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As the film fest begins, we look at stars who hit their mark on the Croisette — and the ones who fell short
Posted on May 13, 2010 at 9:30pm EDT
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CATE BLANCHETT For the opening night of the festival — and her movie?s premiere — the Robin Hood star pulled out all the stops in this exquisite Alexander McQueen gown.
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HELEN MIRREN One of our favorite fashionistas wins again with a simply slinky Elie Saab.
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KATE BECKINSALE The Cannes juror?s Marchesa gown could be called ethereal...or just a ton of tulle, which unfortunately overwhelmed the delicately crisscrossed bodice.
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SALMA HAYEK Hayek took Drew Barrymore?s infamous sea urchin gown and did it right in this Gucci dress that cuts down on the crystal quotient and ups the color.
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AISHWARYA RAI With all the volume in her Elie Saab gown and her bouffant, the Bollywood star?s look fell a little flat.
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EVA LONGORIA The Desperate Housewife certainly knows how to bring the drama on the red carpet, as this sweeping Emilio Pucci proves.
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EVA LONGORIA But when it came time for the after-party, Longoria took the opposite route with a short and sleek Elie Saab number.
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KATE BECKINSALE With its draped neckline and dual tones, this demure Dior was the perfect piece for Beckinsale to trot out at the Cannes jury photo call.
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CATE BLANCHETT Blanchett picked an elegant Armani Privé ensemble — with sleeves that flicked at something a little more edgy — for a Robin Hood photo call.