Penelope Cruz and Chanel. Chanel and Penelope Cruz. There are no two names in the world of fashion that form a better duo. “ Penelope Cruz has been an ambassador of Spanish cinema, of style, for decades and, from today, she will also be an ambassador of Chanel ”, this is how Nuala Phillips, fashion editor of this newspaper, announced the birth of this powerful alliance in the industry of fashion in 2018.
Nor was it surprising that this was the case, Chanel has been one of the leading brands of the actress since the beginning of her international career and in 1999 she attended her first parade of the maison . Throughout all these years, Penélope has opted for both Haute Couture designs and Prêt à Porter lines for her appearances at Cannes, the Oscars, the Goya Awards and even, in 2009, for her role in the film Los abrazos Rotos, by Almodóvar, where we could see her in a black dress with a pronounced neckline and abundant golden chains
How could it be otherwise, Penelope chose a very special Chanel dress to land on the red carpet of the film Model 77 at the opening of the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival .
The dress in question is inspired by a Haute Couture look from the spring-summer 2022 collection . Made especially for the actress, this long dress in black lace and navy blue sequins took 150 hours of work to become a reality.
The accessories, a fundamental part of any good red carpet look, were also from Chanel. From the clutch to the sandals, through the gold and diamond jewelry from Chanel High Jewelry with which she completed this outstanding style.