Diane Kruger kick-starts Venice Film Festival style parade in Chanel & Elie Saab

Now, we don't mean to gush, but how beautiful did Diane Kruger look on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival last night?

Answer: very.

Diane Kruger in Elie Saab at The Ides of March premiere at the 2011 Venice Film FestivalPicture-perfect: Diane Kruger at the premiere for The Ides of March last night. Photos:WireImage/GettyImages

The actress kick-started her Film Festival style parade (and we're hoping there will be plenty more where this came from) by hitting the premiere of The Ides of March in this glistening champagne Elie Saab Couture gown.

Longer blond curls and immaculate makeup were all that were required to complete the picture-perfect look.

But that wasn't all. She then scored another style hit, attending the official festival opening dinner in Chanel Couture (but of course.)

Diane Kruger in Chanel Couture at the opening dinner of the 2011 Venice Film FestivalChic in Chanel: Diane was dressed to impress at the 2011 Venice Film Festival launch dinner. Photos:GettyImages

The 35-year-old teamed her structured monochrome dress with a cute, disheveled side plait and a striped black-and-white clutch.

Ahh la Kruger. Perfection as always. (There, gushing over. For something slightly less sycophantic, check out what we made of George Clooney on the very same red carpet.)

Which of Diane's Film Festival looks gets your vote? Poll below!

Which of Diane's Film Festival looks do you love best?
Elie Saab54 (85.7%)
Chanel Couture9 (14.3%)

Click on our gallery below to see who else has been walking the red carpet at this year's Venice Film Festival:

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