Cannes Film Festival: The best red carpet looks of all time

The best looks from the Cannes Film Festival red carpet over the years. (Getty Images)

The high-octane looks from the Cannes Film Festival red carpet never disappoint. (Getty Images)

The red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival never disappoints. For the last 75 years, the Cannes Film Festival has been one of the most notable dates on the international film calendar, and with it, a whole host of show-stopping looks on the red carpet.

Of course, actors reign on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet. Jury members have upped their sartorial game of late, including 2018 members Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart, as they attend screening after screening in myriad couture looks for the week-long event held on the French Riviera.

The Cannes Film Festival red carpet is a who’s who of famous faces. Hollywood movie stars such as 2018 jury president Cate Blanchett and Angelina Jolie cross paths with major industry players like Pedro Almodóvar and Sofia Coppola – and even sometimes royalty – on the red carpet, and they all come dressed to impress.

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A wealth of supermodels have flown in for the illustrious film festival over the years, too.

Some, in the form of actors’ dates, such as Elizabeth Hurley when she joined her then-partner actor Hugh Grant and others as ambassadors for big fashion brands, such as Naomi Campbell in the Nineties and Bella Hadid in recent years.

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As we enter the acclaimed gala’s 75th year, keep scrolling to see the best fashion looks at the Cannes Film Festival over the years.

Bella Hadid in 2021

Bella Hadid on the 2021 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Bella Hadid on the 2021 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Bella Hadid stunned in a gold and black Schiaparelli gown at the Tre Piani (Three Floors) screening during the Cannes Film Festival in 2021. (Getty Images/WireImage)

Cate Blanchett in 2018

Cate Blanchett on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Cate Blanchett on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Actor and 2018 jury president Cate Blanchett opted for a rainbow tulle layered gown for the Cannes red carpet ahead of the screening of BlacKkKlansman in 2018. (Getty Images/WireImage)

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Léa Seydoux in 2018

Lea Seydoux on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Lea Seydoux on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Actor and 2018 jury member Lea Seydoux attended the Cannes Film Festival Closing Ceremony and screening of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote in a stunning long sleeved, V-neck silver sequinned gown. (WireImage)

Kristen Stewart in 2018

Kristen Stewart on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Kristen Stewart on the 2018 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Susan Sarandon in 2017

Susan Sarandon on the 2017 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Susan Sarandon on the 2017 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Susan Sarandon was the picture of cool in a long leather skirt and tailored jacket for the screening of Nelyobov (Loveless) Cannes Film Festival in 2017. (Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)

Rihanna in 2017

Rihanna on the 2017 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Rihanna on the 2017 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Rihanna wore a voluminous white strapless gown with matching tailored jacket for the Okja screening 2017. (Ki Price/Getty Images)

Sienna Miller in 2015

Sienna Miller on the 2015 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Sienna Miller on the 2015 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Jury member and ultimate cool girl Sienna Miller wore a forget-me-not blue Gucci dress for the Le Glace Et Le Ciel (Ice And The Sky) premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. (Venturelli/WireImage)

Lupita Nyong’o in 2015

Lupita Nyong'o on the 2015 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Lupita Nyong'o on the 2015 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Actor Lupita Nyong’o owned the red carpet in Gucci green for the premiere of La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. (Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

Blake Lively in 2014

Blake Lively on the 2014 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Blake Lively on the 2014 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Long-time attendee and red carpet winner Blake Lively chose a stunning column dress by Chanel for the Mr.Turner premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. (George Pimentel/WireImage)

Cara Delevingne in 2013

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Model Cara Delevingne opted for a gothic black gown with sheer lace sleeves and back detailing by luxury label Burberry for The Great Gatsby premiere in 2013. (Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

Angeline Jolie in 2008

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Angelina Jolie glowed on the red carpet whilst pregnant with twins Vivienne and Knox for the Kung Fu Panda premiere during the 61st Cannes International Film Festival. The actor wore a Max Azria Atelier gown that highlighted her growing bump for the occasion in 2008. (Toni Anne Barson/WireImage)

Jennifer Aniston in 2004

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt on the 2004 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt on the 2004 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Before Angelina there was Jennifer Aniston, who accompanied then-husband Brad Pitt on the red carpet for the premiere of Troy at the 57th Cannes Film Festival in 2004. (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard)

Naomi Campbell in 1999

Naomi Campbell on the 1999 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Naomi Campbell on the 1999 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Model Naomi Campbell stunned in a diaphanous embroidered dress as she attended a party during Cannes Film Festival in 1999. (Jeff Vespa/WireImage)

Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss in 1998

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Models Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss join the film stars on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in 1998, wearing typically Nineties looks. (SGranitz/WireImage)

Winona Ryder in 1998

Winona Ryder on the 1998 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Winona Ryder on the 1998 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Actor and jury member Winona Ryder wore a purple slip dress and a sheer overdress for the gala screening of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in 1998. (PATRICK HERTZOG/AFP via Getty Images)

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Elizabeth Hurley in 1998

Elizabeth Hurley on the 1998 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Elizabeth Hurley on the 1998 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Actor and model Elizabeth Hurley stunned in a strapless pink gown during 51st Cannes Film Festival in 1998 as she supported her then-boyfriend, actor Hugh Grant. (SGranitz/WireImage)

Spice Girls in 1997

The Spice Girls on the 1997 Cannes Film Festival red carpet The Spice Girls on the 1997 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Not quite the red carpet, but this list wouldn’t be complete without the mention of the Spice Girls at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997. (Neil Munns/PA Images via Getty Images)

Sharon Stone in 1995

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Actor Sharon Stone shows off her outfit as she arrives at the Olympia cinema for the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. (Stephane Cardinale/Sygma via Getty Images)

Madonna in 1991

Madonna on the 1991 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Madonna on the 1991 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Singer and actor Madonna enjoying herself on the red carpet for the premiere of her film In Bed with Madonna at the Cannes Film Festival in 1991. (Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Princess Diana and Prince Charles in 1987

Prince Charles and Princess Diana on the 1987 Cannes Film Festival red carpet Prince Charles and Princess Diana on the 1987 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Diana, Princess of Wales, wearing a pale blue silk chiffon strapless dress with a matching chiffon stole designed by Catherine Walker joined Prince Charlles to attend a Gala night in honour of actor Sir Alec Guinness at the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. (Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

Audrey Hepburn in 1960

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Audrey Hepburn with her husband Mel Ferrer at the Cannes Film Festival in 1960, wearing a typically 1960s dress, complete with opera gloves. (Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Grace Kelly in 1955

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Actor Grace Kelly in a gown and white stole at a Cannes Film Festival event in 1955. (Getty Images)

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