The best dresses from Cannes Film Festival

Handfuls of glamorous A-listers have descended on the French Riviera for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Making sure to pull out all the stops, the stars have stepped out in princess-perfect gowns from some of the most high-profile designers in the world.

Blake Lively turned heads in a beautiful, seafoam green glittering Chanel dress that cinched in her waist to dramatic effect.

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FROM L-R: Jessica Chastain, Cheryl Cole, and Blake Lively

Cheryl Cole, meanwhile, looked showstopping as she stepped out for a premiere wearing a dramatic black ballgown with mullet detailing that showed off her tanned and toned legs.

Hollywood A-lister Jessica Chastain has also been showing off her fashion prowess at the film festival, wowing at a premiere in a purple one-shouldered frock.

We're bound to see lots more head-turning looks at tonight's amFAR gala, but for now, take a look at the best Cannes dresses so far.