RED CARPET

Every Must-See Red Carpet Look From the Venice Film Festival 2021

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VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 03:  Zendaya and Tomothee Chalamet attend the red carpet of the movie "Dun...
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The 78th annual Venice International Film Festival kicked off this week, with A-list celebrities flocking to the Italian city for summer’s last hurrah. The first day of the festival saw Penélope Cruz wearing three Chanel looks in 24 hours, and Dame Helen Mirren in a shimmering silver number to celebrate Pedro Almodóvar’s film Parallel Mothers. Filmmaker (and festival jury member) Chloé Zhao, on the other hand, casually paired her floor-length Giorgio Armani gown with a Fjallraven Kanken backpack (and a face mask, of course). That was just the beginning—Jane Campion, Kirsten Dunst, and Cynthia Erivo made statements in the first 48 hours of the festival with their respective looks as well while celebrating Campion’s film, Power of the Dog. See each of their takes on red carpet fashion, plus more, here.

Cynthia Erivo
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In Oscar de la Renta.

Maggie Gyllenhaal
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In Proenza Schouler.

Penélope Cruz
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In Chanel.

Roberta Armani
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In a blue tulle gown.

Chloé Zhao
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In a long denim shirt dress.

Jane Campion
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In a blue patterned shirt and skirt combo.

Audrey Diwan
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In a black gown.

Jodie Comer
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In Alaïa.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
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Lopez wears Georges Hobeika dress and Cartier jewelry.

Jamie Lee Curtis
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In Dolce & Gabbana.

Hailee Steinfeld
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Maude Apatow
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In Armani.

Cynthia Erivo
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In Valentino and Roberto Coin jewelry.

Kate Hudson
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In Valentino.

Anya Taylor-Joy
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In Christian Dior and Tiffany & Co. jewelry.

Ruth Wilson
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In Giorgio Armani.

Penelope Cruz
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In Chanel.

Rebecca Ferguson
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In Dior.

Tina Kunakey
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In Giorgio Armani.

Barbara Palvin
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In Giorgio Armani.

Madisin Rian
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In Giorgio Armani.

Charlotte Gainsbourg
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In Saint Laurent.

Jessica Chastain
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In Versace.

Dakota Johnson
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In Gucci.

Jake Gyllenhaal
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In Valentino.

Olivia Colman
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In Armani Privé.

Maggie Gyllenhaal
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In Prada.

Zendaya
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In Balmain and Bulgari.

Timothée Chalamet
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In Haider Ackermann and Cartier.

Cynthia Erivo
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In Schiaparelli Couture.

Kristen Stewart
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In Chanel.

Zendaya
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In custom Balmain.

Barbara Palvin
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In Giorgio Armani

Adriana Lima
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In Etro.

Kirsten Dunst
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In Armani.

Tiffany Haddish
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In Christian Siriano.

Barbara Palvin
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In Armani Privé.

Cynthia Erivo
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In Versace and Roberto Coin jewelry.

Penelope Cruz
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In Chanel Couture.

Chloé Zhao
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In Giorgio Armani.

Milena Smit
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In Balmain.

Mariacarla Boscono
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In Jean Paul Gaultier.

Shirin Neshat
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Adriana Lima
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In Etro.

Sara Sampaio
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In Armani Privé.

Sheila Vand
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Molly Sims
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Isabelle Huppert
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In Armani Privé.

Sarah Gadon
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Anna Dello Russo
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In Ermanno Scervino.

Molly Sims
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