She has talked about her love of fashion in recent interviews.
And actress Rooney Mara showed her flair for style on the red carpet on Wednesday for a screening of her drama Una in New York.
Ensuring all eyes were on her, the 32-year-old actress stood out in a bold red two-piece dress which showed off her slender figure and accentuated her alabaster skin tone.
Bold beauty: Rooney Mara showed her flair for style on the red carpet on Wednesday for a screening of her drama Una in New York
Rooney's frock featured thick straps on the bodice which stopped just under the bust as well as a structured mid-length skirt with sheer panels.
Her brunette locks were pinned back tight and she sported matching scarlet lipstick to complete the look.
Rooney recently admitted she loves to express herself through fashion despite feeling a little self-conscious on the red carpet.
Two-piece trend: Rooney's frock featured thick straps on the bodice which stopped just under the bust as well as a structured mid-length skirt with sheer panels
Spotlight: Rooney recently admitted she loves to express herself through fashion despite feeling a little self-conscious on the red carpet
Look ravishing in red like Rooney in McQueen
Rooney Mara looked sensational as she was spotted on the red carpet in New York.
The Carol actress stunned in an all red Alexander McQueen dress.
Featuring a cropped top with contrasting black stripes and the full skirt had organza paneling to reveal a hint of skin.
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Rooney stars with Ben Mendelsohn (pictured) in Una which follows the story of a young woman who was seduced and abused by her middle-aged neighbor when she was 13
She told Harper's Bazaar: 'I love clothes and I love fashion as an art form; I've got a very specific aesthetic and I love picking the outfits out but I hate having to then wear them and be judged on them in such a harsh way. A red carpet is such a bizarre thing.'
Rooney stars with Ben Mendelsohn in Una which follows the story of a young woman who was seduced and abused by her middle-aged neighbor when she was 13.
Now an adult, Una tracks down the man to find out why he abandoned her after their sexual relationship so many years ago.
The actress is pictured alongside director Benedict Andrews, co-star Ben Mendelsohn, and producers Jean Doumanian and Patrick Daly
Date night: Actress Laura Prepon and fiance Ben Foster cuddled up as they arrived at the event
'I had to go to some dark places,' Rooney told Screen Daily of the project while explaining that she was drawn to its ability to open up a difficult and complex dialogue.
'It doesn’t tie things up in a neat package,' the continued. 'It’s not putting people in categories. It’s very complicated.
'I think that’s how it feels to be in the world. It is a dauntingly male environment,
'It was my responsibility to portray the female and how that world has affected this woman.'
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Keeping out the chill: Rooney also had a cropped jacket which she used to cover her shoulders