The prestigious Cannes Film Festival — celebrating the best of international cinema — is in full swing! Here, we’re celebrating the Asian stars who were radiant and put their best foot forward at the festival’s red carpet event.
Asian celebrities at the Cannes Film Festival 2023
1. Fan Bingbing
It was always “go big or go home” for Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, and that’s why fans hailed her Queen of the Cannes Film Festival red carpet. But she had been on hiatus for around five years, and so her fans were eagerly awaiting her red carpet comeback. And she did not disappoint with a glorious look inspired by her Asian roots.
Her Christopher Bu ball gown showed off a nature-inspired print with elements such as huge tigers and bamboo stalks. For makeup, she opted for bright, bold red lips, delicate winged eyes, and minimal eyeshadow and blush. To top it all off, she wore an updo (that seems as if it was inspired by an empress in a C-drama). It also had a little bamboo stalk pinned on the side.
She came to the festival to attend the premiere of Jeanne du Barry which stars actor Johnny Depp, who was previously surrounded with controversy and legal battles with his ex-wife.
2. BLACKPINK’s Rosé
She attended the premiere of Monster, a drama by Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda. Her fellow BLACKPINK member Jennie is also expected to attend the festival for the premiere of The Idol.
3. Gemma Chan
Similar to Rosé, she also attended the premiere of Monster.
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