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Fashion in the French Riviera : Exquisite and timeless Cannes Red carpet looks

With the Cannes Film Festival kicking off last week, celebrities return to the French Riviera.  For ten days straight, Hollywood’s A-list and supermodels descend upon the most glamorous red carpet events in exquisite couture confections. Although these straight-out-of-runway and couture pieces cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, you can get your hands on Mon Cheri dresses on sale that offer your favorite A-list’s ensemble in similar fabrics, style and silhouette. From classic LBDs to can be inspired by various red carpet moments of celebrities. If you’re a Hollywood enthusiast, then you already know that A-listers have mesmerized us with aesthetically crafted and couture pieces on the Cannes red carpet time and againWith over-the-top extravaganza, who wouldn’t want to get lost in the sea of sequin embellished clothing. Let’s take a look at some iconic gowns to walk la croisette.

Catherine Walker (1987)

Diana, Princess of Wales wore a pale ice blue dress and scarf by Catherine Walker on the red carpet with Princess Charles for the 1987 Cannes film festival. The Duchess donned her signature winged hair with a cascade of cropped pixie cut. She opted for dangling stone encrusted earrings and complemented the ice blue monotone with a cascade of flowers. Often revered as a perfect ensemble for wedding or for mother of the bride dresses, you can acquire a similar fabric or style from various retailers offline and online. 

Danielle Roseberry (2021)

With a major in-person festival to take place in Venice last year, celebrities are hitting the Cannes red carpet with high fashion glamour, and supermodel Bella Hadid didn’t hold back either. Unlike other red carpet ensembles, she stepped into a fall 2021 Daniel Roseberry’s couture collection for Schiaparelli. Roseberry’s sculptural jewellery resembles the anatomical bronchi created from gilded brass with a black form-fitting black gown with padded shoulders. Safe to say that this ensemble will go down as one of the most iconic special occasion dresses. 

Gucci (2015)

Often revered as one of the best dressed, Lupita Nyong’o looked seraphic donning her ethereal green Gucci gown at the 2015 French Riviera festival. With the chiffon pieselle fabric incorporated with cape detail with diamond encrusted alice bands. She completed her green ensemble with diamond drop earrings. The Oscar winning actor showed off her beautiful neckline by tying her hair in a bun.Soaring high in  the list of Premium evening                    

Dior (2017) 

Popstar turned Fenty beauty Mogul, Rihanna donned a Dior Haute Couture gown with a matching white coat. Completing the ensemble with giant cocktail rings, she bared her neck with the off-shoulder cut of the dress. Complimenting the white monotone, Rihanna opted for stone-encrusted bracelets and white sunnies. She swiftly transported us to the futuristic matrix era. Yet again, Rihanna cemented her status as a style icon.  

Gucci (2021)

Star of the Sci-Fi drama “After Yang ” Jodie Turner Smith turned heads in the South of France by stepping into a custom strapless Guccu gown. With black vinyl and crystal embellishments, she completed her Gucci fantasy with sunny yellow feathers incorporated with a pair of chunky platform heels. The Bri-born actor, donned in Gucci High jewellery and beryls. With the Fashion house’s makeup accessories, she opted for a natural glow for the red carpet. 

Celine (2021)

Supermodel Carla Bruni dazzled in a figure hugging blue and silver Celiene ensemble. The elegant one shoulder with the embellished fabric draping over one arm cascaded down her back. Carle completed her thigh high slit ensemble with svelte pins, incorporated with silver high heels and a dainty clutch bag. With fresh faced makeup and chestnut locks, Bruni turned heads at the French Rivera red carpet.