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Daniela Virgilio Fendi – ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ Venice Film Festival Premiere & Opening Ceremony

Daniela Virgilio attended the premiere of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’, which was also part of the 69th Venice Film Festival opening ceremony on Tuesday evening.

The Italian actress wore a unique gown for the event, standing out amidst a sea of goddess gowns.

The silver-embroidered Fendi dress, covered in light-blue floral embroidery, features an unexpected netted neckline and bow detailing.

I bet Michelle Williams is kicking herself for missing this dress for herself.

A blunt bob, strappy Fendi sandals, smoky eyes and black Fendi clutch, which feel a tad too heavy, complete the look.

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22 Responses to Daniela Virgilio Fendi – ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ Venice Film Festival Premiere & Opening Ceremony

  1. Alina August 30, 2012 at 09:01 #

    “I bet Michelle Williams is kicking herself for missing this dress for herself.” – LOL :)

    • Christine August 30, 2012 at 13:24 #

      LOL. This dress is super cute.

  2. Beta August 30, 2012 at 09:10 #

    ohhh I love this dress!! it feels different

    • mm August 30, 2012 at 11:02 #

      I agree, it is grown up adorable

  3. Anna August 30, 2012 at 09:15 #

    I don’t like the dress as a gown. As a knee-length dress or even a mini this would’ve been PERFECT.

    btw, the sandals seem to be quite interesting.

  4. Valerie August 30, 2012 at 09:26 #

    Very original, it’s summery and fresh, but still classy.

    • Rash August 30, 2012 at 10:32 #

      Exactly, the uniqueness of this dress is what makes it stand out and in a very very good way ! Totally loved it !

      Also, those sandals are lovely.

      • CreoleLady August 30, 2012 at 10:57 #

        +1! I’m surprised that I like it.

        • Nat August 30, 2012 at 11:08 #

          + 2
          I’m surprised to like it, too. Quite a lot, actually.
          And the sandals look lovely.

    • Jones19 August 30, 2012 at 12:47 #

      I usually don’t go for dresses like these but this is uber cute!

  5. Aline August 30, 2012 at 12:57 #

    What an adorable look!

  6. Rebecca Z August 30, 2012 at 13:22 #

    I love this too. It is so refreshingly different–playful without being childlike. She looks soo much better in it than Michelle Williams would have because this woman has the sophistication to pull this kind of look off.

    • Mol August 30, 2012 at 16:49 #

      Well put, I agree totally

  7. dee August 30, 2012 at 13:34 #

    I think this dress is all kinds of ugly.

    • Nat39 August 30, 2012 at 18:16 #

      Ditto. It’s a silly dress – frumpy print, childish design on top, and a sexy thigh-high slit – pure mess, she looks horrible.

  8. Liana August 30, 2012 at 14:40 #

    Weird dress, but at the same time, quite quirky. I like it on her!

  9. Hannah August 30, 2012 at 15:01 #

    I really like this. I have a love/hate relationship with quirky dresses but this one works because it is still sophisticated and elegant.
    Her shoes are Fendi, I think. http://www.forwardforward.com/fw/DisplayProduct.jsp?code=FEND-WZ1&d=Womens

  10. EmmaWoodhouse August 31, 2012 at 01:42 #

    I’m torn…on one hand, I like some aspects of this look. But I think that I would have preferred it as a knee-length style with a full, flared skirt. Then I would be completely sold. But then it wouldn’t be appropriate for the red carpet…in fact, I think it wasn’t a formal enough choice in the first place.

  11. tanya September 3, 2012 at 02:32 #

    beautiful, i love someone who isnt afraid to try something different

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