Cannes 2017: The Best Behind-The-Scenes Instagram Moments

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by Emma Firth |
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Cannes Film Festival? Arguably the most glamorous occasion on the fashion calendar.

You just need to revisit the most iconic retro moments on the French Riviera to know the week-long fiesta is part honouring the new films to name drop, part shining the spotlight on the Best Dressed celebrities.

To mark the ceremony’s 70th birthday, A-listers from Bella Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski to Lily-Rose Depp (with a little help from their super stylists) have pulled out all the stops. Unlike 2016's ode to all-shades-of-the-rainbow, this year it's all about satin champagne dresses and thigh-high splits (see Bella’s old-school glam Alexandre Vauthier number - paired with a Titanic-style 180-carat sapphire stone Bulgari necklace of course. Well, it is Cannes after all darlings!)

But let us not forget these picture-perfect poses and ensembles take months of planning and hours of prep beforehand - yes, finding the ideal dress, hairstyle, nail polish and suitable make-up vibe is not a rush decision. Oh no. So we’re always pleased to find among our social feeds the candid / “they’re (almost) just like us getting ready” / LOLing with pals snaps on Instagram too. Here's Grazia’s pick of the best BTS pictures from Cannes so far...

Emily Ratajkowski

Cannes Behind The Scenes

The model and actress channelled Sophia Loren this year - aka the epitome of European glamour - with her ‘60s-style updo and nude gown. But post-red carpet Ratajkowski kept things #casual. On Instagram she wrote: ‘stranded on a dock, watching the sunset barefoot.’ Dreamy.

Jessica Chastain

Cannes Behind The Scenes

How to multi-task, Jessica Chastain style? The Miss Sloane star takes time out to eat some grub…With a little help from her friends; nail artist Loreal Severine and makeup extraordinaire Mary Greenwell.

Naomie Harris


Rainbow Gucci dress in hand? Pink stilettos firmly off? It’s a wrap for Miss Moneypenny…

Bella Hadid

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Ice-cream couture? Bella Hadid and her father, Mohamed Hadid, are arguably the cutest (and chicest) father-daughter duo in Cannes.

Take notes: Beauty prep made all the more fun with a glass of champagne in hand. Okay, we knew this one already...

Julianne Moore

The 56-year-old actress shows off her stunning scarlet Givenchy gown before hitting the red carpet. Does Julianne Moore ever not look A-M-A-Z-I-N-G?

Emily Ratajkowski and Bella Hadid

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Susan Sarandon

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The 70-year-old L'Oreal Paris spokesperson is our forever fashion and beauty icon.

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