White dresses at Cannes 2011

Get ready for a full blown white-out with our pick of the best white wedding dress inspired gowns from Cannes 2011...

White Out


Look how many celebrities stepped out in wedding-wonderful white for the 2011 Cannes Film Festival! From long and frilly – check out Uma’s ballgown opposite – to a chic trouser suit alternative in soft caramel (we love you Rachel McAdams!), we’re bowled over by all the bridal inspiration on offer. Who’s your red-carpet favourite? Take your pick from our stellar line-up…


Uma Thurman wearing Versace

Sarah Jessica Parker


Sarah Jessica Parker goes all out alternative with a chunky belt and vintage-style lace-detail dress by Dolce & Gabbana, worn with shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood and a Lanvin necklace.

Aishwarya Rai


Aishwarya Rai wearing wedding-dress designer Elie Saab Haute Couture.

Uma Thurman: Part Two


In white again! Uma Thurman wore this pretty Dolce & Gabbana dress to a press call at Cannes.

Cheryl Cole


Cheryl Cole looking every inch the starlet in this low-cut Stéphane Rolland Couture dress worn with David Morris jewellery.

Alexa Chung


Alexa Chung wearing a vintage dress by Balenciaga.

Uma Thurman: Part Three


Is Uma trying to tell us something? Wedding bells anyone? Uma steps out in another stunning white dress, and this time it’s Chanel.

Cheryl Cole: Part Two


Another bridal hit from Cheryl, who wows in this coral-coloured Roberto Cavalli fishtail gown.

Clemence Poesy


Clemence Poesy wearing Calvin Klein.

Diane Kruger


Diane Kruger wearing a shimmery gold dress by Calvin Klein.

Hofit Golan


Model Hofit Golan in floor-sweeping white chiffon.

Elizabeth Olsen


Taking her cue from her sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley, Elizabeth Olsen works Seventies bridal style in this dress from The Row.

Jane Fonda


Mature brides take note of Jane Fonda’s fabulous figure-skimming Emilio Pucci dress.

Rachel McAdams


Rachel McAdams works a sassy trouser suit by bridal designer Monique Lhuillier.

Rachel McAdams: Part Two


A pretty dress by designer Maxime Simoens and a lighter hair shade; how’s that for a ceremony-to-reception transformation?

Salma Hayek


Salma Hayek goes all-out glam in this Gucci Première gown.

Bing Bing Li


We may not be familiar with Chinese actress Bing Bing Li yet, but we’re totally loving her fairytale princess-bride ballgown by Georges Chakra Couture.


Who wore bridal inspired gowns at the Oscars 2011 and who looked wedding wonderful at the Golden Globes 2011?