But with its show-stopping red carpet and celebrities often arriving on luxury yachts, Cannes is as much about fashion as film. And a year after the Covid-19 pandemic left the Promenade de la Croisette all but empty, the famed boardwalk is as glittering and glamorous as ever.
Thus far, we’ve seen Bella Hadid in a vintage Jean Paul Gaultier gown, Marion Cotillard in a spage-age Chanel number and Spike Lee wearing a hot-pink Louis Vuitton suit, to name a few. Scroll through the gallery above for the best looks from each day of the event.
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