It’s the most wonderful time of year… yes, we’re talking about when the world’s most glamorous stars descend on the south of France for the Cannes Film Festival. And for 10 days straight, rain or shine, you’re guaranteed to see some truly unforgettable gowns (and a memorable jumpsuit or mini, too): Think never-ending trains, hip-high slits, glorious ruffles, and oversized rosettes. Check out some of our favorites through the decades, including this year’s standout, Freida Pinto in a Gucci halter dress and Chopard gems. Who are your favorites? Tell us below.
2012 – Eva Longoria in Marchesa
2011 – Zoe Saldana in Armani Prive
2008 – Cate Blanchett in Armani Prive
2007 – Angelina Jolie in Emanuel Ungaro
1997 – Kate Moss (with Johnny Depp) in Giorgio Armani
1987 – Princess Diana in Catherine Walker
1974 – Jane Birkin (with Serge Gainsbourg)
1955 – Brigitte Bardot
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