Israel's massacre in Gaza reaches Cannes red carpet

Israel's massacre in Gaza reaches Cannes red carpet

Israel's massacre in Gaza reaches Cannes red carpet

(She had also had a partial foot amputation procedure, not that this should have to factor in, but it made the situation all the more very bad.) After "heel gate", Cannes tried to explain that heels weren't necessarily required, but the people who monitor the dress code expectations remain inconsistent, leading to continued confusion.

The actress posed in a vintage Chanel silver skirt and top that she completed with a pair of sky-high black Christian Louboutin heels. The "Snow White and the Huntsman" star broke the heels-only rule at the Cannes Film Festival by going barefoot at the event on Monday night, May 14.

"There's definitely a distinct dress code, right?" she told the Hollywood Reporter.

82 women including Kristen Stewart, Cate Blanchett, Salma Hayek walked the red carpet to protest the number of female directors selected by Cannes i.e. 82 as compared with more than 1600 male directors since 1946.

Last year, Stewart - who's been known to wear trainers with dresses on the red carpet - spoke about the event's fashion rules.

Kristen Stewart Just Broke All The Red Carpet Rules At Cannes
Kristen Stewart flouts footwear ban at Cannes Film Festival

"It has become really obvious that if [a man and I] were walking the red carpet together and someone stopped me and said, 'Excuse me, young lady, you're not wearing heels".

In 2015, it was reported Cannes had implemented a heels-only policy. According to Newsweek, Julia Roberts also walked the red carpet barefoot in 2016. Speaking at the time, she said: "Everyone should wear flats, to be honest".

Away from the footwear controversy, the screening attended by Kristen Stewart proved to be a success story at Cannes.

An undercover thriller directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele, adapting the real life story of a Colorado Springs black police officer who infiltrated the Klu Klux Klan in the 1970s?

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