In the early years of the competition, British actress Diana Dors wore a bikini comprised of mink fur to the 1955 occasion.
Diana Dors sails previous St. Mark’s Square throughout the Venice Film Festival on May 5, 1955. Horace Abrahams/Stringer/Getty Images
She paired the bathing swimsuit, which had pearl-like straps, with heeled sandals.
More than 10 years later in 1967, New Zealand mannequin Fiona Campbell-Walter attended in a patterned crop high and matching pants.
Fiona Campbell-Walter, Capucine, and Gualtiero Jacopetti at the Venice Film Festival. Keystone Features/Stringer/Getty Images
She didn’t put on any equipment with the outfit, and as an alternative stored the concentrate on her vogue and curled coiffure.
Fast ahead a couple of many years, and Salma Hayek hit the 2002 crimson carpet in a sheer lilac robe.
Salma Hayek at a ‘Frida’ occasion throughout the Venice Film Festival on August 29, 2002. J. Vespa/Getty Images
The midi costume was sleeveless with a scoop-style neckline, and it had a nude slip beneath.
Christina Ricci was the subsequent star to put on a see-through look in 2003.
Christina Ricci at the ‘Anything Else’ Venice Film Festival premiere on August 27, 2003. J. Vespa/Getty Images She wore a black bodysuit with a strapless, scalloped neckline beneath a lace overlay with lengthy sleeves. The latter half of the costume additionally had a form-fitting skirt, whereas one other layer of lace created the look of leggings and a brief prepare.
She accomplished the look with crimson nail polish and yellow alligator-print heels.
Kate Hudson rocked a one-of-a-kind maternity look that yr.
Kate Hudson at a ‘Le Divorce’ Venice Film Festival screening on August 31, 2003. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images The two-piece set had a grey bralette beneath a sheer, crystal-encrusted halter high, and an identical skirt — each of which highlighted her child bump.
Hudson additionally wore an updo coiffure, rosy make-up, and drop earrings.
Italian star Marina Ripa Di Meana turned heads at the 2005 competition in a crimson outfit with unconventional particulars.
Marina Ripa Di Meana at the ‘Seven Swords’ premiere on August 31, 2005. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images She wore a strapless crimson costume, satin scarf, and gloves that lined her arms — but it surely was her floor-length skirt that stole the present. It had a gap lower in the center the place she stepped one leg out to reveal her black tights and crimson heels.
The author and actress additionally wore a crimson round headpiece round her face, lengthy earrings, and a white shell as a hoop.
Actress and producer Tiziana Rocca was additionally there in a blue-and-brown ensemble that embraced the bare-midriff development of the early aughts.
Tiziana Rocca and Carlo Giovannelli at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2005. Franco Origlia/Stringer/Getty Images Her sleeveless, striped high lined simply her chest, and it had beaded fringe that prolonged past her abdomen.
The shirt matched her floor-length skirt, and its waistband mirrored her skinny scarf.
British actress Jane Alexander dared to be completely different in a minidress throughout the 2008 competition.
Jane Alexander at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2008. Elisabetta A. Villa/Getty Images
Her strapless, neon-green costume had a pleated bodice, flowers throughout its neckline, and a bubble-shaped skirt. She accessorized with solely metallic heels.
Model Eva Herzigova took the reverse strategy in an extended robe with daring particulars.
Eva Herzigova at the ‘Valentino: The Last Emperor’ premiere on August 28, 2008. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Her white, strapless robe had a ruched bodice with small cutouts throughout her waist, and a floral, semi-sheer skirt comprised of lace.
She accomplished the glam look with a glowing clutch, diamond necklace, and traditional make-up.
Just a few days later, Anne Hathaway walked the crimson carpet in a robe that doubled as an artwork piece.
Anne Hathaway at the ‘Rachel Getting Married’ premiere on September 3, 2008. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images Her strapless Versace robe, and comprised of a gray-toned material, had a high-low skirt with floral elaborations that exposed layers of multicolored tulle beneath.
To praise the costume, Hathaway wore metallic heels and a gold necklace.
Eva Mendes experimented with an edgy costume in 2009.
Eva Mendes at the 2009 ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans’ premiere. Venturelli/Getty Images She wore a black sleeveless robe with a high-waisted skirt and a wrap-style high that created a triangular cutout in the center of her chest.
Mendes additionally wore open-toed heels and a diamond bracelet.
Jessica Alba rocked the same type at the 2010 Venice Film Festival.
Jessica Alba at the ‘Machete’ premiere on September 1, 2010. Dominique Charriau/Getty Images Her black robe had a strapless high with a nude, round print that created the phantasm of sheer panels. It additionally had a high-low skirt that helped Alba exhibit the daring pair of strappy sandals she was carrying.
For jewellery, she selected an outsized orange ring and dangling diamond earrings.
Kate Hudson returned to the competition in 2012 whereas carrying a glowing costume that was held along with tiny beaded strings.
Kate Hudson attends a Venice Film Festival occasion on August 29, 2012. Tullio M. Puglia/Stringer/Getty Images
The asymmetrical design additionally had a single strap that crossed her shoulder, and panels of nude material that have been lined in white-and-tan sequins.
Freida Pinto’s glamorous look that yr included three cutouts.
Freida Pinto at a Venice Film Festival occasion on September 4, 2012. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images
The sleeveless, black-and-gold robe had one half-moon cutout above her skirt, and two smaller slits on either side of her waist.
At a competition occasion the identical yr, Selena Gomez opted for a baby-pink costume comprised of a novel, leather-like materials.
Selena Gomez attends the ‘Spring Breakers’ premiere on September 5, 2012. Elisabetta A. Villa/Getty Images
The strapless costume had a criss-cross bodice and further material that cascaded from one hip.
Actress and mannequin Anna Safroncik wore a novel blue robe with a plunging neckline in 2013.
Anna Safroncik attends the ‘Philomena’ premiere on August 31, 2013. Venturelli/Getty Images
The blue robe additionally had sheer straps, floral elaborations throughout its bodice, and a glowing skirt.
Businesswoman Goga Ashkenazi stood out in yellow a couple of days later.
Goga Ashkenazi at the Venice Film Festival on September 1, 2013. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images
Her see-through look included yellow undergarments and a two-piece overlay with a design resembling paint splatters. She additionally wore black sandals, a striped belt, and carried a white purse.
In 2016, mannequin Bianca Balti put a daring twist on a standard trench coat.
Bianca Balti at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2016. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images Her model was worn as a costume. It was brief in the entrance with a belt that linked round her waist, and longer in the again the place her skirt prolonged previous her ft.
Balti additionally wore black sandals, a pulled-back coiffure, and a diamond necklace that emphasised the deep neckline of her outfit.
The following yr, Zoë Kravitz wore a costume that was each easy and daring.
Zoë Kravitz at a ‘Racer And The Jailbird’ screening on September 8, 2017. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images
The black, long-sleeved minidress had shoulder pads, a skirt that gathered in the center, and a flower comprised of sequins that prolonged from her chest to her skirt.
Lady Gaga stole the present when she arrived at the 2018 occasion in a pink costume lined in feathers.
(*27*) Lady Gaga attends a ‘A Star Is Born’ screening on August 31, 2018. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images She regarded like a princess in the Valentino haute couture ball gown, which had off-the-shoulder sleeves and a ruffled skirt.
Gaga accessorized with minimal make-up and diamond drop earrings.
Iman hit the crimson carpet in 2019 whereas carrying a cape-style adorned with feathers.
Iman attends the Venice Film Festival on August 28, 2019. Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Getty Images
The mannequin’s crimson, white, and blue outfit lined her complete physique. Its tri-colored chicken print additionally matched the crimson, white, and blue feathers that lined its skirt and neckline.
Candice Swanepoel arrived the subsequent day in a button-up shirt worn as a costume.
Candice Swanepoel attends a screening of ‘Marriage Story’ on August 29, 2019. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images To assist the “no-pants-trend” look match the red-carpet vibes, the mannequin added a black belt with a gold buckle, pointed pumps, and a gold necklace.
Zazie Beetz regarded stylish in her daring costume that yr.
Zazie Beetz at a ‘Seberg’ screening on August 30, 2019. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images
Her semi-sheer white robe was comprised of lace. It had skinny straps comprised of chains up high, and an extended skirt that reached the flooring and lined her sneakers on the backside.
This yr, Italian influencer Paola Turani wore a putting maternity robe throughout the first day of the Venice Film Festival.
Paola Turani attends a screening of ‘Madres Paralelas’ on September 1, 2021. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images The navy-blue costume, designed by Atelier Emé, had a halter high with a deep neckline and an open again. Its floor-length skirt additionally had a brief prepare.
She paired the costume with a ponytail and diamond jewellery.
Model Mariacarla Boscono then arrived in a burgundy costume with facet slits.
Mariacarla Boscono attends a screening of ‘Madres Paralelas’ on September 1, 2021. Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images The asymmetrical robe was designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. One strap sat upright throughout her shoulder, whereas the different fell loosely throughout her arm.
Boscono accomplished the look with burgundy tights, black pointed pumps, and emerald jewellery from Cartier.
Cynthia Erivo dazzled in a sleeveless robe with a thigh-high slit.
Cynthia Erivo attends a screening of ‘Madres Paralelas’ on September 1, 2021. Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images In addition to the daring skirt element, Erivo’s Versace robe additionally had a plunging neckline with criss-cross straps that lined her chest.
She accessorized with silver platform sandals and drop earrings comprised of pink-and-purple crystals.
Fashion journalist Anna Dello Russo stood out in a pink ball robe with a structured skirt.
Anna Dello Russo attends a screening of ‘Madres Paralelas’ on September 1, 2021. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Ermanno Scervino designed the pink costume. It had one lengthy puffed sleeve, a corset-style bodice, and a full semi-sheer skirt.
She additionally wore a diamond necklace and matching earrings with the robe.