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6 Best Looks From The Cannes Film Festival That Have Stood Out Over The Years

The Cannes film festival (earlier known as the international film festival ) is an annual gala held in France. It has been going on for the past seventy-one years, and is a revered place for fashion enthusiasts. The red-carpet looks of the invited celebrities garner lots of public interest and scrutiny and hence behind each look , there is vision and a dedicated team which includes makeup artists , hairstylists and fashion designers  , who spend several days looking , planning and executing.

Cannes film festival , 2019 has already started and is trending on headlines the world over. Here we list ten brilliant looks that have made history on the red carpet.

Angelina Jolie at the Premier of Inglorious Bastards , Cannes film festival , 2009.

Angelina Jolie is a true style icon and is the reigning queen of great red carpet looks. The atelier Versace number that she wore to the premier with Brad Pitt on her side was appreciated by many. The high slit , the flowing hair and the popping red lips accentuated her already perfect outfit.

Princess Diana at the festival in 1987

Princess Diana is remembered equally for her smart fashion choices as she is remembered for her work with charities. Her appearance in an icy-blue, flowing princess ballgown , designed by Catherine walker was an instant hit. The soft makeup with dewy skin made the look perfect.

Jennifer Aniston , for the premier of Troy in 2004.


The star appeared on the red carpet with brad Pitt on her side for the premier of the movie troy in an ivory full length , body hugging gown with a halter neck. The sequin crystals in white added glitz and glamour to the look. The dress was an Atelier Versace creation and garnered lots of positive reactions from fashion enthusiasts all over.

Aishwarya Rai Bacchan in 2009

The actress stunned in a daring , white , Roberto Cavalli number , with feather accents and ruffles. This gown was paired with nude lips and smoky eyes , and made quite a mark in the world of fashion.

Bella Hadid , 2016

The barely there , almost waist – high slit dress was definitely a bold choice in the presence of a great number of cameras , but the beautiful actress did justice to this gorgeous Alexandre Vauthier couture gown. Her hair were perfect with a few bangs and a chic bun and this look remains to be one of the most celebrated ones.

Blake lively , 2016

A very visibly pregnant Blake lively stole the show in a bright blue atelier Versace gown , with a slit and a long trail. Her hair were puller back in a sleek ponytail and the makeup was glowing and pink. She paired the look with crystal earrings , matching the silver detailing on the gown. This look has been a fashion bookmark over the years.

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