Penelope Cruz was one of the great absentees from the Oscars. The actress did not step on the new champagne carpet at a gala in which she has always conquered with her impressive outfits signed by Versace, Chanel or Pierre Balmain, the latter the designer of the beautiful dress with which she received her Oscar for best supporting actress for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
This Tuesday, the woman from Madrid reappeared in public at the inauguration of the first Lancôme pop-up store in Madrid. "It is an honor and a pride to be an ambassador of this brand for so many years," Cruz wrote a few hours ago on Instagram, where she shared images of the event.
For the occasion, Penelope surprised with an eighties-style dress that was not signed by Chanel, her leading brand, but by Alexandre Vauthier. The actress posed at the photocall with a design that followed the Barbiecore trend to adapt it to one of the dresses that she never goes out of style: the little black dress (black minidress).
Cruz was spectacular in a fitted design with a tube silhouette with a strapless neckline and a skirt full of asymmetrical pink ruffles that added a playful touch to the look.
This type of silhouette was triumphant in the 80s thanks to designers like Yves Saint Laurent, who took to the catwalk a black dress very similar to Penelope's, but with the pink ruffles placed horizontally and a little longer, almost at the height from the knees.
The actress completed the look with black sandals with an ankle bracelet, a black handbag and long gold earrings that could be perfectly appreciated thanks to her high ponytail, with volume and waves, and open bangs with longer sides than They framed his face.
As for her makeup, the woman from Madrid chose to mark her look with a black eyeliner and smoky brown shadows and very natural skin, with a touch of blush and lips in a flattering pink nude.