2024 Cannes Film Festival: Red Carpet Trends That Stole the Show

Marina Ruy Barbosa at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2024
Marina Ruy Barbosa at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2024. Photo by Castel Franck/ABACA/Shutterstock (14491333ci)

This year’s Cannes Film Festival set the stage for the rest of the summer and fall festival season and introduced us to many amazing red carpet trends. From dazzling gowns to carefree dresses with a wrinkled effect, here are five trends that emerged at this year’s festival.

Black & White

Black-and-white dresses were going stronger than ever in Cannes this year, and we’ve seen everyone from Viola Davis and Selena Gomez to Elsa Hosk and Taylor Hill embrace this trend.

Dazzling Black Gowns

Shimmering gowns were all the rage at Cannes this year, and many stars kept things simple by wearing dazzling black gowns, including Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell, and Viola Davis, among others.

Sheer Vibes

Sheer dresses are never going out of style, and we’ve seen many Hollywood superstar put their own twist on this trend in Cannes, including Bella Hadid, Elle Fanning, Joey King, and Naomi Campbell, among others.

Wrinkled Dresses

Many celebrities at Cannes wore dresses that gave off wrinkled vibes, including Diane Kruger, Emma Stone, and Greta Gerwig.

Walking on Sunshine

From Demi Moore to Viola Davis, we’ve seen several stars attend premieres and events in Cannes wearing different shades of yellow, but Marina Ruy Barbosa definitely ended up stealing the show.