Cannes Film Festival 2018: 15 Best Red Carpet Looks


The 2018 Cannes Film Festival is just wrapping up, which means it’s officially time to reflect on all the most glamorous fashion moments from the star-studded 11-day affair. The French Riviera-based festival has a reputation for being one of the world’s most prestigious events of the year which means the red carpet dresses are seriously glamorous and swoon-worthy. Follow along for 15 of the most stunning looks from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival:

15. Elsa Hosk

Elsa Hosk looked absolutely radiant on the Cannes red carpet wearing this satin Alberta Ferretti gown. She looked like a real-life Disney princess in this voluminous blush number and the bow detailing along the front made the dress stand out as quite unique. The Victoria’s Secret Angel opted to wear old Hollywood-inspired waves and a thick diamond choker, which made the entire look even more glamorous.

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14. Sara Sampaio

Portuguese model Sara Sampaio stepped out looking ethereal and elegant in this feathered white couture number for the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Her look was a custom-made Ralph & Russo design and featured a plunging neckline, crystal embellishment, and a thigh-high slit. We love that she balanced out the dainty, feminine vibe of her dress with a dark, oxblood lip for added edginess.

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13. Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger dazzled on the Cannes red carpet in this powder blue number which she wore to the screening of Sink Or Swim. The look was designed by Armani Prive and featured a crystal-embellished corset and a flattering one-shoulder neckline. We love how Kruger opted to sleek her hair back behind her ears for added glitz which was appropriate for the glamorous French Riviera affair.

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12. Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid stunned in this dusty rose satin gown at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival! The look was designed by Dior and brought major glamour and glitz to the Ash Is The Purest White screening red carpet. The tone of this dress perfectly flattered Hadid’s tanned skin and light eyes and we love that the simplicity of the cut of this dress is truly what made it stand out from the rest.


11. Josephine Skriver

Supermodel Josephine Skriver took the Cannes Film Festival by storm when she stepped out in this Cinderella-inspired high low number! The strapless gown featured a floral applique throughout and a satin sash which cinched in and flattered her at the waist. This pastel shade of blue flattered Skriver’s sunkissed skin and looked fabulous with her dirty blonde tresses.

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10. Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk looked like an absolute bombshell at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival wearing this sleek red number. The dramatic Versace gown featured paperclip detailing throughout which held the dress together and made a serious statement. The pop of cherry red looked stunning as a contrast to Shayk’s dark brown tresses and baby blue eyes. The gold strappy sandals were the perfect final touch for added glitz and glamour!

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9. Alessandra Ambrosio

Brunette bombshell Alessandra Ambrosio definitely made heads turn in this black lace number which she wore to the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. The slinky black number fit her body like a glove and featured a crystal-encrusted bodice that resembled lace with its intricate design. Ambrosio styled her hair in vintage old Hollywood-inspired waves which added a nice touch of glamour.


8. Amber Heard

In a sea of sparkling, slinky gowns, Amber Heard made head turns in this look that was unlike any other at the Cannes Film Festival! The Valentino number featured an olive-colored velvet bodice with a deep plunging neckline. The satin skirt of this dress truly stole the show with its large-scale flower print that was both elegant and bold. She topped her look with a wispy updo and a deep burgundy lip which picked up on the colors of her dress flawlessly.

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7. Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren was the epitome of elegance at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival when she stepped out in this chic Ellie Saab dress for the screening of Girls of the Sun. The dress felt both vintage and modern with its velvet detailing and gold stitching. The chiffon layering and dramatic cape sleeves really brought this look up a notch and delivered on the “wow factor” for the glamorous affair.

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6. Izabel Goulart

Victoria’s Secret angel Izabel Goulart looked absolutely ethereal in this sheer, crystal-encrusted number. The look featured a bodysuit that made her legs look miles long but still brought the class and glitz with the billowing train that trailed behind her. The dreamy number was soft and feminine but also featured a sharp geometric print which balanced the look and brought some edginess.

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5. Winnie Harlow

Supermodel Winnie Harlow looked absolutely sensational at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival where she stepped out wearing this Jean-Louis Sabaji couture gown. The slinky, silver number featured a dramatic train and an intricate bodice that featured cutouts and twists galore. The sleek metallic dress showed off her statuesque figure in the most flattering way and definitely caught our attention!

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4. Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner has taken the 2018 Cannes Film Festival by storm this year with quite a few notable fashion moments! Our favorite, however, is this dreamy tiered number designed by Schiaparelli which featured dramatic ruffling along the shoulders and a semi-sheer tulle fabric throughout. This daring ensemble looked striking on her tall, slender figure and definitely made heads turn at the screening of Girls Of The Sun. 

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3. Romee Strijd

Victoria’s Secret model Romee Strijd absolutely dazzled on the Cannes red carpet where she donned this soft blue metallic number with a plunging neckline. The show-stopping gown perfectly flattered her statuesque build, especially with the silver metallic belt detailing which hugged her tiny waist. For accessories, the Dutch model topped her look with a wrap-style two-tone necklace that resembled a snake.

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2. Hailey Baldwin

Hailey Baldwin made one of the biggest entrances at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival when she stepped out in this chic rose gold dress for the Girls of the Sun premiere. The beaded gown clung to her slender figure in the most flattering way possible, but the true showstopper was the fact that the rose-tinted details of the gown perfectly picked up on the colors of her hair! The flattering fishtail gown was definitely one of the most buzzed-about looks of the entire festival.

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1. Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o made jaws drop when she stepped out in this crisp white number for the premiere of Sorry Angel. Her Haute Couture caged dress featured a dreamy organza texture and feathery embellishment along the pleated skirt. The look flattered her figure with the banded waistline and the movement of the skirt definitely made heads turn from miles away! Nyong’o was the epitome of old Hollywood glamor and class.

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