|A vintage photograph of Cannes|
This is a quote from the May 5 issue of the Hollywood Reporter which profiled Grace Kelly's Storybook Romance With Cannes..
"In 1955, the fest was desperate to have a star with her cultivated glamour in attendance; then, a chance meeting with a prince changed her life...."
|GRACE WAS A GUEST OF HONOR AT THE 1955 FESTIVAL|
|MEETING PRINCE RAINIER, CANNES, 1955|
"Only a decade into its run, the Cannes Film Festival had gone over the tawdry, topless-starlets-on the-beach edge. So in 1955, organizers worked to persuade Grace Kelly, then 25, to come to promote The Country Girl, for which she'd already won an Oscar. Kelly -- who had shot To Catch a Thief there the previous year -- classed up the place, and in return, indirectly, Cannes made her a princess. " -THR
|GRACE KELLY AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL, 1955|
The Beauties at Cannes Film Festival, 2011
Here's the always lovely and stylish Kirsten Dunst, promoting Melancholia, a new film by Lars Von Trier.
|WITH CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG AT THE MELANCHOLIA PRESS CONFERENCE IN CHLOE, source: Just Jared|
|IN RODARTE AT MELANCHOLIA PREMIERE, source: Just Jared|
Emily Browning, is an up and coming Australian actress. She is in Cannes promoting her film Sleeping Beauty, a new film directed by Julia Leigh and produced by Jane Campion.
|AT THE PHOTO CALL FOR SLEEPING BEAUTY|
|AT THE IFP AND CALVIN KLEIN'S TRIBUTE TO THE WOMEN OF CANNES|
|IN VALENTINO AND VAN CLEEF & ARPELS JEWELRY AT SLEEPING BEAUTY PREMIERE|
Mia Wasikowska, recently seen in a beautiful adaptation of Jane Eyre, has been in Cannes promoting Gus Van Sant's new film Restless.
|IN ROLAND MOURET AT THE RESTLESS PREMIERE|
|RESTLESS PHOTO CALL|
|AT FINCH'S QUARTERLY CANNES DINNER|
|IN VALENTINO AT THE TREE OF LIFE PREMIERE|
Here's one of my favorites when it comes to style, Alexa Chung. I'm not really sure what she was doing at the festival but her clothes were beautiful!
|LEAVING THE MARTINEZ HOTEL IN CANNES- LOVE THE BOW ON HER DRESS!|
|AT THE SLEEPING BEAUTY PREMIERE IN 1960S BALENCIAGA|
|AT THE AFTER-PARTY FOR THE CHOPARD PRIZE CEREMONY|
Astrid Berges- Frisbey is a French actress- she has been at Cannes promoting her role as a mermaid in Pirates of the Caribbean.
|IN CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE AT THE PIRATES PREMIERE|
|ASTRID IN CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE AT THE PIRATES PHOTO CALL|
Clémence Poésy is a beautiful and stylish French actress who has been in Cannes promoting her film Jeanne Captive, where she plays Joan of Arc.
|CLEMENCE IN YSL AT THE PIRATES PREMIERE, source: Getty Images|
|AT THE CALVIN KLEIN PARTY, CANNES|