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Jennifer Lawrence Pairs Dior Ball Gown with Chunky Flip-Flops at Cannes Film Festival

The actress took daring thong fashion to another level

<p>Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty</p>

Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty


Red carpet watches remember the drama around the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, at which women were reportedly denied entry into the Carol premiere for wearing flats — which drew attention to what apparently was a long-standing (but perhaps unofficial) rule that required women to wear high heels to attend the glamorous red carpet along the Croisette.

Supposedly that kerfuffle relaxed the dress code a bit, but that didn't stop the chatter when celebrities boldly took off their heels to hit the carpet barefoot (hi, Kristen Stewart and Julia Roberts).

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And the latest comfortable celeb to walk the carpet came prepared with a pair of flip flops so she didn't have to go totally sole-less on the famous steps. That celebrity? Jennifer Lawrence.

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On Monday, the Oscar-winning actress, 32, attended the Anatomy of a Fall premiere at this year’s film gathering, wearing a look that can only be described black-tie-meets-beachwear.

<p>Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty</p>

Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty

The Causeway star made a high-fashion statement in a bespoke cardinal red Christian Dior Couture ball gown, featuring a wrap-around shawl, scalloped neckline and full pleated skirt. Red lipstick (courtesy of Dior Addict Lip Maximizer in 005 Shimmer Strawberry) and a Dior necklace completed the look.

<p>Pascal Le Segretain/Getty</p>

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

Though her shoes on the walk into the film's premiere weren't visible, a return trip down the stairs had Lawrence lifting her hemline to reveal black flip-flop sandals underneath, showcasing a bright red pedicure to match the whole look.

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In 2016, Julia Roberts made her debut at the event wearing an black Giorgio Armani Privé gown - and walking barefoot up the stairs (a sensible way to avoid a memorable slip-and-fall moment).

Another famous pair of feet that saw daylight at Cannes belong to Kristen Stewart, who made a grand gesture of ditching her Christian Louboutin heels in front of the cameras in 2018, the year that the Spencer actress served as a Cannes competition jury member.

Stewart told The Hollywood Reporter that year that wearing heels was still an unwritten rule — but one that she didn't wish to follow.

“There’s definitely a distinct dress code, right?” she said. “People get really upset at you if you don’t wear heels, or whatever. But you can’t ask people that anymore. It’s kind of a given. Like, if you’re not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you cannot ask me either.”

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