Rooney Mara In Valentino Couture - 'Side Effects' Berlin Film Festival PremiereAfter dazzling in a white confection at the ‘Side Effects’ New York premiere, Rooney Mara was back to black for the film’s debut at the Berlinale Film Festivale in Germany today.

Our goth-glam girl returned to her dark side in a dress from Valentino’s Spring 2013 Couture collection.

But this was a sweet moment, too—at least for this edgy starlet.

The prim little frock, with its embroidered maze of ivy swirls, its riff on the pouf sleeve and that handkerchief hem, was elevated to a near-girly level. This look seemed mere steps away from a place in a mysterious and gothic secret garden.

The actress’s love of sheer styling continued here, although a nude lining precluded any real show of skin.

With no jewellery and only a basic black pump, this completely unembellished show of stylish austerity was finished with Rooney’s slick top knot, her flawless alabaster complexion and pretty-in-pink lippie.

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