This Is What the Cannes Film Festival Looked Like in the '50s

With the Cannes Film Festival commencing next week, we thought it was the perfect time to throw it back to what was arguably the event's heyday: the 1950s. After all, how could it not be the pinnacle of glamour when the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and Sophia Loren were traipsing about the festival's grounds? Oh, to be a fly on the wall at those fanciful fêtes.

Scroll down to see vintage photos of the Cannes Film Festival in the 1950s, and go a bit further to shop silhouettes inspired by the decade!