Strapless Gowns. There was nothing sweet about these off the shoulder gowns for their structure and avant garde design gave their wearers stand-out power.
|From L-R: Izabel Goulart, Erin O'Connor, Aishwarya Rai, Fan Bing Bing and Lindsay Ellingson|
V-Necklines. Lupita Nyong’o in Gucci, Poppy Delevingne in Valentino and Julianne Moore in Givenchy put the plunge in V-necklines dipping close to their midriff areas.
|From L-R: Andie MacDowell, Lupita Nyong'o, Salma Hayek, Poppy Delevingne and Julianne Moore|
Cut-Out Chic. Strategic displays of flesh are back and the Cannes red carpet was not immune from the chic-ness of the cut-out trend.
|From L-R: Zoe Kravitz, Karlie Kloss, Irina Shayk, Jane Fonda and Toni Garrn|
Asymmetrical. One-arm asymmetrical gowns had moments of their own and Sienna Miller and Eva Longoria made statements in their navy blue gowns while Julianne Moore opted for a long-sleeved velvet gown in burgundy.
|From L-R: Julianne Moore, Sienna Miller, Noomi Rapace, Eva Longoria and Doutzen Kroes|
Red. Erin O’Connor looked statuesque in her red Ralph & Russo gown as did Natalie Portman, and Chanel Iman.
|From L-R: Natalie Portman, Noomi Rapace, Erin O'Connor and Chanel Iman|
Long Sleeves. Minimalistic came in form of long-sleeved fitted gowns for Eva Longoria, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Rodriguez.
|From L-R: Rachel Weisz, Michelle Rodriguez, Ana Beatriz Barros, Barbara Palvin and Eva Longoria|
Pale Blue. Diane Kruger, Li BingBing and Marion Cotillard looked very calm and cool on the red carpet in their pale blue gowns.
|From L-R: Diane Kruger, Lea Seydoux, Li BingBing and Marion Cotillard|
Side Slits. Side split skirts were the biggest trend on the Cannes red carpet as several celebrities bared flashes of leg at the different movie premieres.
|From L-R: Li Bing Bing, Doutzen Kroes, Karlie Kloss, Sophie Marceau and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini|
Gold. When it came to the metallic colours, gold was the celebrity favourite as seen on Natasha Poly, Toni Garrn and Irina Shayk.
|From L-R: Toni Garrn, Irina Shayk, Sara Sampaio and Natasha Poly|