Cheryl Cole In Stéphane Rolland Couture – ‘Amour’ Cannes Film Festival Premiere

I am stunned. Floored even.

Cheryl Cole set the rain-soaked red carpet ablaze for the ‘Amour’ premiere during Cannes Film Festival this evening.

For the second year in a row, the UK ambassador for L’Oreal, wore a Stéphane Rolland Spring 2012 Couture gown.

Her cap-sleeve white jersey fitted gown was decorated with light red embellishments before trailing off into a dramatic lava-like fiery red ostrich feathered train.

With all that space on the red carpet, Cannes is really the place to showcase a gown with such a train.

The only disappointing thing for me was that most of the drama of the blood red train was lost against the red carpet.

A red VBH clutch, trademark voluminous hair and David Morris jewels completed her look.

You wouldn’t think Stéphane Rolland and Cheryl Cole would make such a great combination, but she wows every time.

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55 Responses to Cheryl Cole In Stéphane Rolland Couture – ‘Amour’ Cannes Film Festival Premiere

  1. Me May 20, 2012 at 18:44 #

    Too much drama. She looks like Babette from Beauty and the Beast. Also, does she even who Michael Haneke is?

  2. Christine May 20, 2012 at 18:44 #

    J’adore.

  3. Emma May 20, 2012 at 18:47 #

    Love it from the neck down…this hairstyle really doesn’t work for me.

    • Nat39 May 20, 2012 at 20:53 #

      Her voluminous hair is what bothers me most here – I guess it was meant to balance the volume of the train but to me all it does is competing with it, wish it was neater.

  4. Zineb May 20, 2012 at 18:48 #

    Cannes is on fire this year! We’ve been spoiled ! What a gown !

    • NooG May 20, 2012 at 19:14 #

      +1

      • Badaboum May 20, 2012 at 19:35 #

        + 1.

  5. alex May 20, 2012 at 18:48 #

    stunning!!

  6. Henrique May 20, 2012 at 18:50 #

    WOW.

  7. Shaina May 20, 2012 at 18:51 #

    Wow! She looks fantastic. That train is beautiful and her hair and makeup are flawless. Perfection.

  8. Badaboum May 20, 2012 at 18:55 #

    Absolutely gorgeous! I didn’t think that she could be as stunning as last year, but she really did pull it off!
    I love it!

    Have you seen her in the yellow Proenza Schouler dress that she wore earlier for the L’Oreal press event this morning? She looked incredible!

  9. Miguel May 20, 2012 at 18:57 #

    J’adore!!!
    Thank You for bringin’ Stéphanne Rolland to the red carpet. Every dress from that collection should appear at this festival (We don’t get enough from him)

    • Fiona May 21, 2012 at 09:35 #

      Agreed! She is one of the few celebrites who not only appreciates him, but can bring his designs to LIFE on the red carpet!

  10. Elle May 20, 2012 at 19:00 #

    The dress is amazing, but she doesn’t wow me because she doesn’t have enough elegance to wear it.

    • Amy May 20, 2012 at 19:14 #

      +1.

    • pipsqueak May 20, 2012 at 19:45 #

      +1

    • Elle May 20, 2012 at 20:21 #

      Agreed!

    • Alina May 21, 2012 at 17:30 #

      I agree 100%.

  11. Rebecca Z May 20, 2012 at 19:15 #

    It is quite stunning and she carries it off beautifully. Love the back of the dress and the way the cap sleeves sit up. With an updo that might have been too much–she manages to show off the dress and her beautiful hair without either overwhelming the other.

  12. Sea May 20, 2012 at 19:15 #

    Completely agree with you FC! I love white with either deep green or bright red. This is breathtaking. BDOTW worthy imho. :)

  13. saad safdar May 20, 2012 at 19:17 #

    wow very nice Dress

  14. kat May 20, 2012 at 19:21 #

    The dress is gorgeous but I don’t like it on Cheryl – it seems it doesn’t fit well, maybe it’s a bit too big for her,and the hair isn’t doing anything to this look. Such a shame…

    • LeeAnn May 20, 2012 at 19:46 #

      Agree

  15. Sabreena May 20, 2012 at 19:41 #

    she looks WOW! LOVE that gown…its so gorgeous!

  16. Ninja May 20, 2012 at 19:43 #

    The dress is amazing! She looks fab in her 2nd pic and because this is Cheryl, the over-coordinated ruby bracelets can be ignored.

  17. EmmaWoodhouse May 20, 2012 at 19:48 #

    Very dramatic, which is nice to see at Cannes. However, I prefer it on the runway. It seems too loose on Cheryl. Also feathered hems are very much hit-or-miss for me and I’m not sure about this one. Love her clutch, but she should have worn an updo. Also, I think the dress has too much white on top and too much red on the bottom…a little stark.

  18. Emi May 20, 2012 at 20:02 #

    There’s something dramatic about this gown that makes me love it even if I usually hate feathers. I love the neckline and the sleeves.

  19. Paddy M May 20, 2012 at 20:09 #

    Cannes always produces a few potential BDOTY looks. This might be the first for me.

  20. fromchi-town May 20, 2012 at 20:13 #

    Wow… Two stephane rolland dresses at cannes, its a visual treat. She looks stunning, but i dont like the hair. That dress deserved better hair.

  21. reemito May 20, 2012 at 20:25 #

    I think it looks better on her than the model, she own it.

  22. holly May 20, 2012 at 20:31 #

    I actually thought I mis-read the title of this post when I looked at the picture. It’s nice to know that Cheryl can step it up when the occasion calls for it. I wasn’t blown away like I was with Diane Kruger’s look, but it’s a lovely, dramatic gown that works for Cheryl. Well played!

  23. Erik May 20, 2012 at 20:32 #

    Love it!

  24. Mr D May 20, 2012 at 20:45 #

    Wow Wow Wow! Amazing! Love it even more than last year! Will you be featuring Cheryls Proenza Schouler look earlier?

  25. Zee May 20, 2012 at 20:54 #

    Seriously, sooo classy and stylish dress and Cheryl Cole is presenting it flawlessly. Currently, Stephane Rolland is the guy for me. Just wow. This is one of my BDOTY candidates.

  26. justme May 20, 2012 at 20:58 #

    The dress is stunning but not only it is badly fitted (especially on top), a slick updo and lighter make-up would have been better.
    So basically, I would have loved it on someone else than Cheryl :(

  27. Rahel May 20, 2012 at 21:29 #

    Wow

  28. anne May 20, 2012 at 21:47 #

    When she gets it right, she gets it right! Like others have already pointed out, it might have been better with a different styling but this is such an upgrade from the monstrousity that is her everyday style that i don’t even care that much about the hairstyle.

  29. Beta May 20, 2012 at 21:53 #

    great look cheryl!
    she looks amazing!
    I loved that this time she toned down a bit her make up, which too often she applies TOO liberaly

  30. Yeliz May 20, 2012 at 21:53 #

    I’m in heaven. She looks incredible.

  31. Amy May 20, 2012 at 21:53 #

    NO!! I really wanted someone else to wear that gown. I fell in love with that dress when I watched S.Rolland show. Cheryl is pretty but she’s too short for that dress and the top is ill-fitted.
    I’m so disappointed, I planned a major red carpet moment for that dress and Cheryl ruined it.

  32. Lee May 20, 2012 at 22:25 #

    In the words of FC: “I die” …Love it!

    • Fashion Critic May 20, 2012 at 22:59 #

      they are Rachel Zoe’s words…. ;D

  33. Jones19 May 20, 2012 at 22:37 #

    Such an incredibly stunning gown. I’m trying to ignore who’s wearing it.

  34. Francois B May 21, 2012 at 00:17 #

    I KNEW I wouldn’t be disappointed. Cheryl in Cannes is my rendez-vous every year. She’s just stunning, nothing else to say. Hope she’ll make a second appearance there!

  35. A. May 21, 2012 at 04:51 #

    Stephane Rolland is my new favourite. Paz vega and now Cheryl cole. Loving the trail

  36. roxana May 21, 2012 at 07:09 #

    love it!

  37. Fiona May 21, 2012 at 09:37 #

    FC, do you think she might just be getting her fashion mojo back? This dress was stunning, and she totally pulled it off, I think after her fashion MISTAKE at the first US X factor auditions, she is slowly getting her act together again, looks like that year of resting has given her new strength.

    • Fashion Critic May 21, 2012 at 09:48 #

      Nope…I believe she has no personal style. This is evident with her street style looks.

      For me she was only considered stylish during her X Factor days and when she had three stylists.

      • Fiona May 21, 2012 at 15:58 #

        I feel she has SOME personal style …. but she messes up too badly with her Street Style too often

        • Nat May 21, 2012 at 22:24 #

          EVERYONE has a personal style.

  38. Andrea May 21, 2012 at 14:47 #

    I totally agree about the red carpet ruining the drama of the red colour in the dress. In some pictures she is kind of floating without legs. It was probably not part of the plan..

  39. lollypop May 21, 2012 at 16:13 #

    Gorgeous dress and looks beautiful on her. Although the fitting of the dress specially near the frou frou looks terrible. But i do love the dress

  40. Terry May 21, 2012 at 18:52 #

    Her python rectangular compact clutch is by VBH.

    • Fashion Critic May 21, 2012 at 19:02 #

      thanks x

  41. Nirina May 22, 2012 at 19:25 #

    OH WOW!!! Cheryl Cole this is seriously breathtaking!! my jaw dropped in one second! i really love this!! i agree its a pity she’s wearing red against the red carpet, but that’s not at all her fault :p

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