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PICK A DRESS THAT LOOKS GREAT WHEN THE WIND BLOWS
purple Elie Saab design (and its chiffon train, practically hand-picked for a dramatically windswept moment) is ranked as one of the best-dressed Cannes moments in history – according to PEOPLE Style editors anyway.
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PRACTICE YOUR POSE IN THE MIRROR
Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has practically earned a PhD in striking the perfect pose, from the studied stance down to the fierce facial expression.
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HAVE A PINTERERST-WORTHY HAIR MOMENT
Hair that stuns from every angle, like ‘s textured braid, is a must. (See more amazing Cannes braids here.
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MASTER THE OVER-THE-SHOULDER GAZE
The back of Freida Pinto’s coral sequin-emboridered Oscar de la Renta gown (worn to The Homesman premiere in 2014) is just as stunning as the front. Perfect for a glamorous walk up those famous Cannes stairs (and perfect for a looking-back-at-the-cameras stare).
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THE MORE CHOPARD JEWELS THE BETTER
The ring. The earrings. The necklace. Cara Delevingne (seen at the 2013 Great Gatsby premiere) knows that when it comes to Cannes, the motto is: The more bling, the better.
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BRING A HOT DATE
and are always the most sizzling couple at Cannes. Proof: This amazing photo from the 2009 Inglourious Basterds premiere. (Angie’s bringing the heat in a nude Versace gown with a mega slit.)
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GET THE PAPS TO TAKE PHOTOS OF YOU SELFIE-ING
Because that meta photo of you taking a photo of yourself will have everyone talking. Model Petra Nemcova shows how it’s done.
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HAVE YOUR BODYGUARDS CLOSE
You never know when a red carpet crasher is going to try and steal your thunder – or crawl under your dress. America Ferrera knows the secret: Just keep smiling (and your heels sharp).
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HAVE A CANNES SQUAD
Rooney Mara, , Lupita Nyong’o and = #friendshipgoals