Rooney Mara Wears Daring Dress Cut Down to Her Navel

Celebrity Style Feb. 22, 2012 AT 11:15AM
Rooney Mara Wears Daring Dress Cut Down to Her Navel Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Rooney Mara did her best Jennifer Lopez impression, stepping out in a plunging dress (it dipped down to her navel!) on Tuesday.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star, who favors minimalist styles and neutral colors, donned the plum-colored J. Mendel design at the 2012 Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills.

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Mara, 26, paired the revealing look with nude peep-toe platforms and deep burgundy lips. Her hair, which she chopped off and dyed jet black to play a punk computer hacker in the flick, was slicked back.

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"People always ask, 'Were you crying when they cut your hair?' And it didn't freak me out at all," she told Allure. "I was really happy to do it."

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And her onscreen character Lisbeth Salander left a mark on the actress' personal style, too. "I used to wear a lot of girlie, frilly things, now I buy things that are more comfortable, and more utilitarian, and sort of boyish."

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