Every May Hollywood’s A-List heads to the south of France for The Cannes Film Festival to enjoy a couple weeks of movies and lavish parties and like most we’d much rather be there in person, but instead will admire the fashion finery from afar.
Picking our favorites from the red carpet was not easy. So many of the gents got it so right but three gents above for us were standout. While the black suit may be a staple at such events, you have to appreciate those that make the effort to look refined and polished. The fits above are all flawless and each of these men should thank their tailor on a job well done.
Alec Baldwin and Ewan Mcgregor opted not to go with all black and it definitely paid off. Alec looked dashing in his navy blue tuxedo, complete with bow-tie. Ewan Mcgregor went for a more Cannes-chic look for his photocall. He wore a navy blue light jacket and pant, a white striped shirt and a dark grey silk star-printed tie from the Marni Spring 2012 collection. Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs also cleaned up quite nice, the rapper brought along a 50 person entourage with him to Cannes so we’re going to assume his stylist was along for the trip.
Young Hollywood brought their A-game to Cannes. Ed Westwick looks great in his tailored tux and Douglas Booth has a more casual styled look at the Romeo & Juliet event. We like Shia’s mix of grey and blue but the jacket could be fitted a little better.
We appreciate those that like to think of the box and go against fashion norms. While it worked for some - Tong Dawei we are looking at you and your checked shirt matched with burgandy tie, it didn’t for others - Bill Murray breaking several fashion rules all in one go. We would have liked to see Bill Murray pick one statement piece from his outfit rather than all three at once as Cameron Silver did with the black and white print pants which he matched with a black jacket and bowtie.
Sometimes bad fashion happens to good people. Chris O’Dowd was obviously going for a casual look but for us he got it very wrong. A different shirt would have worked so much better, perhaps one that compliments his shoes. We actually like Ezra Miller’s look but the badly worn cumberband ruined what could have been a stylin’ look. As for Pete Doherty where to begin…the musician looks like he just rolled out of bed. Looking good is not only about the clothes you wear but also about grooming.
This final look comes from Lapo Elkann who is the heir to the Fiat Empire. We have to give the man props for his bold style choices. The double breasted suit and loafers are clearly working for him. We especially like the white suit which looks very stylish and modern.
Which were the best looks for you? Did we miss anyone?
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