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Best Dressed Film Festival 2012 – Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival is a playground for movie buffs, fashion types and social fixtures, filled with modish moments swooshing around every red carpet screening and after party.

Cannes is a Technicolor candy store of confections, and its supremely outfitted stars have made it the best dressed fest of 2012.

With glowing A-listers like Diane Kruger, Freida Pinto, Kylie Minoque and Marion Cotillard in the mix, and Atelier Versace, Christian Dior, Elie Saab and Roberto Cavalli rotating in the fashion credits, this feast for the eyes in the French Riviera is the most dramatic production of the year.

No fest can best the flourish of Cannes….although Venice did come close this year.

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Best Brand Ambassador 2012 - Victoria Beckham

Best Brand Ambassador 2012 – Victoria Beckham

Best Ensemble Cast 2012 - 'Les Miserables'

Best Ensemble Cast 2012 – ‘Les Miserables’

12 Responses to Best Dressed Film Festival 2012 – Cannes

  1. mm December 24, 2012 at 13:46 #

    Yes to Cannes, the oscars have been a disappointment since Zoe Saldana walked in Givenchy

    • mm December 24, 2012 at 13:48 #

      i meant that since the year Zoe wore Givenchy I havent been blown away by any dress. But Cannes and Venice have been so amazing

    • jones19 December 28, 2012 at 19:11 #

      The Oscars aren’t a film festival…

  2. CreoleLady December 24, 2012 at 13:55 #

    Cannes and Venice were wonderful. Jane Fonda is on my BDOTY list. If there were an award for “designer we’d like to see more of” on the RC, it would be Stephane Rolland for me.

  3. Jess2 December 24, 2012 at 14:12 #

    I did vote for Venice but it was more of a random pick between the two. They were both outstanding festivals!

  4. Alina December 24, 2012 at 14:16 #

    I loved both film festivals : Venice & Cannes!

  5. Yeliz December 24, 2012 at 14:35 #

    I wasn’t able to keep up with Venice, since I was on vacation on that time, but I saw some BDOTY worthy looks (Kate Hudson, Kasia Smutniak). I did keep up with Cannes, however, and almost all of the looks were stunning and I voted for Cannes. Gotta love film festivals.

  6. Christine December 24, 2012 at 15:29 #

    I agree. The BEST! No other festival can compete.

  7. justme December 24, 2012 at 17:40 #

    While I did vote for Cannes, you are totally right that Venice was such a pleasant surprise this year.

  8. EmmaWoodhouse December 25, 2012 at 14:47 #

    Venice was good but Cannes was JAW-DROPPING this year. Just amazing. :)

  9. Amy December 26, 2012 at 17:18 #

    Cannes killed it. Diane non-stop extravaganza, Freida Pinto, Nicole, Marion and co were just amazing.

  10. Kathy December 30, 2012 at 02:44 #

    This was by far the easiest category to vote for, to be honest. Diane looked so fabulous, and so did Marion, Jessica Chastain, etc.

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