Nicole Kidman Has Been Dominating Cannes Film Festival Style Since 1992 — and Here Are the Pictures to Prove It
The 49-year-old actress has attended this legendary festival for decades, and has donned everything from vest-trouser getups in 1992 to putting on full-on fashion show when she served as a jury member in 2013. Now, with four movies set to debut at the 2017 festival, her sartorial savviness shows no signs of slowing down, which is why we invite you to take a look back at the most memorable ensembles she ever wore on the red carpets of the south of France
The star proved she's the queen of Cannes in a silver fringed sequined gown from Michael Kors Collection, which she paired with a loose updo and a deep berry lip, for the Beguiled premiere.
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2017 - ALEXANDER MCQUEEN
The star chose a blush lace dress and black grommet belt by Alexander McQueen and paired it with pointy-toe Christian Louboutin pumps for The Beguiled photo call. Just a few delicate rings completed the look.
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2017 - ARMANI PRIVE
The actress chose an Armani Privé couture look for the Cannes Film Festival 70th Anniversary Gala, which she paired with a matching choker-and-bracelet set by Stephen Russell.
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2017 - VERSACE
The star wore a Versace ruffled LBD with thick ankle-strap pointy-toe sandals to the photo call for Top of the Lake: China Girl.
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2017 - CALVIN KLEIN BY APPOINTMENT
The actress stunned in a custom Calvin Klein look designed by Raf Simons. It featured a black bias-cut, double-faced silk duchess satin bustier with a white hand cut silk tulle skirt finished with a silk waistband and delicate suspenders. Harry Winston jewelry and a bold red lip completed this classic look.
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2017 - DIOR
For the photo call for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Kidman chose a forest-feeling frock from by Christian Dior Couture, which she accessorized with metallic green sandals.
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2017 - RODARTE
Kidman made her first appearance at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival a total style statement! The actress, who worked with Julia von Boehm for this Cannes press tour, arrived at the premiere of How to Talk to Girls at Parties in a totally frilly, yet totally sequin-y design by Rodarte.
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2014 - ARMANI PRIVE
In a strapless blue embroidered gown by Armani Privé with diamond Harry Winston jewels at the Grace of Monaco premiere.
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2014 - ALTUZARRA
In a belted white crepe Altuzarra dress with matching white strappy heels, diamond Harry Winston jewels and a bold red lip at the Grace of Monaco photo call.
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2013 - GIORGIO ARMANI
In a custom white Giorgio Armani gown with a plunging neckline and Swarovski crystal embroidery paired with Harry Winston jewelry at the closing ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival.
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2013 - DIOR HAUTE COUTURE
In a strapless embroidered pale pink silk organza bustier evening dress by Dior Haute Couture with magenta Dior heels and a matching lip at The Great Gatsby premiere.
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2013 - L'WREN SCOTT
In a strapless black, red and blue design by L'Wren Scott with black Fred Leighton cuffs at the premiere for Inside Llewyn Davis.
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2013 - CHANEL
In a white square neckline gown with a feathered skirt by Chanel paired with Fred Leighton black enamel and gold cuff bracelets, a black two-tone belt and red pumps at the premiere of La Venus A La Fourrure.
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2013 - VALENTINO HAUTE COUTURE
In a cream-toned floral mock-turtleneck ballgown by Valentino Haute Couture at the Nebraska premiere.
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2013 - CALVIN KLEIN
In a black leather Calvin Klein dress at the Calvin Klein and IFP celebration.
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2013 - MARCHESA
In an off-the-shoulder floral piece by Marchesa with Cathy Waterman earrings and nude two-strap heels at amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS benefit.
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2013 - CHRISTIAN DIOR
In a navy blue sequin sheath with a matching navy-and-gold clutch and lace-up heels -- all by Christian Dior -- at the Cannes Film Festival.
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2013 - ALEXANDER MCQUEEN
In a black midi with a graphic neckline and exaggerated shoulders by Alexander McQueen, which she paired with suede and patent raspberry heels at the Cannes Film Festival jury photo call.
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2013 - CHLOE
In a cream textured sweater, white trousers, nude kitten heels, a black Chloé coat and a Versace bag at the Cannes Film Festival.
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2013 - ALTUZARRA
In a boho-inspired satin tunic by Altuzarra, black pants, lace-up flats, a gray top-handle tote and oversize black cateye sunglasses with husband Keith Urban at the Cannes Film Festival.
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2013 - CHLOE
In a matching tweed coat and min by Chloei, which she paired with a baby blue blouse and two-tone top-handle bag, Cathy Waterman earrings, strappy Ferragamo heels and cateye sunglasses at the Cannes Film Festival.
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2012 - RALPH LAUREN
In a geometric V-neck black-and-gold design by Ralph Lauren at the premiere of Hemingway & Gellhorn.
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2012 - ANTONIO BERARDI
In a fitted red sheath by Antonio Berardi, d'orsay black heels and simple gold jewels at a photo call for The Paperboy.
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2012 - LANVIN
In a watermelon-hued perfectly-draped one-shoulder backless gown by Lanvin with diamond jewels at the premiere of The Paperboy.
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2012 - CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE
In a black-and-white windowpane print dress by Christian Dior Couture paired with a black belt and peep-toe heels at the photo call for Hemingway & Gellhorn.
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2012 - L'WREN SCOTT
In a cream-hued dress with red velvet accents by L'Wren Scott and large hoops while filming a TV show at the Cannes Film Festival.
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In a floral halter gown for the Dogville premiere.
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In a rouched black dress with a bold chocker and nude d'orsay heels for a Dogville photo call.
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In a white gown featuring a metallic bodice and thigh-high slit with diamond jewels and crystal-covered heels for amfAR's annual Cinema Against AIDS benefit.
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In a ruffled black gown with a tiered skirt and strappy black heels at the premiere of Moulin Rouge.
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In a red floral midi with flower pouf mules at a photo call for Moulin Rouge.
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In a flamenco-inspired red gown with a high-low ruffled hem at the Cannes Film Festival.
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In a trench-inspired black dress and black heels at a photo call for Beyond Rangoon.
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In a black slip dress, fishnet stockings, shoulder-high gloves and a pearl bracelet alongside then-husband Tom Cruise at the Cannes Film Festival.
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In a pearl-encrusted vest, white blouse, white tapered trousers, a subtle chainlink watch and white strappy flats at the Cannes Film Festival.