BEST DRESSED

Dressed to Impress at the Cannes Film Festival


There are few places more glamorous than the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, where actresses and models alike relish in the opportunity to wear over-the-top, elaborate gowns. Here, this year’s looks.

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Lupita Nyong’o was a vision in green as she twirled her Gucci gown for the tuxedo-clad cameramen.

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Karlie Kloss kicked off Cannes in style in a silver Atelier Versace Fall 2014 jumpsuit at the festival’s opening ceremony.

Photo courtesy of Versace.

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Naomi Watts shined in a steel grey, feathered gown by Elie Saab Couture.

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Model Liya Kebede looked cool in a metallic Louis Vuitton dress and black pointed pumps.

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Julianne Moore in Armani Privé was nothing short of elegant.

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Fan Bingbing embraced spring in a custom pink and green floral Ralph & Russo couture gown.

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Doutzen Kroes showed some leg in a crisp white gown by Atelier Versace.

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Natalie Portman was red hot in a crimson Dior gown at the opening ceremony.

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Aymeline Valade channeled the ‘90s in a pale blue metallic Ulyana Sergeenko dress. Black strappy sandals and a choker polished off the sleek look.

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Sienna Miller shined bright in a silver and black Balenciaga Fall 2015 dress and crisp black sandals.

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Model Tanya Dziahileva was pretty in pink Georges Hobeika Spring 2015 couture.

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Fan Bingbing was breathtaking at the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road” in a bloom-bedecked Marchesa gown.

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Rachel Weisz looked super sleek in a black Narciso Rodriguez jumpsuit at the premiere of “The Lobster.”

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Natasha Poly never disappoints at Cannes. In a gold Michael Kors dress (paired with red lips and nails), the model shined in more ways than one.

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Emma Stone, who is in town to promote her new Woody Allen film, “Irrational Man,” stepped out in a black lace Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2015 dress and black Christian Louboutin pumps. An asymmetrical up-do and ear cuff added a bit of flash.

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Liya Kebede was a knock out in a sequined Proenza Schouler dress.

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Natalie Portman shined at the premiere of her directorial debut for “A Tale of Love and Darkness” in a two-tone Christian Dior Spring 2015 Couture dress and black sandals.

Courtesy of Dior

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Cate Blanchett, last year’s Queen of Cannes, made her first appearance at the festival in a dramatic Alexander McQueen dress and jacket and classic black pumps.

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Poppy Delevingne was a vision in green with a forest green Burberry Prorsum gown and a glistening Chopard necklace.

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Emma Stone traded in the youthful frock she wore to the photocall for a more grown-up look that evening. With an up-do, a delicate choker, and a mint-colored Christian Dior Couture lace gown, the actress exuded old Hollywood glam.

Courtesy of Dior

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Charlize Theron glowed at the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road” in a sunny Christian Dior Couture gown and Chopard gems.

Courtesy of Dior

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Sienna Miller continued her dramatic Cannes tour with a star-printed Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015 cape and dress, paired with a Bulgari necklace and clutch.

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Natasha Poly stunned in an Atelier Versace Fall 2014 gown at the premiere of “Carol.”

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The eternally best dressed Diane Kruger was a vision in blue Prada at the premiere of her new film “Maryland.”

Courtesy of Prada

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Rooney Mara, who is known for favoring black and white on the red carpet, chose an Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2015 dress in the latter hue for the premiere of her new film, “Carol.”

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Natalie Portman wore a textured black dress from Rodarte’s Fall 2015 collection in a rare departure from her Dior-heavy wardrobe.

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Cate Blanchett stole the show in a voluminous Giles Fall 2015 gown.

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Léa Seydoux looked timeless in Miu Miu at “The Lobster” premiere.

Courtesy of Prada

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Miranda Kerr dressed the part for the Magnum Pink and Black Party in an Emanuel Ungaro gown, pale pink sandals, and diamond earrings.

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Karlie Kloss was a vision in a turquoise Oscar de la Renta at the de Grisogono Divine Party.

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Cate Blanchett would never settle for a plain black dress. This Armani Privé Spring 2015 gown (paired with chic gold cuffs) is as close as it gets.

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Cara Delevingne in Saint Laurent at the Cannes Film Festival, May 2015. Photo by BFA.com.

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Alicia Vikander brought her signature ease to the “Sicaro” premiere in a straight-off-the-runway dress from the Louis Vuitton Resort 2016 collection.

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Joan Smalls rarely makes a misstep on the red carpet—and this black Givenchy couture gown is no exception.

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Model Izabel Goulart wooed in a white and nude paneled Zuhair Murad gown.

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Bollywood star Aishwarya Bai Bachchan stunned in a grey and black gown from Ralph & Russo Couture and diamond gems.

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Chanel Iman ruled the red carpet at the “Youth” premiere in a strapless Donna Karan Atelier gown with diamond and emerald earrings.

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Joan Smalls donned another edgy look for the premiere of “Youth”: a white Alaia two-piece.

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Kendall Jenner showed her dark side in a black version of the look.

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Soo-Joo Park looked elegant in an Oscar de la Renta Spring 2015 gown.

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Marion Cotillard dazzled in a Christian Dior Spring 2015 Couture gown at the premiere of her new film, “Macbeth.”

Photo courtesy of Dior.

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Model Hanne Gaby Odiele was a vision in a loose-fitting white dress, burgundy shoes, and bag by Dior.

Photo courtesy of Dior.

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Chanel Iman shined from head to toe in Zuhair Murad at the amfAR gala.

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Kendall Jenner brought the drama to the 2015 amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala in Calvin Klein Collection.

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Keeping her accessories to a minimum, Diane Kruger pulled off a daring Chanel Pre-Fall 2015 look.

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Model Eva Herzigova shined in a silver Dior dress and black manicure.

Photo courtesy of Dior.

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Marisa Berenson took to the festival in a white satin jacket and black trousers by Dior.

Photo courtesy of Dior.

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Model Toni Garrn celebrated the film in a silver Elie Saab gown and geometric clutch.

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Alicia Vikander stunned in a Valentino Spring 2015 Couture grey velvet dress and Boucheron drop earrings.

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Marion Cotillard was a vision in baby blue Dior Couture at the premiere of “Le Petit Prince.”

Photo courtesy of Dior.

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After endless show-stopping looks, Sienna Miller closed Cannes with a bang in a pale blue leather bodice and lace skirt by Gucci.

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