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PIX: SEXY backs, BOLD statements at Cannes

Last updated on: May 27, 2013 18:59 IST

Image: Freida Pinto
Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

The 66th Cannes film festival witnessed a sea-wave of high fashion sweep over its red carpet in the course of its 10-day run.

From quirky to couture, we take a look at the most eye-catching fashion details spotted at the do.

Taking the plunge

Actress Freida Pinto makes quite a splash in her sexy Sanchita gown with a thigh-high slit at the Juene et Jolie premiere.

But what truly stole the show was the stunning back of the dress.

Click Next to see more eye-catching fashion on the Cannes red carpet.

Sonam's nose fashion

Image: Sonam Kapoor
Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

L'Oreal brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor makes heads turn with her massive pearl nathni (nose ring) that she paired with an Anamika Khanna ensemble for her Cannes appearance on the first day.

Tattoo style

Image: Eva Longoria
Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria flaunts her lower back tattoo in her stunning Zuhair Murad gown with a stylish cutout at the back.

Nailing it

Image: Zhang Ziyi
Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

Jury member of Film selection "Un Certain Regard" actress Zhang Ziyi poses during a photocall, highlighting her manicured nails and a particularly striking gold ring.

Flower power

Image: Olga Sorokina
Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters
Model and designer Olga Sorokina stands out in the sea of designer gowns with her flower-adorned pant suit with some serious plunge in the front and a hat to boot.

Going Gaga-esque

Image: A guest at Cannes
Photographs: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Resembling something Lady Gaga would wear to a red carpet event, a guest arrived in what looked lile a dress made out of plastic and paired it with equally eccentric pair of heels at the La Vie D'Adele (the Palme d-Or winner) screening.

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Fashion literate

Image: A guest at Cannes
Photographs: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

A guest arrived for the screening of the Ryan Gosling starrer Only God Forgives armed with a clutch designed to look like Russian author Leo Tolstoy's classic work War And Peace.

Bald statement

Image: A guest at Cannes
Photographs: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Academy award-winning American filmmaker Alexander Payne's film Nebraska's screening had a guest don a strikingly distinct look for the red carpet that screamed more Tim Burton than Payne.

Hair-raising

Image: Adriana Karembeu
Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

Model Adriana Karembeu poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra, wearing her hair in a fairytale-like style.

 

Legally Blonde

Image: Nicole Kidman
Photographs: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Actress and jury member Nicole Kidman takes red carpet glamour to a whole new level in her edgy bouffant-like hairdo at The Great Gatsby premiere.

Pursuit of happyness

Image: A guest at Cannes
Photographs: Yves Herman/Reuters

A guest at the Blood Ties screening is 'Happy' and not afraid to share her state of mind.

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Serpentine

Image: Jessica Biel
Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

Actress Jessica Biel turned up to catch the premiere of Inside Llewyn Davis -- that also stars husband Justin Timberlake -- in a bejewelled statement necklace.

Bedazzled

Image: Isla Fisher
Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

The Great Gatsby actress Isla Fisher dons a showstopping piece on her hand at a Cannes event.

The Loub love

Image: Christian Louboutin
Photographs: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

The shoes of French designer Christian Louboutin on the red carpet -- for the screening of the film Le Passe (The Past) -- aptly reflect his decadent designs famous the world over among high society ladies and stars.