Rooney Mara was in Italy on Monday night for the Rome premiere for her latest movie, ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’.

For the first time on the film’s extensive press tour, Rooney attended the event in something brightly-coloured; a gorgeous red Valentino Spring 2012 gown.

Rooney’s gown had shorter sleeves than the runway version, and opted not to wear the thin red belt and long gold chains.

While I prefer the sleeves and belt seen on the runway, I can overlook these small details for what feels like a major triumph.

This scarlet hue looks perfectly dramatic against Rooney’s fair skin and dark hair.

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