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Cannes 2012: The Best Looks From the Premieres—And How to Get Them

When it comes to over-the-top red carpet glamor, there's no place like the Cannes Film Festival. On the French Riviera, practicality and simplicity tend to take a back seat to exorbitantly-priced couture and extreme accessories. And while celebs showed up in lovely looks at their Cannes photocalls, they saved the real showstoppers for the evening movie premieres.

Click through to admire the gorgeous gowns and gems worn by stars like Nicole Kidman, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Diane Kruger—the latter of whom we featured a whopping three times throughout. What can we say? The lady knows how to dress.

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Bérénice Bejo

In Prada.

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Diane Kruger

In Nina Ricci.

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Erin Wasson

In Antonio Berardi.

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Freida Pinto

In Atelier Versace.

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Bella Heathcote

In Gucci.

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Jessica Chastain

In Gucci Première.

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Naomi Watts

In Marchesa.

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Natasha Poly

In Gucci.

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Kristen Stewart

In Balenciaga.

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Nicole Kidman

In Lanvin.

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Karolina Kurkova

In Roberto Cavalli.

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Kirsten Dunst

In Christian Dior.

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Diane Kruger

In Vivienne Westwood.

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Liya Kebede

In Proenza Schouler.

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Mia Wasikowska

In J. Mendel.

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Jada Pinkett-Smith

In Atelier Versace.

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Marion Cotillard

In Christian Dior Couture.

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Diane Kruger

In Christian Dior Couture.

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