The most iconic red carpet moments in the history of Cannes

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The Cannes Film Festival got under way last night and the pictures from the event have already begun tricking in. Blake Lively stunned in a burgundy Gucci gown and star of Grace of Monaco, Nicole Kidman, looked graceful in Armani.

Now in it’s 67th years, the Cannes red carpet always offers up high octane glamour. Is it the sea air? The decadent history of the beautiful French city? Whatever the reason, over the years there have been many iconic red carpet moments at the event. Here, we bring you 25 of the best.

  • Madonna, 1991

    The music superstar wearing John Paul Gaultier.

  • Kate Moss and Johnny Depp, 1994

    The 90's 'it' couple.

  • Claudia Schiffer and Kate Moss, 1998

    A model pairing.

  • Tilda Swinton, 2001

    The actress dared to be different in this Christian Dior gown.

  • Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese 2002

  • Liz Hurley and Elton John, 2003

  • Cuba Gooding Jr, Naomi Campbell and Luc Besson, 2004

  • Cameron Diaz, 2004

    The 'Something about Mary' star wore this lemon Louis Vuitton dress

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, 2007

    The star couple at their first Cannes together.

  • Angelina Jolie, 2008

    Glowing in this Max Azaria dress.

  • Natalie Portman, 2008

    The 'Black Swan' star looked beautiful in this origami Givenchy dress.

  • Kerry Washington, 2009

    The 'Scandal' star in Zuhair Murad.

  • Cate Blanchett, 2010

    The 'Blue Jasmine' star wore this Alexander McQueen gown a few years back.

  • Kate Beckinsale, 2010

    The 'Underworld' actress - wearing Balmain - did the Angelina Jolie leg pose before the woman herself.

  • Helen Mirren, 2010.

    The award winning actress looked classic in Elie Saab.

  • Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp, 2011

    The Spanish actress wore a beautiful chiffon Marchesa gown.

  • Kristen Stewart, 2011

    The 'Twilight' star stood out in a red Elie Saab gown.

  • Diane Kruger, 2012

    Known for her red carpet fashion the actress wore a stand out Christian Dior gown.

  • Cara Delavingne, 2013

    The model looked like a Hollywood screen siren wearing Burberry Prorsum.

  • Carey Mulligan, 2013

    The 'Great Gatsby' actress looked classic in Vionnet.

  • Julianne Moore, 2013

    The British actress in Christian Dior.

  • Uma Thurman, 2013

    The 'Kill Bill' and 'Pulp Fiction' star shined in Versace last year.

  • Marion Cotillard, 2013

    The 'La Vie En Rose' actress wearing Christian Dior.

  • Nicole Kidman, 2014

    The 'Grace of Monaco' star wore a midnight navy Armani dress last night.

  • Blake Lively, 2014

    The 'Gossip Girl' actress stunned Gucci.

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