Color us surprised! Carla Bruni ditched her usual black sheath/black-tights-or-bare-legs-depending-on-the-weather combo on Wednesday night for a state dinner with South African President Jacob Zuma and his wife Gloria Bongi Ngema-Zuma.
The French first lady opted for a one-shouldered frock paired with lacy, patterned tights. All in black...we wouldn't want to dabble in wearing bright hues, now, would we?
Take a look and tell us what you think.