Plenty of red carpet magic happens with figure-hugging, hard-to-move-in dresses make their appearance — and while gorgeous, they don't always give off the comfortable vibe. Penélope Cruz's blush-pink Giambattista Valli Haute Couture dress was a happy exception to the rule, with a ruched bodice and thick single strap. A black belt highlighted an empire waist that met a flowing skirt primed for dancing, and a shawl-cum-cape she wore tossed over one arm was the perfect piece to play with. Scroll through to see all the pictures of Penélope's dress.
Penélope Cruz's Oscars Dress Is an Instant Mood-Lifter