Best Looks From The Venice Film Festival

There’s something about international film festivals that have a preternatural ability to inspire majestic red carpet moments from Tinseltown’s finest, and such was the case at this year’s spectacle in Venice. From Diane Kruger’s burgundy Boss to Alicia Vikander’s whimsical Louis Vuitton, the range of looks all managed to echo fall’s key trends: shimmery metallics, new bohemia and sleek minimalism. Here, the best dressed at the 2015 Venice Film Festival.

Dakota Johnson in Marc Jacobs

Dakota's off-the-shoulder gown was overtly minimalist, save for the artfully scattered embellishments throughout.

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Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton

From the eyelet detailing, fluttery sleeves and sweeping skirt, Alicia's look took on a literal interpretation of romantic bohemia.

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Diane Kruger in Boss

Painfully elegant was Diane's tea-length Boss confection, complete with a sleek train as the pièce de résistance.

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Amber Heard in Alexander McQueen

Amber's tiered, floral look was a classically romantic choice for the premiere of Danish Girl.

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Kristen Stewart in Chanel

No stranger to wearing standout Chanel, Kristen pulled off the latest in her string of strong looks—a metallic lace confection—with aplomb.

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Elisa Sednaoui in Armani Privé

A vision in her shimmering column gown, Elisa added even more sparkle with diamond jewelry.

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Hilary Rhoda in Kaufmanfranco

A bold backless dress with a fiercely smoldering smoky eye? Hilary came to the carpet dressed to kill.

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Elizabeth Olsen in Calvin Klein

No bells or whistles necessary—Elizabeth's crisp, figure-hugging frock made a statement all its own.

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Kasia Smutniak in Valentino

Kasia nailed it in an artful Valentino creation—the layers of delicate, gold-flecked fabric were downright resplendent.

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