The Cannes Film Festival is not only a highlight in the film world, it’s also famed for being a key date in the sartorial calendar too, where celebrities have always flocked to the French Riviera for the event. Celebrating its 70th year, the festival’s late May date heralds in the official start of summer, with ample sunshine and boat parties amidst the cinematic action.
This year is no different, with even more LA “it girls” walking the red carpet, sparking us to wonder whether one has to be in the film industry at all to be invited to such a prestigious event? Evidently not.
Check out the best looks so far below, and stay tuned as we update through the next nine days of the festival.
Kristen Stewart has perfected the tomboy-does-red-carpet look.
Gucci cropping up looking like a dessert again – this time a lemon meringue.
Serious Buffy (the movie) vibes.
The French at it again, this time in Jacquemus.
Tilda does her best Cannes-water-at-night look.
Matrix meets French Riviera.
Now that’s a jumpsuit.
Below notes on Susan still hold.
Thankfully Bella Hadid no longer has to bring her dad as a date.
Michelle Williams + Louis Vuitton = can do no wrong.
John Cameron Mitchell shows the men how it’s done.
Salma on that Gucci dessert tip.
More pink dessert.
“I think the water’s this way.”
So long, farewell.
Bella Hadid appropriated Titanic’s Heart of the Ocean for 2017.
Chinese pop star Chris Lee took an unorthodox approach to the red carpet in Margiela.
Lily Rose Depp, in Chanel, accompanied Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who looked dapper in Brioni.
Naomie Harris dressed as a yummy Gucci popsicle.
The French really are more chic.
At 70, Susan Sarandon proves she wrote the book on sexy.
“No, you look good!”
Emily Ratajkowski eagerly slipped her heels off post-red carpet.
Elle Fanning heard they’re auditioning for Batgirl.
Hailey Baldwin, Bella Hadid and Emrata pose at Coachella, I mean Cannes.
Marion Cotillard keeps it casual in Y/Project.
Evidently Chris Lee has two statement suits in her arsenal.
White linen got us all hot and bothered.
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