Cannes Film Festival 2018: Days 8, 9, & 10

Your Cannes coverage ends here, dears.

KRISTEN STEWART at the Knife + Heart premiere
jacket by Chanel, shoes by Sarah Flint

Photo: David Fisher/Rex/Shutterstock

It’s a punk rock tuxedo. It’s genius, the sparkly pants are amazing, the shoes are phenomenal – every detail is impeccable.

Photo: Nicholas Hunt/Getty

I really do love this. She just looks so goddamn cool.

THANDIE NEWTON at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Vivienne Westwood

Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage

I loved the silhouette and print as soon as I saw this. And then I found out that this dress features all the black Star Wars characters, and it became my favorite thing on this earth.

THANDIE NEWTON at the Solo: A Star Wars Story photocall
gown by Valentino

Photo: Matt Baron/Rex/Shutterstock

Laid-back and stunning. I love that it matches the backdrop so perfectly, the flowers seem to blend right from the fabric onto that poster. Genius.

LÉA SEYDOUX at the Under the Silver Lake premiere
gown by Louis Vuitton

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

LV is incredibly hit or miss, but this is a hit in my book. Especially with that necklace.

LÉA SEYDOUX at the closing ceremony
gown by Louis Vuitton

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

Pretty, though a little on the ordinary side.

LAIS RIBEIRO at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Ali Karoui, jewelry by Avakian

Photo: Gisela Schober/Getty

The Brazilian Victoria’s Secret Angel was positively glowing in this jade dream. Everything from the color to the fit to the texture to the clean, chic styling is on point.

CATE BLANCHETT at the Capharnaum premiere
jumpsuit by Givenchy

Photo: John Phillips/Getty

Sure, it’s a veritable explosion of tulle and lace, but I’m into it. And the earrings are spectacular.

Authors of Black is Not My Job at the Burning screening
ensembles by Balmain

Photo: Red Carpet Fashion Awards

Aïssa Maïga, Nadège Beausson-Diagne, Rachel Khan, Mata Gabin, Maïmouna Gueye, Eye Haïdara, Sara Martins, Marie-Philomène Nga, Sabine Pakora, Firmine Richard, Sonia Rolland, Magaajyia Silberfeld, Shirley Souagnon, Assa Sylla, Karidja Touré, and France Zobda are the authors of Black is Not My Job, a book of their real stories as actresses. They brought their stories to Cannes and stood together on the red carpet to protest racism in the French film industry. And Olivier Rousteing, the first black head designer of Balmain, dressed them in custom pieces from his fall 2018 collection.

Photo: QZ.com

Powerful, beautiful, inspirational, and fashionable as all hell. What could be better?

DONALD GLOVER at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
suit by Gucci

Photo: Antony Jones/Getty

Donald Glover continues to kick ass at all facets of life, including the red carpet. Love this suit on you, darling.

KHADJA NIN, CATE BLANCHETT, and KRISTEN STEWART at the closing ceremony
Khadja’s gown by Jean Paul Gaultier
Cate’s gown by Alexander McQueen, jewerly by Chopard
Kristen’s gown by Chanel

Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty

I hate the sleeves on Kristen’s dress, and the fit isn’t much better. But at least Cate and Khadja are pulling their weight.

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO at the Wild Pear Tree premiere
gown by Zuhair Murad

Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage

Just princessy enough to be perfect for Cannes.

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Roberto Cavalli, jewelry by Boucheron, shoes by Jimmy Choo

Photo: Gisela Schober/Getty

Sorry if you thought you’d already seen every model in every iteration of a black sheer embellished gown this week. They will never be over this trend.

ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO at the de Grisogono party
gown by Roberto Cavalli

Photo: David M. Benett/Getty

Told you so.

MILLA JOVOVICH at the Burning premiere
gown by Prada

Photo: Matt Baron/Rex/Shutterstock

I don’t think the almost-choker was the best choice for that V-neck gown, but I don’t hate the overall look.

EMILIA CLARKE at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Dior, jewelry by Bulgari

Photo: Mike Marsland

Sorry, khaleesi, but you can do better.

WINNIE HARLOW at the de Grisogono party
gown by Elie Saab, shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti

Photo: David M. Benett/Getty

Love the top, but I could take or leave the boring skirt.

WINNIE HARLOW at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Jean-Louis Sabaji

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

Sure, it kinda looks like twisted Hefty bags from the front, but she had her Lupita-making-fabric-float moment:

Photo: Antony Jones/Getty

I love how it moves like liquid metal. I just wish the front of the dress lived up to the train.

CINDY BRUNA at the Burning premiere
gown by Ashi Studio

Photo: Venturelli

This actually could have been amazing, but two things are ruining it for me: the collar that reaches the tops of her ears, and the fabric flowing straight out of her groin.

SARA SAMPAIO at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Ralph & Russo, jewelry by Chopard, shoes by René Caovilla

Photo: Peop

Well, I guess the models have branched out from black sheer embellished gowns all the way to… white sheer embellished gowns. Sigh.

IZABEL GOULART at the Burning premiere
gown by Zuhair Murad, jewelry by Chopard

Photo: Matt Baron/Rex/Shutterstock

It’s stunning, but I feel like she’s worn this every day this week. And for the last three years.

IZABEL GOULART at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
top and skirt by Julien Macdonald, jewelry by Chopard

Photo: Andreas Rentz/Getty

Hard pass.

SONAM KAPOOR at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown by Vera Wang

Photo: Red Carpet Fashion Awards

The shape is a mess and the colors are terrible. Sonam, who did this to you? Banish them from your presence immediately.

ADRIANA LIMA at the Burning premiere
gown by Alberta Ferretti, jewelry by Chopard

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

I hate the cut-out, and the necklace has absolutely nothing to do with the rest of the outfit.

OLGA KURYLENKO at the closing ceremony
gown by Dior, purse by Roger Vivier

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

That Roger Vivier purse has been on the red carpet longer than Millie Bobby Brown has been sentient. Memorize it now – I promise you, it will pop up again, and again, and again…

LIU WEN at the Solo: A Star Wars Story premiere
gown and purse by Bottega Veneta

Photo: Andreas Rentz/Getty

A mustard yellow bathrobe over a bra? Belted with a braid and a tastle? And velvet? In May? At CANNES? Nothing about this makes sense. I need a drink.


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