The most internationally recognized Spanish actress will play a designer role for the first time in the fall / winter 2007 campaign of a famous Spanish brand.
Barcelona, April 3, 2007 - MANGO and Penelope Cruz joined body and soul for the fall / winter 2007 campaign. The actress will not only become the brand's new face for the next season, but she will also present her first collection as a designer together with her sister Monica Cruz.
Penelope Cruz was born in 1974. in Madrid. Her career began with small advertising and television series roles. In 1991. she made her debut on the big screen in the film "Greek Labyrinth" directed by Raphael Alcazar.
Throughout her professional career, Penelope has shown a tremendous and versatile talent, embodied in numerous images. Her talent is recognized by eminent directors such as Pedro Almodovar, Stephen Frears and Fernando Trueba. Her next achievement - an Oscar nomination for Best Actress - puts her on a par with such actresses as Judy Dench, Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet.
Penelope's bright, charismatic and creative personality helps her to realize her talent in new areas for her in parallel with the work of an actress. This time she takes on a new creative challenge together with MANGO. Together with her sister Monica Cruz, the Madrid actress has developed a fabulous 25-piece collection for MANGO, including accessories.