Cover Beatrice Valli and Marco Fantini walk the red carpet ahead of the movie "Padrenostro" at the 77th Venice Film Festival (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage,)

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Venice stages a more subdued, socially-distant film festival—and stars take to the red carpet in black tie and... face masks.

The 77th Venice Film Festival kicked off late last week—and, in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic and new social distancing measures, this year's red carpet gowns are as glamorous and spectacular as ever. Take a look at our picks for best dressed on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival (so far). This year's festivities run from 2 to 12 September, with Cate Blanchett presiding over the jury.

Arizona Muse wears Alberta Ferretti

Maty Fall Diba wears Etro

Ludovica Valli wears Antonio Riva

Cecilia Rodriguez wears Maria Luisa Hohan

Anna Foglietta wears Etro

Charlotte Vega wears Santos Costura

Beatrice Valli wears Georges Hobeika