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

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MADONNA

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The Material Girl stays modest in a tie-neck Stella McCartney dress at the amfAR gala, where she auctioned off her own Chanel purse.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

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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.

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KERRY WASHINGTON

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The actress makes a glam entrance at the Synecdoche, New York premiere in a black Oscar de la Renta ballgown with gilded leaves.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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The Cannes juror makes a daring style statement in her white Givenchy Haute Couture dress and Tiffany jewels at the amfAR event.

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MICHELLE WILLIAMS

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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.

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SHARON STONE

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The host of the amfAR gala gets in touch with her wild side – and favorite print! – in a leopard Roberto Cavalli gown.

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DIANE KRUGER

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The always stylish star is a glamour girl in her ’20s-inspired Chanel Haute Couture beaded gown at the amfAR dinner.

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MARY J. BLIGE

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The singer is a stand out in her red beaded Marchesa gown as she enters the amfAR dinner.

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ROSE MCGOWAN

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The actress is a living work of art in her hand-painted Dolce & Gabbana tulle gown at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2008 benefit.

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ANGELINA JOLIE

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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.

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MADONNA

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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.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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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.

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SHARON STONE

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The actress goes for a luxe boho vibe in her animal-print loose gown, feathered clutch and flat sandals at the premiere of Changeling.

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ANGELINA JOLIE

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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.

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GWYNETH PALTROW

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The actress continues her sexy red carpet looks at Cannes with a plunging Chanel gown and Chopard diamonds at the premiere of Two Lovers.

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GWYNETH PALTROW

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The star then changes into a Grecian-inspired one-shouldered Lanvin dress, bold gladiator sandals and Chopard diamonds for the Chopard Trophy Awards.

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GWYNETH PALTROW

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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.

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CHRISTINA RICCI

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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.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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The Cannes juror deserves a best dressed nod for her ruffled Lanvin dress and Tiffany & Co. diamonds at the screening of Wild Blood.

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SALMA HAYEK

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The actress glams it up at the Chopard party in a beaded peackock blue Gucci dress and the de rigeur Chopard jewels.

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WILL SMITH AND JADA PINKETT SMITH

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The dashing duo match in black – check out Jada’s trendy Sea jumpsuit! – as they head to a private screening.

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CATE BLANCHETT

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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.

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CATE BLANCHETT

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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.

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EVA LONGORIA

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Leaving her long gowns behind, the actress hits up the Cannes hot spots in a peacock-feathered minidress.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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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.

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SALMA HAYEK

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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.

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PENéLOPE CRUZ

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The Spanish star goes for all-out glamour in her cowl-necked white gown and Chopard diamonds at the premiere of Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

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PENéLOPE CRUZ

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Woody Allen’s latest muse is sleek in a turquoise L’Wren Scott sheath dress at the Vicky Cristina Barcelona photo call.

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MISCHA BARTON

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The actress goes for haute hippie in her sequined patchwork Roberto Cavalli dress and beaded headband at the Vanity Fair party.

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EVA LONGORIA

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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.

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CATE BLANCHETT

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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.

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ANGELINA JOLIE

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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.

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ANGELINA JOLIE

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Ditching her daywear for an elegant gown, the actress shines in Max Azria Atelier and Bulgari jewels at the Kung Fu Panda premiere.

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MISCHA BARTON

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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.

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LILY ALLEN

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The British singer makes a stop at a Cannes party in a lingerie-inspired Chanel gown.

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STAR JONES

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The newly single star hits the Cannes red carpet in a bold swirling print halter gown for the Un Conte de Noel premiere.

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EVA LONGORIA

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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.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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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.

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JULIANNE MOORE

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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.

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EVA LONGORIA

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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.

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MISCHA BARTON

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The actress makes a classic statement in her one-shouldered gown and Chopard jewels while walking the red carpet at Cannes.

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NATALIE PORTMAN

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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.

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JULIANNE MOORE

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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.

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