Did Anyone Else Feel The Supermodel Takeover At Cannes?

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Each year, the Cannes Film Festival sneaks up on us in our post-Met Gala haze, providing yet another reason to praise the best fashion of the season. Between the models (and there are lots of 'em), celebrities, and cinema folk, it makes for a lot of dresses (and five-in-one outfits) to be documented. This year's offering of ready-to-wear, couture, and the like (all while being worn beachside) didn't disappoint.

In the slideshow ahead, we'll be keeping you up to date on our favorite looks from this year's festival until the very. Last. Photo call. Where some played it safe (which isn't a bad thing), others took black tie to another dimension. Because some Armani Privé and casual Givenchy haute couture are exactly what you'd wear to celebrate this year's upcoming achievements in film? Oh, the life...
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Axelle Laffont
The French actress opted for a two-toned patent leather mini that took us back to the days of Penelope Tree.
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Daria Strokous
Thank you, Zuhair Murad haute couture, for convincing us that spider webs can be cool. And props to the Russian model for having the verve to wear it.
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Xiao Wen Ju
It's official: The choker trend has made it to France. And who better to do it than Xiao Wen Ju in Azzedine Alaïa?
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Kirsten Dunst
The details on this Dior haute couture dress might be a little hard to see from here, but that lily-of-the-valley embroidery stole the show.
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Kate Moss
For her first (epic) Cannes red carpet in 15 years, the British model kept it classic in this red Halston dress paired with Chopard jewelry.
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La La Anthony
Everywhere she goes, La La pretty much shuts it down. (Take this picture, for example.) And this dress by Gauri and Nainika, two designers from New Delhi, is another golden star. Slay on, lady.
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Toni Garrn
By now, thigh cameos on the red carpet are kind of par for the course. But the cat-ear neckline on this black velvet gown set this one apart.
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Lara Stone
The only thing that could make a Prada gown even more fairytale-like is a velvet bow.
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Natasha Poly
Another princessy Prada number, this time covered in painterly florals.
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Petra Nemcova
Either before or after she took a tumble, model and activist Petra Nemcova got some good shots in her metallic Safiyaa-designed dress. Like this one.
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Izabel Goulart
That's a white bodice under that dusty-pink Ralph and Russo robe on Brazilian model Izabel Goulart.
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Karlie Kloss
Anybody else low-key wish this blinding Louis Vuitton dress was on the red carpet at The Met Ball?
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Chloë Sevigny
Alas, a refreshing mini to break up all that floor-length chiffon... Thanks, Chloë. The Chanel haute couture looks great.
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Kristen Stewart
We thought about skipping the whole Vans in Cannes bit, but it's just too good. Good luck getting that (and this Chanel haute couture) out of your head.
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Adriana Lima
With its plunging neckline and lace detailing, this Prada dress belongs in a museum as much as it does on Adriana Lima.
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Cindy Bruna
We're not sure if a "seashell neckline" is an official term yet, but if it is, we spotted one on Victoria's Secret Angel Cindy Bruna in this royal-blue Zac Posen gown. And we love it.
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Isabeli Fontana
Is this Brandon Maxwell dress what the kids these days would call wavy?
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Liya Kebede
This velvet Haider Ackermann dress is so perfect, we kind of couldn't imagine it on anyone but supermodel Liya Kebede.
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Irina Shayk
Miu Miu and model Irina Shayk just took us back to The Great Gatsby with this art deco gown, and we don't want to snap out of it. Swarovski crystals, feathers, a sweeping train...come on.
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Bella Hadid
If you don't look at Bella Hadid in this Alexandre Vauthier gown and see a young Carla Bruni, it's like, what do you see?
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Vanessa Paradis
And just like that, the slip dress fad recharged itself and made us fall in love with it all over again.
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Eva Herzigova
Supermodel Eva Herzigova is obviously channeling Marilyn Monroe in this tea-length Dior dress, right?
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Yet again, Alexandre Vauthier did the damn thing with this airy red gown on our style favorite Rosie Hungtington-Whiteley.
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Alessandra Ambrosio
Because it wouldn't be luxury enough if someone wasn't wearing sequins head-to-toe. This Michael Kors number on Alessandra Ambrosio is just what we needed.
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Chanel Iman
Like a Disney princess, Chanel Iman looks regal as all hell in this Ralph & Russo dress.
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Soo Joo Park
The model wore Tom Ford, and LBDs on red carpets across the world took their seats.
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Helen Mirren
This Bruce Oldfield dress looks just as good here as it did when she took a tumble going up the stairs. Don't worry, Helen, it happens to the best of us.
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Jourdan Dunn
Another Ralph & Russo moment, the British supermodel probably put as much thought into her shoes as she did anything else. Wouldn't you with a hem that perfect?
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Laetitia Casta
Whether or not that's a maillot de bain underneath all that fabric is up for debate. We'll let you be the judges as we figure out how the French model-cum-actress got in and out of this thing.
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SoKo
Can we all just take a moment of silence to appreciate the badassery that is those platforms? Take as much time as you need.
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Kendall Jenner
If that's not how you bring the red carpet to a halt, then we're not sure how to do it. Kendall is sleek all over in Roberto Cavalli by Peter Dundas paired with Chopard accessories.
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Marion Cotillard
Marion shines in a metallic gold Dior gown with black patent Giuseppe Zanotti sandals.
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Kristen Stewart
The American Honey premiere saw Stewart keeping it low-key, but chic, in black top and satin skirt. Those peep-toes, though...it's time to start saving our pennies.
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Riley Keough
Keough hit the American Honey premiere in a mustard and purple lace Gucci gown with a plunging neckline.
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Kate Hudson
Hudson made waves in a custom-made tangerine number from Solace London for the Vanity Fair and Chopard party.
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Rebecca Hall
The British actress wore florals from Dior's spring 2015 couture show in Paris. Click here if you want to see how one of these bad boys is made.
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Kendall Jenner
The model pulled an Angelina with this leggy fringed design from Mathieu Mirano.
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Faye Dunaway
The Oscar-winning actress made the party rounds in a canary-and-white look from Andrew Gn's Fall 2014 collection.
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Petra Němcová
The supermodel stunned in a plunging white gown from Vicedomini, accessorizing the look with a Chopard necklace and a Lee Savage clutch.
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Sasha Lane
American Honey breakout star Lane opted for a black-and-gold gown with a high neck and sheer sleeves.
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Blake Lively
Blake Lively showed off her baby bump in this sky blue gown with a train long enough to turn every head in her vicinity.
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Paz Vega
Spanish actress Paz Vega mixed basic colors with creative cuts in this flowing gown with a deep V-neck.
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The Bollywood star stunned onlookers in this soft pastel gown with floral patterns trailing onto the red carpet.
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Blake Lively
Cue the Cinderella references of this red carpet moment. But first, know who made it: Vivienne Westwood (with a little help from some bird friends, we're sure).
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
If you were wondering — at any point in your life — what glamorous, epic Bollywood actresses look like (and wear), look no further than this picture of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Ali Younes.
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Soko
This Victorian-era gothic number came straight out of your history book. In black and white chantilly lace, actress Soko compliments her co-stars perfectly. Clearly she got the memo.
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Lily-Rose Depp
Because of this Chanel dress, we kind of imagine Lily-Rose Depp as a gypsy in another life. Model, actress, gypsy...sounds about right.
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Juliette Binoche
Let it be known that navy on the red carpet is always a good choice. French actress Juliette Binoche in Armani Privé stands out in a sea of LBDs and floor-length disco ball gowns.
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Amal Clooney
One would think Atelier Versace is always a good idea, but according to the Daily Mail, this canary yellow option was not the smoothest to walk in. Hey, nobody said it'd be easy.
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Julia Roberts
In an Old Hollywood-inspired Armani Privé gown, Julia Roberts reminds us vintage is not dead.
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Victoria Beckham
Every time we see Posh Spice on the red carpet (or anywhere, really), we can't help but slow-clap. She kills it every time. Here, she's still Posh in one of her own creations from her fall 2016 namesake line (and not that little Gucci dress).
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Céline Sallette
First off, if you haven't seen Rust and Bone, go now. Second, writer-actress Céline Salette in Dior haute couture is a rêve en vert. Check out the pomp of that skirt.
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Araya Hargate
Thai actress Araya Hargate just sent all of the pretty-in-pink loyalists packing with this Ralph & Russo gown. For those who thought ruffles were on the outs, think again.
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Emilia Schüle
We're conflicted. The Marina Hoermanseder bustier on this dress is making us want to suit up and slay the carpet, but the custom train is telling us to find our chill. What to do, what to do...
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Bella Hadid
The Art Deco vibes on this Roberto Cavalli gown have Bella Hadid practically swimming in Swarovski crystals. We're here for every single one.
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Caroline de Maigret
Being basically the poster woman of French style means you can pretty much wear anything you want, so Caroline de Maigret, you win with this loose-fitting black dress (and those Chanel shoes, duh).
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Tanya Dyagileva
We're getting some major mermaid vibes from this Georges Hobeika gown on model Tanya Dyagileva. That is, if Ariel were decide to finally come out of the water and magically land on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
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Doutzen Kroes
Designer Brandon Maxwell is killing it right now. Last week, Karlie Kloss, and now, Doutzen Kroes. But hey, we're not surprised. Clock that tailored-to-perfection draping.
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Kirsten Dunst
You really can't go wrong with Gucci. This floral number on Kirsten Dunst proves just that. And by the way, that sequin bow is an illusion — it's completely 2-D.
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Jessica Chastain
When walking the red carpet in France, canary yellow can sometimes give onlookers unwanted ketchup-and-mustard imagery. But all we see here is an Armani Privé dress tailored and draped to perfection.
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Lily Donaldson
At this point, it's common knowledge that an LBD is perfect for any occasion, but let model Lily Donaldson remind you that the long-BD is just as good. We wouldn't mind copping this Miu Miu one for ourselves.
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Anna Kendrick
Calm, cool, Stella McCartney. Good choice, Anna.
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Vanessa Paradis
Head-to-toe neon lace may not have been the first thing that came to your mind, but we're glad French singer-actress Vanessa Paradis chose the bolder route in this sheer Chanel gown.
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Alice Taglioni
French actress Alice Taglioni makes us want to go somewhere tropical in this Giambattista Valli number. Perhaps the South of France?
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Naomi Watts
It's been a while since we've seen lavender on the red carpet. And we're glad Armani Privé made us fall in love with it all over again. Killed it, Naomi.
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Susan Sarandon
If there's anything we love more than women in suits, it's Susan Sarandon in a suit. This kick-ass Le Smoking by Saint Laurent has us dreaming of YSL's French Riviera days...le sigh.
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Julianne Moore
Every time Julianne Moore steps onto the red carpet in Givenchy haute couture, somewhere in the world, a stylist's heart is set aflutter. And today, so is ours.
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Eva Longoria
Long sleeves are a pillar of chic, French style. Here, Eva Longoria shows us how its done in a muted taupe-and-white Pamela Rolland gown.
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Blake Lively
You know how some dresses are just pretty? This broken glass-inspired Atelier Versace number on Blake Lively is just so damn pretty.
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Gong Li
Chinese actress Gong Li shines in this ethereal, almost fairytale-inducing Roberto Cavalli gown. We sort of imagine (hope) Cinderella will consider this for our imaginary sequel where she gets even more revenge on her evil step-family.
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Kristen Stewart
Look, we know what you're thinking: the Kristen Stewart in Chanel fatigue is setting in. But come on, who doesn't want to see a talented actress in Chanel, like, all the time?
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