It’s been almost four months since Blake Lively made any official appearances on the red carpet, so when she returned for Monday’s Savages premiere in Los Angeles, we had a feeling she was going to pick a dress that made an “I’m back” statement. Cue Zuhair Murad—the same designer behind Jennifer Lopez‘s tour costumes—to dream up something perfect for her big moment, a couture strapless silk and tulle gown made of hand-embroidered black beading. “Blake epitomized iconic Hollywood style,” Murad told InStyle.com exclusively of seeing the star in his design. “The silhouette of the gown fit perfectly to her figure, the entire look calling to mind the effortless glamour of Rita Hayworth and Elizabeth Taylor.” And the editors over here agreed about its high impact—the dress earned the top slot in our “Look of the Day” daily roundup. Did you like the look?
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