Looks Of The Week 10/09/21

Young Hollywood rubbed shoulders with European cinema royalty as the stars descended upon the floating city for the 78th Annual Venice Film Festival


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ZENDAYA

The October cover star for British Vogue dialed up the glamour in Venice with various head-turning looks styled by longtime collaborator, stylist Law Roach. Known for taking risks on the red-carpet, the ‘Dune’ actress chose this unique bespoke leather gown by Olivier Rousteing of Balmain, custom fit to Zendaya’s bust. A Bulgari Magnifica Hypnotic Emerald necklace is matched with an emerald ring and diamond stud earrings.

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KRISTEN STEWART

Keeping it low-maintenance and louche, the ‘Spencer’ actress debuted a screening of her portrayal as the late Princess Diana, wearing a seafoam Chanel fall 2021 look with lace trim detail and black ribbon.

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CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG

Adding her signature mix of Parisian chic and rock 'n' roll glamour, the singer and actress brought some edge to the festivities in a Saint Laurent cocktail dress at the ‘Stillwater’ screening.

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NICHOLAS HOULT

The British actor keeps it slick in a velvet double-breasted Giorgio Armani tuxedo.

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CHLOE ZHAO

We love the film director’s practical sensibilities, teaming this floral applique Giorgio Armani dress with her backpack. We look forward to seeing how the director interprets the super-hero Marvel franchise with her forthcoming film 'Eternal'.

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JANE CAMPION

Award-winning New Zealand film director Jane attends the red carpet to the screening of her new film ‘The Power of the Dog’ wearing a Giorgio Armani silk jacket and skirt, a pounamu pendant proudly worn around her neck.

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KIRSTEN DUNST

Leading actress in ‘The Power of the Dog’, Kirsten opts for a classic black Giorgio Armani Privé long flared tulle dress with black crinoline lace.

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ANNA CLEVELAND

Taking after her mother’s elegance, the iconic 1970s supermodel Pat Cleveland, Anna keeps it chic in an Alberta Ferretti resort 2022 look.

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DAKOTA JOHNSON & ALESSANDRO MICHELE

Friend and muse to the Italian brand, Dakota wears a cap sleeved V-neck column gown with Rosaline crystal details over a tulle underlay embroidered with tear-drop stones and crystal fringe detail while attending the premiere of her new film, ‘The Lost Daughter’, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal. Gucci artistic director Alessandro dons a 70s-inspired suit of his design.

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MADISIN RIAN

The model and face of Armani Beauty wore a sleek Armani Prive gown from the archives – a spring 2005 gown accented with fringe detailing at the ‘Madres Paralelas’ red carpet and opening ceremony.

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JESSICA CHASTAIN & OSCAR ISAAC

There to promote their film ‘Scenes from a Marriage’, the pair made an appearance on the red carpet for the premiere. Jessica shines in this Atelier Versace gown while Oscar dons a Prada tux.

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GRETA FERRO

A cropped jacket and pleated trousers is a lesson in proportions and this Giorgio Armani two-piece suit is worn with perfect insouciance by the Italian model and actress.

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JAKE GYLLENHAAL

When in Venice, a white suit in the middle of summer is always a good idea and the actor proves simplicity is always a winner. This Valentino Uomo pre-fall 2021 look is matched perfectly with a pair of brown leather shoes at the red carpet photo-call for ‘The Lost Daughter’, directed by his sister Maggie.

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ISABELLE HUPPERT

The legendary French actress gives every young starlet a lesson in effortlessness, wearing a silk shirt tucked into a skirt from Giorgio Armani.

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PEDRO ALMODOVAR & PENELOPE CRUZ

Friends and long-time collaborators, the director and his muse pose for photos for the screening of their new film ‘Madres Paralelas’. Pedro’s love of colour and print in his cinematography extends to his personal style, on this occasion wearing a short-sleeved paisley shirt with jeans and white sneakers, while Penelope wears a signature boucle dress and jacket from Chanel.

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MARIA CARLA BOSCONO

Great to see some vintage on the red-carpet. The Italian supermodel smoulders in a draped Jean Paul Gaultier fall 2016 haute couture dress on the red carpet for the movie ‘Madres Paralelas’ by Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar.

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TIMOTHEE CHALAMET

We’re fans of the actor’s bold choices. There to promote his new sci-fi film ‘Dune’, the actor shone in a sequin suit by Haider Ackermann. Also a great lesson in accessories with dark sunglasses and his signature black boots.

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SOPHIE HUNTER

There to support her husband Benedict Cumberbatch at the premier of his new film ‘The Power of The Dog’ from NZ director Jane Campion, Sophie wears this romantic Emilia Wickstead resort 2022 dress. The print is a welcome dose of whimsy.

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