Pants The Counter Trend At Cannes

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Thigh-high dresses were all the rage at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival, but a striking counter trend popped up in the case of a few stylish entrepreneurs. With sinfully sensual outfits like Barbara Palvin's bringing a welcome breath of fresh air, hopefully this new trend catches on and starts a new fashion sensation.


The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival wrapped on Sunday—and by all counts, it was a relatively mellow one (save the Chopard diamond heist—nothing like a little high-wattage-glamour drama). Sartorially, the requisite pageantry was all there—big dresses, big hair, big lips—but an often laid-back, sometimes femme fatale trend had its moment on the Riviera red carpet: pants.


Tilda Swinton (above, left) challenged conventional gala dressing with a gold-sequined pajama set by her pal Haider Ackermann (her twisting, teased platinum coif deserves an honorable mention, too). The silhouette was hyper-casual; the overall look, however, was exquisitely luxe—Swinton’s a bit of a miracle worker when it comes to mixing things up for the flashbulbs. (Read More)

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