Zendaya’s Latest Red Carpet Look Features a Gold Spine — and a Nod to a Spider-Man Villain


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Zendaya is shutting down the crimson carpet… once more!

In typical Zendaya style, the Spider-Man: No Way Home actress, 25, turned heads in a high-fashion, open-back quantity on the Ballon d’Or photograph name in Paris on Monday.

The black Roberto Cavalli floor-length costume featured a traditional boat neckline and elbow-length sleeves. But the true showstopper was the again — which showcased an intricate, golden piece of artwork that lined the Euphoria star’s backbone.

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Iconic designer Fausto Puglisi is the mastermind behind the trendy metallic vertebrae.

“I love Zendaya since day ONE! ❤️ I re edited this frock for My girl ! Custom made for a Queen! ❤️I’m in Heaven! ✨Beyond! ✨✨ ZENDAYA IN CAVALLI! @luxurylaw 🤍 @zendaya 🤍 @roberto_cavalli by #faustopuglisi” Puglisi wrote on Instagram, alongside a close-up of the detailed again.


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Diehard Spider-Man followers have been fast to call-out the costume’ resemblance to Dr. Otto Octavius — the scientist-turned-villain who has 4 metallic, mechanical arms hooked up to the again of his physique, during which veteran actor Alfred Molina will reprise his position within the extremely anticipated movie.

Zendaya shared a fan’s keen-eyed commentary on her Instagram Story, writing, “We love a reference,” above a side-by-side shot of her and Doc Ock.

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The Emmy Award successful actress is not any stranger to creating waves within the style world.

Earlier this month, she grew to become the youngest recipient ever of the extremely coveted Fashion Icon award on the 2021 CFDA Awards.

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The Council for Fashion Designers of America defined on Instagram on the time that Zendaya’s “journey to Fashion Icon superstar happened at supersonic speed.”

“Time and again, she has proven that she is unafraid to take risks – from betting on newer talents like Peter Do to working with established houses like Valentino and, as was the case at last night’s London premiere of Dune, Rick Owens,” the non-profit (which helps rising designers and college students by means of grants and scholarship alternatives) continued. “With her artistic counterpart @LuxuryLaw, #Zendaya has given followers and style followers worldwide a seemingly numerous variety of glamorous crimson carpet appears to be like to recollect.”