Actress Penelope Cruz arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)more pics Penelope Cruz Oscar hairstyle
On the holiest of holy red carpet nights, fashion mavens the world over watched with bated breath the parade of exquisite Oscar gowns. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards did not disappoint. But in truth, all eyes were waiting for just a glimpse of Penelope Cruz's Oscar dress. The actress wore a sequined maroon gown with a plunging neckline by L'Wren Scott. She completed her look with a simple yet elegant straight hairstyle parted down the center.
Penelope Cruz is the perfect Hollywood package—she's gorgeous, talented and she has a sexy accent to boot. It's no wonder she's a red carpet award staple. Her show-stopping performance in Volver garnered her a nomination while her role in Vicky Christina Barcelona landed her an Oscar—the first Spanish woman in history to receive one. When she's not working in film, Penelope models and designs for Mango and lends her face to L'Oreal and Ralph Lauren.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards were held February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted the festivities, which honored the best films of 2010. Hathaway, who employed her stylist gal pal Rachel Zoe to dress her for the event, looked fabulous as always. And as well she should: Zoe's fee was reportedly astronomical!
Best Dressed at the 2011 Oscars
If there's any night Hollywood gets truly glamorous, it's Oscars night. See which stars were big winners on the red carpet at the 2011 Academy Awards!
The 83rd annual Academy Awards are as much about fashion as they are about movies. See if you can guess who was best dressed on entertainment's biggest night.
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