London: Actress Monica Bellucci has been named the new face of Dolce & Gabbana make-up. She will launch her own limited-edition lipstick range with the brand as part of the association.

The 47-year-old, who appeared in Dolce & Gabbana's spring-summer 2012 campaign, will join the likes of Scarlett Johansson and Felicity Jones in representing the Italian fashion house's cosmetics,as reported.

"We love Monica and have worked with her many times over the past 20 years. Her beauty is timeless. She expresses the Dolce & Gabbana woman perfectly," said Domenico Dolce.

Stefano Gabbana added: "She is ravishing - a true Italian icon."Bellucci's limited-edition range with the brand will be called Monica Lipstick Collection. She is ecstatic."I'm delighted to be collaborating with Domenico and Stefano on Dolce & Gabbana The Make Up. I have always adored the aesthetic of Dolce & Gabbana and it's so exciting to be involved with their creative process," she said.