Black and shades of pink seemed to dominate the red carpet this week. From the ongoing Venice International Film Festival to a movie premiere in London, celebs relied on embroidery and other embellishments to make an impact. Fall 2012 couture creations proved to be quite popular, while brands like Gucci, Elie Saab, and Dolce & Gabbana were favored by multiple stars.
Keira Knightley at the World Premiere of Anna Karenina
Keira selected this striking blush pink Chanel Fall 2012 Couture embroidered gown with flutter sleeves, floral appliqués, and metallic belt for her premiere over in London. Chanel Fine Jewelry Geode diamond earrings and coordinating Rupert Sanderson Olwen sandals served as accessories.
Kristen Stewart at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival Premiere of On The Road
Zuhair Murad’s Fall 2012 Couture long sleeve black dress with bold beaded floral embroidery was
Selena Gomez at the 69th Venice International Film Festival Premiere of Spring Breakers
The young star stunned in a pale pink Versace Atelier with an extensive draped train. Selena styled the Fall 2011 gown with Lorraine Schwartz gems, a Judith Leiber embellished minaudière, and Sergio Rossi Song platform sandals.
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Selena Gomez at the 69th Venice International Film Festival Photocall for Spring Breakers
Selena opted for this ornately embroidered black Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2012 dress at her film's photocall. She completed the sophisticated look with Melinda Maria earrings and black Jimmy Choo Lance sandals.
Blake Lively at the Gucci Premiere Fragrance Launch
Blake fittingly wore this burgundy embellished Gucci sleeveless dress with flower-accented neckline to the launch. Gucci's Horsebit bracelet and the fashion house’s Kinga python ankle strap sandals wrapped up the dazzling look.
Salma Hayek at the 2012 Gucci Award for Women in Cinema
Gucci's black silk georgette cap sleeve gown with beaded embellishments and a significantly plunging neckline had Salma standing out at the Venice International Film Festival event. Diamond jewels and a crystallized black clutch polished off her look.
Laetitia Casta at the 69th Venice International Film Festival Premiere of The Master
It was a perfectly peach Elie Saab Fall 2012 Couture tulle embellished dress with A-line skirt for Laetitia at the premiere. The jury member rounded out her look with matching T-strap pumps.
Olga Kurylenko at the 69th Venice International Film Festival Premiere of To the Wonder
This edgy and elegant Valentino Resort 2013 sleeveless gown was comprised of a leather and lace bodice as well as a dramatic tulle skirt. Olga accessorized with a pair of chandelier earrings and a black Salvatore Ferragamo clutch.
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Zoe Saldana at the Los Angeles Premiere of The Words
Zoe's lacy gold embroidered knee length dress with gold belt comes from the Elie Saab Fall 2012 Couture collection. She concluded her premiere look with Neil Lane jewelry, a Judith Leiber clutch as well as blush satin and snakeskin Brian Atwood Teodora pumps.
Kylie Minogue at the 2012 GQ Men of the Year Awards
Kylie's strapless Dolce & Gabbana gown was artfully accented with a black heart and gold chain statement necklace. She finished off the look with a pair of Christian Louboutin Lady Peep Spikes peep-toe platform heels.
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Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2012 Couture Council Artistry of Fashion Award Luncheon
Oscar de la Renta was honored at the luncheon, so it made sense that Sarah would wear one of the designer’s dresses. Her red and white printed Resort 2013 selection had a double layered skirt and was complemented by Shourouk and Fred Leighton jewels along with Manolo Blahnik polka dot pumps.
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