Best of Cannes: Glitz and Glam Gowns!

Hollywood makes a pilgrimage to the South of France to toast film and fashion at the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival

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SALMA HAYEK

SALMA HAYEK
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The actress bids adieu to the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival at the closing night ceremony, where the top honor went to the Thai film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.

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KATE BECKINSALE

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For the final night of Cannes, the strolls the Palme d’Or Closing Ceremony red carpet in a strapless black Nina Ricci gown with sheer panels and dazzling Chopard diamond drop earrings.

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DIANE KRUGER

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Ending her elegant run at Cannes, the actress attends the Palme d’Or Closing Ceremony during the film festival in a sweeping Jason Wu fuchsia gown, Roger Vivier clutch and glittering jewels.

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KIRSTEN DUNST

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Proving that brights can be just as elegant as all-black, slips into an aqua Chanel gown and jeweled sandals for the closing ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival.

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JAMES FRANCO

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The Gucci tuxedo-clad performs double duty at the festival, promoting the Allen Ginsberg biopic Howl, as well as his short film The Clerk’s Tale.

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JENNIFER LOPEZ

JENNIFER LOPEZ
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A pretty-in-pink makes a fashionable appearance at amfAR’s annual Cinema Against AIDS gala in a blushing Roberto Cavalli Couture gown and Chopard diamonds.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

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She may not be dating costar , but is still all smiles in a sparkling black minidress and satin Ferragamo pumps at the amfAR gala.

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NAOMI WATTS

NAOMI WATTS
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continues popping up all over the festival red carpet, opting for a dusty rose RM by Roland Mouret dress and Tod’s ankle-wrap sandals for the Fair Game photo call.

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EMILY BLUNT

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Red alert! makes a fiery statement in her bold Edition by Georges Chakra gown, Louis Vuitton jewelry and glittering gold Swarovski clutch at the amfAR gala.

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MISCHA BARTON

MISCHA BARTON
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Also at the amfAR bash: , who is a vision in white Marchesa as she makes a dramatic entrance into the AIDS benefit at the Hotel du Cap.

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ELIZABETH BANKS

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Joining the amfAR party, the blonde actress looks ravishing in a show-stopping Atelier Versace halter dress and Chopard jewelry.

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DIANE KRUGER

DIANE KRUGER
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What’s black and white and fab all over? An impeccably dressed Diane, who hit the amfAR red carpet in a contrasting black and white Chanel gown, Chanel fine jewelry and Sergio Rossi heels.

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NAOMI WATTS

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Continuing her glamorous streak at the festival, the dazzles in a glittering dress and sleek Stella McCartney blazer at the Giorgio Armani-hosted party for Fair Game.

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PENéLOPE CRUZ & JAVIER BARDEM

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The couple makes a cozy appearance together off the red carpet as they head hand-in-hand into the Cannes night.

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RACHEL BILSON

RACHEL BILSON
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Hosting the Art of Elysium event in Cannes, the suits up in a tuxedo-inspired jumpsuit and Cartier diamonds.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS & RYAN GOSLING

MICHELLE WILLIAMS & RYAN GOSLING
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What a dashing pair! The stylish costars put on their party wear – pink Chanel haute couture for and sleek black Burberry for – at the Blue Valentine premiere bash.

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NAOMI WATTS AND VALERIE PLAME

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It’s Giorgio Armani gowns for both the real-life and the on-screen version of outed CIA agent Plame, as they stroll arm in arm at the premiere of Fair Game.

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EMILY BLUNT

EMILY BLUNT
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Is she practicing for her wedding? Arriving without fiancé John Krasinski, the British is a vision in her sweeping white Dior gown and Swarovski clutch at the Giorgio Armani bash.

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ELIZABETH BANKS

ELIZABETH BANKS
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Mini or gown? The blonde stunner splits the difference in her bi-level Georges Chakra dress, accessorized with Chopard jewels, at the premiere of Poetry.

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MARION COTILLARD

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Taking her Parisian chic seaside, the actress sizzles in a sultry red halter dress and glittering gold Christian Louboutin pumps while filming a spot on a French TV show with the azure ocean as the backdrop.

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VANESSA PARADIS & JOHNNY DEPP

VANESSA PARADIS & JOHNNY DEPP
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Who needs a Chanel handbag when you have ? The label’s newest model – in a beaded halter dress – attends the French fashion house’s soiree with the best accessory – her fedora-topped amour!

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LINDSAY LOHAN

LINDSAY LOHAN
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Party time! gets flirty in a lace-trimmed floral frock, peekaboo platform sandals and a cropped black jacket at the Tamara Drewe premiere soirée.

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RACHEL BILSON

RACHEL BILSON
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Adding her own fashionable flair to the South of France, turns up at the afterparty in a belted, spotted sheath and beaded purse.

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RYAN GOSLING & MICHELLE WILLIAMS

RYAN GOSLING & MICHELLE WILLIAMS
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Leave it to dashing costars and to upstage the scenic French Riviera at a photo call for their drama, Blue Valentine.

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LINDSAY LOHAN

LINDSAY LOHAN
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Now, no one parties like , who heated up Chopard’s star-studded 150th anniversary fete in a barely-there minidress with chain-draped shoulder accents.

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NAOMI WATTS

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Continuing to make the rounds in Cannes, is chic in an anything-but-basic black RM by Roland Mouret gown and Chopard jewels at the premiere of Biutiful at the Palais des Festivals.

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PARIS & NICKY HILTON

PARIS & NICKY HILTON
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(in Alberto Makali) and Nicky do some seriously stylish sister bonding at the Chopard 150th anniversary party on the French Riviera.

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MARION COTILLARD

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Also at the Chopard bash: Marion, who basks in her shining moment, thanks to her sparkling silver-and-black Lefranc Ferrant jumpsuit and glittering Chopard jewels.

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KATE BECKINSALE

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The flashes more than a glimpse of her long legs in a sparkling Balmain dress at the premiere of Biutiful at the Palais des Festivals.

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EVA LONGORIA PARKER

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Getting the film festival off to a thoroughly glamorous start, makes an unforgettable entrance in a flowing, white ruffled Emilio Pucci gown and drop earrings at the Robin Hood premiere.

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KATE BECKINSALE

KATE BECKINSALE
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In a confection of lavender tulle, festival juror floats in her Marchesa gown and Chopard jewels as she makes her way to the Robin Hood premiere.

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SHIA AND CAREY

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C’est l’amour! Before hitting the star-studded red carpet for the premiere of the film that brought them together, the Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps couple get cozy in a boat on the French Riviera.

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CATE BLANCHETT

CATE BLANCHETT
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The pays homage to late British designer Alexander McQueen in a stunning eagle-embellished gown from the designer’s Pre-Fall collection at the Robin Hood premiere.

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JENNIFER LOPEZ AND NAOMI CAMPBELL

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Fashionistas unite! (in one-of-a-kind Gucci) and (in head-to-toe Valentino) make quite the fabulous pair at a bash honoring director Martin Scorsese at the Hotel du Cap-Eden Roc.

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JOSH AND DIANE

JOSH AND DIANE
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All eyes may be on Lane in a gorgeous navy Monique Lhuillier gown and stunning Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, but the actress sets her sights on her suited-up husband at the screening of You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

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SALMA HAYEK

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Oh la la! sizzles in a red-hot, slit-to-there Gucci Première gown at the debut of Il Gattopardo, sponsored by the Italian brand.

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KATE BECKINSALE

KATE BECKINSALE
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Another day, another gorgeous gown! literally dazzles in an off-white and silver embroidered Gucci Première gown and Chopard diamonds in support of Il Gattopardo.

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NAOMI WATTS

NAOMI WATTS
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There’s nothing basic about this LBD! shimmers in a Gucci sequined frock – topped off with a red-hot lips and Chopard jewels – at the Gucci and Vanity Fair bash honoring director Martin Scorsese.

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JENNIFER HUDSON

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With the gleaming ocean behind her, the cuts a svelte figure in a ruched, heather gray dress and coordinating flats while in the South of France.

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CAREY MULLIGAN

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Hitting the red carpet with the cast of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (including Prada-clad boyfriend ) for the film’s premiere, Carey channels old Hollywood glamour in a crystal-topped Azzaro gown, Neil Lane diamonds and retro waves.

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EVANGELINE LILLY

EVANGELINE LILLY
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Forget the gowns! The Lost star is all about her gams in an ombré Emilio Pucci mini and Chopard jewels at the premiere of You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

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SALMA HAYEK

SALMA HAYEK
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In a burgundy Gucci Première gown, only has eyes for billionaire hubby François-Henri Pinault at the star-studded Robin Hood screening.

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CAMILLA BELLE

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Also in Gucci Première: Camilla, who channels her inner vamp in an asymmetrical navy couture gown and Cartier jewels at the Cannes premiere of Il Gattopardo.

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MICHELLE YEOH

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She may be known for her martial-arts stunts, but the actress is the picture of elegance in a pale yellow Roberto Cavalli Couture gown for the Cannes premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

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NAOMI WATTS

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is electric in an exotic geometric print Diane von Furstenberg dress and bold yellow Stella McCartney sandals at a photo call for her Woody Allen-helmed flick, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

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SHIA LABEOUF & MICHAEL DOUGLAS

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This is money, baby! (in Prada) and Michael (in Canali) show off their dapper sides at a screening of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

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EVA LONGORIA PARKER

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Never one to shy away from a little sparkle on the red carpet, the Desperate Housewives brightens up the red carpet in a glimmering Elie Saab minidress at the afterparty for Robin Hood.

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RUSSELL CROWE & CATE BLANCHETT

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Talk about a Down Under duo! Russell and (in Armani Privé) beam like the stars they are at a Robin Hood photo call on the French Riviera.

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KATE BECKINSALE

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Showing off her killer legs, goes nude in a strapless Gianfranco Ferré dress at an afterparty for Robin Hood.

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SALMA HAYEK

SALMA HAYEK
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takes the gold while cast in a bronze Gucci dress that hugs her every curve with Gucci fine jewelry at the Vanity Fair and Gucci party in Cannes.

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HELEN MIRREN

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With her director husband Taylor Hackford by her side, the Dame is a lady in her sexy Elie Saab gown and Chopard jewels at the Robin Hood premiere at the Palais des Festivals.

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NAOMI WATTS

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contrasts her pale pink Gucci Première gown with crimson lips and Chopard rubies at the Cannes premiere of her film You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

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JENNIFER HUDSON

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Making the most of her fab new figure, the – and Weight Watchers spokeswoman – rocks an electric blue Alexander McQueen dress at a cocktail party celebrating her upcoming biopic, Winnie.

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