'Housewife' Caroline Manzo Shows Off Weight Loss, New Hairdo (PHOTOS)

'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Caroline Manzo showed off her youthful new look Wednesday night at a party for the opening night of 'My Big Gay Italian Wedding' (below left).

As Manzo, a mother of three grown children, said on the 'Housewives' reunion earlier this week, she's recently lost 25 lbs using portion control. Below right is Manzo in 2009.

Part two of the explosive reunion airs next Monday.