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


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

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

Julianne Moore

 Julianne Moore arrives

The Oscar-winner rarely gets it wrong.

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst at the 69th international film festival, Cannes

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

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

Anna Kendrick

 Anna Kendrick in Cannes

A simple gown, but the colour suits her.

Jessica Chastain

 Jessica Chastain at the 69th international film festival, Cannes

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

Araya A Hargate

Araya A. Hargate arrives

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

Eva Longoria

 Eva Longoria in Cannes

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

The Kent-born star is pretty in purple.

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon in Cannes

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

Vanessa Paradis

Vanessa Paradis arrives

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.