic fashion, but for the Queen of Spain premiere, she chose a lavender feathered gown, with an incredible bodice. The makeup and the hair only made her entire look stand out.

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7At Oscars

At Oscars

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At 2011 Oscars Penelope’s best accessory was, of course, her husband, actor Javier Bardem, but her dress was equally fascinating. Penelope wore a number by the late designer L’Wren Scott. The maroon sequin number was perfectly fitted and made Penelope’s curves look marvellous.

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8Another Oscars

Another Oscars

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The next year’s Oscars saw Penelope without Javier, but with a sharper wardrobe. At the 2012 Oscars, Penelope wore an Armani Prive blue and grey bardot number. The Chopard jewelry and the old Hollywood retro glam only added to her beauty.

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Armani Prive seems to be Penelope’s go-to designer as she chose to wear a beautiful red gown. Penelope went quirky and kept her hair and makeup fun to add an interesting dimension to her look.


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10Goya Awards

Goya Awards

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At the 2009 Goya Awards, Penelope chose a retro Chanel black lace gown. The detailed panelling was exquisite and the bodice added an old-school charm to her look.

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11Nine Red carpet

Nine Red carpet

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At the premiere of her film Nine, Penelope chose a vintage Chanel number in red, and that might have been the best of her red carpet looks. The draped detailing was retro chic and the one-shoulder only made it cooler.

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12Oscars, 2007

Oscars, 2007

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Penelope and versace can never go wrong. The actor chose a nude Versace feathered number for 2007 Academy Awards and the custom-made gown made her look like an old Hollywood icon.

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13Ma Ma premiere

Ma Ma premiere

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At the red carpet premiere of her film Ma Ma, Penelope chose a sexy black, bejewelled black off-shoulder dress from Chanel’s Fall collection. The embellished neckline earned massive score red carpet style points.

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14Academy Awards

Academy Awards

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At the 2010 Oscars, Penelope went for a frock-style number by Donna Karan. The move was a bold one, as Penelope is a silhouettes girl. But the maroon, off-shoulder gown was a splendid look on her and gave her a timeless look.

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15Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean

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Penelope stormed the Cannes film festival’s style book when she wore this lilac beaded number for the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean. The ruffled number was semi-sheer and gave Penelope a fantastic silhouette.

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