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Ladies in red dominate Cannes red carpet

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Red – the colour of blood, love and rage. It’s no wonder it’s the go-to shade for starlets looking to stand out.

For the second week of the Cannes Film Festival in France, visiting models and actresses overwhelmingly opted to match their gowns to the crimson carpet, stepping out in all shades of scarlet.

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While most stuck with classic silhouettes to let the fiery shade do the talking, one attendee kept fabric to a minimum and got maximum attention.

Here are all the celebrities who caught scarlet fever during their time on the French Riviera.

Bella Hadid

The 19-year-old is clearly not one to shy away from the spotlight. In her slinky gown from Alexandre Vauthier Couture, Hadid flashed plenty of leg – making headlines around the world for her apparent lack of underwear. Hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it.

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Katy Perry

The singer’s stunning Marchesa gown was perfect for the glamorous French setting, but the dramatic train of flowers meant she needed some help getting up and down the stairs.

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Lily Donaldson

Model Lily Donaldson had a high shine factor in this sequinned number.

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Kate Moss

Supermodel Kate Moss opted for a more relaxed look in a draped Grecian-style gown.

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Lottie Moss

Kate Moss’ younger sister Lottie Moss looked sophisticated beyond her 18 years in a long-sleeved Dior gown.

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Blake Lively

Blake Lively disguised her burgeoning baby bump with a draped jumpsuit and matching scarf.

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Geena Davis

Geena Davis opted for a classic silhouette with a bit of sparkle for her night out on the town.

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Ashley Hart

Australian model Ashley Hart dared to bare in this revealing gown.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

The British model’s Alexandre Vauthier Couture gown featured a high neck and delicate pleated bottom.

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Amy Jackson

The British-born Indian film actress wore her rouge in suit form.

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Petra Nemcova

The Czech model stepped out in two separate red looks – first, a backless sheath gown and then a floaty pink-and-red ball gown for the amFAR AIDS Gala.
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Ana Beatriz Barros

The Brazilian swimsuit model showed off her svelte figure in a corseted strapless gown.

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