Honestly, does it get any better than foreign film festival style? That might sound like something of a generalization, but the Venice Film Festival started earlier this week, and boy has it been quite the smorgasbord of sartorial bliss. And you know which trend has really come to the forefront? Why, bold florals, of course! So far, Diane Kruger, Elizabeth Banks, and Paz Vega have all taken their flower printed day dresses and — to borrow a phrase from Kruger's fabulous onscreen counterpart from Inglourious Basterds — "tripped the light fantastic up the red carpet."
All three actors are part of the various Venice Film Festival juries, and all brought their respective fashion A-game to the jury photocall. Kruger went with sailor-inspired Preen (matched with on-trend Chelsea boots, of course), Banks looked delightfully Effie Trinket-esque in bold Dolce & Gabbana, while Vega went for architecturally retro in Salvatore Ferragamo. All in all, it's quite the trifecta of floral dresses — so let's hope it's something of a harbinger of all the fashion-y red carpet goodness to come (and if Elle Fanning's to die for white plaid pants are any indication, it totally is). Let's take a look!
1. Diane Kruger
Seriously, is there anyone with a cooler, braver fashion sense than Diane Kruger? This irreverently playful number hits the nail on the head.
2. Elizabeth Banks
The Pitch Perfect 2 director stunned in this graphic number, complete with eye-catching 3D embellishments, and she paired them to perfection with some absolutely killer strappy sandals.
3. Paz Vega
The '70s-adjacent print, together with the '60s-inspired silhouette, and the futuristic pleating on the hips makes Ms. Vega's dress an all-around, decades-spanning win.
What's your favorite look from the bunch? I'll always be a Kruger fan at heart, but all three looks are pretty darn fabulous — especially since they kind-of, sort-of match (if you squint really hard).