August 3, 2021

Eight vertigo dresses on the red carpet

After more than a year of hiatus due to the coronavirus crisis, the most elegant and sophisticated red carpet of the year returns to celebrate the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Due to its strict code of protocol, every year the stars delight the audience with some of their best clothes.

The outfits of Sharon Stone, Blake Lively or Bella Hadid are some of the most remembered in history, for not remembering the moment when Julia Roberts climbed the red staircase without shoes as a complaint against the organization. These are some of the most memorable looks ever:

Blake Lively

Blake Lively is one of the regular stars on the red carpet best dressed lists. With the elegance and naturalness that characterize her so much, she usually opts for long dresses that highlight her figure, in bright tones or with rhinestones and bright sparkles.

One of the most groundbreaking was the one she chose in 2016, when she was pregnant. A spectacular Atelier Versace in blue with a long chiffon train sticking out and featuring a unique asymmetrical neckline and a side slit in the skirt.

Blake Lively at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival


Bella Hadid

That same year, with Lively’s permission, all eyes turned to a single dress: Bella Hadid’s Alexandre Vauthier. The model wore a red satin dress with a vertigo v-neckline at the front and a completely uncovered back, and with a side slit that reached her hips.

US model Bella Hadid poses as he arrives on May 18, 2016 for the screening of the film

Bella Hadid at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival


Julia Roberts

It was not so much the style but the moment that the actress provided when she climbed the red steps of Cannes barefoot to protest against the organization’s ban on wearing flat shoes.

Julia Roberts on the red carpet of the presentation of 'Money Monster' in Cannes in 2016.

Julia Roberts on the red carpet of the presentation of ‘Money Monster’ in Cannes in 2016.


Sharon Stone

The iconic actress who starred in Basic Instinct left all photographers stunned, in 1995, when she opened the skirt of her Valentino design. A gesture that impressed those present but only revealed the shorts that she wore under her puffy skirt.

Sharon Stone in Cannes in 1995

Sharon Stone in Cannes in 1995


Lady Di

In 1987 an impressive Lady Di appeared on the scene with what will already be the most remembered sky blue strapless dress in history. It was a Catherine Walker design, with a matching scarf that she wore around the neck.

Lady Di at the Cannes festival in 1987

Lady Di at the Cannes festival in 1987


Elle Fanning

Despite her young age, Elle Fanning is one of those actresses who have a star and her style is consistent. The actress even fainted from lack of oxygen due to a corset that was too tight, something that happened very often just over two centuries ago.

His most revolutionary look was the one with which he reinvented Christian Dior’s revolutionary New Look silhouette. She dressed in vintage, in a white chiffon shirt with a large bow and a black tulle skirt that was cinched at the waist. All framed with a large black hat.

Elle Fanning at the Cannes Film Festival

Elle Fanning at the Cannes Film Festival


Victoria April

Everyone will remember Victoria Abril and her decision to climb the famous steps of the festival in 1997 with a combination of a jacket, a white shirt and a bowler hat, curiously missing the pants.

Victoria Abril at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival

Victoria Abril at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival

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Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman

Actress Uma Thurman posed alongside Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta, and Kelly Preston in 2014 in a stunning yellow Versace gown.

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23: Uma Thurman attends the

Uma Thurman at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

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