The Best Celebrity Red Carpet Fashion At Cannes 2023

This year’s Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, with many celebrities showing up in their best looks.

The 76th annual Cannes Film Festival has begun and will run from May 16 to 27. Swedish filmmaker and last year’s Palm d’Or winner Ruben Östlund serves as jury president.

Joining him in the jury for the main competition are Paul Dano, Julia Ducournau, Brie Larson, Denis Ménochet, Rungano Nyoni, Atiq Rahimi, Damián Szifrón, and Maryam Touzani.

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With a wide array of films showing at the festival, plenty of stars came dressed to impress. Here are some of the celebrities who turned heads on the red carpet so far.

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @louisvuitton

For the premiere of The Zone of Interest, Cate Blanchett wore a custom Louis Vuitton column gown with statement sequin pockets and a floor-length velvet cape. The dress, entirely made from existing fabric, was a picture of elegance and sustainability.

Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @karliekloss

Karlie Kloss showed off her baby bump while attending the Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny red carpet. Soon to be a mother of two, the model looked like a goddess in her yellow and flowy Dior gown.

Gemma Chan

Gemma Chan Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @gemmachan

Also dressed for the Indiana Jones red carpet, Gemma Chan wore a striking scarlet Louis Vuitton silk gown with a knotted cutout waist. The actress matched the look with a high jewelry ring from the same brand.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis Cannes Film Festival
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Viola Davis walked the red carpet with her husband, Julius Tennon, for the Monster premiere. Tennon was in a black double-breasted tux while Davis wore a white, one-shoulder Valentino gown and a voluminous feathered wrap.

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @ellefanning

Elle Fanning topped many best-dressed lists during her Cannes appearances. For the film festival’s opening night, the actress wore a custom Alexander McQueen ball gown. The hand embroidered dress consisted of a beaded bodice, designed in the shape of orchids, and a blush pink tulle skirt.

Pom Klementieff

Pom Klementieff Cannes Film Festival
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Pom Klementieff wore a custom dark purple Versace gown with built-in gloves, which was paired with Cartier diamonds. The actress walked the red carpet for the premiere of BMW Films’ The Calm.

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @dior

Uma Thurman, who also stars in The Calm, wore a taupe ball gown and ruby-colored satin opera coat from Dior on the red carpet.

Brie Larson

Brie Larson Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @brielarson

As one of this year’s jurors, Brie Larson attended the festival’s opening night in a flowing Chanel caftan with an embroidered bodice from the brand’s Cruise 2023/24 collection.

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @naomi

Supermodel Naomi Campbell was at the opening night premiere of Jeanne du Barry in a sequin Celine gown, absolutely shimmering on the red carpet.

Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing Cannes Film Festival
Image via Instagram @bingbing_fan

Making her awaited return to Cannes, Fan Bingbing arrived at the opening ceremony in a strapless white gown featuring embroidery that depicts a jungle scene with tigers. 

This marks the first time the actress attended the film festival since 2018, which was just a month before she disappeared from the public eye. Known as red carpet royalty, she had another costume change that same night.

Banner image via Instagram @ellefanning.

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