Cannes Film Festival 2016: Fashion hits and misfires on the opening night's red carpet

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Cannes is playing host to the 69th international film festival and the city on the French Riviera will showcase celeb-studded premieres, glitzy parties and special screenings from May 11 to May 22.

On the opening night, Victoria Beckham hit the red carpet in a black jumpsuit and Vanessa Paradis also thrilled the crowds. But who were the fashion hits and misses?

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham at the 69th international film festival, Cannes
Victoria Beckham at the 69th international film festival in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)

The former Spice Girl showed off her slim figure in this chic jumpsuit.

Julianne Moore

 Julianne Moore arrives
Julianne Moore arrives (Joel Ryan/AP)

The Oscar-winner rarely gets it wrong.

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst at the 69th international film festival, Cannes
Kirsten Dunst in Cannes (Thibault Camus/AP)

It may divide some among the fashion police, but we like this pretty gown on The Interview With The Vampire actress.

Bianca Balti

Bianca Balti poses
Bianca Balti poses (Joel Ryan/AP)

She's a model, but even Bianca could not make this gown work.

Anna Kendrick

 Anna Kendrick in Cannes
Anna Kendrick in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)

A simple gown, but the colour suits her.

Jessica Chastain

 Jessica Chastain at the 69th international film festival, Cannes
Jessica Chastain at the 69th international film festival in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)

Star of The Help, the New Yorker lit up the red carpet.

Araya A Hargate

Araya A. Hargate arrives
Araya A Hargate arrives (Joel Ryan/AP)

Pink ruffles. Oh dear. Thai superstar Araya is sure to get noticed in this creation.

Eva Longoria

 Eva Longoria in Cannes
Eva Longoria in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)

The Desperate Housewives actress has found success as a producer - she doesn't do too badly at the fashion game either.

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts arrives
Naomi Watts arrives (Joel Ryan/AP)

The Kent-born star is pretty in purple.

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon in Cannes
Susan Sarandon in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)

Oscar-winner and supporter of various causes, but this fashion statement is a bit of a miss.

Vanessa Paradis

Vanessa Paradis arrives
Vanessa Paradis arrives (Joel Ryan/AP)

Not great, but not as bad as others. However, the actress, singer and former partner of Johnny Depp has had better moments on the red carpet.