Cannes, that posh and glamorous and utterly spectacular gem of the French Riviera is once again bursting with beauty as the 64th Annual Film Festival begins. International film stars dust the Red Carpet and the Red Stairs with gowns from top Fashion Designers of the world. The excitement builds as star studded Screenings of the 21 films up for Awards, Yachting and After Parties Parties and Glittering Red Carpets bring beauty back into the French Riviera! It is certainly one of the most wonderful places on earth.
Umma Thurman dazzles in feathered Versace gown (altered to fill in cut outs at bodice) for the Opening Ceremony. Earlier at the judges panel she wore a Dolce & Gabbana eyelet dress from the Spring 2011 “trousseau collection”.
The stunning Indian actress and former Miss World beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Elie Saab Couture and Choppard Jewels.
Always a show stopper, Chinese Actress and Singer, Fan Bing Bing in traditional red gown and Cartier Jewels.
Radient actress beauty, Penelope Cruz in custom Marchesa gown and Choppard Jewels glitters on the Red Carpet at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival on the French Riviera. Cruz stars alongside Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean “On Stranger Tides”.
Salma Hayek, actress in “Puss in Boots” in bejeweled Gucci gown at the Opening Ceremony of the 64th Cannes International Film Festival. Her daytime dress was a burnt orange leather Gucci dress from Fall 2011 collection with a feather bolero. If she seems over-Guccied, well, her husband does own the Gucci Fashion label.