The Top Bridal Fashion Trends From the 2022 Cannes Film Festival

May 30, 2022

This year's Cannes marked the 75th anniversary of the annual Film Festival in France. The stars came in full swing, and our eyes are feasting on the latest fashion from this event that's full of glitz and glamour. 

From the precious jewelry stones to the finest and most remarkable couture ensembles, all the attendees, from celebrities to models to actors, to social media influencers were seen in their most dazzling selves. 

What is Cannes Film Festival?

Cannes Film Festival is an invite-only event that previews new films and documentaries of all genres worldwide. Founded in 1946, this year Cannes celebrated its 75th anniversary. It is held in May every year at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès and witnesses the glitz and extravaganza.

Most Popular Wedding Fashion Trends

In addition to celebrating the best in international cinema, the festival is a treat for any fashion lover and in fact, this year's looks are giving us major bridal inspo! Especially for the non-traditional brides looking to leave a mark with their style in the most glamorous way possible, you can turn to Cannes's film festival attendees to find wedding-worthy ensembles. 

From Deepika Padukone in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla outfit to Catrine Marlon in Gaurav Gupta, the inspiration can be found anywhere. 

Here are our 20 favorite and most popular bridal fashion trends from the 2022 Cannes Film Festival.

Keep scrolling, and you never know, you may say "I do" to one of these beauties listed below.

1. Deepika Padukone Defining Celestial Grace in a Fusion Saree

Deepika attended Cannes 2022 as one of the official jury members and left no stone unturned with her head-turning looks. She wore a series of beautiful ensembles during the two weeks but the custom outfit she chose to wear for the closing ceremony, made everyone stand and stare. 

Designed by Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla, the off-white fusion saree featuring a train and dramatic pleated ruffles and a bustier with pearls and crystal with a pearl collar looked heavenly on her. Deepika further completed her look with minimal accessories and bold makeup, highlighting her dramatic eyes. 

This is a perfect pick for the #sisterofthebride, or if you are a bride, you can wear this for your glamorous reception party.

Also Read: 20+ Celeb-Inspired Outfits For the Bridesmaids To Bookmark RN

2. Maja Malnar in Fluffy Purple Gown

Fashion and travel blogger Maja Malnar is known for her extravagant style, and her outfit at the closing ceremony of the Cannes Festival stands true.

She was seen wearing a custom-made fluffy purple gown designed by Maison Geyanna Youness and looked nothing less than a princess.

Her V-neckline studded with sparkles is only accentuating her look. 

This outfit is perfect for a cinderella-themed reception party. 

3. Aditi Rao Hydari in Tulle Portrait Gown

Featuring a hand-dyed and embroidered tulle portrait gown with the Bengal Tiger Belt by Sabyasachi Accessories, Aditi looked utterly beautiful giving all the inspiration for the #sisterofthebride look. 

She paired her outfit with layered necklaces and a statement choker from the Sabyasachi Heritage Jewellery Collection.

PS: Look at that hair accessory that only added color and glamour to her look!

4. Masoom Minawala in a Mint Indo-Western Outfit

Content creator Masoom Minawal is known for her exquisite style and for promoting Indian fashion. And for the Cannes Festival 2022, wearing a hand-embroidered cape sleeve blouse made using delicate coral flower lace and featuring bugle beads, pearls, and yarns paired with a draped skirt came as no surprise.

She not only looks notable in this mint-colored outfit designed by Amit Agarwal but served as an inspiration to many #bridestobe and bridesmaids this wedding season. 

This outfit is just ideal for a Bollywood sangeet night, beachside mehndi, or your sister's wedding ceremony. You can also choose to go for an interesting braid with this look. 

5. Patricia Gloria Contreras Dazzles in Lilac

Mexican-Italian actress and Model, Patricia dazzled the Cannes red carpet in a ruffled corset gown designed by Sophie Couture looking like a dream.

You can wear this beautiful gown for your reception ceremony. 

6. Diipa Khosla in an Alluring Ivory Saree

Diipa looks divine in an ivory Manish Malhotra saree teamed up with a bold blouse featuring feather details.

This is a symbiotic crossover of the past and the future making a tranquil and transcending appearance at the global event. 

She is giving us major #sangeetoutfit goals. You can also wear it to your sundowner party or boho-themed cocktail party. 

7. Alessandra Ambrosio in Shimmering Pink Gown

Alessandra Ambrosio looks like a princess in a pink cascading gown with a sweetheart neckline and loads of floral accents outfit designed by Elie Saab.

The dress was dotted with silver sparkles and was held up with thick white straps. Beneath the details and the outfit, the fabric of the dress was made of sheer nude tulle. 

This outfit is perfect for your engagement or reception night. 

8. Adidit Rao Hydari in an Ivory Organza Saree

Aditi is turning heads with this hand-dyed and embroidered Sabysachi-designed ivory organza saree at the Cannes Festival. Paired with an emerald and diamond choker from Sabyasachi Jewellery’s Bengal Royale Collection, she looked nothing less than a pristine diva. 

This saree is perfect for your Roka ceremony or at-home pre-wedding ceremonies. If you are a bridesmaid, this is a perfect pick for your best friend's day wedding. You can also choose to leave your hair open in beach waves. 

Also Read: Sabyasachi Heritage Collection 2022: A Celebration Of Classic India

9. Pooja Hegde in a Tulle Jumpsuit

Pooja is looking graceful in a tulle jumpsuit featuring tone-on-tone arabesque grid embroidery. She paired the Tarun Tahiliani outfit with an embellished cape fenced with delicate tassels.

This outfit is ideal for your Mehndi or sangeet ceremony. If you are a bridesmaid, you can wear it to your friends' reception night too. 

10. Catrinel Marlon in an Emerald Gown

Italian actress Catrinel Marlon looked stunning in Indian designer, Gaurav Gupta's emerald shell sculpture gown.

This outfit is just perfect for your reception dinner or you can also wear this to your glam Sangeet night. 

11. Hina Khan in a Gold Asymmetric Gown

Hina Khan shining bright in Fovari’s gold asymmetric gown that's an ideal pick for your pre-wedding shoot, cocktail night, or reception dinner. 

12. Thassia Naves in a Strapless Chiffon Gown

The Brazilian blogger, Thássia Naves attended the 1001 Nights Chopard Party at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival wearing a fuchsia pink strapless chiffon gown with dramatic shoulder trains from Zuhair Murad's fall collection

This is an ideal pick for your cocktail night or an intimate reception party. If you are looking for #sisterofthebride outfit inspiration, then this one is ideal for a sangeet night. 

13. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a Custom Pink Gown

Aishwarya looks sparkling in a pale pink 'The Venus Sculpture' gown designed by Indian couturier Gaurav Gupta. The structural component of the dress was seashell inspired.

This gown is perfect for your engagement, themed-sangeet night, or your reception party for an unconventional look. 

14. Sara Sampaio Donning a Pretty Red Gown

Famous model, Sara Sampaio shimmered in a long, off-shoulder with cape-like sleeves, red draped dress from Zuhair Murad's spring collection at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

She completed her look with a diamond necklace from Messika and red velvet heels from Jimmy Choo. 

15. Nidhi Sunil in an Incredible Flower Garden Lehenga

For the Cannes Film Festival, Indian model and actress, Nidhi Sunil looked gorgeous in a flower garden lehenga designed by none other than Manish Malhotra. The craftsmen took 450 hours to make this voluminous skirt and an infinity blouse embellished in Japanese beads, sequins, and all this glamor. 

You can pick this outfit for your sisters' wedding or even for your own sangeet night. 

Also Read: Stunning Outfits For The Sister Of The Bride & Groom To Bookmark

16. Maja Malnar in an Embellished Gown

The Brazilian model shines bright like a diamond on the red carpet of Cannes in her embellished silver gown with stones and beads designed by Sophie Couture

This outfit is a perfect pick for your engagement ceremony, cocktail night, or reception party. You can also consider wearing this outfit for your white wedding with a gorgeous veil. 

17. Masoom Minawala in a Fairytale Gown

This globally celebrated influencer, Masoom adorned a daunting color palette for all her red carpet looks. But her alluring floral gown by Sophie Couture is the most loved and dazzling outfit at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

The corset-style voluminous gown featured an array of flowers on tulle giving a very summery vibe to her overall look. It looked straight of a fairytale. 

This outfit is perfect for your straight-out of a fairytale engagement or reception look. 

18. Deepika Padukone in a Striped Sabyasachi Saree

Deepika Padukone is a red carpet star. Whether it was her ivory Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla saree, black Louis Vuitton dress, or this Bengal Tiger couture sari conceptualized by Sabyasachi, she carried every look with utmost elan. 

She wore this striped saree celebrating heritage Indian crafts and techniques with dramatic eye makeup and a crystal headband paying homage to the traditional Indian matha patti headpiece with Art Nouveau detailing. 

This saree is a perfect pick for your cocktail night or your sister's wedding or reception. 

19. Pooja Hegde in a Pretty Pink Gown

Indian actor, Pooja Hegde walked the red carpet of the 75th Cannes Film Festival looking like a barbie in a custom baby pink outfit with embroidered silver beige corset designed by Maison Geyanna Youness

She completed her look with waterfall earrings and a middle-parted low ponytail. Her look is an inspiration for many brides looking for their engagement or reception outfits.

20. Masoom Minawala in a Voluminous Pink Gown

Masoom made heads turn with her all-pink voluminous gown designed by Yousef Akbar. It had the glammed-minimalist statement with its train that captured the hearts of many.

We absolutely loved this outfit for your engagement or reception ceremony!

Le Festival De Cannes 2022 truly was an inspiration board with oodles of wedding-worthy ensembles and we loved each of them. Hope you did it too!

About Author

Neha Garg Ahuja

She is a wedding-obsessed 'Content & Marketing Director at Pyaari Weddings' who has been giving inspiration to couples across the globe for eight years!

How does she do the magic: She is always scouting beautiful bridal lehengas, extravagant decor, captivating jewelry, and romantic couple dances.

While not working: You will find her scrolling through Airbnb and exploring, hidden gems for her next travel.

Find her on Instagram! @nehagarg2903