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Cannes Film Festival: A Guide to the Gowns

Fashion houses have been vying to dress talent at the 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival.

When the 63rd annual Cannes International Film Festival opens today, the activity unfolding outside the cinemas will rival any theater taking place on-screen. Brands including Giorgio Armani and Vionnet have been vying to dress talent scheduled to tread the red carpet, such as Michelle Williams (“My Blue Valentine”), Russell Crowe (“Robin Hood”) and Charlotte Gainsbourg (“The Tree”).



THE GOWNS

 

Kristin Scott Thomas


Red-carpet moment:
As mistress of ceremonies, Scott Thomas needs dresses for the opening ceremony and opening-night dinner.

Rumored to wear:
Giorgio Armani Privé and custom Christian Louboutin heels.

 

 

Juliette Binoche

Red-carpet moment: The premiere of festival contender “Certified Copy” by Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami.

Rumored to wear: Celine and Lanvin



Kate Beckinsale

Red-carpet moment: As a juror on opening night.

Rumored to wear: Giorgio Armani Privé



Giovanna Mezzogiorno


Red-carpet moment:
As a juror on opening night.

 

What she’ll wear: Vionnet, exclusively.



Cate Blanchett

Red-carpet moment: The premiere of “Robin Hood.”

Rumored to wear: Giorgio Armani Privé