Best Dressed Celebrities: Cannes Film Festival 2014

Best Dressed Celebrities: Cannes Film Festival 2014

Cannes 2014 Best Dressed

So, the 67th annual Festival de Cannes has concluded. The world of film and fashion gathered and strutted down the red carpet at Cannes from May 14th to 25 May 2014.  Every year, the wonderful divas from the world of blitz and glamour walk down in their glorious Guccis, Armani Prives, and Elie Saab gowns with long trains and shine bright in their best Chopard and Schwartz jewels. It’s the best time for fashion enthusiasts to admire and take notes.  From India – a bevy of beauties made their presence felt at Cannes – Sonam Kapoor, the all covered up Mallika Sherawat, Frieda Pinto, and yes – Aishwarya Rai.  She made her 10th consecutive appearance at Cannes as L’Oreal Paris’ ambassador and looked breathtakingly beautiful in a golden Roberto Cavalli gown with a long train for the “Two Days, One Night” premiere. She had to miss her first appearance because of the air traffic strike in France and it was a disappointment, but she more than made up for it with her oomph factor and ultra glam appearance.

Cannes 2014 Best Dressed

The world went gaga over her – her outfit, her hair, her makeup, her new slim figure, and her red lips were talked about everywhere – from print media to social media the world over.  There was a slight glitch though – the golden Roberto Cavalli dress that she wore was a repetition of the dress that Kristin Chenoweth had appeared in for Oscars 2014, but seriously, nobody called it a faux pas and nobody really cared because Aishwarya Rai looked gorgeous in the golden outfit – Chenoweth was not even counted in 😛 But this post is not about Aishwarya Rai, here’s a list of the best dressed women at Cannes 2014.  Let’s start with Aishwarya Rai:

Aishwarya Rai Cannes 2014

For her second appearance on the Cannes red carpet, for the premiere of the movie “The Search” – she went in for a white Roberto Cavalli gown embellished with swarovski crystals with n*de lips and subtle makeup. Don’t miss the Chopard earrings.

Aishwarya Rai Cannes 2014

Aishwarya Rai Cannes 2014

She was back sporting hot red lips for the amfar gala where she didn’t disappoint at all – she wore an Armani Prive dress and looked beautiful and elegant. For us, all of her three looks were bang on!

Aishwarya Rai Cannes 2014

Talking about other best dressed divas at Cannes 2014:

Blake Lively was a hit this year too – For “The Captive” premiere – she wore a white and black Gucci gown with diamond jewellery by Loraine Schwartz.

Blake Lively Cannes 2014

For the premiere of “Mr. Turner,” she wore a shimmer and shine Chanel Couture dress with beautiful lavender shoes.

Blake Lively Cannes 2014

I know, this post isn’t about Aishwarya Rai or Blake Lively, but just one more look of Blake Lively from a gala event. Here, she is in a Gucci premiere dress with a long train.

Blake Lively Cannes 2014

Salma Hayek looked all pink and pretty in a strapless Yves Saint Laurent chiffon dress. With a matching pink lipstick and loose waves, she looked perfect!

YSL pink gown

Paz Vega – This actress wore a Ralph and Russo gown with a long train and a huge black rose on her shoulder at the premiere of “A Fistful of Dollars.”

Paz Vega Cannes 2014

Li Yuchun wore a black jumpsuit sort of thing with a well cut and long cape from Stephen Rolland’s Spring Couture 2014 – it was a super stylish outfit methinks!

Li Yuchun Cannes 2014

Irina Shayk – model and Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend at the Search premiere came covered in a Atelier Versace gown.  Not many were impressed, I think it was different and unique.

Irina Shayk Cannes 2014

Rosie Huntington wore an Emilio Pucci yellow gown with cut outs at the amfAR gala.

Rosie Huntington Cannes 2014

One of our favorites, Araya A. Hargate looked gorgeous in a black sequinned strapless Kaufmanfranco gown during the premiere of “The Search.”

Best Dressed Cannes 2014

Lara Stone in a bright fuchsia Calvin Klein number at the premiere of “The Search.”

Lara Stone Cannes 2014

Rosie Huntington in a grey Gucci chiffon strapless gown that did perfect justice to her well-toned frame.

Rosie Huntington Cannes 2014

Out of the three or four Sonam Kapoor looks – I liked only two – She looked pretty in a powder blue flowing silk Elie Saab gown for the Chopard dinner. She made her first appearance in a sequined and embroidered Anamika Khanna saree outfit with a pearl and gold choker. Her makeup was kept minimal.

Sonam Kapoor Cannes 2014

Sonam Kapoor Cannes 2014

Sonam Kapoor Cannes 2014

Eva Longoria at the “Foxcatcher” premiere in a turtle neck sort of brown Vionnet gown which was gathered at the waist. Her hairstyle made her look even more glamorous – a messy side swept braided hairstyle.

Eva Longoria Cannes 2014

Jessica Stain – the wind blew her dress in all directions, but that was when the dress looked it’s best – all flowy and glorious – it was an Elie Saab blue silk gown.

Jessica Chastain Elie Saab

Jessica Chastain in a royal blue Atelier Versace gown:

Jessica Chastain Versace Gown

Last, but definitely not the least – Cheryl Cole walked the red carpet in a Monique Lhuillier strapless black gown with a long train.

Cheryl Cole Cannes 2014

I didn’t include Frieda Pinto, Mallika Sherawat’s looks because I didn’t find them great. Who is your favorite from Cannes 2014, do mention in the comments below :))

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37 thoughts on “Best Dressed Celebrities: Cannes Film Festival 2014

    1. Neha Since you are a lipstick person, i’m asking you this question…pls pls tell me exactly which shade from loreal ash is wearing? 🙂

      Jomol Nice compilation 🙂 I love ash’s golden look the best *haan ji* and Blake lively *woot*

  1. Ash…..mind blowing…total DIVA *jai ho* *jai ho* *jai ho* *jai ho* *jai ho* n jomol nice compilation… *haan ji* *haan ji*

  2. I liked Ash and Sonam *drool* *drool* and of course Blake Lively *jai ho* I actually liked the Vintage black Ellie Saab gown which Sonam wore too. 🙂 It was so princess-like! *happydance* She also had a disney princess kinda moment in that gown while walking up the red carpet *happy dance* And Ash totally rocked in her Roberto Cavalli gown *jai ho* *jai ho*

    1. Princy……ash stole limelight and she has been voted the best dressed at Cannes….. *woot* Talking about princesses, you toh are a princess waise hi *happy dance*

  3. Finallyyy!!!!!!! the most awaited post is here…this time I was wondering why no posts on cannes were put up…but it is here finally….Jomol.. *puchhi* *puchhi* ……… Regarding cannes…Ash looked splendid this time in all her RC outfits….pure love…sonam for a change had a better year this time…Blake lively is a pure diva.. *woot* *woot*

  4. Jomo..

    No one does such posts better than you! *clap* *clap* *clap*

    I loved Aish.. man.. she is sooo beautiful.. you can’t stop gazing her pics and Sonam is a stunner too! I also like Salma.. she is sooo pretty!

  5. I liked Aishwarya’s gold gown look. *woot*
    But somehow I find her foundation was not blended properly or they used too much foundation on her face *waiting*
    Mallika was good this time and completely covered 😛 . She wore one lehenga and I liked it for that factor that she tried Indian *haan ji*

    Sonam disappointment-ed me . He saree cum dhoti cum whatever look was a disaster *smack*

  6. Surabhi………. *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance* thanksssssss….that means a lot…..Aish has totally glam-ed up na…..stunner she is!

  7. My fav would be aishwarya and blake lively. I was so blown away by aishwarya’s first look *shock* *shock* Loved sonam’s anamika khanna look a lot. even her makeup was so pretty and fresh.

    and jomo what a suuupperrr post *woot* *woot* *woot* *woot* *woot* *woot*

    1. Thankooooooooooo Rati *happy dance* *happy dance* *happy dance* Aishwarya Rai and Blake Lively – awed by them *happy dance* *happy dance*

  8. Aishwarya Rai n Salma Hayek beat even the much younger ones by a huge margin, in terms of grace, beauty and dressing spite of being near to 40s…these r beauty icons… *jai ho* *jai ho*

  9. OMG Aishwaria so pretty, can anyone look so breathtakingly beautiful at 40,I loved Nicole Kidman too in her Valentino lush gown and Armani prive, ofcourse Blake lively looked stunning loved Salma Hayek and her pink gown, Lea Seydoux in her Prada, I loved the green gown, I loved Irina Shayk too *happydance* *happydance*

  10. ohhh my god all the beauties look super stunning *woot* *woot* *woot* awesome compilation so that i did not have to look at everyone’s pics individually *happy dance* *happy dance* those gowns of ash and blake look gorgeous *woot* *woot* so flairy and mermaid kind *drool* *drool* lol you did not find frieda and mallika *hihi* *hihi* *hihi* *hihi*

  11. ash is winner ……………………!!!! *announce* *pompom* i like ash’s all looks the second silver pearl color gown look is flawless, golden gown look is bold but looks something is missing there..cant guess. *pompom*

    sonam looks good only in that blue gown, her modified sari looks too much drama,
    moreover in that look her makeup is gone cakey . *ghost* .visible lines under eyes and eyebrows…omg too much makeup wonder no camera pointing to her.

  12. Ash, for sure! I also liked Uma Thurman’s yellow Atelier Versace that she wore for the ‘Clouds Of Sils Maria’ premiere! Great post, Jomol! 🙂

  13. Enjoyed the post Jomol *clap* *clap* I too liked Aishwarya’s new avatar but one small gripe is all three of her outfits are very similar…fish tail, neutral colors. Otherwise she looked awesome.

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