Blake Lively, Justin Timberlake make best dressed list

The 69th annual Cannes Film Festival started with intense glamour on Wednesday evening. Your favourite Hollywood stars took to the prestigious red carpet. Check out the best dressed stars at the event.

2016 Cannes Film Festival

The festival kicked off at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in the French Riviera-based town for the opening ceremony, a screening of Woody Allen's film, Cafe Society, which stars, Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Steve Carell and Jesse Eisenberg.

The Cannes Festival (English for Festival de Cannes), formerly known as International Film Festival, was renamed in 2002. The Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world.

The invitation-only festival, which is held annually, usually in May, at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, saw some of your favorite celebrities strutting stylish pieces on the red carpet. Some of the stunners from this year’s opening ceremony include Blake Lively in Atelier Versace, Naomi Watts in Giuseppe Zanotti, Bella Hadid, Anna Kendrick, Kristen Stewart and Justin Timberlake. Check out the gallery above for the best dressed celebrities at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival.

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