The 69th edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival was held this year between the 11th and 22nd of May. This exalted festival is not only vital for the film fraternity and movie lovers all over the world but also holds great significance for the international fashion industry.
While the primary purpose of the festival has always been to draw attention to films that contribute to the development of cinema and boost the film industry worldwide, the Cannes festival has also, over the years, come to be known for showcasing the latest fashion trends. Film personalities and fashion divas grace the red carpet with style and panache and this is promptly lapped up by the media. The fashion police worldwide are glued to the events at Cannes and every fashionista worth her salt will make a fantastic effort to turn up on the Cannes red carpet in eye-catching ensembles from famous designer houses.
A bevy of film personalities and fashion models from India have been known to attend the festival year after year.
Another star who is fast becoming a regular at Cannes and is the apple of the fashion fraternity's eye is Sonam Kapoor, fashion diva, actress and daughter of yesteryear's film star Anil Kapoor.
Aishwarya Rai is India’s unofficial ambassador to Cannes. She has been attending the festival for the last 15 years and the fashion media has never stopped admiring, criticising, mooning over her outfits and dress sense. Year after year she turns up immaculately dressed in ensembles and sarees which can be any girl’s dream.
This year, she wore a purple lipstick and the social media has gone berserk ever since.
The feisty actress Vidya Balan made her Cannes debut in 2013 as a member of the jury.
She wowed us with her choice of traditional wear and grabbed attention in her intricately designed lehengas, chandbaalis and cocktail rings. Not surprisingly, all her outfits were designed for her by designer and personal friend Sabyasachi
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