Women's Style at the Cannes Film Festival 2023 - A Hand Tailored Suit

Women's Style at the Cannes Film Festival 2023

This year, the Cannes Film Festival, or Festival International du Film, will take place between the 16th and the 27th of May, 2023. It is an annual film festival founded in 1946 that previews new films of all genres from across the globe. The festival is held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. It is one of the "Big Three" European film festivals, including the Venice Film Festival in Italy and the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. This year's festival opened with Jeanne du Barry, directed by Maïwenn, and will close with Pixar's film Elemental directed by Peter Sohn. The stars of the previewed movies and many other celebrities attend en masse giving glitz and glamour on the red carpet. Let's have a look at some of the stand-out outfits from the women at the festival so far.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones attended the opening evening with her daughter Carys and husband Michael Douglas, an Honorary Palme d'Or of the festival. She looked stunning in a red ombre Elie Saab cape dress with a flowy ball gown style skirt and plunging halter neckline. 


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Helen Mirren

Acting icon Helen Mirren also attended the screening of Jeanne du Barry on the opening evening. She made quite a statement, dying her tufted updo in shades of blue to match her beautifully structured V-necked long-sleeved asymmetrical silk Del Core floor-length gown. She completed the look with a diamond choker and diamond drop earrings.


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Naomi Campbell

Supermodel Naomi Campell strutted the red carpet in Old Holywood-style glamour in a silver sequinned floor-length Celine dress with a deep V neckline and ruching to snatch the waist and create a beautiful roman toga-esque draped effect. She accessorised with diamond Chopard cuffs and 60s-style bug white sunglasses. 


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Iris Law

British model Iris Law, daughter of actor Jude Law, arrived on the second evening in a barely-there look by Saint Laurent. She opted for a black mesh camisole with spaghetti straps, lace edging, and a strip of ribbon to cover her modesty. The matching mesh knee-length skirt was cinched with a black leather belt with gold hardware echoed in her statement bracelet and enormous hoop earrings. She added a shock of colour to the monochromatic ensemble with a blood-red lip.


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Viola Davis

American actress and star of The Woman King also attended the second evening. She donned a white one-shouldered floor-length Valentino column dress with crystal embellishment on the shoulder. She covered up with an over-the-top white ostrich feather coat and paired it with white satin platform heels and minimal jewellery to allow the outfit to shine. 


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These are just a handful of the looks that caught our eye. Scroll through the pictures below for more outstanding fashion.

Elle Fanning

In Alexander McQueen.


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Uma Thurman

In Dior.


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Brie Larson

In Chanel.


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Sara Sampaio

In Murad.


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Laura Harrier



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Which Celebrities' Outfit Was Your Favourite?

So far this year, the ladies have worn many feathers, mesh, sequins, and plunging necklines. But there are numerous days left of the film festival and many more fashion opportunities. Which of the outfits above did you like? Which was your favourite? Will you be scanning the red carpet in the next few days for more glamorous looks?

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