Gemma Arterton turns heads in a patchwork maxi dress in Venice ahead of the city's 73rd Film Festival
Her movie musical La La Land set to open the 73rd Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.
So it was only fitting that Gemma Arterton stole the show as she made her arrival at the site of the event, on Tuesday.
Heading out to meet with festival officials and other stars, the 30-year-old actress donned a bold strapless summer dress, which subtly accentuated her slender curves.
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Full of color: Gemma Arterton stole the show as she made her arrival at the site of the 73rd Venice Film Festival, on Tuesday
Opting for a vibrant patchwork-style maxi dress, the Hansel & Gretel: Witchhunters star ensured that she stood out from crowd.
Retaining an air of elegance despite the summer heat in the continent, Gemma looked the definition of demure summer style thanks to the layered number.
Featuring a high-neckline, which only exposed a glimpse of her delicate collarbones and shoulders, the actress didn't have to worry about her modesty.
Happy to be here: Heading out to meet with festival officials and other stars, the 30-year-old actress donned a bold strapless summer dress, which subtly accentuated her slender curves
Wearing a leather belt high on her waist, the actress broke up the colours and flow of the dress by cinching it in to accentuate her slender waistline.
She teamed the dress with a pair of houndstooth peep-toe stilettos, which further defined her figure.
Accessorising her look with a black satin clutch, the actress kept her look relatively uncluttered; only choosign to wear a handful of rings and some earrings.
All eyes on her: Opting for a vibrant patchwork-style maxi dress, the Hansel & Gretel: Witchhunters star ensured that she stood out from crowd
The Kent native wore her dark locks tied back in a snazzy do with French plaits on either side of her head.
With her fringe worn in sweeping chop, the star highlighted her striking features; which she let shine through thanks to her minimal make-up palette.
Arriving at the site of the 73rd Film Festival, held as part of Venice's biennale, by motor boat, it seemed that Gemma had slipped right into la dolce vita.
Chic for the summer: Retaining an air of elegance despite the summer heat in the continent, Gemma looked the definition of demure summer style thanks to the layered number
Another familiar face: Gemma bumped into German star Nina Hoss whilst out at the festival site
And the Prince of Persia actress has been seen in high spirits ever since her arrival on Tuesday, alongside The Amazing Spider-Man star, Emma Stone.
The rising tinsel town star was spotted looked casually cool in a striped knitted dress and brown sandals as she touched down at the city's Marco Polo Airport.
The 27-year-old actress smiled at onlookers as she made her way down to a waiting water taxi, ahead of Gemma.
Arrivals: Emma Stone, left, and Gemma Arterton, right, were spotted arriving at the Venice Marco Polo Airport on Tuesday, a day ahead of the start of the Venice Film Festival
Carrying a black backpack, Emma shielded her eyes with a pair oversized sunglasses, while her signature red tresses were tied into a relaxed ponytail.
Keeping her makeup to a minimum, the screen star also opted to go light on the accessories, wearing a delicate gold pendant as she prepared for her big night.
Gemma, 30, also cut a stylish figure, arriving in a black-and-white striped FRAME DENIM top, which she teamed with cropped blue jeans and strappy heels.
Casual: Emma opted to keep things casually cool, stepping out in a knitted striped dress
Making waves: She waved at onlookers and photographers as she boarded a water taxi
Anticipation: Emma's musical movie La La Land is set to open the festival on Wednesday
Also wearing sunglasses, the actress - who will serve on the film festival's jury alongside Sam Mendes and Laurie Anderson - let her brown locks rest on her shoulders.
Also spotted making his way through the picturesque city on Tuesday was Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner.
With a pair of Beats headphones resting around his neck, the 45-year-old actor looked casual in a grey sweater with dark rinse jeans.
Earning her stripes: Gemma donned a black-and-white striped top as she arrived in the city
She's got great jeans! The British beauty, 30, wore a pair of dark-rinse cropped jeans
The eyes have it: She teamed her casual ensemble with a pair of stylish cat eye sunglasses
Judge: Actress Gemma will serve on the film festival jury when it kicks off on Wednesday
Hey there! She gave photographers and onlookers one last wave before boarding her taxi
Jeremy is also in town for a big unveiling, as his sci-fi drama Arrival - also starring Amy Adams and Forrest Whitaker - is set to open in competition at the festival.
Dressed in full black ensemble, film-maker Sam Mendes touched down on the same day as the other stars ahead of taking on his duties as the jury president.
La La Land, which tells the story of a jazz pianist who falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles, also stars Canadian heart-throb Ryan Gosling.
Another Hollywood star: On the same day, Jeremy Renner was also seen arriving at the airport
Branded: The screen star wore a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses and Beats headphones
Cool dude: The Hollywood actor looked cool in a grey sweater with dark-rinse jeans
Black to basics: Film-maker Sam Mendes was seen wearing an all-black ensemble as he arrived
Boss: He will serve as the president of the jury, which includes a host of international names
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