Cannes Film Festival 2017: The Best Dressed List

We chart the stars' greatest looks as they happen...

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by Danielle Fowler |

The 70th Cannes Film Festival is underway and the A-list are dominating the red carpet on the French Riviera as we speak.

And the ceremony is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious in the fashion calendar, as stars don their finest attire in a bid to claim a top spot in the best dressed list. But the red carpet elite have some historical fashion moments to compete with, whether we're talking about Princess Diana's elegant debut appearance on the red carpet back in 1987 or Bella Hadid's memorable red carpet walk last year.

But with their stylists in tow, stars will be sure to keep the sartorial spotlight on them at all times.

So who do we expect to grace the red carpet this year? Well, this season the ceremony has welcomed change (not without its controversy), as the event is set to celebrate 'event' television. This means, that Netflix productions have made the cut for the first time in the ceremony's 70-year history.

And this unanticipatd move has enabled Nicole Kidman to stage a major comeback to the big (and small) screen this film season with the likes of The Killing Of A Sacred Deer, China Girl and The Beguiled. So, expect the actress to stage some pretty memorable fashion appearances at the photo calls over the week, too.

Bella Hadid

Bella made her second appearance in the French Riviera but this time, with her dad by her side. The model of the moment opted for a nude cold-shoulder gown by Alexander Vauthier, the same designer she chose last year.

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Bella opted for the same designer as last year ©Getty

Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski opted for a nude slip dress for the prestigious ceremony. The model accessorised the look with a striking necklace.

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The model kept it minimal at this year's ceremony ©Getty

Sara Sampaio

Model Sara Sampaio demonstrated how to be the flamenco dancer emoji IRL. The 25-year-old donned a crimson couture gown by Zuhair Murad for the magical moment.

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Sara Sampaio undoubtedly stole the spotlight at the opening ceremony ©Getty

Hailey Baldwin

Hailey Baldwin made her debut appearance on the red carpet in a cobalt blue peplum two-piece. The 20-year-old finished the look with a blunt bob.

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Hailey opted for a cobalt blue two-piece for the red carpet ©Getty

Lily Donaldson

Model Lily Donaldson opted for a sheer corset gown by Dior for the premiere of Loveless.

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The 30-year-old chose Dior for the star-studded-ceremony ©Getty

Emily Ratajkowski

We have to admit, Eimly Ratajkowski's first ensemble wasn't what we were hoping for. But the model saved her best look for last, as she opted for a lace jumpsuit by Peter Dundas.

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Emily Ratajkowski just won the red carpet ©Getty

Rhianna

Rhianna always brings her sartorial know-how to any red carpet and Cannes was no different. We're loving headline-making white Dior gown teamed with matching white Dior superstar shades.

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Bella Hadid

Is Bella Hadid the new Queen of Cannes? The model has continued her winning streak of stellar looks with this scarlet Dior dress accessorised a la Elizabeth Taylor with Bulgari jewels and killer eyeliner.

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Kendall Jenner

Kendall walked the red carpet for the screening of 120 Beats Per Minute and the stole the show in the process. Wearing a one shoulder printed gown with a dramatic long gown by Giambattista Valli Haute Couture, Jenner narrowly avoided a wardrobe malfunction.

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We round up the best fashion moments as they happen:

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Monica Bellucci chose a minimal outfit as she donned a black, flared jumpsuit.

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Marion Cotillard opted for an oversized T-shirt dress for the Ismael's Ghosts photo call. The actress finished the look with rolled-hem jeans and orange shoes.

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Jessica Chastain donned a burnt orange jumpsuit with tie-sleeves by Roksanda.

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Elle Fanning arrived in Cannes wearing Miu Miu for the first day, as she donned cat-eye sunnies, a buttoned-up shirt and jeans.

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Eva Herzigová arrives in the French Riviera for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. The model chose to wear a metallic, floor-skimming gown accessorised with a box clutch.

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Lily Rose Depp is spotted arriving in Cannes wearing a printed red dress and snake-print block sandals.

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Hailey Baldwin dons all white as she arrives in Cannes.

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Bella Hadid gave luxe pyjama-dressing a new name, as she arrived in Cannes wearing a silky two-piece. The model of the moment accessorised the look with aviator glasses and satin shoes.

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Emily Ratajkowski donned head-to-toe florals as she arrived in Cannes. She finished the ensemble with the 'It' accessory of the year, the basket bag.

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Lily-Rose Depp donned a Grecian-style gown by Chanel for the ceremony.

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Bella Hadid opted for a nude, cold-shoulder gown by Alexander Vauthier.

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Naomie Harris wore one of our favourite looks so far, as she graced the red carpet in a rainbow tulle gown by Gucci. The actress accessorised the outfit with Atelier Swarovski jewellery.

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Model Sara Sampaio donned a crimson, couture gown by Zuhair Murad.

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Jessica Chastain changed into an embroidered cold-shoulder gown by Alexander McQueen for the premiere of Ismael's Ghosts.

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Emily Ratajowski opted for a nude, slip dress for the prestigious ceremony.

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Julianne Moore chose a deep red gown by Givenchy for the ceremony.

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Hailey Baldwin made her debut appearance in a cobalt blue, peplum two-piece.

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For the second day, Julianne Moore opted for a green drawstring dress with black platforms.

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Michelle Williams chose a printed mini dress by Louis Vuitton for the second day.

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For the second day, Michelle Williams opted for yet another gown by Louis Vuitton. This time, the actress chose an embellished navy dress with ruffled shoulders.

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Elle Fanning opted for a floor-sweeping gown by Vivienne Westwood for the premiere of Ismael's Ghosts.

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It's official. Emily Ratajkowski has won the Cannes red carpet. The model donned a ruffled lace jumpsuit by Peter Dundas for the ceremony. She finished the look with a tousled fishtail plait.

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Winnie Harlow opted for a cold-shoulder colbalt blue gown by Zuhair Murad for the premiere of Loveless.

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Lily Donaldson attended the premiere of Loveless in a sheer corset gown by Dior.

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Lily Collins donned the biggest trend of the season to the premiere of Okja in an off the shoulder shirt with supersized sleeves.

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Adriana Lima opted for a white cold-shoulder gown by Naeem Khan for the premiere of Loveless.

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Lily Collins stepped out in a bridal-esque Ralph and Russo couture gown accessorised with Bulgari jewellery for the premiere of Okja.

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Bella Hadid continued her winning streak in a scarlet quilted dress by Dior with Bulgari serpent necklace.

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Julianne Moore chose a custom-made Louis Vuitton dress with tie waist and Chopard earrings for the Okja premiere.

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Rhianna stole the show at the Okja premiere in a white Dior gown accessorised with matching superstar shades.

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Jessica Chastain looked stunning in a lilac embellished Givenchy Haute Couture gown with drop waist and pleated skirt detail at the Okja premiere.

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Bella Hadid attended the Chopard party in Cannes wearing a risqué Roberto Cavalli slip dress which featured a thigh-high split.

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Rhianna opted for a Cinderella-esque duck egg blue gown with revealing front split for the Chopard party, accessorising with Chopard diamonds, naturally.

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Kendall Jenner chose an embellished strapless Ralph and Russo dress for the Chopard party.

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Elizabeth Olsen donned an embellished blush pink gown for the premiere of 'The Square'.

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Nicole Kidman opted for a tulle tutu by Calvin Klein for the premiere of 'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer'.

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Model Sara Sampaio opted for a sheer lace gown for the Cannes ceremony.

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Irina Shayk made her debut red carpet appearance at Cannes followingthe birth of her first child, Lea de Seine. The model looked incredible in a yellow thigh-split gown by Atelier Versace.

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Elle Fanning attended the premiere of Beguiled alongside co-stars Kirsten Dunst and Nicole Kidman in a white dress.

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For the premiere of Beguiled, Elle Fanning chose another princess-esque gown. The actress accessorised the lilac tulle dress with pearls and a ribbon in her hair.

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Bella Hadid donned a sheer Ralph & Russo gown for the amfAR Gala.

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Jessica Chastain at the 'In the Fade' premiere

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Diane Kruger at the 'In the Fade' premiere

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Eva Green at the 'Based On A True Story' premiere

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