Penelope Cruz, left, Tia Taylor and Dakota Johnson.
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Venice Film Festival is always a highlight on the red carpet calendar, attracting some of the most talented people in showbiz from across the world to celebrate new releases for the year ahead.
This year’s proceedings were no different, with Kristen Stewart, Penelope Cruz, and Dakota Johnson among those in attendance.
Heads were turned on several occasions, and not just because of the volume of A-list attendees, but because power couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez made their red carpet debut as a couple at the annual event.
After weeks of being photographed together on yachts and various holidays, the old flames finally made their relationship official to the public on Friday night at the screening of “The Last Duel,” a historical drama directed by Ridley Scott, co-written by and starring Affleck.
There was plenty of fashion excellence elsewhere, too, though, with several bespoke designs making their way onto the Italian red carpet.
Here’s our pick of the best-dressed stars at Venice Film Festival 2021.
It took 300 hours to make this Chanel gown. The actor wore a bespoke black and white dress that came complete with an ecru silk tulle petticoat embellished with petals.
The actor is renowned for her red carpet looks, which often go viral. This one was no different: a deep plum two-piece by Alaïa that featured a cropped top and a feathered skirt.
The 25-year-old actor attended a screening of her new film, Last Night in Soho, in a Barbie-inspired Dior Haute Couture satin silk dress that featured a matching beret.
A Chanel muse, the Spencer star wore a mint-green Chanel look for the red carpet that featured slim-fitting trousers and a loose tunic top with a black bow and lace trims.
The American actor arrived at the film festival in a patterned dress and a slick blazer fitted with a red belt.
The author arrived at the event via boat in a black halter-neck gown with an open back.
Bong is the first South Korean jury president of the festival.
The Venice film festival will present its coveted Golden Lion award on Saturday after a competition marked by facemasks and missing stars but billed as a relaunch of global cinema, bruised by the coronavirus crisis.
The selections for the 77th edition, which launches Sept. 2 on the Venice Lido, are more global and less packed with star-studded Hollywood features than in years past as a result of the ongoing virus outbreak.
Emma Corrin even swapped her crown for a bonnet for the event.
‘We could keep the numbers down and do something that we love,’ says bride Lisa Higgins.
The media quoted Hori, 36, as saying that what prompted him to this strange routine of sleeping was that he found that 16 hours were not enough to achieve everything he wanted to do in one day, and to enjoy his life.
Frenchman Nathan Paulin embarked on a dangerous adventure in Paris on Saturday, after completing a 600-metre tightrope crossing between the Eiffel Tower and a building on the other side of the Seine, drew applause from a watching crowd in Paris.