Cannes 2017: 11 Stellar Style Choices From the European Film Festival

Cannes 2017: 11 Stellar Style Choices From the European Film Festival

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This year’s Cannes Film Festival recently wrapped up its week-and-a-half-long celebration, where Swedish film The Square won the Palme d’Or over 20 other films. The Queer Palm — an award sponsored by Hornet — was given to 120 battements par minute (English title: BPM), which follows the first years of the AIDS activist group ACT UP-Paris.

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This year marks the film festival’s 70th anniversary, and for this spectacular occasion, stars stepped up their game when it came to fashion. We got to see stunning women strut the red carpet in gorgeous haute couture gowns. Our personal red carpet favorite, Tilda Swinton, slayed the game once again by wowing us in a pristine custom-made Haider Ackerman dress for the premiere of her latest film, Okja.

Tilda Swinton in Custom Haider Ackermann, Image by Gisela Schober via

But the leading men also showed us their finest looks, as seen at parties, on the red carpet and at various events. Beautifully tailored and elegant tuxedos are typically men’s go-to attire at Cannes, but stars like Joaquin Phoenix (who won this year’s Best Actor award for You Were Never Really Here) and Alex Sharp (who starred in John Cameron Mitchell’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties) decided to dress outside the box.

From AmfAR’s lavish party to the Palm d’Or award ceremony, these sexy men (and a few brave women) ditched the red carpet rules. Instead, they gave us a unique sartorial look at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

10 Instances of Stellar Cannes 2017 Fashion:


Featured image by Venturelli, WireImage/


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