Venice red carpet

The red carpets ladies at an exceptional constitution: who wore what…

Text_ Illustrations: Mary Giatra

It’s an 80 year old tradition. Every August, the romantic city of Venice hosts the world’s oldest film festival. The Venice International Film Festival celebrates 80 years of combining good quality cinema and high fashion. Taking place between August 29th and September 8th, it is the perfect event to jog the fashion lovers around the world in the new season.

Italian designers were honored as many of the celebrities chose gowns made in Italy. Hollywood actresses looked their best but European elegance was phenomenal. Laetitia Casta, brought glamour to the panel of judges by choosing exquisite apparel.

The Golden Lion might be the festival’s grand prize but the sartorial battlefield is what excites us. Fashion’s big guns are out. Here are our favorite looks, divided in six different categories. Let’s see who will conquer Venice’s historical red carpet…

Selena Gomez in Dolce & Gabbana, Laetitia Casta in Dolce & Gabbana, Vanessa Hudgens in Blumarine 
Laetitia Casta in Elie Saab Couture, Kate Hudson in Atelier Versace, Naomi Watts in Marchesa
Olga Kurylenko in Valentino, Kasia Smutniak in Valentino, Winona Ryder in Dolce & Gabbana

Selena Gomez in Atelier Versace, Eleonora Carisi in Alberta Ferretti, Fiammetta Cicogna in Alberta Ferretti Florence Welch in Miu Miu, Kristin Scott Thomas in Giambattista Valli, Laetitia Casta in Dolce & Gabbana

 Kasia Smutniak in Valentino, Olga Kurylenko in Emilio Pucci, Laetitia Casta in Valentino