Cannes 2019: Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning and More on the Red Carpet

Cannes 2019: Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning and More on the Red Carpet

Celebrities and stars graced the red carpet at Cannes 2019, the most popular film festival of the year
Cannes 2019: Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning and More on the Red Carpet
Selena Gomez and Elle Fanning

The 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival is well underway for the year 2019. The Cannes Film Festival is an annual festival that takes place every year in Cannes, France. The festival is regarded as one of if not the most prestigious film festival in the world, alongside the Venice Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival. The event is held to celebrate and preview new films from across the globe and of all genres. Famed Mexican film director Alejandro González Iñárritu, who directed critically acclaimed films such as Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) and The Revenant, is this year's President of the Jury and serves as the festival's first Latin American to be in the position.

As this is an event to celebrate landmark films and performances, plenty of stars are also expected to stun the red carpet with their best fashion looks. Bollywood starlets such as Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are known for having taken the event by storm with their gorgeous gowns and makeup looks. B-town stars that are expected to appear on the carpet this year include Kangana Ranaut, Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, all to appear during the festival later this week. Now that the festival has officially opened, a number of big names in Hollywood took to the carpet looking totally elegant and stylish. Check out the stars that appeared and what they wore!

Selena Gomez

The actress made her debut on the carpet in Louis Vuitton

Elle Fanning

Elle stunned in Gucci.

Eva Longoria

Eva rocked the thigh-high slit in an Alberta Ferretti gown.

Julianne Moore

The actress was elegant in Dior Haute Couture.

Tilda Swinton

The Doctor Strange actress looked beguiling in a silver cocktail dress.

Jessica Jung

The former K-pop star was all Twitter could talk about in a white ballgown and jewelry by Chopard.