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.
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.
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.
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.
Model Lily Donaldson had a high shine factor in this sequinned number.
Supermodel Kate Moss opted for a more relaxed look in a draped Grecian-style gown.
Kate Moss’ younger sister Lottie Moss looked sophisticated beyond her 18 years in a long-sleeved Dior gown.
Blake Lively disguised her burgeoning baby bump with a draped jumpsuit and matching scarf.
Geena Davis opted for a classic silhouette with a bit of sparkle for her night out on the town.
Australian model Ashley Hart dared to bare in this revealing gown.
The British model’s Alexandre Vauthier Couture gown featured a high neck and delicate pleated bottom.
The British-born Indian film actress wore her rouge in suit form.
Ana Beatriz Barros
The Brazilian swimsuit model showed off her svelte figure in a corseted strapless gown.
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