For greater than half a century, cinephiles and silver-screen darlings have flocked to the Cannes Movie Pageant, which debuts the most important and most boundary-pushing new movies of word. Wardrobe decisions have run the gamut all through the occasion’s 72 years—who can overlook the epicene impact of Aymeline Valade’s Pallas tuxedo, worn on the premiere of 2014’s Saint Laurent biopic with a freshly platinum dye job?—whereas hair and make-up have trod a equally versatile line between glamour and ease.

Maybe it was Elizabeth Taylor, together with her glittering diamond tiara, who began the pageant’s custom of ornamental hair equipment in 1957—adopted by Catherine Deneuve’s white headband and Sophia Loren’s slim-brimmed hat. In 1974, Jane Birkin introduced a distinctively French insouciance to the crimson carpet with pure make-up and air-dried hair that felt like an indication of the instances—a tactic her daughter Charlotte Gainsbourg embraced greater than 30 years later with a contemporary complexion heightened by a tangle of waves and a subversively stylish leather-based jacket and denims.

In make-up, Brigitte Bardot’s suave flick of black liner paved the way in which for quite a few sultry eye moments—from Penélope Cruz’s kohl-rimmed gaze to Jodie Turner-Smith’s darkish gold-flecked smoky eyes. That’s to not say that minimalism hasn’t made a memorable impression: Selena Gomez proved she wanted solely a swipe of crimson lipstick to look photo-ready. Nonetheless, the ingredient of shock can’t be overrated—simply ask Kristen Stewart, whose platinum crop and daring make-up had been an electrifying presence at 2016’s pageant, or Susan Sarandon, whose bombshell poitrine and daring leg reveal the subsequent yr immediately immortalized her within the proverbial Cannes corridor of fame.

From Diana Ross’s polished waves to Angelina Jolie Pitt’s being pregnant glow, these are 34 iconic magnificence moments value remembering from the crimson carpets at Cannes Movie Pageant, which kicks off right this moment.

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Grace Kelly, 1955

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