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Best-Dressed Stars Over 50 at the Cannes Film Festival

Celebs turn on the glam at 76th annual event that showcases the best in cinema


spinner image Cate Blanchett, Salma Hayek and Jane Fonda each on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival
(Left to right) Cate Blanchett, Salma Hayek and Jane Fonda
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The annual Cannes Film Festival is the place to see and be seen, as stars from all over the world flock to the oh-so-chic French Riviera for screenings of upcoming films from top actors and directors.

spinner image Viola Davis wearing a white one shoulder gown at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Viola Davis, 57

Davis turned heads at the premiere of Monster in a stunning white Valentino Couture one-shouldered gown and feathered coat. Accompanied by her husband, actor Julius Tennon, The Woman King star wrote on Instagram that she “felt like a Queen with her King!”

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spinner image Uma Thurman wearing a taupe spaghetti strap gown with a scarlet opera coat and large train at the 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival
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Uma Thurman, 53

Thurman attended the Jeanne du Barry screening and opening ceremony in a Christian Dior taupe spaghetti-strap gown and scarlet opera coat with a dramatic train. She topped off the ensemble with a bejeweled choker necklace and matching earrings by Chopard.

spinner image Cate Blanchett wearing a white column gown with a black panel train at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Cate Blanchett, 54

The always daring Blanchett rocked the Zone of Interest carpet in a white Louis Vuitton column gown with an edgy silver belt and black panel that cascaded into a train. The covet-worthy part? The oversize sequined pockets, of course.

spinner image Catherine Zeta-Jones wearing a crimson ombre chiffon floor-length gown with a matching cape on the red carpet at the 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, 53

Red alert! Zeta-Jones turned up the heat in a crimson ombré Elie Saab chiffon floor-length gown with plunging neckline and matching cape. “Cannes! Cannes! What a soiree!” the actress gushed on Instagram. “To walk the iconic red carpet with my daughter @carys.douglas and my husband @michaelkirkdouglas as he receives his lifetime achievement Palme d’Or was a night I shall never forget, ever.”

spinner image Michelle Yeoh wearing a green gown on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Michelle Yeoh, 60

Hot off her best actress Oscar win for Everything, Everywhere All at OnceYeoh walked the Firebrand red carpet in a kelly green Balenciaga gown with ruched sweetheart neckline, black opera gloves and a black-and-white statement necklace.

spinner image Salma Hayek wearing a purple dress on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Salma Hayek, 56

Hayek showcased her killer curves on the Killers of the Flower Moon red carpet in a deep purple Alexander McQueen dress with plunging neckline, flounce sleeves and mermaid-style skirt with a ruffle. The Frida star complemented the look with a stunning Gucci diamond necklace and cuff bracelet.

spinner image Naomi Campbell wearing a silver sequined gown on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Naomi Campbell, 53

All eyes were on Naomi Campbell at the Jeanne du Barry screening and opening ceremony. The OG supermodel stunned in a silver-sequined Celine gown with plunging neckline and chandelier diamond earrings and bracelets from Chopard.

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spinner image Calista Flockhart wearing a black tulle gown on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Calista Flockhart, 58

Ally McBeal actress Calista Flockhart joined hubby Harrison Ford on the Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny red carpet. In a black Zuhair Murad tulle gown with velvet trim, Flockhart looked simply gorgeous.

spinner image Jane Fonda wearing a black sequined tunic top and train over black silk trouser pants on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Jane Fonda, 85

The Oscar-winning activist and author turned on the glam at the Elemental screening and Cannes film festival closing ceremony. Fonda looked ultrastylish in a custom, form-fitting sequined asymmetrical tunic top and train over black silk cady trouser pants by AMI Paris.

spinner image Andie MacDowell wearing a copper brown colored gown on the red carpet at the 76th annual Cannes film festival
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Andie MacDowell, 65

MacDowell wowed on the Last Summer red carpet in a silky floor-length copper-brown Saint Laurent gown by Anthony Vaccarello, featuring long sleeves and a high neck with an oversize shoulder bow that trailed down her back. Her now-signature gray hair was elegantly swept into a casual updo.

spinner image Maye Musk wearing a silver-sequined suit at the amfAR Cannes Gala 2023
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Maye Musk, 75

Model Maye Musk shimmered head to toe at the amfAR gala in Cannes in a custom-designed Rami Kada silver-sequined suit. The star-studded black-tie fundraiser, hosted by Queen Latifah and held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, raised money for HIV prevention and AIDS research.

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