The 2016 Cannes Film Festival was a feast for the senses. It not only delivered spectacular works in film and an impressive guest list, but it also presented stellar red carpet style offerings from A-list celebrities and prominent names in the film industry. There were a lot of vibrant hues such as reds and yellows, stunning embellished dresses, and a few bold sartorial choices.
Here are some of the most memorable looks from this year’s Cannes Film Festival:
1. Blake Lively
Blake Lively has been everyone’s favorite style crush since she took on the role of Serena van der Woodsen on the television adaptation of Gossip Girl. She has made it onto every best dressed list with her stunning fashion choices and impeccable style. Blake continued her impressive streak with two beautiful looks at the photocall and premiere of Cafe Society.
The 28-year-old stunner arrived at the Cafe Society photocall in a bright red jumpsuit from Juan Carlos Obando’s fall 2016 collection. It had thin shoulder straps, a crossover panel, a low neckline, and a matching scarf. She styled it with pink lips and silver heels.
Blake graced the premiere of Cafe Society in a custom gown from Atelier Versace that flaunted her enviable figure. It featured a sleeveless design, a plunging neckline, a silk chiffon train, and Swarovski beaded crystal embellishments. She finished off her look with side-parted waves cascading down on one shoulder, gold heels, pink lips, and an assortment of jewels from Lorraine Schwartz.
2. Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain served two different looks at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. She captured everyone’s attention in a striking yellow gown from Armani Prive at the premiere of Cafe Society. It featured a strapless neckline, a pleated detail on the bodice, and a short train. She styled it with a side-parted bob and a statement necklace from Piaget.
The 39-year-old actress was also in attendance at the premiere of Money Monster in an embellished gown from Alexander McQueen’s fall 2016 collection. Her sheer tulle dress featured a sleeveless design, a V-shaped neckline, and diamante embroidery. She completed her look with a wavy bob and jewelry from Piaget.
3. Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts was a vision in lilac at the opening of this year’s Cannes Film Festival and the premiere of Cafe Society. She wore a column gown from Armani Prive, which featured embellishments and a strapless neckline. Side-parted hair and a statement necklace from Bulgari provided the finishing touches to her look.
4. Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore turned heads in a custom sheer black gown from Givenchy Couture, which featured three-quarter sleeves, a serpent bodice, sequin embellishments, and a short train. Her gorgeous red hair cascaded down her back, and she added a bit more sparkle to her look with jewelry from Chopard.
5. Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst stepped out in two different looks at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. First, she attended the jury photocall in a lemon yellow shirt dress from Christian Dior. It had short sleeves, side pockets, a flared skirt, and a gold mirrored belt. She styled it with red lips and a pair of ankle-strap sandals from Ferragamo.
At the opening ceremony of the film festival, Kirsten looked beautiful in a pink silk gown from Gucci that featured long sleeves, a floor-length skirt, and floral embroidery.
6. Gong Li
Gong Li sashayed down the red carpet in an ivory lace dress from Roberto Cavalli Couture, which featured an off-the-shoulder neckline, long bell sleeves, and Chantilly lace. She styled it with dangling earrings and a statement necklace from Piaget.
7. Bella Hadid
Bella Hadid made an appearance at the opening ceremony of this year’s Cannes Film Festival in a gorgeous custom Roberto Cavalli Couture dress. It featured a sleeveless design, cutout details, a mermaid style, and crystal embroidery. She swept her hair up in a sleek ponytail and finished off her look with jewelry from De Grisogono.
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What do you think of these red carpet looks from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival?