Amy Adams stunned in a strapless Valentino dress at the 'Man of Steel' European premiere.

The 38-year-old actress looked effortlessly chic in a knee-length gown from the fashion house's Spring 2013 couture collection as she walked the blue carpet in London's Leicester Square on Wednesday night (12.06.13) to promote her new film.

The A-line style enhanced Amy's dainty waist, while the gown's nude and black palette complemented her porcelain complexion. The redhead kept accessories to a minimal, finishing off the look with Casadei heels, three-tier drop earrings and pulling her hair into a simple bun, held back from her face by a black headband.

Despite the rainy British weather, the star appeared to be having a blast at the event, where she was joined by her co-stars Henry Cavill and Russell Crowe.

The mother-of-one previously said she favours an ''effortless'' style and hates looking like she tries too hard, especially when she's spending time with her two-year-old daughter Aviana.

She said: ''I try to keep it pretty simple; I don't want to look as though I'm trying too hard. I want to be comfortable, but at the same time I also like to look elegant and feminine.

''I try to make it look as effortless as possible - that's important to me, especially now that I'm a mom. I want my clothes to be functional, but at the same times very chic.''