Lifestyle Style Cannes Film Festival: Dazzling Star Style! Madonna, Michelle Williams, Angelina Jolie and more go for all-out glamour at the legendary French film fest. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg By People Staff Published on May 15, 2008 08:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 43 MADONNA Tony Barson/WireImage The Material Girl stays modest in a tie-neck Stella McCartney dress at the amfAR gala, where she auctioned off her own Chanel purse. 02 of 43 MICHELLE WILLIAMS INF Following her red-carpet return in vintage Chanel the night before, the actress is all elegance at the premiere of her second film at Cannes, Synecdoche, New York, in a purple tiered strapless YSL dress. 03 of 43 KERRY WASHINGTON Tony Barson/WireImage The actress makes a glam entrance at the Synecdoche, New York premiere in a black Oscar de la Renta ballgown with gilded leaves. 04 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN Pascal Le Segretain/Getty The Cannes juror makes a daring style statement in her white Givenchy Haute Couture dress and Tiffany jewels at the amfAR event. 05 of 43 MICHELLE WILLIAMS Tonya Wise/London Ent/Splash News The actress is a true retro throwback in a vintage Chanel Haute Couture lace dress – from 1926! – and a Chanel ring at the premiere of Wendy and Lucy. 06 of 43 SHARON STONE Otto /Landov The host of the amfAR gala gets in touch with her wild side – and favorite print! – in a leopard Roberto Cavalli gown. 07 of 43 DIANE KRUGER Jeff Vespa/WireImage. The always stylish star is a glamour girl in her ’20s-inspired Chanel Haute Couture beaded gown at the amfAR dinner. 08 of 43 MARY J. BLIGE Jeff Vespa/WireImage The singer is a stand out in her red beaded Marchesa gown as she enters the amfAR dinner. 09 of 43 ROSE MCGOWAN Daniele Venturelli/WireImage The actress is a living work of art in her hand-painted Dolce & Gabbana tulle gown at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2008 benefit. 10 of 43 ANGELINA JOLIE Doug Peters/PA Photos/Landov The star emphasizes her growing belly in a glamorous custom Reem Acra caftan and Bochic jewels with partner Brad Pitt at her side at the premiere of Changeling. 11 of 43 MADONNA Pascal Le Segretain/Getty The singer pops into the festival in a fringed, sequined Chanel Haute Couture number and Chopard diamonds for the premiere of I Am Because We Are. 12 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN Pascal Le Segretain/Getty The star continues to fulfill her duties as a Cannes juror in high style in her red ruffled Lanvin dress, Tiffany & Co. diamonds and Lanvin clutch at the premiere of Che. 13 of 43 SHARON STONE AR/Flynet The actress goes for a luxe boho vibe in her animal-print loose gown, feathered clutch and flat sandals at the premiere of Changeling. 14 of 43 ANGELINA JOLIE Silp/UPI Photo/Landov How to appear totally cool while expecting twins? Just look to Jolie, who hits The Changeling photo call in a custom black Dolce & Gabbana suit and T-shirt. 15 of 43 GWYNETH PALTROW Pascal Le Segretain/Getty The actress continues her sexy red carpet looks at Cannes with a plunging Chanel gown and Chopard diamonds at the premiere of Two Lovers. 16 of 43 GWYNETH PALTROW Evan Agostini/AP The star then changes into a Grecian-inspired one-shouldered Lanvin dress, bold gladiator sandals and Chopard diamonds for the Chopard Trophy Awards. 17 of 43 GWYNETH PALTROW Daniele Venturelli/WireImage Another day, another dress! Following her glamorous evening, the actress sweeps into the photo call for her film The Two Lovers in a swingy Celine black dress, Burberry jewelry and golden gladiator heels. 18 of 43 CHRISTINA RICCI Tony Barson/WireImage The Speed Racer star blows into Cannes in a stunning black Bottega Veneta strapless dress and glittering Chopard jewels for the Chopard Trophy Awards party. 19 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN Doug Peters/PA Photos/Landov The Cannes juror deserves a best dressed nod for her ruffled Lanvin dress and Tiffany & Co. diamonds at the screening of Wild Blood. 20 of 43 SALMA HAYEK Tony Barson/WireImage The actress glams it up at the Chopard party in a beaded peackock blue Gucci dress and the de rigeur Chopard jewels. 21 of 43 WILL SMITH AND JADA PINKETT SMITH Lorenzo Santini/FilmMagic The dashing duo match in black – check out Jada’s trendy Sea jumpsuit! – as they head to a private screening. 22 of 43 CATE BLANCHETT ANG/Fame The Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull star lights up the film’s premiere in a gray ruffled Armani Privé gown, Roger Vivier accessories and dazzling Chopard jewels. 23 of 43 CATE BLANCHETT Goff/INF Earlier in the day at the film’s photo call, the actress took a more low-key approach in a floral dress and wedge heels. 24 of 43 EVA LONGORIA XPOSURE/Ramey Leaving her long gowns behind, the actress hits up the Cannes hot spots in a peacock-feathered minidress. 25 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN Gareth Cattermole/Getty The Cannes juror continues her winning streak on the red carpet in a navy vintage Chanel Couture gown and Tiffany & Co. diamonds at the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull premiere. 26 of 43 SALMA HAYEK Daniele Venturelli/WireImage The new mom flaunts her figure in a curve-hugging green Balenciaga gown and Chopard jewels at the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull premiere. 27 of 43 PENéLOPE CRUZ DPA/Landov The Spanish star goes for all-out glamour in her cowl-necked white gown and Chopard diamonds at the premiere of Vicky Cristina Barcelona. 28 of 43 PENéLOPE CRUZ Roger Harvey/Globe Woody Allen’s latest muse is sleek in a turquoise L’Wren Scott sheath dress at the Vicky Cristina Barcelona photo call. 29 of 43 MISCHA BARTON Gotcha Images/Splash News The actress goes for haute hippie in her sequined patchwork Roberto Cavalli dress and beaded headband at the Vanity Fair party. 30 of 43 EVA LONGORIA George Pimentel/WireImage Skipping the long gown and opting instead for a glittering Ferragamo mini and Kara Ross anaconda clutch, the actress is ready to hit another Cannes premiere. 31 of 43 CATE BLANCHETT Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Ooh la la! Just one month after giving birth to her third son, the Oscar winner shows off her slim figure in a delicately tiered Armani Privé gown and Chopard jewels. 32 of 43 ANGELINA JOLIE KCSPresse/Splash News Online The day after confirming her twins, the mom-to-be is radiant in a floral Thomas Wylde dress while promoting her voice-over role in the animated Kung Fu Panda. 33 of 43 ANGELINA JOLIE Doug Peters/PA Photos/Retna Ditching her daywear for an elegant gown, the actress shines in Max Azria Atelier and Bulgari jewels at the Kung Fu Panda premiere. 34 of 43 MISCHA BARTON Doug Peters/Abaca Making the rounds, the new Parisian dons a tiered white Matthew Williamson dress with a beaded waist and plunging back for a party in the South of France. 35 of 43 LILY ALLEN Doug Peters/Landov The British singer makes a stop at a Cannes party in a lingerie-inspired Chanel gown. 36 of 43 STAR JONES Vince Flores/Celebrity Photo The newly single star hits the Cannes red carpet in a bold swirling print halter gown for the Un Conte de Noel premiere. 37 of 43 EVA LONGORIA Tony Barson/WireImage There s no room for subtlety at Cannes! The actress is over-the-top in her frothy tulle Versace Atelier gown as she makes her way down the red carpet at the Kung Fu Panda premiere. 38 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN PA Photos/Landov Serving as a juror for the festival, the actress makes a chic entrance in ruffled purple Lanvin and Tiffany & Co. diamonds to the fest’s opening night. 39 of 43 JULIANNE MOORE Flynet The Blindness star goes for all-out drama in her feathered and rose-bedecked Christian Lacroix Haute Couture dress and Chopard jewels for the film’s premiere in Cannes. 40 of 43 EVA LONGORIA Ramey The Desperate Housewives star opts for bold color in her turquoise Versace Couture dress and Van Cleef & Arpels jewels as she arrives to the Blindness premiere. 41 of 43 MISCHA BARTON Gaffiot/Steph/Pool/VisualPress/JPI The actress makes a classic statement in her one-shouldered gown and Chopard jewels while walking the red carpet at Cannes. 42 of 43 NATALIE PORTMAN Lilly Palmberger/Celebrity Photo The actress takes bold strides in her Lanvin jacket, Jenny Kayne shorts, fuchsia Rotter and Friends T-shirt, Te Casan heels and Tiffany & Co. jewels at a photo call. 43 of 43 JULIANNE MOORE Tony Barson/WireImage The Blindness star is simply chic in her navy dress and black tuxedo jacket (both from Lanvin), YSL heels and Chloe sunglasses at a promotional event for her thriller.