The Most Beautiful Cannes Dresses Of All Time

From Brigitte Bardot to Lupita Nyong'o.

The 2016 Cannes Film Festival is almost upon us, so what better time to look back through the archive of years past.

The annual event is known for showcasing some of the most stunning fashion looks around, and there have been some truly beautiful dresses we'll never forget.

From Old Hollywood starlets in classic gowns, to modern day red carpet looks, join us on a style journey through the most show-stopping Cannes attire.

Sophia Loren
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In 1955.
Brigitte Bardot
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In 1956.
Elizabeth Taylor
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In 1957.
Princess Diana
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In 1987.
Naomi Campbell
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In 1995.
Jennifer Aniston
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In 2004.
Halle Berry
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In 2006.
Penelope Cruz
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In 2009.
Kate Beckinsale
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In 2010.
Cara Delevingne
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In 2013.
Joan Smalls
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In 2013.
Eva Longoria
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In 2013.
Freida Pinto
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In 2014.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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In 2014.
Julianne Moore
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In 2014.
Blake Lively
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In 2014.
Lupita Nyong'o
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In 2015.
Fan Bingbing
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In 2015.
Charlize Theron
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In 2015.
Naomi Watts
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In 2015.
Most Stunning Photos From Cannes 2015