Cannes After Dark: Inside The Celebrity Private Parties At The 70th Cannes Film Festival

Emily Ratajkowski and Bella Hadid get real handsy; while RiRi takes Snapchat-filtered selfie videos on the dance floor

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Whether they’re receiving awards—or supporting others—for their work on screen, or stealing the spotlight on the red carpet and runway for a cause (#FashionForRelief), the hottest celebrities are always making a scene…especially so behind closed doors. Glimpse what went down at the many private parties of the 70th Cannes Film Festival 2017 here:

  1. Rihanna and Bruno Mars

Drink in hand? Check. Duck face? Check. The superstars nail the ubiquitous “we at the club” pose at the Chopard party, where the “Diamonds” singer debuted her Rihanna Loves Chopard collection and Mars brought the house down with a killer set.

@badgalriri ?

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Thomas Hayo, Heidi Klum and Michael Michalsky

Just looking at this picture is making us jealous of all the fun this creative director, super model and designer are having in Cannes, and we’re sure the bow-tied gentleman in the back feels the same.

Thank you @iamnaomicampbell for an amazing night! @fashion4relief #Cannes #SaveTheChildren

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Elle Fanning

The #MirrorSelfie, a must, even when in Cannes. I mean, how else would the “How To Talk To Girls At Parties” star be sure her look in on point?

DO MORE PUNK TO ME #eatmemummymummy #eatmedaddydaddy #howtotalktogirlsatparties ZAN IS IN THE BUILDING

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Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian and Anna Schafer

Featured all over PR man Simon Huck’s feed, the reality TV stars were spotted glamorously decked out on yachts nightly, this time alongside actress Anna Schafer.

Cannes Clique

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Winnie Harlow

The model, activist and spokesperson shows us you can do both: Be ultra glamorous in a ball gown, and be turnt up no matter what.


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You know the scenario: You’re at a party, everyone’s having a blast, but you’d rather not sweat it out on the dance floor so you chill on the side and take selfie videos—with SnapChat filters, of course. Know that you are not alone.

the "I'd still take yo nigga" filter.

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Hailey Baldwin, Emily Ratajkowski and Bella Hadid

It’s moments like this that we study and memorise all of Drake’s song lyrics for, right? Everybody now: “I wanna put you in my life. Your hair smell like the tropics, your body look nice…”

She loves me @bellahadid @haileybaldwin

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Rihanna’s Cannes Crew

If you didn’t Instagram Story or SnapChat it, did you really party with Rihanna?

Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner

Just like regular BFFs, Bella couldn’t wait to properly take on Cannes (and its many parties) once Kendall Jenner arrived.

She's finally here ?

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Salma Hayek

The actress, director and women’s rights advocate rocked a pink wig at the Women in Motion dinner party hosted by Kering in partnership with the Festival de Cannes, but went back to black for more serious activities the day after, where she she spoke about gender equality in the entertainment world.

A boomerang of a boomerang taken by @richardgianorio last night @kering_official dinner for #womaninmotion @gucci

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Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige and Naomi Campbell

It was a reunion of three queens at Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief event. Hill provided the entertainment for the evening while Blige took to the runway with the supermodel. The three are said to have been spotted backstage in tears after seeing each other again after so long.

Jeremy Scott and Cara Delevingne

Hostesses with the Mostest: The Moschino creative director and IT girl starred in Magnum’s series of events throughout Cannes, in celebration of both the ice-cream brand’s Release the Beast campaign and the Magnum x Moschino limited edition bag capsule launch.

The ultimate pairing: @caradelevingne & @itsjeremyscott for our #MAGNUMxMOSCHINO party.

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Liu Wen

The Chinese model was spotted coming out for some fresh air at the Chopard Trophee event. It must have been quite the party.

@liuwenlw nails the sophisticated look with a pair of diamond earrings #StarsInChopard #TropheeChopard #cannes2017

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By Dana Koh


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