A Brief History of Marion Cotillard’s Red Carpet Triumphs

French actress Marion Cotillard captured the attention of American audiences with her appearance in such films like La Vie En Rose, Big Fish and Inception–and thanks to her frequent presence on the international red carpet circuit. From Cannes to the Met Gala, Cotillard is always best dressed. Here are just a few of her magnificent looks.


At the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, Marion Cotillard posed on the red carpet in a strapless black dress. Clearly not yet the style icon she would soon become.

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Looking downright glamorous at the 6th Marrakech International Film Festival, the star wore a strapless grey ruffled silk gown with a matching hair accessory.


In a black off-the-shoulder cocktail dress with a gold sequin lightning bolt going down the middle, Cotillard was striking at the 11th Annual Hollywood Awards.

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At the 2008 British Academy Film Awards, the actress wore a ivory sequin couture Chanel dress with a dramatic flair.


Marion Cotillard took home the award for Best Actress at the 80th Annual Academy Awards dressed like a modern day mermaid in this intricately-detailed, ivory-colored custom Jean Paul Gaultier gown.


Cotillard wore a black and blue Dior Couture ball gown with a sequined bodice, black leather belt and a tulle and acrylic skirt to the 81st Academy Awards. Her chignon undo and maroon lip kept the look demure instead of goth.


At the 2009 Met Gala, Cotillard stunned in this strapless blush Dior gown. The mermaid-style cut of the gown accentuated her phenomenal shape effortlessly.


The actress glowed in a pastel-colored dress with a silk bustier bodice and georgette embroidered column skirt by Dior gown at the15th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards.

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At the 2010 Met Gala Marion pulled out all the stops wearing this show stopping Dior gown. The dress fit her like a glove and sparkled with every step she took.


The actress made another fashion-worthy appearance at the 2012 Met Gala wearing year other jaw-dropper by Christian Dior. Her strapless two-tone gown featured a black sequin palette embroidered design and a violet sheer skirt that showed of her toned legs.


On the red carpet of the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival, Marion Cotillard dazzled in a chic color-blocked Dior gown. Her strapless asymmetrical dress was paired with aa simple up-do that made her look elegant and flawless.


Cotillard wore a fiery blood-orange double-tiered strapless Dior Couture gown to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards. The brunette beauty kept the focus on her stunning gown with her hair pulled back and minimal jewelry.


At the 87th Annual Academy Awards, Marion Cotillard looked gorgeous in a white Dior Couture gown. The beautiful but unusual shape of the dress featured a perforated texture and a head turning back that made her best dressed on everyone’s lists that evening.


Cotillard look elegant at the 2015 Moet British Independent Film Awards in a long-sleeved sparkly black Dior Couture gown with shoulder cutouts.

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Shining bright on the red carpet of the 69th Annual Cannes Film Festival, Cotillard donned another Dior couture stunner. The gold silk lame column dress was the perfect look for the French actress.