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All the Red-Carpet Looks from the 78th Annual Venice Film Festival


All the Red-Carpet Looks from the 78th Annual Venice Film Festival

We’re collecting all of this year’s gorgeous looks.

The 78th annual Venice International Film Festival has begun, and glamorous global stars are flocking to the city with their stylists and couture in tow. With some of the year’s most anticipated films premiering in Venice, including the sci-fi epic Dune and the Princess Diana biopic Spencer, all eyes are on the festival, which has returned to its full size after its “restrained” iteration last year.

So far the looks have ranged from classic to daring, including floor-length gowns, smart dresses from mini to ankle-length, and elegant pant suits.

Look on to see the top-tier fashion from the event, which runs September 1 to September 11.

Anna Taylor-Joy

The actor chose a custom Christian Dior gown for the premiere of her film Last Night in Soho. She wore a bright pink ankle-length gown with a matching belt and a floor-length sash tied at the waist. She accessorized the monochromatic look with pink pumps and a small pink beret with a black veil.

Penélope Cruz

For the premiere of her film Competencia Oficial, the actor wore TK

Adria Arjona

For the Competencia Oficial premiere, the Puerto Rican actor wore a strapless red gown with a matching fuzzy bolero from the Armani Privé FW14 Couture collection.

Sarah Gadon

The actor and jury member wore a white sequined Armani Privé gown with a bold red lip.

Ester Exposito

The Spanish actor and model wore a lime-green mermaid gown by Atelier Versace.

Saba Mubarak

The Jordanian actress and producer wore a red-and-black, one-shoulder couture gown by Zuhair Murad.

Patricia Contreras

The Mexican-Italian actress wore a pale pink Christophe Guillarme gown, accessorized with emerald jewelry by Crivellie.

Lexi Underwood

The actor wore a pale-blue sequined gown by Giorgio Armani.

Hailee Steinfeld

The actor wore a sultry black Armani Privé gown to the premiere of Competencia Oficial.

Maude Apatow

The actor wore a blue strapless Armani Privé gown with layered ruffles to the Competencia Oficial premiere.

Jessica Chastain

The Scenes from a Marriage actor wore a red sequined strapless gown by Atelier Versace.

Dakota Johnson

The actor wore a sheer Gucci gown which was cinched at the waist and included jeweled and metallic detailing to The Lost Daughter premiere.

Olivia Colman

The British actor wore a black suit with a metallic silver double-breasted blouse by Armani Privé.


The actor attended the Dune premiere in a nude-colored sculpted leather gown by Balmain. She also wore a Bvlgari necklace featuring a 93-carat cabochon-cut emerald.

Sharon Duncan-Brewster

The actor wore an emerald green gown by Etro to the premiere of her film Dune.

Rebecca Ferguson

The actor chose a dramatic Christian Dior gown for the Dune premiere.

Isabelle Huppert

The French actor wore a black Armani Privé gown with jeweled embellishments and square shoulders.

Paola Di Benedetto

The Italian model wore an orange Stella McCartney gown with an asymmetrical neckline.

Anna Cleveland

The model and daughter of Pat Cleveland wore a black ruched mermaid gown by Alberta Ferretti, which she paired with gold- and diamond-encrusted snake necklace.

Cynthia Erivo

The British actor wore Schiaparelli Couture to the Dune premiere, which she paired with black platform pumps.

Jaime Xie

The socialite and Bling Empire star wore an animal-print gown from Roberto Cavalli’s Spring 2005 collection, styled by Law Roach.

Bianca Brandolini d’Adda

The Italian model and socialite wore a bold orange and pink Giambattista Valli couture gown, which she paired with a gold animal-print necklace and matching hoops.

Madisin Rian

The model wore a strapless blue Armani Privé gown with gray palm tree decoration to the Dune premiere.

Kristen Stewart

For the premiere of her film Spencer, the actor wore a mint-green outfit with lace detailing from Chanel’s FW21 Couture collection.

Beatrice Vendramin

The Italian actor and model wore an open-back handkerchief gown by Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini to the Spencer premiere.

Tiffany Haddish

For the premiere of her film The Card Counter, the actor and comedian wore a custom Christian Siriano gown with a silver chain-link necklace and drop earrings.

Kirsten Dunst

For the premiere of her film The Power of the Dog, the actor wore a black Armani Privé gown with floral decoration and a sheer full skirt. She accessorized with gold earrings by Fred Leighton.

Virginie Efira

The Belgian actor and jury member wore a metallic, short-sleeve Saint Laurent minidress with a coordinating YSL clutch to The Power of the Dog premiere.

Sophie Hunter

The theater and opera director wore a red and white Emilia Wickstead gown while attending the premiere for her husband Benedict Cumberbatch’s film The Power of the Dog.

Molly Sims

The supermodel and actor wore a feathered red gown by Pamella Roland.

Zoe Saldana

The actor wore a red sequined Dolce & Gabbana gown with a thigh-high slit to The Hand of God premiere.

Viola and Vera Arrivabene

The sisters and ViBi Venezia founders wore Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini to The Hand of God premiere. Viola donned a navy ankle-length gown with black pumps and a chain necklace, while Vera wore a light-pink long-sleeve gown with silver hoops earrings.

Sheila Vand

The actor and performance artist wore vintage Mugler to The Hand of God premiere. She paired the vampy black velvet gown, which featured an asymmetrical skirt and white silk lining, with Mary Jane pumps and gold hoop earrings.

Helen Mirren

The British actor wore a pale green sequined Dolce & Gabbana gown to Venice’s opening ceremony. She accesorized with a matching sequin headband and mask.

Penélope Cruz

The actor wore a black Chanel couture gown with a white fringe layered skirt, which she paired with a dark lip.

Bianca Balti

The Italian model’s gown came straight off the runway from the Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda show a few nights prior in Venice. Balti accessorized the voluminous goldenrod gown with ornate cross-shaped earrings and a matching necklace in gold and citrine.

Adriana Lima

The model wore a strapless open-back gown by Etro and gold Pomellato jewelry.

Mélita Toscan du Plantier

The French producer and actor wore a long-sleeved v-neck gown by Elie Saab, cinched with a leather belt, and diamond drop earrings.

Milena Smit

The Spanish actor wore a black and white Balmain gown which featured an open slit that ran down the length of the dress.

Chloe Zhao

The Oscar-winning director wore a multicolored gown by Giorgio Armani with a gray backpack to the festival’s Opening Ceremony.

Barbara Palvin

The Hungarian model wore a black structured gown with silver lining detail from the Armani Privé FW18 Couture collection.

Mariacarla Boscono

The Italian model and actor wore a wine-hued one-shoulder gown by Jean Paul Gaultier, with an emerald necklace and ring from Cartier.

Sara Sampaio

For the festival’s opening ceremony, the Portuguese model donned a black Armani Privé gown from their FW05 collection.

Mona Fastvold

The Norwegian filmmaker wore an ivory Alberta Ferretti gown with ruffled detailing, paired with diamond drop earrings.

Georgina Rodriguez

The Argentinian model wore a black jumpsuit by Italian fashion house Ermanno Scervino, with a matching blazer and a diamond necklace.