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Jet-Set Jewelry at the 2010 Venice Film Festival

The 2010 Venice Film Festival kicked off yesterday with a smattering of parties, premieres and pretty people. And while the well-known celebrities are always a big draw (Natalie Portman and Jessica Alba are already turning heads), my favorite film festival pastime is gawking at the jet-set jewelry on miscellaneous red carpet passersby.

Here are some of my favorites so far. But before we take that journey, pause if you will to witness Naomi Campbell’s emerald engagement ring from her Russian billionaire boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin spotted at the “Miral” premiere today. Wowza!

Stay tuned for more Venice Film Festival fashion coverage – and New York Fashion Week is one week away! You gotta love this time of year….

The Jewelry Insider

September 4, 2008

Gold glittered and jaws dropped as Anne Hathaway made a stunning red carpet appearance at the Venice Film Festival premiere of Rachel Getting Married last night. Emerging in an Atelier Versace gown, the star put all other attempts at high festival fashion to shame.

Her cascading dress featured waves of green/grey chiffon, with oversized corsages embellishing the full skirt. A flowing train comprised of mille feuille ruffles followed the star as she worked photographers into a lather. The golden tint in the fabric was complemented by a vintage diamond and gold Bulgari necklace, a tourmaline right hand ring and tasteful diamond studs. Perfection, my dear fashion hounds. Perfection.

The film, directed by Academy Award-winner, Johnathan Demme, is a departure for the star, who plays a fresh-out-of-rehab woman attending her sister’s wedding. The early reviews are glowing, and we can’t wait to see a missing-in-action Debra Winger, who plays Anne’s mother in the film.

We’re also happy to report that Hathaway has apparently wasted no time moving on from her troubled businessman boyfriend, Raffaello Follieri. She was seen canoodling with a very attentive, Josh Lucas, at the Democratic National Convention last week, and one source says, “You could almost taste their chemistry!”

Taste is definitely something this A-lister knows a little something about these days. Bravo!

The Jewelry Insider

August 31, 2008

Statement necklaces, artistic bangles, and diamonds, diamonds, diamonds littered the red carpet at the 66th annual Venice Film Festival this week. High fashion is always on parade at the world’s oldest film event, and this year is certainly no exception.

Before we get to the jewels, the JI would like to take a just brief moment to appreciate the coming together of two very important forces in Venice this year. George Clooney AND Brad Pitt. There to show off their new film, Burn After Reading (directed by the Cohen Brothers), the dynamic duo hit not just the red carpet but all the hot parties and…well… we’re sure they left hundreds of drooling women in their wake. Mea culpa!

OK. Moving on.

The festival’s “Sala Grande” outside the historic Palazzo del Cinema gave us Charlize Theron in two stunning looks, models and dignitaries looking elegant and oh so Italian, and Tilda Swinton in…well…you be the judge. The current ‘big’ trend was on display and new looks for the wrist caught our eye on both Charlize and supermodel, Claudia Schiffer.

We will continue to keep tabs on festivalgoers until the Golden Lion is awarded to the best film on September 6th, as Anne Hathaway, Marisa Tomei, Kim Basinger and many others have yet to show us their Venetian best. Viva La Cinema!