Best fashion moments from the 2021 Venice Film Festival red carpet

Published September 6, 2021, 1:05 PM

by John Legaspi

Hollywood was in Italy over the weekend as the shiniest stars of the movie industry came to the 2021 Venice Film Festival. Actresses graced its red carpet with the best fashions, blessing everyone with premier night glamor and beauty, a style fest from our pre-pandemic time.

Here are some of the best looks we saw on the red carpet.

Zendaya (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain)


The “Dune” star wore a Balmain leather gown made by Olivier Rousteing using a cast model of the actress’ bust. Nestled on Zendaya’s neck was the Magnifica Serpenti Hypnotic Emerald necklace that features a precious 93.83 cts of cabochon-cut emerald.

Anya Taylor-Joy (Photo from Getty Images)

Anya Taylor-Joy

Pretty in pink was “The Queen’s Gambit” star Anya Taylor-Joy, wearing a couture piece from Dior by Maria Grazia Chiuri. For an added sparkle, she donned a neck piece from Tiffany and Co.

Kirsten Dunst (Photo by Elisabeth A. Villa)

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst brought drama on the red carpet in a black ball gown by Giorgio Armani.

Kristen Stewart (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

Kristen Stewart

The latest to portray Princess Diana in a film is Kristen Stewart in a Chanel ensemble by Virginie Viard.

Molly Sims (Photo by Barcroft Media)

Molly Sims

Molly Sims sparkled, quite literally, in a metallic Carolina Herrera dress.

Tiffany Haddish (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

Tiffany Haddish

Comedian Tiffany Haddish served old Hollywood glamor in a piece by Christian Siriano

Barbara Paz (Photo from Getty Images)

Barbara Paz

Brazilian director Barbara Paz made a statement about the Amazon with her Gucci ensemble completed by a Joao Pimenta shirt and hat by Superduper.

Adriana Lima (Photo from Getty Images)

Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima proved she is still a bombshell in a red custom dress with crossed bustier and front slit by Etro.

Cynthia Eviro (Photo from Getty Images)

Cynthia Erivo

The sparkle continued with Cynthia Erivo in an Atelier Versace gown made of its signature crystal mesh material.

Penelope Cruz (Photo from Getty Images)

Penelope Cruz

Regal as ever was Penelope Cruz in a Chanel black and white haute couture. Taking 300 hours to finish, the dress was made of black mikado textile, ecru silk tulle petticoat, and petal embellishments.

Banner photo by John Philipps