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Lovers in Milan
Penelope Cruz is one of the luckiest woman on earth, aside from her killer looks and stellar talent, she has a Javier Bardem for a husband.
Spaniards are known to be the best lovers in the world and it seems that Javier Bardem is trying to prove his point as he takes Penelope Cruz on a romantic date night in Milan. The two are dressed casually with Penelope wearing little or no make up at all. She is seen wearing a newsboy cap, a navy coat that goes well with her navy denim pants and a beige boots.
The Skyfall star is casually clothed as well. He is seen wearing a motorcycle jacket, black denim pants, a gray shirt, rubber shoes and a black cap. The two looked gorgeously simply and happily in love as they enjoy the night away from the limelight.
Fiery Red for Campari
November 13 marked the release of Campari’s 2013 calendar and boy, it was smoking hot. What made the calendar hot is its hot content. The award-winning actress of Vicky Christina Barcelona is dressed in fiery red as featured in the calendar. She claims that “I have really enjoyed starring in the Campari Calendar 2013; I found the superstitious theme extremely intriguing and stimulating,”
There are 9,999 copies of the said calendar that will be distributed by Campari to its friend and associates.
Penelope Cruz with husband and son
Gone were the days when life for Penelope Cruz meant partying wild and living free. blame it on motherhood or on getting older but the most famous woman of Spain is now seeing life at a different light.
“About ten years ago I had a wild, confused phase – I just wanted to get lost in life and not think about the consequences,” she shares about her life a decade ago in an interview with a German Magazine.
For instance, she can not tolerate alcohol in the same way that she was able to years ago. She admits that a bottle or two is enough to get her tipsy.
Penelope wearing an Azzedine Alaia creation
Being a star means showing up at events wearing designer clothes. One minute you are wearing a Versace, the next a Vera Wang. As for Penelope Cruz, she loves to wear Azzedine Alaia designs these days.
The reason as to this startling Spanish actress is drawn to the Tunisian designer’s work is due to the fact that in Penelope Cruz’s opinion, nobody knows a woman’s body other than Alaia.
It is no wonder that in the shot of her 2013 calendar for Campari, Cruz is spotted wearing several Alaia designs. ”I liked so many of the dresses but I’m a huge fan of Alaia. I think he really knows the body of a woman.”, she tells Vogue Magazine.
A simple date with Penelope Cruz
If your definition of a date means getting a girl drunk before taking her home, then Penelope Cruz is a cheap date as one does not have to dig deep into their pockets when having date with this hot Spanish mama. She claims that ““After two beers now I’m already tipsy. I guess, I’m what men would call a cheap date!”
Yes, she may not look like it but Penelope Cruz these days is not your average material girl. While she may portray roles of sophisticated women who look as if they would only date men with 6-figure salaries, Penelope prefers to stick with her two boys, Javier and Leo.
Call it a blessing in disguise as you know know how down to earth this Spanish star is but as they say, you can look but you can not touch as she is not even out and available in the dating market.
Penelope and her identical sister Monica with identical purses
From handbags to lingerie, clothing to accessories, it seems that nothing can stop Penelope Cruz into getting in to the world of designing. ”As an actress you get to go to these events and wear their things, it’s fun. I don’t put a lot of time into it but I respect what they do.” she says in one of her interviews.
Not only that she is moonlighting into the world of design but it seems as if she is using her time to design as a way to bond with her sister Monica as they have been working together in her designing ventures. It is no wonder why she says that “It’s great working with my sister because we are very close as a family – my brother, my sister and myself. We have a great relationship. It’s a blessing because you want to be together as much as possible, so to work together is really great.”
For instance, they have teamed up again for Agent Provocateur’s lingerie line which will be released next year. Other than that, they also have a range of handbags designed for Samantha Thavasa, a Japanese store and of course, there is her work for Mango.
Ohh la la Senorita
Changing outfit for a celebrity is as common as breathing. Take the case of Penelope Cruz 3 outfits in the San Sebastien International Film Festival in Spain. The award wining actress is present at the said event because she is promoting her new film, Twice Born.
In her first appearance at the red carpet, she is seen wearing a n ankle length black pants with a black and white cardigan. This causal ensemble is paired with a sky-high stiletto pumps.
And then there is the photo call where she is seen wearing a floral sheath in the shade of black and pink. Her figure is highlighted in this body-hugging dress where she wore the same pumps and a magenta clutch.
For the evening, Penelope appears im a red floor length gown with draping pleats to add more details to the monochromatic ensemble.
Penelope Cruz as The Black Widow
The latest talk in town is that Penelope Cruz will play the role of Mauricio Gucci’s ex-wife/ The film is to be directed by Ridley Scott’s daughter Jordan. The award wining actress is currently busy with Ridley’s Scott’s The Counselor but if all goes well, she will play Patrizia Reggiani in Jordan Scott’s Gucci.
Patricia Reggiani is known as the black widow as she hired a hit-man to murder her ex-husband after their divorce. Raggianni was then sentenced for 26 years of imprisonment but in the year 2011, she was given a chance but refused a parole as she claims she that she have never done work and have no intention of starting one after being released if the parole will be approved.
Penelope Cruz is all smiles despite the rain
Rains usually get the better off people, most especially actors who are out for a shoot. But not in the case of the award-winning actress, Penelope Cruz as she seems to be in good spirits despite the downpour.
Her latest movie project, The Counselor is currently shooting at Alicante. Yes, the Spanish coastal area may be renowned for its warm weather though it must be noted that September is its wettest month thus it follows that the cast and crew of this movie are definitely prepared for heavy rain.
The shoot schedule is supposed to be done on the warm months but the death of the director’s sibling delayed the shooting so they are now shooting on location even if it is said to be the time of the year when the place is frequented by rain clouds.
Eduardo, Monica and Penelope Cruz
Considering the fact that the Cruz siblings claim to have a really close family ties, it’s not a wonder why the three siblings, Penelope, Monica and Eduardo are spotted at a restaurant in Madrid after catching up with each other over dinner.
The eldest Cruz, Penelope brought along her husband of two years, Javier Bardem. The award-winning actress says she is enjoying the privilege of having to pick the roles that she wants as she is trying her best to focus on her son, Leo. The couple is working together in the movie ” The Counselor” but they make it a point that one of them stays with their kid. It is a good thing that they do not scenes where they appear together thus their arrangement of having one of them stay with their child easy and possible.
Back to the famous siblings who are equally busy and successful in their own fields, Eduardo who recently broke up with Eva Longoria is a composer while Monica is a newest face of the luxurious lingerie company, Agent Provocateur happens to be an actress as well.
Penelope and son, Leo
For big stars like Penelope Cruz, globe-trotting is no big deal. Check out the award-winning Spanish actress as she arrives in Paris for the nth time last October 24th.
Penelope Cruz is spotted at the Bourget Airport with her husband Javier Bardem and their son, Leo. The family of three seem to be in good spirit as they leave the airport just outside of Paris, France.
Career-wise, the couple are busy with their own stuff. Bardem plays the role of a villain in the latest Bond 007 movie while Cruz is joining forces with her sister in designing a lingerie line.
Penelope Cruz Skyfall Premiere
If you are Penelope Cruz, standing out in the crowd is never an issue. The latest proof of the Vanilla Sky actress’ ability to get attention without intending to is in the world premiere of the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall that took place on October 23rd at the Royal Albert Hall.
Javier Bardem, the husband of the Gothika actress plays the role of a villain in the movie and this is the exact reason why she turned up in the event wearing her form fitting gold gown made by L’ Wren Scott.
The eye-catching floor length gown made a huge statement that the award wining actress need not war any other jewelry with it other the gold Emilio Pucci clutch and her gold Nicholas Kirkwood sky-high stilettos.
Penelope Cruz and sister, Monica Cruz
Oscar winner Penelope Cruz teams up with her dancer/actress sister Monica Cruz in their latest venture of designing underwear for the luxury brand, Agent Provocateur.
The collection of the sexy Spanish sisters will feature a wide selection of brassieres, briefs as well as corsets. However, it must be noted that undergarment connoisseurs will have to wait until August 2013 to get their hands in the L’ Agent collection, the name of the diffusion line of the Cruz sisters.
”It is so exciting for me and Monica to embark on this new adventure. We have always been huge fans of Agent Provocateur and both of us are very much looking forward to this long-term collaboration.” says Penelope.
It must also be noted that the younger of the Cruz sibling is also the face of Agent Provocateur for their 2012-2013 autumn and winter ad campaign.