It’s that time of the year again – the 71st Cannes International Film Festival 2018 is underway and making us prouder than ever are our tinsel town beauties, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. While we couldn’t stop obsessing over their shenanigans at the French Riviera, this International Film Festival has gained an unprecedented prominence with fashion being the universal language of conversation. A melange of fashionable moments, this prestigious film festival also paints a pretty picture of awards, yacht parties and those big announcements. As brand ambassadors of some of the most sought-after brands, these ladies stirred up a sassy storm with their sartorial game. These brands also have tie-ups with some of the most coveted and iconic fashion labels. It was a luxurious fashion fiesta with Deepika Padukone’s flared denim, Mahira Khan’s flirty maxi dress; Kangana’s sequined number or Sonam Kapoor’s polka dot dress?
Associating themselves with iconic brands, initiatives or social causes, these ladies had us swooning over their stunning styles. A closer look at their exorbitant spends shows us exactly why the International Film Festival at the French Riviera garners that unprecedented attention.
Cannes 2018 celebrity splurges: Deepika Padukone
Deepika pulled off a style coup of sorts by teaming a midi length Merino long knit skirt over a pleated V-neck wrap dress from Tome NYC. These rainbow-hued separates featured a deep plunge, dramatic balloon sleeves. She topped off the look with red Christian Louboutin pumps, statement earrings from Viange Vintage, ring from Misho Designs and soft waves with centre-parting. While the skirt retails for INR 33,588/- the dress retails at INR 1,15,014/-.
Out and about in Cannes, Deepika flaunted a casual yet crisp #OOTD. Deepika tucked in her white ribbed tank top from Anthony Thomas Melillo with flared denim from Frame. She layered the look with a black leather jacket and topped off the look with black pointy toes from Roger Vivier, a layered choker, a makeup of bold eyebrows, mauve-pink lips along with sleek hair. The high waist Frame Le Palazzo frayed high-rise wide-leg jeans, inspired by vintage '70s style retail at INR 17,303/-.
Cannes 2018 celebrity splurges: Kangana Ranaut
Kangana wrecked in a sequined mania at Cannes as the brand ambassador of the premium French liquor brand, Grey Goose. She attended a party hosted by the jewellery brand, Chopard wearing a blue cut out one shoulder sequin dress from the Halpern Studio. She topped off the look with bronzed makeup, curls bunched up in a side-swept manner and Louboutin pumps rounded out her look. The sequin dress featuring a contrasting short cape sleeve, a high neck and an asymmetric cut-out detail through the centre retails at INR INR 1,59,830/-.
Out and about in Cannes, Kangana was snapped wearing an Elisabetta Franchi powder blue mini dress with appliques. She rounded out the look with Louboutins, Tod's bag, Dior sunglasses, minimal makeup and a textured pony. The crêpe dress featured scalloped decorations, appliqués, rhinestones and stone embellishments retails at INR 49,850/-.
Cannes 2018 celebrity splurges: Sonam Kapoor
Sonam landed in Cannes wearing a Madison polka dot dress in satin silk from Mother of Pearl featuring long sleeves and split cuff. She topped off the look with Chloe lace-up boots, a Bottega Veneta handbag and Victoria Beckham sunnies. This made to order dress from the London based designer retails at INR 54, 695/-.
Styled by Rhea Kapoor, Sonam sported a classic combination of an oversized white Simone Rocha with mom's high waisted denim from her husband Anand Ahuja’s homegrown label, Bhane. She topped off the look with Sergio Rossi crystal leather flats, an updo, heavily lined eyes and bright pink lips. The snazzy denim that Sonam had she had rolled up retails at INR 1,850/-.
Cannes 2018 celebrity splurges: Mahira Khan
Styled by Amar Faiz, Mahira sported a halter ribbed tank top tucked into faded and flared denim. She upped this classic combination with crystal embellished glitter pumps from Gucci, bright lips and soft wavy hair. Gucci's 'Sylvie' pumps, covered in silver glitter and embellished with crystals retail at INR 84,806/-.
Mahira sparked off those summery vibes wearing an Anemone print maxi dress from Blumarine with nude lips and soft wavy hair. Silk crêpe maxi dress featuring a loose-fit bodice and balloon sleeves retails at a whopping INR 2,96,540/-.
So which of these celebrity splurges from the Cannes 2018 edition intrigued you the most? Do let us know in the comments section. Stay tuned to Bollywood Hungama Fashion for more such wardrobe inspirations, straight from the celebrity style diaries!