After the overwhelming success of last year’s Midnight in Paris, it appears as though Woody Allen is mining Europe’s greatest cities for inspiration. His next stop? Italy, where he has assembled a ragtag crew—including Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, and Penélope Cruz—to shoot his latest flick, To Rome With Love. At a photo call for the film’s premiere this afternoon, Cruz wore an off-the-shoulder black dress and worked a ponytail better than we’ve ever seen one worked before. With every turn of the head, Cruz’ updo swung to and fro; each gesture, each laugh made it bounce this way or that as though it were a glossy accomplice to every dedicated movement. For those of you that are still not sold on the pony’s suitability with formalwear, we suggest you reconsider your position. Thoughts on the casual style’s big day out?