9 Best Cannes Film Festival Photocall Dresses

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Lest you think it was only the floor-length dresses that stunned at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, we give you some of the best cocktail dress ensembles put together by some of the most style-savvy celebrities for the event’s photocalls. Prepare yourself for a barrage of enviably chic day time looks.

1. Emma Stone

Emma StoneEmma Stone at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Irrational Man’ – Photocall in France on May 15, 2015

The 26-year-old went for whimsy in this Oscar de la Renta lace and tulle frock that she teamed up with a pair of Christian Louboutin “Pigalle Follies” pumps and Repossi jewelry.

2. Diane Kruger

Diane KrugerDiane Kruger at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Maryland’ – Photocall in France on May 16, 2015

We’re not at all surprised that the 38-year-old has been dubbed as the unofficial queen of Cannes. Every appearance she makes at the event is something to remember. That includes this beautiful powder blue Dolce & Gabbana Fall 2015 dress that she wore with a pair of Jimmy Choo “Minny” nude sandals.

3. Cate Blanchett

Cate BlanchettCate Blanchett at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Carol’ – Photocall in France on May 17, 2015

It’s yet another little black dress but we can’t get enough of this Alexander McQueen ensemble. It is edgy but feminine enough to work well on Cate.

4. Rooney Mara

Rooney MaraRooney Mara at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Carol’ – Photocall in France on May 17, 2015

This white Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2015 frock is perfect for the beautiful spring weather in France. The 30-year-old actress styled it simply with a pair of Stuart Weitzman “Nudist” sandals.

5. Charlize Theron

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ – Photocall in France on May 14, 2015

This Valentino Fall 2015 might not be the most sensible day time dress, especially for a Cannes photocall event, but it definitely has its own charm. The leather, lace and fringe details are all very modern.

6. Rachel Weisz

Rachel WeiszRachel Weisz at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Youth’- Photocall in France on May 20, 2015

The actress went for ’60s mod charm with this glittery floral shift dress teamed with a pair of thick-heeled pumps.

7. Naomi Watts

Naomi WattsNaomi Watts at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Sea of Trees’ – Photocall in France on May 16, 2015

You can’t help but fall in love with this Peter Pilotto silk chiffon dress. It has a simple silhouette but a structure that borders on whimsical. The 46-year-old styled it with a pair of red Jimmy Choo sandals and Anita Ko jewelry.

8. Emily Blunt

Emily BluntEmily Blunt at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Sicario’ – Photocall in France on May 19, 2015

Perhaps one of the best photocall looks this year is this one from the Sicario actress. The prismatic dress is from the Peter Pilotto Fall 2015 collection. She wore it with a pair of mustard Jimmy Choo “Private” sandals and Jacquie Aiche jewelry.

9. Alba Rohrwacher

Alba RohrwacherAlba Rohrwacher at the 68th Cannes Film Festival – ‘Take of Tales’ – Photocall in France on May 14, 2015

The Italian actress let out her inner rock chic in this Valentino Fall 2015 shift dress. To take the rock meter up a notch, she wore it with a pair of Valentino “Rockstud” boots.

Aren’t these dresses beautiful? Which outfit was your favorite?

Credit: KIKA/WENN/Dave Bedrosian/Future Image/Radoslaw Nawrocki/IPA/ATP/DyD Fotografos

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