I asked, the gods answered: After a week of bizarre harem pants jumpsuits and grotesque gladiator sandals, we're finally treated to a hefty dose of Italian glamor courtesy of the Rome Film Festival. Specifically, L'Uomo Che Ama Party at Rome's Officina Farneto. Even the "Bads" are pretty glam here — not least because people rocked not-so-basic black about fifty amazing ways! Oh, those crafty Europeans...after the jump!
Hard to argue with a perfect velvet gown like Kseniya Rappoport 's.
Doesn't seeing Monica Bellucci and Vincent Kassel just make you want to be an insanely gorgeous Italian movie star with a French actor-director husband who splits her time between Rome and Paris? Yeah, same here.
Didn't we see this fern number of Rihanna? Miriam Catania adds a dash of sophistication.
Maria Sole Tognazzi gives us the high-necked iteration. Don't know what's up with the sorority pledge rose...
And a drape from Claudia Zanella!
Carmen Consoli demonstrates the tragic truth about "runway to reality."
It's not really Elena Bouryka's fault that she's reminding me of a popular bar mitzvah look circa '93.
Hey, did you guys watch Stylista? That contestant Katie would totes have tried to wear this to work! Tiziana Rocca at least limits it to the red carpet.
Elena Russo's jacket renders this silhouette really bulky.
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