Gia Coppola

Gia Coppola. Photo by Getty Images.

Who: Gia Coppola

Where: The Art of Elysium's "Child of God" and "Palo Alto" event at the Venice International Film Festival.

When: August 31

What: A black velvet Christopher Kane dress from fall 2013.

Why: Velvet can look dowdy—or period-worthy. The stitched sheer panels give this a subtly punk edge.