Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens switch racy bikinis for glamorous gowns at Venice Film Festival premiere of Spring Breakers

You can cover up then! Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens switch racy bikinis for glamorous gowns at Venice Film Festival premiere of Spring Breakers

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23:15 GMT, 5 September 2012

They've been showing off their wild sides over the last few weeks as they let their hair down in a series of string bikinis to film movie Spring Breakers.

But Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and the rest of the young female cast managed to ditch their sexy alter egos for a more glamorous affair this evening (Wednesday).

The actresses stunned as they walked the red carpet for the premiere of the movie at the Venice Film Festival.

So you can do sophisticated! Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens ditch their bikinis as they turn up to the Spring Breakers premiere at the Venice Film Festival

So you can do sophisticated! Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens ditch their bikinis as they turn up to the Spring Breakers premiere at the Venice Film Festival

So you can do sophisticated! Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens ditch their bikinis as they turn up to the Spring Breakers premiere at the Venice Film Festival

Covering up for a change: The girls have been baring their skin in the movie but transformed into the epitome of glamour at the bash tonight

Covering up for a change: The girls have been baring their skin in the movie but transformed into the epitome of glamour at the bash tonight

The girls have been filming wild scenes in the movie, while even off screen they've revealed they like to have fun as they enjoy their time in Venice.

But tonight it was all change as they transformed themselves into the epitome of sophistication.

Unlike how they've been seen recently, the female castmembers covered up most of their skin to wear floorlength gowns.

Stylish: Selena Gomez oozed sophistication in her stand out gown following a spot of sight seeing with her raucous cast mates earlier in the day

Stylish: Selena Gomez oozed sophistication in her stand out gown following a spot of sight seeing with her raucous cast mates earlier in the day

Photo call: Hudgens and Gomez were joined on the carpet by Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine

Photo call: Hudgens and Gomez were joined on the carpet by Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine

Lady in blue: Blonde star Ashley Benson stunned in a strapless blue floorlength frock as she posed for cameras

Lady in blue: Blonde star Ashley Benson stunned in a strapless blue floorlength frock as she posed for cameras

Lady in blue: Blonde star Ashley Benson stunned in a strapless blue floorlength frock as she posed for cameras

Selena stunned in a blush pink strapless frock with a cinched in bust and patterned detailing.

Gomez finished off her look with a glittery clutch bag and her brunette locks worn down to the side.

Smiling sweetly for the cameras she even matched her lips to the gown as she was joined by co-star and pal Hudgens on the carpet.

Posing up: Director Harmony Korine gave wife and star of the movie Rachel Korine a kiss as she showed off her style in mustard yellow

Posing up: Director Harmony Korine gave wife and star of the movie Rachel Korine a kiss as she showed off her style in mustard yellow

All glammed up: The girls spend a lot of time in the movie in their bikinis but covered up like ladies for the glitzy event

All glammed up: The girls spend a lot of time in the movie in their bikinis but covered up like ladies for the glitzy event

Line up: Actor James Franco was also on hand to celebrate the film as she showed up in a dapper suit

Line up: Actor James Franco was also on hand to celebrate the film as she showed up in a dapper suit

Vanessa similarly showed off her more glamorous side in a floorlength frock, although she kept it slightly racy with a plunging neckline.

The High School Musical star stood out with the sequin detailing and her hair piled on top of her head in a high bun.

But they weren't the only Spring Breakers stars to tidy up their looks.

Makes a change: Over the lat few weeks the stars have been shooting wild scenes while scantily clad

Makes a change: Over the last few weeks the stars have been shooting wild scenes while scantily clad

Actresses Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine also covered up more in carpet-skimming dresses.

Pretty Little Liars star Ashley opted for wore electric blue strapless with an up do, while Rachel stood out in a mustard yellow frock which emphasised her cleavage.

And her husband, director Harmony Korine, seemed proud to be with his wife as he even kissed her on the cheek in full glare of the cameras.

Making her entrance: Selena revealed her high heels as she stepped up and into the flashy venue

Making her entrance: Selena revealed her high heels as she stepped up and into the flashy venue

Male lead: Franco was all smiles after wrapping up the film and marking it at the festival with his young co-stars

Male lead: Franco was all smiles after wrapping up the film and marking it at the festival with his young co-stars

Although he wore trainers with his suit, not quite matching the girls' standards.

They were joined by lead male star James Franco, who cuddled up to them on the red carpet for a series of pictures.

The upcoming film tells the tale of four
college girls who end up in jail after robbing a restaurant to fund
their spring break vacation.

On screen: How the girls appear in the movie with much less clothing on

On screen: How the girls appear in the movie with much less clothing on

They later find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer, played by James Franco, who wants them to do some dirty work.

The film is due to hit screens next year.