Thankfully, it's not just the Oscars we can turn to for some coma-inducing fashion moments. We ask: When it comes to a fancy red-carpet film event, why must everyone look as though they've been dipped in a can of shellac? Well, at least there's always a few attendees we can count on to rouse us from our post-lunch malaise. Check out our Cannes hits and misses...
Rachida Brakni:Way to work problem hair to your advantage! And that dress is the utter definition of effortless glamour. We love. (via NYT)
Asia Argento: Natural, stunning, and working a good wallpaper pattern like nobody's business. Hot. (via NYT)
Doutzen Kroes: Hats off to the girl who goes casual when everyone else goes black-tie on steroids. This look is so simple and doesn't upstage her gorgeousness. Brava. (via M&C)
Mélanie Laurent (and friend): More high fashion whimsy than Big Bird, we give major props to this outrageous feathered frock. (via The Vine)
Eva Herzigova: Three cheers for this pared-down glam that puts the focus on the woman, not the dress. (via Vogue UK)
Click through for the offenders...
Evangeline Lilly: We should like some aspects of this (the clean cut, the dip-dye effect), but we don't. Zzzzz...and are those Teva's with a high heel? (via )
Phoebe Price: It's funny to think of her leaving the house in that dress and thinking, "Hmmm....you know what this needs? A headpiece!" (via Sun Times)
Rosanna Arquette: Is it Rosanna Arquette? Or Meg Ryan? For a few minutes we couldn't tell. Which is really never good when it comes to fashion. (via M&C)
Rose McGowan: Was this a papier mÃ¢chÃ© project gone wrong? Maybe the peroxide got her head? (via The Vine)
Dita Von Teese: From the horrible fit to the amphibian-like color this ensemble is a total baddie. Was her stylist getting crunk on Champagne with this one? (via The Vine)