For almost two weeks (May 16-27) Cannes Film Festival 2007 was also a runway show bringing up an army of stars on the French coast. The film festival highlighted many of this spring trends but also launched others – my favorite being beautiful draped gowns in golden yellow and silvery grey. Angelina Jolie arrived at “Ocean's Thirteen” premiere dressed in a wonderful canary yellow silk gown by Ungaro Haute Couture. Helen Mirren wowed the crowd once again; she wore a flowing yellow freesia chiffon dress and Bar Rafaeli, Leonardo Di Caprio’s ex girlfriend, looked like a golden goddess.
Mischa Barton and Kerry Washington chose several wonderful outfits but I think the grey ones were the best, especially the tulle gown Kerry wore. She was a dream in that Jean Paul Gaultier dress! Dita Von Tease, as usually, was a retro glamour sight.
Cannes Film Festival, as every upright red carpet event, also saw some fashion disasters. Kitschy colors, trashy outfits and weird looking pant suits only generated blatant laughs.