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Penelope Cruz at the Cannes Film Festival in Lavender Marchesa Gown

2009 Cannes Film Festival: Penelope Cruz

You know I've been waiting for someone to wear my favorite lavender Marchesa dress from the designer's Fall collection. And that someone was Fab favorite Penelope Cruz. Alas, it's ill-fitting. Speaking of ill, Penelope otherwise looks radiant at the Broken Embraces premiere after a bout of food poisoning. From the sweet lavender color, to the jeweled bodice and back, and the drapes and ruching, this dress has it all. I just wish a proper fitting took place. Can you see past the fit and into the fabulous?

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clew001 clew001 6 years
to put it bluntly, that dress makes her look fat...and she isnt close to being fat
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
LOVE this color and i think that the style is very whimsical which is what this event calls for.
emalove emalove 6 years
That color is my favorite, and I love the dress, but I agree that something is off with the way it fits her body.
dancinlaughin01 dancinlaughin01 6 years
i personally think she rocks her curves un this dress! diane kruger would not be able to fill this out.
gal321 gal321 6 years
i wish i had her hair...and yes the dress is not fitted properly on her slim but wider-waisted body
cjstraus cjstraus 6 years
This dress is gorgeous but I can't get past the fit. I prefer her in Chanel and L'Wren Scott. She is so sexy that this dress doesn't do her justice.
La-Tua-Cantante La-Tua-Cantante 6 years
Other than the fit it's gorgeous
LolaSvelt LolaSvelt 6 years
She needs to start working out?!
chocolatetofu chocolatetofu 6 years
the dress makes her look frumpy. it's a shame because she's sexy!
SAshley96 SAshley96 6 years
I love the color but the fit is so unflattering.
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 6 years
I want to love it but the fit is awful! Love the color and beading/draping but it wen so wrong ...
fleurfairy fleurfairy 6 years
She does not have the right body for that dress. I'm sorry, but she needs to start working out. I think it would have looked gorgeous on someone like Diane Kruger. It too was my favorite gown of the Fall collections.
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 6 years
i agree, it is not fitted well, especially for someone with such a smokin bod
mademoiselle2009 mademoiselle2009 6 years
natalie portman @ the oscars anyone? that's what it reminds me of, though i like this one so much more
LolaSvelt LolaSvelt 6 years
I don't think it fits bad at all. You probably picked the worst picture there was and people voted 'hate it' because of that!
kty kty 6 years
she looks gorgeous
kty kty 6 years
she looks gorgeous
glam-sugar glam-sugar 6 years
I also love the dress but agree that the fit is bad.
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