Let it be known, we have a total girl crush on Penélope Cruz.
Not only does she have a robust acting career and sultry diffusion line for Agent Provocateur, but the mother of two is also strikingly beautiful and undeniably elegant.
In her latest photo shoot with NET-A-PORTER.com's The Edit, the brunette beauty poses perfectly in a number of feminine designs by Michael Kors, Chloé, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta and more.
She models ladylike silhouettes with lace details and delicate beadwork paired with sexy stilettos, dazzling chandelier earrings and lacy underpinnings.
In short, she's a vision of designer sophistication and we wouldn't have it any other way!
The actress opens up in the interview about her current projects and how she's balancing it all.
"I'm a very determined person!" she laughed when asked about her lingerie collaboration with her sister. "We're very proud of what we've created. Where I come from, the figure of the woman—-the mother especially—is strong, powerful, respected," she explains. "Her beauty is just one of her weapons."
Indeed it is, and certainly one of Cruz's strongest assets as an actress, but also as an empowered modern day woman.
"Every day I appreciate the people I have in my life, the job I am paid to do, the food I have on my plate, and the health that keeps me going," she says sweetly.
And of course, that's not to say she doesn't love a good shopping spree now and then.
"I love buying clothes—especially on NET-A-PORTER.com—although it's dangerous, as I get addicted!"