Ah, Cannes: The sunlit city in the South of France, set before a backdrop of swaying palm trees and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. This effortlessly glamorous locale calls to mind thoughts of Champagne, Brigitte Bardot, and Breton stripes. In other words, it perfectly encapsulates that sense of classic French je ne sais quoi, no?
All of that goes without mentioning the famous Palme d'Or-the coveted gold leaf awarded to the best film at the annual Cannes Film Festival. Of course, the artistic red carpet beauty looks at Cannes deserve their own set of accolades. That's why we've assembled a list of celebs who, in our humble opinion, deserve recognition for redefining 2017's red carpet beauty trends as we know them. Let's call this one Byrdie's Best in Beauty: Cannes Edition. That has a nice ring to it, right? Keep reading to see our favorite looks from celebrity film festival attendees!Getty/Venturelli
We love the way Hailey Baldwin's soft, piecey braid isВ edged out by her smoky plum eye.В Although it's Cannes approved, we're totally stealingВ this look for a night out.В
Model Barbara Palvin turned up at the Cannes amfAR Gala looking every bit fresh and feminine. Her ballerina pink gown wasВ complemented by fresh skin, rosy lips, and fluttery lashes.ВGetty/Venturelli
We're so used to seeing Winnie Harlow with her sleek black hair that we did a double take upon seeing her with a pixie. And her pretty pink lip is almostВ too pretty.ВGetty/Dominique Charriau
No one does classic French-girl beauty like Jeanne Damas. That dreamy matte-red lip almost distracted us from her perfectly undone bangs.
Jasmine Tookes arrived on the red carpet withВ radiant skin andВ an allover bronzy-taupe makeup look. We love the way she matched her smoky eye to her shiny lip.ВGetty/Venturelli
Camila Morrone's makeup may be stunning, but we can't get past her painfully cool haircut. We're taking this picture to the salon so we too can have an effortless, textured shag.ВGetty/Mike Marsland
Diane Kruger's icy-blond hair kind of complements thoseВ diamonds in her ears, no? A soft, textured hairstyle and a charcoal smoky eye made for a stunning juxtaposition.
We're seriously feeling Sofia Richie's pared-down, glowy look.Getty/Pascal Le Segretain
Okay, this is getting ridiculous:В Can anyone explain how these celebs are so seamlessly pulling off no-makeup makeup on the red carpet?В (Aside from, well, genetics?)
Don't ask us how, but the dichotomy between an ultra-glam pink sequined dress and minimal makeup somehow works. Just leave it to Irina Shayk.Getty/George Pimentel
Victoria's Secret model Nadine LeopoldВ looks every bit the part with this all-red ensemble.Getty/Anthony Harvey
How gorgeous is Jourdan Dunn's golden glow? Get the look with Charlotte Tilbury's Beach StickВ ($45) in Ibiza.
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: That platinum buzz wasВ made for Kristen Stewart. (And we're loving how it contrasts her sultry eye makeup here.)Getty/David M Benett
We're seriously coveting Arizona Muse's ultra-dewy skin.ВGetty/ Stephane Cardinale
Consider this your perfect summer beauty look. As Elle Fanning demonstrates, itВ doesn't have to be all about the bronze.Getty/Venturelli
A topknot on the red carpet? Kendall JennerВ figured out how to dress up our favorite don't-care hairstyle.
Lily Collins's mountain of curls almost makes you want to try a perm, doesn't it?Getty/Anthony Harvey
We're loving the way Sara Sampaio's deep-red pout contrasts the white lace of her gown.Getty/Venturelli
Liu Wen kept it simple with lightly lined eyes and luminescent skin.Getty/Venturelli
Lottie Moss demonstrates the epitome of French-girl chic: a classic cat eye paired with aВ sleek chignon.Getty/Antony Jones
At her Fashion for Relief Gala, Naomi Campbell looked every bit the goddess with glowing skin and a sleek half-up 'do.
Nicole Kidman played up her creamy complexion with a gorgeous red lip and slightly shimmery eyes.Getty/Andalou
Allow Bella Hadid to offer a subtle yet thoroughly modern spin on the classic cat eye: By defining the inner waterline with the same black liner, the look takes on aВ particularly feline-esque aesthetic.Getty/George Pimentel
Rihanna's '90s-inspired sunnies might be the main event here, but the rose gold-tinged eyes and lips definitely bring the whole ensemble together.Getty/Pascal Le Segretain
Lily Collins proves time and again that "classic" never has to be synonymous with "boring." We're loving her lavender eye shadow and slightly rumpled locks.В
We're noting this for our next night out: Thylane Blondeau'sВ winged smoky shadow and slicked-back locks pair together perfectly.Getty/Anthony Harvey
We will never be over Michelle Williams's platinum pixie, but it's especially striking when paired with heavily lined eyes and rust-colored lips.Getty/Epsilon
Bella Hadid never fails to give us cat-eye envy. Just look at that inky, mile-long swoop. Celebrity makeup artist Sabrina Bedrani used the Dior Diorshow Art Pen 095В ($33) and finished off with two coats of the new Pump 'n' Volume Mascara($30). (PS: We can't help but call out that gigantic jewel around her neck. Is anyone else reminded of the "Heart of the Ocean" from Titanic?)
Naomie Harris went for soft and smoky with blended brown shadow and loose, effortless waves. It's a red carpet look after our own hearts.ВGetty/Anthony Harvey
Lily-Rose Depp looked every bit the Grecian goddess at the Cannes opening ceremony, donningВ a white and gold gown paired with a striking cat eye and breezy, wavy hair.ВGetty/Venturelli
Amber Valletta styled herВ deep side part andВ slick hair with a peachy monochrome makeup look. She was polished and poised down to the last detail.Getty/George Pimentel
Jessica Chastain's voluminous waves were all thanks toВ Moroccanoil products.В Standout products are the Moroccanoil Root BoostВ ($29) and the Glimmer ShineВ ($14). Celeb hairstylistВ Renato Campora used the former before blow-drying and the latter after curling Chastain's hair for a final touch.ВGetty/Epsilon
Elle Fanning does ballerina couture better than anyone, and the Cannes red carpet was no exception. Sure, her high bun, heavy winged liner, and pink lipstick were amazing, but we honestly can't get past her flawless skin.ВGetty/Anthony Harvey
It looks like Emily Ratajkowski took major inspiration from Bella Hadid's 2016 look. Are baby bangs the new Cannes red carpet mainstay? Either way, she looked like a modern-day, bronzed Audrey Hepburn.ВGetty/Stephane Cardinale
French actress Marion Cotillard did the impossible. Somehow, she perfected the art of no-makeup red carpet makeup. We know that sounds like an oxymoron, but the evidence is clear. Bright, glowy skin with a hint of eyeliner and gloss shadow were all it took.ВGetty/Andreas Rentz
Deepika Padukone's emerald eyes are everything. If you're dying to try this for yourself (like we are), we like Giorgio Armani's Eye Tint in Emeraude ($39). It's a smooth, lightweight formula with just a hint of shimmer.