Alright, ladies, if you didn't pick up that the lace trend is the must-have accent for winter, based on the stars who have either piled on the look in the past month, or tried out the trend with subtle insets, then here's a little more evidence that the feminine fabric is taking over the red carpet.
Abbie Cornish's lace top by Stella McCartney would look great at any cocktail party or dinner date with friends.
But, the more daring Dolce & Gabbana dress on Penelope Cruz (pictured today with her "Nine" co-star Marion Cotillard and Italian style icon Sophia Loren) is best reserved for an all out night of drinks and dancing.
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