As most of us are currently searching for the chicest gowns to get us through the upcoming season of endless graduations, formals, proms, and weddings, this year’s Cannes Film Festival could not have been timed anymore perfectly.
Sure, the festival was designed to celebrate the premiere of films like “The Unknown Girl”, however, over the years, it has equally become a showcase of the international celebrity style walking its carpets that not only steals the limelight, but provides an elegant whirlwind of inspiration for all fashion lovers.
Last week, supermodels came out in full force wearing the brightest and boldest looks that could be fitting for any black-tie event and although the festival may have officially wrapped up in France, their style inspiration continues to linger throughout the fashion world.
So, do as the models do and check out the seven looks from Cannes that you too can wear in real life.
Do As The Models Do
1. Bella Hadid
Rising model of the moment, Bella Hadid, stole the show at this years Cannes Film Festival in her custom red Alexandre Vauthier gown that served major thigh-high-slit envy.
2. Isabel Goulart
Model, Isabel Goulart, proved to be this year’s “golden goddess”, wearing a gold lamé gown designed by Alexandre Vauthier.
3. Karlie Kloss
Marchesa’s playful ensemble perfectly suited supermodel, Karlie Kloss, at the Cannes Film Festival who opted for the on trend off-the-shoulder design.
4. Kendall Jenner
Wearing Versace, Kendall Jenner brought some Italian flare to France with her plunging neckline and ruffled gown.
5. Liu Wen
In contrast to Jenner, Liu Wen kept things sweet for the red carpet, wearing high-low floral gown by Giambattista Valli, perfect for the spring season.
6. Natasha Poly
Natasha Poly brought art to life while posing in a strapless Jacquard gown on the “Julieta” red carpet. With this design, detail is certainly key!
7. Blake Lively
She may have never received supermodel status, however, the style icon stunned in a red Juan Carlos Obando jumpsuit at the “Café Society” photocall and we cannot get enough of it!
GET THE BCBGMAXAZRIA LOOKS!
When it comes to black-tie and evening wear attire, we always seem to gravitate toward the elegant and minimal designs of BCBGMAXAZRIA and after a walk through their section in Lord & Taylor, we no longer questioned why with their abundance of chic, ready-to-wear gowns. Even more reassuring was the undeniable similarity between the gowns hanging on the racks and those worn by models on the Cannes Red Carpet. Recreate the looks of Hadid, Jenner, and Kloss with the designs below!
Elinne Cutout Pleated Jersey Gown ($338)
Raylan Deep-V Metallic Floral Embroidered Gown ($598.80 – Limited Time Only)
Runway Lourdes Dress ($698)
Avalon Sheer Cutout Gown ($498.00)
Katherine Palms Print-Blocked Pleated Dress ($199 – Final Sale)
Amber Strapless Floral Print Gown ($249 – Final Sale)
Emjay Wide-leg Cutout Jumpsuit ($199 – Limited Time Only)