Cannes Film Festival 2013: The Fashion That Has Us Saying ‘Ooh La La’

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Perfect Pose
Perfect Pose
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Draped in Christian Dior, Marion Cotillard gives a smile for photographers as she makes her way to The Immigrant premiere.
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Peek-a-Boo
Peek-a-Boo
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Uma Thurman shows off a sexy surprise — a peek-a-boo opening in her Atelier Versace gown.
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Heavy Metals
Heavy Metals
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For the Zulu premiere, actress Uma Thurman stood out from the crowd in a custom strapless metallic silver gown with a dramatic train that was embellished by silver Swarovski crystals on the bodice and complemented with silver jewels.
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Hair-Raising Beauty
Hair-Raising Beauty
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Tilda Swinton looked like the perfect version of herself when she took to the red carpet for the Only Lovers Left Alive premiere. In a custom Haider Ackermann gold ensemble, Swinton proved that her version of "perfect" is chicly weird for the rest of us. And, I mean, that hair.
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Cheap and Chic
Cheap and Chic
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Right after "jetsetting socialite," we can add "budget conscious shopper" to the list ways to describe Olivia Palermo. Over her opulent gold sequined Roberto Cavalli halter gown, Palermo wore a Zara blazer that I'm sure she picked up from the mall on the way to Cannes.
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Holy Gold Feathered Bolero, Batman!
Holy Gold Feathered Bolero, Batman!
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Bond Girl Laetitia Casta topped off a Christian Dior gown (with sheer cascading panel covered with pink floral appliqués) with a gold feathered bolero. Yes, a gold feathered bolero.
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Safe and Sound Swinton
Safe and Sound Swinton
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Bowie muse Tilda Swinton played it safe when she wore an androgynous Chanel Resort look comprised of a slightly flared navy jacket accented with three ‘CC’ buttons with wide-legged white pants.
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The Bees Knees
The Bees Knees
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Nicole Kidman pulled back her strawberry blond tresses into something of a mangled, braided, low-hanging beehive bun for the Cannes Closing Ceremony and Zulu screening.
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Closing Cannes
Closing Cannes
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Channelling her inner Grace Kelly, Nicole Kidman looked regal in a custom Giorgio Armani white silk bustier gown with a gold Swarovski crystal bow detail sweeping across the bodice for the Closing Ceremonies of the Cannes Film Festival. Oh, and some Harry Winston jewels, just for fun.
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Oh, This Old Thing?
Oh, This Old Thing?
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Rumor has it that this Marchesa creation Nicole Kidman wore to the Nebraska premiere in Cannes is the very dress that Anne Hathaway cast off on Oscar night. Whatever, it looks better on Nicole anyway.
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Black and White
Black and White
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Zhang Ziyi gets lost in the most beautiful moment as she walked the carpet for the All Is Lost premiere.
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Stairway to Heaven
Stairway to Heaven
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Elsa Zylberstein looks angelic as she ascends the stairs to the 'Only God Forgives' Premiere in Cannes.
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Garden Party Ready!
Garden Party Ready!
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Milla Jovovich took a much welcomed break from the darker and heavier looks she's already worn in Cannes with this Valentino Couture frilled number. She should just wear this for the rest of the festival.
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We Love Goldie Hawn
We Love Goldie Hawn
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There's nothing bad to say about Goldie Hawn. She's adorable, fun, humble, charitable, and can rock a chartreuse chiffon gown and shades like no one's business!
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Adorable Overload
Adorable Overload
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Peter Dundas and model Lily Donaldson look adorable as they pose in a white double breasted tuxedo jacket and red gown (respectively).
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She's Like A Work of Art
She's Like A Work of Art
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Sharon Stone has worn something by Roberto Cavalli every day of her stay in Cannes, and there's no wonder why! This white backless column gown is simple and chic until Stone turns around, then there's a silver serpent to remind you that you can look at Sharon Stone, but you can not touch.
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Cherry Bomb!
Cherry Bomb!
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Jessica Hart gives her best 'come hither' look as she heads into the amFAR 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS dinner in a striking cherry gown with sheer paneling.
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Best Friends Forever!
Best Friends Forever!
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Isabeli Fontana, Hofit Golan and Petra Nemcova pose together yearbook-style as they get the party started at the amFAR bash (AKA Cannes's Prom).
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Cannes' Angels
Cannes' Angels
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Two of Victoria's Secret's Angels (Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Alessandra Ambrosio) were snapped on stage at the amFAR fundraiser showing lots of skin to raise money for the very chic cause.
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In the Waiting Line
In the Waiting Line
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Karlie Kloss waits for her turn to strut the amFAR catwalk in a dress ready for the ultimate journey through the Sahara... We're guessing there are champagne rivers at her oasis.
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On the Catwalk
On the Catwalk
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Models do their little turns on the runway as part of amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival.
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Leader of the Beautiful Pack
Leader of the Beautiful Pack
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Sharon Stone graced the stage at the amFAR bash and that harem of models should be happy to be near her.
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Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
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Heidi Klum decked in Marchesa and Jessica Chastain in Saint Laurent stop to smile for the camera!
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Baby's in the Corner
Baby's in the Corner
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Cannes Juror Nicole Kidman sits one out in a black and floral embroidered off-the-shoulder dress that totally clashes with the decor.
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Golden Girl
Golden Girl
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Model Karolina Kurkova rocked the runway in one of the gold gowns custom created for the event.
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Is This Part of Her Act?
Is This Part of Her Act?
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Burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese sat to catch her breath in a black velvet voluminous Ulyana Sergeenko Couture gown.
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No Shrinking Violet!
No Shrinking Violet!
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Not a chance model Joan Smalls is going to fade into the crowd, wearing a Givenchy floral sequin sheer gown with a sheer sweater with leather appliqués, Smalls turned heads at the amFAR event.
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Ms. Jackson, If You're Nasty
Ms. Jackson, If You're Nasty
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Nothing nasty about Janet Jackson here! She wowwed outside the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in a white Armani Privé suit. Let's just hope she didn't spill anything...
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Lady in Red
Lady in Red
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Sharon Stone wins Cannes. I don't know if she is actually nominated for anything at the festival, but the way she looks in this asymmetrical red Roberto Cavalli number at the de Grisogono Party earns her top honors.
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Diamonds, Emeralds... and Copper!
Diamonds, Emeralds... and Copper!
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If there was ever a 'do to inspire, it's Jessica Chastain's golden copper soft curls. The Bulgari diamond barrette sure helps.
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All Is Not Lost
All Is Not Lost
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Wearing the only purple gown that needs to exist, Jessica Chastain showed a little leg in a custom made Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci gown for the Cannes premiere of All is Lost.
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Milla Makes Waves
Milla Makes Waves
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Another day, another Cannes red carpet for Milla Jovovich. This time, Jovovich made waves on the the carpet in an Armani design that she let billow in the breeze as the crowd snapped her picture.
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All The Trends in One Outfit
All The Trends in One Outfit
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Li Yuchun's ensemble has a little bit of everything: intricate beading, epaulets, pants, fringe, open-toed boots, ombré. Just no lipstick.
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Fringe Benefits
Fringe Benefits
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Araya A. Hargate followed The Great Gatsby's lead and dressed for a 1920's extravaganza… or the premiere of All Is Lost.
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Skull and Bows
Skull and Bows
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Zachary Quinto is wearing a bow tie and everything is right with the world.
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Cannes' Little Mermaid
Cannes' Little Mermaid
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Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio looks like a metallic mermaid in a Roberto Cavalli stunner, and we're okay with that.
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Ready for Her Close Up
Ready for Her Close Up
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Petra Nemcova's sheer and sequin Elie Saab gown leaves little — and somehow everything — to the imagination.
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Harlem Shaking in Cannes
Harlem Shaking in Cannes
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Anais Monory watched as Burkinabe actor and dancer Souleymane Deme get his groove on the Grigris red carpet.
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Another Day, Another Cavalli
Another Day, Another Cavalli
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Are we the only ones not wearing Roberto Cavalli during Cannes this year? Irina Shayk is yet another beauty to pose in a sexy beaded confection for the red carpet.
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Arm Candy
Arm Candy
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It's date night in Cannes! Always chic Adrien Brody brings lady love Lara Lieto to the screening of Cleopatra. Nothing goes with a man's bow tie quite like a beauty in a gold dress.
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Long Hair, Don't Care
Long Hair, Don't Care
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Time to pony up! Slovak actress Adriana Karembeu's pony tail measured in at over three feet long for the Behind the Candelabra premiere.
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Green with Envy
Green with Envy
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Adriana Karembeu can not only rock a pony, but she got to strut the carpet with a kickass pair of emerald and diamond earrings!
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Most Photogenic
Most Photogenic
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This woman! Hey, Adriana Karembeu, can you give the rest of Cannes a chance and let someone else look as awesome on the red carpet? Thanks.
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Suit and Tie
Suit and Tie
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It's a boys' night out in Cannes for the Behind the Candelabra premiere. Though, I think their suits might be a little different than the ones Liberace used to rock…
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Model Behavior
Model Behavior
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Fashion models Chanel Iman and Joan Smalls (in Emilio Pucci) look picture perfect (and freakishly similar) at the Cannes premiere of Behind the Candelabra.
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How Low Can You Go?
How Low Can You Go?
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The bubbly Hungarian model, Barbara Palvin, left L'Oreal's Cannes cocktail reception with a smile on her face and a silk chiffon scarf covering the opening of her tuxedo's daring neckline!
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Regal Elegance
Regal Elegance
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Headed up the red-carpeted stairs to the Cannes Classic screening of Cleopatra, Jessica Chastain looked regal in a white caped Versace gown and trombino sapphire ring from the Elizabeth Taylor Bulgari collection — what else?
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Feeling Blue
Feeling Blue
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Sharon Stone is perfect. She happens to be wearing an electric-blue Roberto Cavalli gown that he dressed her in on his private yacht, but she could be in bed sheets and would still look perfect.
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XOXO
XOXO
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Model Petra Nemcova blows us all kisses in an Egyptian-inspired champagne gown as she heads in to see Cleopatra. Le sigh.
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Smock Shock
Smock Shock
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Back on the Cannes red carpet for a second night in a row, Milla Jovovich misses the mark in a Miuccia Prada-designed gown that seems a little too much like an apron. But her hoop earrings are great!
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Queen of Diamonds
Queen of Diamonds
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Work that sapphire and diamond pendant necklace, Jessica Chastain. Work it!
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Meow!
Meow!
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Rosario Dawson has sure come a long way from Josie and the Pussycats, hasn't she? Dawson attended the premiere of As I Lay Dying in a white sequin-covered, low back Elie Saab masterpiece with a side braided up-do.
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Fields of Milla
Fields of Milla
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Milla Jovovich was feeling floral in this boldly printed dress. She might want to cool it with the eyeliner, though. Someone might mistake her for a raccoon in a bed of flowers.
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The Bump-It to End All Bump-Its
The Bump-It to End All Bump-Its
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Marion Cotillard has reached new heights with this beehive hairdo.
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The Name's Owen. Clive Owen.
The Name's Owen. Clive Owen.
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Clive Owen is giving his best James Bond impression.
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Princess Zoe of the Saldana
Princess Zoe of the Saldana
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Star Trek Into Darkness star Zoe Saldana auditions for the role of Disney Princess in her pale blue frock.
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Don't Rain on My Train
Don't Rain on My Train
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Selita Ebanks knows the way to make one hell of a glamorous entrance.
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Modular Marion
Modular Marion
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Marion Cotilard is a picture of '60s glamor in this pretty colorblock dress. Plus: those shoes. They are beautiful.
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Carte Blanc
Carte Blanc
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Doutzen Kroes looks lovely in a simple white dress. Anyone else think she looks like a young Denise Richards?
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Who's That Girl?
Who's That Girl?
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Naomie Harris is having a Thandie Newton moment while leaving (what else) a fancy yacht.
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Everything's Coming Up Roses
Everything's Coming Up Roses
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Olga Sorokina gets botanical with her accessorizing.
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This Is Not a Luau
This Is Not a Luau
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Keith Urban apparently forgot to give Nicole Kidman the memo that Cannes is not a Hawaiian luau.
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Ring Around the Watson
Ring Around the Watson
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The Bling Ring star Emma Watson is giving us serious "I-just-stole-half-of-Hollywood" realness.
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This Girl is On Fire
This Girl is On Fire
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire featured a monochromatic Jennifer Lawrence.
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Shoegaze
Shoegaze
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Machiko Ono's heels surely could cure the walking blues.
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Lovely Ladies
Lovely Ladies
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Doutzen Kroes and Eva Longoria actually look like this when they first wake up.
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It's Always Sunny on James Franco
It's Always Sunny on James Franco
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James Franco's future is so bright, he's gotta wear shades from a gilded era.
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Hunger Games
Hunger Games
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A muffin top is one thing, but a whole muffin tin dress?
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Feelin' Knotty
Feelin' Knotty
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Cheryl Cole's hair is a knotted, multi-toned mess of something, but don't you sort of like it?
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Ring or Weapon?
Ring or Weapon?
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That is one seriously ferocious bauble that could also take out any potential stalkers. Functionality!
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Don't Rain on My J-Law
Don't Rain on My J-Law
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The Internet's Best Friend, Jennifer Lawrence, shows us that you can still look like fire in the rain.
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Totally Tubular
Totally Tubular
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Kirsten Dunst looks both pretty and uncomfortable in this lovely black dress.
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Un-Biel-evable
Un-Biel-evable
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Jessica Biel proves why she deserves the name Mrs. Timberlake in a beautifully intricate dress on the Inside Llewyn Davis red carpet.
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Milla Jovovich Dresses Down
Milla Jovovich Dresses Down
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Milla Jovovich proves that sometimes you Cannes keep it casual at the French film festival.
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Stealing Our Hearts
Stealing Our Hearts
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The Bling Ring stars Claire Julien, Israel Broussard, and Emma Watson run up the stairs at The Bling Ring premiere in style.
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Blinded by the Light
Blinded by the Light
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Frieda Pinto shines in a floor-length glittery gown while posing with actress Aimee Mullins.
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Cannes You Handle the Glitz and Glam?
Cannes You Handle the Glitz and Glam?
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The scene at The Great Gatsby Cannes premiere looks like a snippet out of a scrapbook of old Hollywood glamour.
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Like Lying on a Bed of Roses
Like Lying on a Bed of Roses
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Actress Sonam Kapoor's whimsical, rose-covered ball gown was a showstopper on the Cannes red carpet.
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We're Not Losing You, Solange
We're Not Losing You, Solange
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Solange takes the stage at Cannes in a '70s-inspired pantsuit, continuing her penchant for modernizing retro style.
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The Bling Rings
The Bling Rings
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The Bling Ring star Emma Watson adds a rebellious touch to her black and white gown with three ear cuffs at the premiere for the Sofia Coppola film.
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Black and White Picture Show
Black and White Picture Show
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Actress Zhang Ziyi arrives on the red carpet in a black and white gown perfectly complimented by just enough sparkle around her neck.
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Glamour
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Glamour
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Actress Zhang Ziyi, who you may remember from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, matches her purple manicure to her green and purple floral dress, with a pop of color thanks to her gold flower ring.
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Lettuce Have Some More!
Lettuce Have Some More!
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Chinese actress Zhang Yuqi goes bold in a bright green ball gown with a plunging neckline, but it seems the risk pay off.
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Model Behavior
Model Behavior
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English model Cara Delevingne is poised and perfect as she hits the Cannes red carpet in a floor-length black gown.
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Keep it Tight, Old Sport
Keep it Tight, Old Sport
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Leonardo DiCaprio makes sure not a hair is out of place. That's how you do dapper duds, dudes.
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Solange Knowles Style
Solange Knowles Style
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Solange rocks big hair in a big way at the Cannes Film Festival, and she glows in that gold dress. Flowing layers are never a bad thing.
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Everything's Coming Up Ruching
Everything's Coming Up Ruching
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Audrey Tatou decides she'd rather blend in with the scenery than stand out. The ruched bodice of her dress matches seamlessly with the background.
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Go Big or Go Home
Go Big or Go Home
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Nicole Kidman edged up her ponytail at Cannes by adding a bouffant. We're calling it the 'Reverse Trump.'
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Singing in the Rain
Singing in the Rain
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Elizabeth Debicki, breakout star of The Great Gatsby, tries to stay dry at Cannes in a classy lace gown.
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The Tootsie Two-Step
The Tootsie Two-Step
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Julianne Moore's shoes are wonderful, and that lavender color is perfection on her: if only her toes weren't trying to flee captivity.
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Monacome As You Are
Monacome As You Are
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Nicole Kidman's pretty dress immediately brings to mind Grace Kelly — her next big screen role.
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Contemplative Carraway
Contemplative Carraway
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Tobey Maguire looks slightly terrified to hit the rainy red carpet. But with threads that fresh, he has nothing to fear except allusions to Spider-Man 3.
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Lana Del Rey Keeps It Classy
Lana Del Rey Keeps It Classy
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Lana Del Rey showed up at the Cannes Film Festival in a gorgeous black and white gown with intricate detailing. Cannes you say ooh la la?
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Carey Mulligan Goes Au Natural
Carey Mulligan Goes Au Natural
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Carey Mulligan, at Cannes to celebrate the release of The Great Gatsby, leaves the extravagance of the '20s behind for a simple light pink gown. She accessorizes with Baz Luhrmann.
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Isla Ruffles Our Feathers
Isla Ruffles Our Feathers
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Isla Fisher wears a ruffled red dress to the Cannes Opening Ceremony. Red on red doesn't always work out, but Fisher does it well. We love it!
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High Fashion or the High Seas?
High Fashion or the High Seas?
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On Day 1 of the Cannes Film Festival, Nicole Kidman's little black dress is accented by big black sleeves. Do they work, or does she look like she's ready to go swashbuckling?

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