Lifestyle Style Kate Hudson and Demi Moore Dazzle at the Venice Film Festival's Celebration of Women in Cinema Gala The longtime friends flaunted their fabulous figures in contrasting dresses at the event in Italy By Abigail Adams Abigail Adams Instagram Twitter Digital News Writer, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 5, 2021 01:39 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Daniele Venturelli/Getty Kate Hudson and Demi Moore are a cut above the rest. The longtime friends confidently flaunted their fabulous figures at the Celebration of Women in Cinema Gala on Saturday during the Venice Film Festival. Moore, 58, let her hair down (literally), contrasting her long black locks with a bright white dress with a plunging neckline and exposed midriff. Hudson, 42, stepped out in a black halter dress with sexy cutouts throughout. The fancy floor-length garment featured an ultra high slit on the left side. The actress teased the skin-baring design on Instagram posing in a limo and quoting Coco Chanel in the caption. "'Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.' -Coco Chanel I chose fabric…." Demi Moore Declares It's a 'Red Hot Summer' as She Poses in a One-Piece Swimsuit The Golden Globe winner also left her blonde hair down, simply tucking the tresses behind her ears. Both women accented their outfits with silver jewelry. Daniele Venturelli/Getty (2) Before the event, Hudson paid tribute to hairstylist David Babaii following news of her old friend's death with an emotional post on Instagram. "21 years of shenanigans and laughter. My dear boo, I love you," she captioned a smiling shot of the two. "Processing this loss is really sad and challenging, I will miss you terribly. Forever and always." Kate Hudson Mourns Death of Longtime Friend, Hairstylist David Babaii: 'I Will Miss You Terribly' In 2019, Babaii celebrated his friendship with Hudson in a sweet tribute to the Music actress on Instagram. The hairstylist recalled how the two first met two decades prior when he was two weeks out of beauty school at Vidal Sassoon Academy. "She is the reason of my career and pretty much my successful life. Without Kate I would've just been working at a salon," he wrote alongside a candid shot of the pair. George Pimentel/WireImage "Without Kate I would've just been working at a salon....... which was my plan and no one would've ever known who I was," he continued. "But she made me who I am today and personally she's made me the man I am today and someone that every day is working on bettering himself #lotofwork. I love you for life, no one can ever replace you in my heart. You are my muse my inspiration my dear friend. We are family." Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet Make Red Carpet Fashion Magic at the Venice Premiere of Dune The star-studded Venice Film Festival has had no shortage of stunning styles this year. On Friday, Dune stars Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya hit the premiere of their Sci-Fi film in incredible outfits that instantly went viral. Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Zendaya, 25, showed off a custom-fitted leather Balmain gown created by her longtime image architect Law Roach, which he matched with a pair of Christian Louboutin pumps. Roach accented the ensemble with some exquisite Bulgari emeralds and diamonds. Chalamet, 25, also went with a striking look, wearing an all-black and sequined outfit by Haider Ackermann in addition to jewelry by Cartier and other sleek accessories. The Veince Film Festival runs through Saturday, Sept. 11.