Cannes fashion: The good, the bad and the plain weird


With so few crimson carpets to stroll this beyond 12 months, stars, celebs, and the world’s sharpest-elbowed influencers piled directly to the “tapis rouge” at the Cannes film pageant.

Not even the absence of Lea Seydoux, sidelined via a last-minute case of COVID-19, should dim the glamour.

Here are a number of the most unforgettable seems of the fortnight:

Bella Hadid took the breath away with her Schiaparelli “lungs” and got dressed, the bust replaced by two sculpted gold bronchial branches that cupped her breasts.

Bella Hadid

True to his popularity as couture’s most daring designer, Daniel Roseberry said he desired to celebrate the lungs as Europe breathes again after COVID-19.

The US twiglet additionally went all out in a Jean Paul Gaultier black headscarf bodice, proving twice in days that you don’t must have a bust to rock a bustier.

While a few might query whether Spike Lee, who heads the Cannes jury, had performed the proper aspect with the aid of setting pageant postcards up for sale on his web page for one hundred greenbacks, no one ought to doubt his fashion while he sported Nikes emblazoned along with his face.

At sixty-three, he has it, attracting each digital camera on the Croisette with a fuchsia Louis Vuitton zoot match and matching sunglasses.

Hat tip, too, at his berets for each event, from Black Panther to 14 July French tricolor to Jean-Paul Sartre chin-stroker.

While Bella and Spike did sass, Tilda Swinton does magnificence like no different. She changed into ubiquitous at Cannes, acting in 5 films and bringing her White Duke androgynous cool to a few fantastic “garments that my buddies made for me”, as she placed it.

Dearest Jonathan Anderson of Loewe created a white apostolic gown for her “Memoria” press convention, adorned with feathers inside the colors of Colombia, wherein the film was shot.

Ten minutes, 400m, and a costume change later, she accepted the Palm Dog award for nice dog overall performance at Cannes on behalf of her spaniels.

As the pink collar was fastened spherical, her neck, knees of every gender, and none wobbled.

Her puppies feature alongside her and her daughter Honor in the two acclaimed “Souvenir” movies by British director Joanna Hogg.

Honor even raided her mum’s cloth cabinet, which has to be approximately the size of Andorra, for antique portions for the film.

Tears from Stone

Sharon Stone cried a river at Cannes. And we cannot say we blame her. The famously brainy superstar of “Basic Instinct” changed into given one of France’s maximum cultural honours in the pageant.

That Dolce & Gabbana gown could not have helped both, leaving her searching like she was dragged backward via a rose bush in a fishing internet.

“Notting Hill” actress Andie MacDowell may not be a large field office, but she proved that older stars shine by displaying off her lockdown grey hair.

The American stole lots of the opening-night attention along with her superb mane.

As the trending #SilverSisters hashtag proved, she looked outstanding.

“Annette” director Leos Carax additionally let all of it go the identical night time, performing in a match that appeared to have been borrowed from one of the Croisette’s much less nicely turned-out tramps.

German influencer Leonie Hanne scored a fair bigger fail, spending an eternity flapping her butterfly sleeves in a vain try to cross one better than the Wright brothers (or to draw the eye of the photographers) at Matt Damon’s “Stillwater” premiere.

After failing to take flight, she promptly tripped on the carpet.