Venice Film Festival Red Carpet – Day 2

Posted on September 02, 2011

Hey, kids! It’s Friday! Let’s do a quick rundown of red carpet highlights from Day Two of the Venice Film Festival and say short, bitchy things about each outfit! Okay? Okay!

Abbie Cornish in Atelier Versace Spring 2011Abbie Cornish attends the ‘W.E.’ premiere in Atelier Versace.

Atelier Versace Spring 2011 CollectionAtelier Versace Spring 2011 Collection

Abbie Cornish in Atelier Versace Spring 2011

It gets a little “saloon girl” up around the bustline, but the rest of it is fabulous. We just wish she’d done something better with her hair.


Asia Argento in Alberta FerrettiAsia Argento attends the ‘Carnage’ premiere in Alberta Ferretti.

Asia Argento in Alberta Ferretti

Oh, HONEY. We don’t much like the Martha Mitchell hair, but once you move down past that, it all starts getting very pretty. Then you hit the crotch and it all goes wrong.

Hey. We think we just coined a fashion term. When a dress looks great except for one really bad idea, that’s called “hitting the crotch.” Usage: “Man, that dress was fine until we got to the sheer lace skirt, then it all just hit the crotch.”

Andrea Riseborough in Christian Dior CoutureAndrea Riseborough attends the ‘W.E.’ premiere in Christian Dior Couture.

Christian Dior Fall 2009 Couture

Andrea Riseborough in Christian Dior Couture

We are very thankful that she or her stylist insisted on a top to go with this dress. It’s a really gorgeous dress, but that is so not her color and the rather underplayed makeup doesn’t help. It’s beautiful, but it’s not her dress.

Kate Winslet in Victoria BeckhamKate Winslet attends the ‘Carnage’ premiere in Victoria Beckham.

Victoria Beckham Fall 2011 Collection

Kate Winslet in Victoria Beckham

We don’t know… it’s all a bit Star Trek-y, especially with the pompadour hair. Plus, we don’t think that wing effect works as well on a woman with a decent-sized pair of boobs. It really alters the effect and kind of makes the top 3rd of the dress look like it’s inflated.


[Photo Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images,]

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