The 2023 Cannes Film Festival has officially commenced and it’s delivering all the glitz, glam and couture looks we come to expect from the star-studded event. Every May, the French Riviera transforms into a celebration of cinema — and fashion — as renown actors arrive at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
This year, Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund, actress Brie Larson and The Batman‘s Paul Dano all join the festival’s official jury. Highly anticipated films in the competition include Todd Haynes’s May December starring Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman and Charles Melton and Wes Anderson‘s alien-invasion comedy Asteroid City starring Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie, Maya Hawke and Tom Hanks.
Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro will be shown out of competition, along with Sam Levinson’s The Idol series with Lily-Rose Depp and Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye.
The 76th annual Cannes Film Festival will run through May 27, so be sure to see all of the best looks from the opening festivities, below, and check for more must-see moments over the next 10 days.
Eva Longoria in Elie Saab
Jourdan Dunn in LaQuan Smith
Jourdan Dunn wore a LaQuan Smith crimson strapless sequin bustier mini dress (exclusively sold at Revolve) with a bow in the back that trailed off into a cascading train. The model teamed her look with black stockings and red slingback pumps.
Stella Maxwell in David Koma
Stella Maxwell attended the amfAR Cannes Gala at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, wearing an elegant black column gown by David Koma, featuring a plunging sweetheart neckline with a sheer panel and large silver bedazzled collar, teamed with black opera gloves.
Lori Harvey in LaQuan Smith
Lori Harvey showed off her toned abs in a custom LaQuan Smith fire engine red long-sleeve evening gown featuring a mock neckline that wrapped around each shoulder with a crisscross detailing and a back cutout, also available at Revolve.
Ashley Graham in Nina Ricci
Styled by Emily Evans, Ashley Graham attended the amfAR Cannes Gala, wearing a look from designer Harris Reed‘s debut assortment for Nina Ricci’s Fall/Winter 2023 Ready-to-Wear collection. Graham wore a a white blazer suit with flared pants, paired with a signature black polka-dot tulle blouse and wide-brim hat.
Coco Rocha in Gaurav Gupta
Halsey in Givenchy
Halsey chose a Givenchy neon pink sheer silk organza frock with an open back from the Fall/Winter 2023 collection. The singer teamed the look with black leather long gloves, black leather G Lock pumps, and a stitch silver brass metal earcuff, encrusted with crystals at the amfAR Cannes Gala.
Teyana Taylor in Mônot
Teyana Taylor showed off her impressive chiseled abs in a Mônot gown from the Spring/Summer 2022 ready-to-wear collection, featuring a diagonal oval cutout that spans from each sleeve, revealing the entire torso.
Winnie Harlow in Ramzen Couture
Winnie Harlow stepped out in a white Ramzen Couture gown with an asymmetrical neckline, featuring one draped off-the-shoulder detailing and a voluminous ruffled shoulder on the other side. The creation included a pleated bodice and a thigh-high slit with a puddle train, teamed with white pumps and dazzling diamond jewels.
Rebel Wilson, AJ Sangha and Winnie Harlow
Actress Rebel Wilson, UK cricket star AJ Sangha and model Winnie Harlow attended the amfAR Cannes Gala, where guests sipped on Clase Azul Tequila.
Rebel Wilson in Oscar de la Renta
Rebel Wilson looked classic in a forest green Oscar de la Renta strapless column gown with a corset bodice and a ruched detailing on the side, styled by Elizabeth Stewart. The actress teamed her look with Nathalie Knauf jewels to attend the amfAR Cannes Gala, a fundraiser for the HIV/AIDS research organization, sponsored by Clase Azul Tequila, Aston Martin and Chopard.
Liya Kebede in Ann Demeulemeester
Supermodel Liya Kebede attended the Cannes Film Festival with L’Oréal Paris, wearing a slinky burgundy Ann Demeulemeester halter neck slip dress with bubble draped cold-shoulder sleeves, designed by Ludovic de Saint Sernin, teamed with Cartier jewels.
Andie MacDowell in Saint Laurent
Andie MacDowell attended the L’Ete Dernier (Last Summer) premiere, wearing a copper brown silky Saint Laurent gown by Anthony Vaccarello with long sleeves and a high neck, tied with a bow at the side.
Poppy Delevingne in Paco Rabanne
Poppy Delevingne attended the L’Ete Dernier (Last Summer) red carpet in a gold sequined two-piece set from the Paco Rabanne Fall/Winter 2023 collection, with a mock neck long-sleeve crop top with a large stone heart emblazoned on the chest and a matching floor-length skirt.
Brie Larson in CHANEL
Jury member Brie Larson attended the Perfect Days premiere in a shimmering two-piece set from CHANEL’s Resort 2024 collection, styled by Samantha McMillen.
Elsa Hosk in Viktor and Rolf
Elsa Hosk opted for Viktor & Rolf’s “Late Stage Capitalism Waltz” gown from the Spring/Summer 2023 Haute Couture collection. The protruding mille feuille tulle gown featured an askew powder-blue askew dress, intentionally revealing her corset for a glitchy effect, teamed with Messika jewels, styled by Dani Michelle.
“Deeply honored to wear my favorite couture piece (for the first time on a red carpet) from the most brilliant ballgown collection by @viktorandrolf,” Hosk wrote on Instagram. “When I saw this dress coming down their runway I was blown away by how when spinning and moving, the dress would look so surreal and beautiful and even ugly at times and not only was it breathtaking to me but also reminded me to not take fashion too seriously. I know it had to be this dress. It was like a deconstructed rock and roll version of the very first dress I wore in Cannes and I just loved. Bravo team, thank you for having me Cannes , thank you to everyone who inspire with their own style and peoples creations .”
Heidi Klum in Zuhair Murad
Supermodel Heidi Klum attended the Cannes Film Festival in a sunny yellow jersey draped gown with crossed neckline and cutouts from Zuhair Murad’s Spring/Summer 2023 Couture collection, styled by Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn.
Winnie Harlow in Jean Paul Gaultier
Model Winnie Harlow walked the red carpet in a regal black velvet Jean Paul Gaultier column gown with an olive green train and crisscross halter neckline with Christian Louboutin black pumps, styled by duo Zadrian Smith and Sarah Edmiston.
Stella Maxwell in Genny
Stella Maxwell wore a plunging black gown from sustainable fashion label Genny with diamond and fuchsia gemstone Bulgari jewels and René Caovilla heels.
Jourdan Dunn in Elie Saab
In a Cinderella moment, model Jourdan Dunn wore an off-the-shoulder ice blue taffeta Elie Saab gown from the Spring/Summer 2021 Haute Couture collection, with Boucheron jewels and Jimmy Choo heels, styled by Justin Hamilton.
Lori Harvey in Dundas
Lori Harvey took the plunge in a cowl-neck Dundas gown from the Fall/Winter 2023 Ready-to-Wear collection, with Messika diamonds.
Scarlett Johansson in Prada
Scarlett Johansson attended the premiere for her new film, Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City, wearing a soft petal pink custom Prada column gown with a white exposed bra-like top and spaghetti straps.
Brie Larson in CHANEL
Jury member Brie Larson attended the Asteroid City premiere in a glittering silver frock from CHANEL’s Spring/Summer 2023 Couture collection, styled by Samantha McMillen.
Julia Garner in Gucci
Julia Garner walked the red carpet in a flowing Kelly green Gucci pleated chiffon with criss-cross halter neckline and flowy train, styled by Elizabeth Saltzman.
Lily-Rose Depp in vintage CHANEL
For the premiere of her highly anticipated HBO series The Idol, Lily-Rose Depp walked the red carpet alongside her co-star Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye and show runner Sam Levinson, wearing an archival black sequined CHANEL mini dress from the Fall/Winter 1994 collection with a high-shine floral appliqué.
Ashley Graham in Dolce & Gabbana
Ashley Graham wore a silver voluminous Dolce & Gabbana ruffled gown with Manolo Blahnik heels and Chopard jewels at the Club Zero premiere.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Valentino
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley walked the Cannes red carpet in a black Valentino gown from the Spring/Summer 2023 Couture collection with one long sleeve tied at the side with a white bow, teamed with classic black pumps.
Michelle Yeoh in Balenciaga
Michelle Yeoh sported a custom black strapless Balenciaga Couture micro-beaded column dress with a corset bodice and a low back to attend the Kering Women in Motion Dinner at the Place de la Castre. The actress accessorized with white opera gloves and Boucheron jewels.
Eva Herzigova in Saint Laurent
Supermodel Eva Herzigová wore a sheer black off-the-shoulder Saint Laurent gown with gold jewelry and black sunglasses to attend the 2023 Kering Women in Motion Awards.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in Saint Laurent
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attended the 2023 Kering Women in Motion Awards in a Saint Laurent black gown with a plunging neckline and billowing winged sleeves that extended into gloves, plus Bulgari jewelry.
Jennifer Lawrence in Christian Dior
Jennifer Lawrence wore a bright red custom Dior Couture gown with a matching shawl for the Anatomie D’une Chute (Anatomy of a Fall) premiere, styled by Jamie Mizrahi.
Gigi Hadid in Zac Posen
Gigi Hadid looked every bit the bombshell supermodel for her Cannes appearance in a vintage Zac Posen strapless mermaid gown, teamed with Jimmy Choo heels and Messika diamonds, styled by Mimi Cuttrell.
Irina Shayk in Mowalola
Irina Shayk wore a leather ensemble from Mowalola’s Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear collection, featuring a criss-cross harness top and a low-rise skirt, revealing her toned midriff. The model topped it off with Messika’s majestic High Jewelry Akh-Ba-Ka necklace.
Michelle Yeoh in Balenciaga
Academy Award-winning actress Michelle Yeoh wore a bright Kelly green custom Balenciaga strapless ruched gown on the red carpet, paired with a matching shawl, black pumps, black gloves and Boucheron jewelry.
Leomie Anderson in Tony Ward Couture
Model Leomie Anderson donned an asymmetrical cosmic black-and-white Tony Ward Couture creation to the Firebrand (Le Jeu de la Reine) premiere.
Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton
Actress Alicia Vikander wore a peach-colored Louis Vuitton dress embellished with dark silver beading at the Firebrand (Le Jeu de la Reine) premiere.
Josephine Skriver in Pinko
Model Josephine Skriver showed off her growing baby bump in a black one-shoulder custom Pinko gown, featuring side cutouts and a ruffle detailing at the shoulder.
Sabrina Dhowre Elba in Elie Saab
Sabrina Dhowre Elba wore a bedazzled Elie Saab Spring/Summer 2023 Couture gown, embellished with baby blue and pale pink floral appliqués along the skirt, with Messika jewels, styled by Kim Russell.
Carla Bruni in Saint Laurent
Carla Bruni was a vision in royal blue for the Firebrand (Le Jeu de la Reine) premiere, wearing a one-shoulder Saint Laurent and Chopard jewels, styled by Clement Lomellini.
Naomi Campbell in CHANEL
Naomi Campbell walked the red carpet in a white CHANEL Fall/Winter 2022 Couture gown, with a pink bedazzled bodice and a matching beaded collar, teamed with black and white pumps from the Parisian fashion house.
Alexa Chung in Celine
Alexa Chung wore a classic black Celine gown by Hedi Slimane with a statement-making Boucheron necklace.
Marion Cotillard in CHANEL
French actress Marion Cotillard attended the premiere for Little Girl Blue in a charcoal gray tweed CHANEL minidress from the Resort 2024 collection with bedazzled peep-toe heels, styled by Eliott Bliss.
Natalie Portman in Dior
For the premiere of her new film May December, Natalie Portman opted to reincarnate a piece of fashion history. The actress wore a reinterpretation of Dior’s iconic “Junon” dress that Christian Dior originally designed in 1949.
Irina Shayk in Giorgio Armani Privé
Irina Shayk arrived in a midnight blue Giorgio Armani Privé gown from the Fall/Winter 2022 Couture collection that featured a deep V-neckline and a tiered layered tulle skirt with a dazzling Messika ear cuff.
Isabelle Huppert in Balenciaga
French actress Isabelle Huppert walked the red carpet in a sheer black Balenciaga lace gown with long sleeves and strong shoulders, tied at the waist with a black bow from the Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear collection. Underneath, the star wore the brand’s tan “Pantabodysuit,” and anatomical heels that closely resembled the human foot. Huppert teamed her ensemble with a selection of Chopard High Jewelry and black sunglasses, styled by Jonathan Huguet.
Sofia Carson in Elie Saab
Sofia Carson embodied Old Hollywood in a classic red strapless ballgown from Elie Saab’s Fall/Winter 2021 Haute Couture collection, teamed with white opera gloves and Damiani jewels, including a dazzling necklace, previously worn by Hollywood icon Sofia Loren. The whole look was styled by Nicolas Bru.
Kirsten Dunst in vintage CHANEL
Kirsten Dunst wore an archival CHANEL Cruise 1995 ensemble, including a strapless bodice and matching flowing skirt, sourced from Cherie Balch’s vintage boutique Shrimpton Couture. The star added to the glamour with a glistening Cartier diamond choker and black platform heels.
Cate Blanchett in Louis Vuitton
Cate Blanchett wore a custom Louis Vuitton creation by creative director Nicolas Ghesquière, sustainably crafted from black silk velvet and pale sea green silk duchess satin draping, styled by Elizabeth Stewart. The acclaimed actress teamed her ensemble with black platform peep-toe heels and Louis Vuitton High Jewelry.
Salma Hayek in Alexander McQueen
Salma Hayek donned an aubergine Alexander McQueen gown from the Fall/Winter 2023 collection with a plunging neckline, voluminous sleeves and trumpet skirt, teamed with Gucci High Jewelry, styled by Rebecca Corbin-Murray.
Naomi Campbell in Valentino
Naomi Campbell was a lady in red for the premiere of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, wearing a resplendent Valentino gown with bodice cutouts, a flowing skirt and a pink feathered cape from the Italian fashion house’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection, teamed with Chopard jewels.
Dua Lipa in Celine
Dua Lipa publicly formalized her new relationship with boyfriend, French film director, Romain Gavras on the Cannes red carpet, wearing a black one-shouldered Celine gown by Hedi Slimane with various cutouts throughout the bodice and a thigh-high slit, styled by Lorenzo Posocco.
Natalie Portman in Christian Dior
Natalie Portman sparkled a strapless Dior gown, fit for a fairytale. Featuring an ice blue sequined bodice and a navy blue sheer tulle skirt with a silver ombré hem, the May December star wore a black thin belt and black strappy sandals. Portman added to the glamour with diamond stud earrings and a sapphire neckline with diamond halo pendants.
Cate Blanchett in Louis Vuitton
The New Boy actress Cate Blanchett attended the premiere of the war drama The Zone of Interest wearing a sculptural caped Louis Vuitton gown. Featuring a high neck and geometric shoulders, the bright white look included a black velvet bodice panel, was belted at the waist with a silver metal buckle and featured two silver sequined square pockets.
Carla Bruni in Celine
Supermodel Carla Bruni sported the ultimate party dress on the red carpet, thanks to Celine. Featuring a strapless silver sequined bodice, the frock’s charcoal gray draped miniskirt extended into a cascading train. Bruni teamed her ensemble with dazzling Chopard jewels and metallic silver Aquazzura heels.
Naomi Ackie in Valentino
I Wanna Dance With Somebody actress Naomi Ackie walked the red carpet in a bright white Valentino gown from the Fall/Winter 2023 Ready-to-Wear collection, featuring a cold shoulder and collared neckline.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Schiaparelli
Phoebe Waller-Bridge chose a dramatic black Schiaparelli trumpet dress from the Spring/Summer 2023 Inferno Couture collection to attend the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiere. She completed the look with classic black opera gloves.
Adriana Lima in Tamara Ralph Couture
Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima attended the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiere in a black velvet Tamara Ralph Couture creation, wrapped in a bright yellow satin shawl that trailed off into a cascading train, styled by Maeve Reilly.
Kat Graham in Tony Ward Couture
Gemma Chan in Louis Vuitton
The Don’t Worry Darling actress arrived to the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiere in a slinky red Louis Vuitton high-neck gown that tied into a knot at the top of the skirt, revealing her toned midriff.
Karlie Kloss in Dior
Model Karlie Kloss and her burgeoning baby bump wore a one-shoulder flowy pleated Dior gown with matching green pumps and a coordinating birdcage veil for the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny premiere.
Kelly Rutherford in Prada
Serena’s mom has got it goin’ on! Gossip Girl alum Kelly Rutherford walked the red carpet in a strapless red Prada dress with a center thigh-high slit, black platform sandals from the fashion house and a bedazzled mini handbag.
Rosé in Saint Laurent
Gemma Chan in Louis Vuitton
Gemma Chan attended the Monster premiere in a white high-neck Louis Vuitton caped gown, embellished with sparkling paillettes on the ball skirt.
Viola Davis in Valentino
Viola Davis evoked true movie star energy in a white one-shoulder Valentino gown, teamed with an exuberant feathered cape that stole the show. The EGOT winner accessorized her ensemble with Chopard jewels.
Sara Sampaio in Zuhair Murad
Sara Sampaio walked the red carpet in a resplendent orange Zuhair Murad one-shoulder gown from the Spring/Summer 2023 Couture collection, with a wrapped pleated bodice and cascading feathery train.
Laura Harrier in Saint Laurent
Laura Harrier embraced chic minimalism in a floor-length black Saint Laurent strapless gown with a deep, plunging scoop neckline. The actress added to the timeless nature of her ensemble with a matching black shawl over her neck, draped around her shoulders and accessorized with Bulgari jewels.
Iris Law in Saint Laurent
Iris Law attended the Monster premiere in an ensemble from Saint Laurent’s Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear collection. She wore a sheer black lace lingerie top with a midi belted sheer skirt, black stockings and the house’s Lee 110 slingback heels. The model accessorized with large gold hoop earrings and a chunky gold bracelet worn over her black leather moto gloves.
Elle Fanning in Alexander McQueen
The Great actress Elle Fanning kicked off the 2023 Cannes Film Festival on the Jeanne du Barry premiere red carpet wearing a custom pale pink Alexander McQueen orchid dress with Paris net and a silver bugle beaded strapless bodice with crystal embroidery.
Helen Mirren in Del Core
Helen Mirren walked the red carpet in a custom lavender Del Core gown, styled by Lee Harris. The legendary actress accessorized with silver platform heels, a black fan inscribed with the hashtag #worthit and sported ombré blue and purple hair to match her gown.
Naomi Campbell in Celine
Supermodel Naomi Campbell graced the red carpet on opening night in a champagne-colored sequined Celine gown with a plunging neckline. She paired it with Chopard jewelry and white square sunglasses to top it all off.
Uma Thurman in Christian Dior
Styled by Julia von Boehm, Uma Thurman wore an A-line taupe-colored Christian Dior gown with a red cascading cape and a fuchsia-colored Chopard beaded choker and bracelets.
Carys Zeta Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Elie Saab
For a family night out, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones walked the red carpet with their daughter Carys Zeta Douglas. Catherine wore a crimson Elie Saab Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2022 gown while her daughter chose a style by the same designer a white lace look.
Brie Larson in Chanel
Jury member Brie Larson attended the Jeanne du Barry premiere red carpet in a metallic bronze gown from Chanel’s Resort 2024 collection, styled by Samantha McMillen.
Simona Tabasco in Lanvin
Fan Bingbing in Christopher Bu
Fan Bingbing attended the Jeanne du Barry premiere in a strapless Christopher Bu ballgown emblazoned with bamboo trees and ferocious tigers, styled by Wish Gui.
Alessandra Ambrosio in Elie Saab
Alessandra Ambrosio found her look from the archive, wearing a semi-sheer mauve bedazzled hooded Elie Saab gown from the Fall/Winter 2005 Couture collection, teamed with Pomellato jewels including the Skyline necklace and earrings suite from the brand’s new high jewelry collection, styled by Amarsana Gendunova.
Cindy Bruna in Act N°1
Cindy Bruna walked the red carpet ahead of the Jeanne du Barry premiere in a plaid gray Act N°1 suit from the Fall/Winter 2023 ready-to-wear collection, featuring an asymmetrical black ruffle on one side of the jacket, plus Pomellato jewelry.
This article originally appeared on Grazia International.