Kasia Smutniak In Valentino – ‘Benvenuto Presidente’ Rome Photocall

Kasia Smutniak In Valentino - 'Benvenuto Presidente' Rome Photocall

Kasia Smutniak attended the ‘Benvenuto Presidente’ photocall at Cinema Adriano in Rome, Italy yesterday afternoon.

The Polish actress, who took Venice Film Festival by storm last year, was back to wearing her favourite brand: Valentino.

Her black Spring 2013 dress with an A-line silhouette features a nude lace bib with a reverse collar, slanted pockets and puffed shoulders with dainty faux-button sleeves.

Black patent-leather pumps with a gold heel completed her ladylike look.


You can buy Kasia’s Valentino dress in white from

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20 Responses to Kasia Smutniak In Valentino – ‘Benvenuto Presidente’ Rome Photocall

  1. Jess2 March 17, 2013 at 12:17 #

    Great dress and I love the black version but her hair is severely lacking.

  2. Aparajita March 15, 2013 at 06:50 #

    At first glance, I thought she was Diane Kruger. She looks effortless in this.

  3. EmmaWoodhouse March 15, 2013 at 03:26 #

    Taylor Swift recently wore this in white for her Instyle cover (sorry for the gossipy story link, I chose it for the included pic)
    I love this On Kasia, and actually the simple shoes and hair tucked behind the ears works well here. This simply stunning, polished look is fabulous!

  4. Sharon March 15, 2013 at 01:25 #

    The dress looks a bit young for her; the white might have been a better option. But thank you, FC, for reminding me of that gorgeous Valentino gown at the Venice Film Festival. That was an absolutely gorgeous look for her.

  5. Alicat March 14, 2013 at 23:50 #

    When I first glanced at this I thought she looked like a young Julia Roberts. I love it. She looks polished and demure but chic at the same time.

  6. Aline March 14, 2013 at 22:52 #

    This falls flat to me, mostly because of her hair. And I also prefer the white version of this dress.

  7. Yeliz March 14, 2013 at 18:41 #

    She looks chic and great.

  8. Moxie March 14, 2013 at 16:54 #

    I don’t like either version.

  9. Nat39 March 14, 2013 at 16:45 #

    I prefer the black version – it looks a bit more grown-up/sophisticated in black. Would’ve preferred a sleek low bun but Kasia wears this dress nicely, I like it on her.

  10. Estranged March 14, 2013 at 15:00 #

    Kasia is actually a Polish-born actress who lives in Italy, she’s not Italian.

  11. Weronika March 14, 2013 at 13:56 #

    She’s polish, but she lives in Italia.

  12. carolina March 14, 2013 at 13:53 #

    What it is, is ugly and infantilizing.

    • Danilo March 14, 2013 at 19:18 #

      Yes, she should dress like Rihana …puh leeesee..

    • micheline March 15, 2013 at 00:13 #

      I totally agree, carolina

  13. gabis March 14, 2013 at 13:52 #

    If I blink my eyes for a second while looking at this picture I can swear this is Keira Knightley in another Valentino piece. That said, I prefer the black version. A bun or any other kind of updo would’ve been a better choice here but I still think she looks gorgeous.
    And as a huge fan of Keira, I have to say that I would love to see her wearing that dress.

  14. fala March 14, 2013 at 13:52 #

    Correct, she is polish actress, not italian

  15. naomie March 14, 2013 at 13:46 #

    The white version seems much more striking, but as far as LBDs go, this certainly is an interesting one.

    • Christine March 14, 2013 at 14:52 #

      I Agree. I like the white version better but she looks great here.

    • dee March 14, 2013 at 16:39 #


    • Marybeth March 14, 2013 at 16:44 #

      Also agreed!

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