Red Carpet Couture at Cannes Film Festival 2019 – 50 Photos

The 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival kicked off this week and from the looks of it, the event is giving the Met Gala a run for its money when it comes to eye-popping gowns. Here’s a look at some of the best and most beautiful, topped off by Elle Fanning who is dominating the red carpet.

Red Carpet Cannes Film Festival 2019

Actress Deepika Padukone at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

Elle Fanning, 21, may be the youngest judge to ever chair at Cannes, but she has owned the event with one glamorous ensemble after another.

Donning vintage and custom Valentino, Dior, Rodarte, Gucci.. day or night, she was the best dressed celebrity at the event.

Elle fanning in Dior
Elle Fanning in Gucci
Elle Fanning in Valentino
Elle Fanning in Rodarte

With no particular color or style dominating the event, there were lots of voluminous gowns:

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone in a custom gown from Dundas
Aishwarya Rai wore a custom gown from Ashi Studio
Actress Sririta Jensen in Michael Cinco
Jessica Jung in a ball gown by Rami Kadi
Diana Penty in a NEDO by NEDRET TACIROGLU gown
Araya Jargate wore tiers of purple ombre
Singer Madison Beer in her Georges Hobeika gown
Priyanka Chopra (wearing a strapless Georges Hobeika gown) and Nick Jonas
Natasha Poly
Alina Baikova in Zuhair Murad
Michelle Rodriguez
Deepika Padukone wearing Giambattista Valli
Sririta Jensen

And several slinky ones as well:

Helen Mirren slayed in Elie Saab and pink-tinged hair

Selena Gomez in a Louis Vuitton skirt and bustier, with Bulgari diamonds
Hailey Clauson in Ralph & Russo
Model Romee Strijd in a white lace Etro gown
Alessandro Ambrosia in Ralph & Russo
Toni Garrn in Ulyana Sergeenko
Priyanka Chopra’s sequined Roberto Cavalli
Eva Longoria wearing Alberta Ferreti
Julianne Moore in a silver sheath dress with pink cape

And the gowns that defied category:

Model Leomie Anderson in a mirror-embellished Rami Kadi gown
Bella Hadid in a sheer tulle gown by Dior
Duckie Thot In Vivienne Westwood Couture
French actress Frederique Bel was one of several who donned a cape
Margot Robbie in CHANEL
Tilda Swinton in a Haider Ackermann silver gown

Aishwarya Rai wearing Jean Louis Sabaji
Julianne Moore in louis Vuitton
Marion-Cotillard in Balmain denim dragon coat
Shailene Woodley in Dior
Sasha Luss
Liya Kebede

images and info for Red Carpet Cannes Film Festival 2019 are courtesy of Getty Images via The Standard and CNN

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