Who Wore Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Better…Violante Placido or Julie Bowen?

Violante Placido attended the Vogue Italia dinner party during the 2012 Venice Film Festival back in August wearing a stunning Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Fall 2012 dress.

Her grey silk strapless dress with sparkling crystal details was styled with matching silver and PVC ankle-strap pumps. Breaking up the silver colour palette, she added a cream minaudiere and a hot-pink lip colour.

The following month, Julie Bowen wore the same dress while attending the Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Performer Nominees’ 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Reception.

Julie also opted for all silver accessories including Brian Atwood peep-toes and a metallic Jimmy Choo ‘Tube’ clutch.

Violante wins for me. I love that pop of pink.

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29.08.12 Premiere

Violante Placido In Alberta Ferretti – ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ Venice Film Festival Premiere & Opening Ceremony

Violante Placido also took to the red carpet tonight for the 2012 Venice Film Festival premiere of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’, which also served as the Opening Ceremony this evening.

The Italian actress wore a fiery Alberta Ferretti strapless red gown with a sweetheart neckline.

I love everything about this look, especially the red accessories, but I can’t get on board with the hair on this occasion.

Not being a fan of ombre hair I wish she had styled her hair in a more sophisticated manner to complement the gown.

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Violante Placido In Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti – Venice Film Festival Dinner

Violante Placido attended the Vogue Italia dinner party at the 69th Venice Film Festival yesterday evening.

She looked stunning wearing a Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti Fall 2012 dress.

The grey silk dress with sparkling crystal details was styled with matching silver and PVC ankle-strap pumps.

A beige minaudiere and silver cuff accessorized her look with a hot-pink lip colour providing a pop of colour.

With each Venice Film Festival post I am getting more and more excited. I hope you are too.

This dress may give you déjà vu, that’s because Malin Akerman wore a similar dress from the same collection to the ‘Rock of Ages’ Stockholm premiere.

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29.08.12

Violante Placido In Dolce & Gabbana – 69th Venice Film Festival

Violante Placido was also seen arriving in Venice, Italy, ahead of the 69th Venice Film Festival yesterday afternoon.

The Italian actress wore a vibrant floral-printed Dolce & Gabbana skirt which she teamed with a classic white button-down blouse which was buttoned down a bit too far.

A nude shoulder bag, a gold timepiece and blue Sergio Rossi PVC T-strap open-toe sandals accessorized her look.

The finishing touches to her look included wavy locks and a pink lip colour.

You may remember that Violante wore Alberta Ferretti almost exclusively to this festival not once, but on two occasions.

I’m looking forward to seeing what she brings to the red carpet this time around.

You can buy a longer version of Violante’s Dolce & Gabbana skirt from farfetch.com and farfetch.com US.

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31.08.11 Premiere

Violante Placido In Alberta Ferretti – “The Ides Of March” Venice Film Festival Premiere

Violante Placido was one of the many stars to grace the red carpet for “The Ides Of March” Premiere during the 2011 Venice Film Festival this evening.

The actress wore a gorgeous Alberta Ferretti gown.

Her custom-made light blue tulle gown was covered in Swarovski details.

The gown was matched by her clutch and her piercing blue eyes.

Everyone knocked it out of the fashion ball park tonight.

The drought is officially over.

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Who Wore Alberta Ferretti Better? Violante Placido or Tess Daly

It looks like Cheryl Cole wasn’t the only one giving us a red carpet re-run at the 2011 National Television Awards which was held at The O2 in London last week, Tess Daly did too.

Violante Placido wore this Alberta Ferretti draped silk-chiffon gown to the 2010 Venice Film Festival Opening Ceremony and “Black Swan” Premiere.

I loved the subtle gold accessories which she paired with her Resort 2011 blush gown, as they didn’t over power her look.

Unfortunately when it comes to Tess Daly, I see the clutch, the cuff and the necklace before I see her gorgeous gown.

When it comes to elegance less is more which is why Violante wins this by a very long margin.

This breath-taking gown is available to purchase from Net-A-Porter.com.

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2010 Venice Film Festival Opening Ceremony & “Black Swan” Premiere – Jo Champa & Violante Placido In Alberta Ferretti

Alberta Ferretti always has a strong showing on the red carpet at European Film Festivals, and last nights 2010 Venice Film Festival “Black Swan” Premiere was no exception.

Whilst model Elisa Sednaoui wore a look from Alberta Ferretti’s Special Gown collection.

Violante Placido and Jo Champa both wore looks from the Alberta Ferretti Resort 2011 collection.

Actress Violante Placido wore a blush chiffon Alberta Ferretti Resort 2011 gown which is a divine colour on her.

I prefer her thinner waistband to the models and I adore her gold accessories which include a gold Ferragamo minaudiere.

I’m not so keen on the cuff, but when her gown, hair and make-up are this gorgeous that is easily brushed aside.

Actress Jo Champa opted for an Alberta Ferretti white silk chiffon Resort 2011 gown.

I really love the poufy sleeves and the chantilly lace which decorates her décolletage.

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