The crimson carpet on the 2021 Cannes Film Festival has given spectators the a lot wanted high-fashion moments which were missing all through the pandemic.
After two postponements, this yr’s movie pageant has introduced collectively main stars like Timothée Chalamet, Marion Cotillard, Bella Hadid, Spike Lee and others who’ve used the Cannes crimson carpet to make an announcement with their colourful and fantastical seems.
Many stars have seemed to the current couture runways for his or her Cannes red-carpet seems, together with Hadid, who made headlines on July 11 when she wore an avant-garde Schiaparelli robe and necklace from the design home’s current fall 2021 couture assortment.
Here, WWD breaks down a few of the most standout vogue seems on the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Read on for extra.
Bella Hadid in Schiaparelli
Bella Hadid has lengthy been a Cannes Film Festival fixture, often making an influence for her sultry but elegant fashion over the previous couple of years. The mannequin introduced her signature fashion again to this yr’s movie pageant on opening evening, carrying a classic Jean Paul Gaultier white, form-fitting gown with a black tulle cape and matching bodice from the designer’s spring 2002 assortment.
Hadid’s greatest vogue assertion, nonetheless, got here on July 11 on the screening of “Three Floors,” the place the mannequin wore a black, long-sleeved wool crepe gown with a low-cut neckline and a gilded brass necklace within the form of trompe l’oeil lungs from Schiaparelli’s current fall 2021 couture assortment that debuted earlier this month.
Timothée Chalamet in Tom Ford
Timothée Chalamet has been a red-carpet star to observe for the reason that Oscar-nominated actor got here into the limelight in 2017. His first look on the Cannes Film Festival on July 12 — which was for the premiere of the star-studded Wes Anderson movie “The French Dispatch” — was Chalamet’s first main red-carpet look for the reason that pandemic began. Chalamet attended the premiere carrying a metallic silver and gold Tom Ford swimsuit with matching boots and black sun shades.
Tilda Swinton in Haider Ackermann
Tilda Swinton joined her costars on the premiere of “The French Dispatch” on July 12 in an attention-grabbing look by Haider Ackermann. The actress wore a cropped pink bolero blazer and matching prime with a floor-length orange skirt, which she paired with a inexperienced sequined long-sleeved shirt.
Jodie Turner-Smith in Gucci
Jodie Turner-Smith wore a customized Gucci robe on the premiere of “Stillwater” in the course of the pageant on July 8. The actress’ look consisted of a black vinyl and crystal embroidered bustier corset with a dramatic white-to-yellow ombré skirt designed with crystal embroidery and ostrich feathers.
Tina Kunakey in Valentino
Tina Kunakey opted for a couture second on the premiere of “Benedetta” on July 10. The mannequin wore a hooded gown from Valentino’s spring 2020 couture assortment, which consisted of a violet radzimir cape and silk gown embellished with the design home’s crimson faille bow.
Jodie Foster in Givenchy
Actress Jodie Foster attended the Cannes Film Festival’s opening evening in a customized Givenchy couture robe. The actress, who was the recipient of the pageant’s honorary Palme d’Or prize, wore a white silk gown designed with small cutout particulars and embroidered pixel motifs.
Lou Doillon in Gucci
Actress and musician Lou Doillon wore the closing look from Gucci’s “Aria” fall 2021 ready-to-wear assortment on the Cannes Film Festival’s opening evening. The black and gold gown was made in a cady lamé cloth with a pleated skirt. Doillon accessorized the gown with Gucci’s crystal-embellished, anatomical heart-shaped clutch, which additionally made its debut within the “Aria” assortment.
Marion Cotillard in Chanel
Longtime Chanel ambassador Marion Cotillard has worn a number of seems from the design home all through the pageant. On opening evening for the debut of her movie “Annette,” the Oscar-winning actress wore a metallic silver gown from Chanel’s fall 2020 couture assortment. The gown featured an asymmetrical shoulder strap and a tiered skirt.
Carla Bruni in Celine
The former French first woman and mannequin has worn a number of eye-catching robes on the pageant from design homes like Celine and Saint Laurent. She attended the pageant’s opening evening carrying a chic, form-fitting gown by Hedi Slimane for Celine, who designed the pastel blue robe with crystal gildings.
Leila Bekhti in Givenchy
French actress Leila Bekhti opted for an unconventional swimsuit for the Cannes Film Festival’s opening evening. She wore a customized Givenchy look that consisted of a white, off-the-shoulder grain de poudre tuxedo jacket worn over matching trousers.
Spike Lee in Louis Vuitton
Cannes jury president Spike Lee has attended nearly all pageant occasions in seems designed by Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton. The Oscar-winning director and screenwriter attended opening evening in his most eye-catching look: a scorching pink double breasted swimsuit with matching pink sun shades. Lee paired the look with customized Nike Air Jordan’s that have been designed in a blue, white and crimson colorway that gave a nod to the French flag.
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