Best jewellery at Cannes film festival 2023

Cate Blanchett, Dua Lipa, Gigi Hadid, Viola Davis, Natalie Portman, Julia Garner and Alton Mason attended the Cannes film festival 2023. All the best jewels by the likes of Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Chopard and Bulgari. Here, we round up the best

By Kim Parker

The annual celebrity-filled trek to the south of France is upon us. Cannes film festival 2023 is well underway, and already the red carpet has been awash with the most impressive sparklers, with white diamond jewellery proving far and away the most popular choice this year.

Julia Garner

Julia Garner at Cannes in Gucci high jewellery and Gucci gown
Julia Garner in Gucci high jewellery. (Photo by Max Cisotti/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Gucci ambassador Julia Garner wore white gold and emerald earrings from the Gucci High Jewellery collection and a ring in white gold and and minty tourmaline with diamonds to the Asteroid City red carpet event. She paired this with a custom made green silk chiffon hand-draped gown, with cut-out and long shoulder drapes.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence teamed her Dior couture gown with a high jewellery necklace by Dior Joaillerie

For Lawrence’s scrolling, ribbon-like necklace, Dior’s creative director for jewellery Victoire de Castellane looked to the 1951 couture creations of the house’s founder, Christian Dior. The piece was crafted in 18k white gold and set with over 10 carats of white diamonds.

Gong Li

Gong Li
Gong Li at Cannes film festival 2023 in Cartier jewellery (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)

Gong Li was also a vision in scarlet as she walked the Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny red carpet (right down to the magenta streaks in her hair). She matched her look with a suite of Cartier jewels, including a pair of high jewellery ruby and diamond earrings, two ruby and diamond rings, and a further Panther head ring with in white gold with onyx and tsvorites.

Laura Harrier

Laura Harrier
Laura Harrier in Bulgari jewels at the Cannes film festival

American actor Laura Harrier accessorised her sleek tuxe with a little Bulgari bling. The Hollywood and Spider-Man: Homecoming star wore a high jewellery Monete necklace from the Italian house, which featured an ancient coin (we’re talking 400-350 BC) set as a pendant in pink gold, framed with mother of pearl and pavé white diamonds. She also wore a pair of antique Bulgari emerald stud earrings.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman in Chopard jewellery
Natalie Portman in Chopard jewellery

American actor and ‘Godmother’ of the 2023 Trophée Chopard, Portman wore a necklace from Chopard‘s Red Carpet Collection crafted in 18k Fairmined-certified white gold. It was set with over over 119 carats of blue heart-shaped sapphires and over 36 carats of white diamonds. She teamed the piece with matching white diamond earrings and a sapphire and white diamond ring.

Irina Shayk

Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk in Messika high jewellery

Shayk paired her leather-finish gown with the one-of-kind Akh-Ba-Ka necklace by Messika. The diamond jeweller’s extraordinary Egyptian-inspired jewel from the 2022 High Jewellery collection is created in white gold and set with a 33-carat white diamond at its centre.

Ester Expósito

Ester Esposito at Cannes film festival 2023
Ester Expósito in Messika jewels at Cannes

Spanish actor Expósito looked sublime in a set of Messika diamond jewellery for the Black Flies red carpet call. Her necklace, earrings and rings were all from the Maison’s Born to be Wild high jewellery collection.

Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson Chopard Cannes
Amy Jackson in Chopard suite (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)

Something About Rocks cover star Amy Jackson was a vision in a suite of Chopard jewels, which she styled with a sweeping all-black Pinko gown.

Aja Naomi King

Aja Naomi King in Piaget jewels at Cannes 2023

King, who appears in a new Apple TV+ series this coming autumn, chose to wear Piaget diamond jewels for her latest red carpet appearance, with a high jewellery diamond necklace and matching drop earrings, a transformable diamond ring and another marquise-cut diamond ring. The suite took hundreds of hours of work to produce.

Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh at Cannes Film Festival in Boucheron jewellery

Yeoh continued her stellar post-Oscar tour in a bold green Balenciaga Haute Couture gown, accessorised with a suite of black and white Boucheron jewels including its ‘Grosgrain’ white gold high jewellery necklace, set with aventurine glass, cacholon and diamonds, and white gold pendant earrings adorned with diamonds and black lacquer. Her Pierre Graphique ring continued the monochromatic theme, with black lacquer and a dazzling white diamond.

Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst attends the “Killers Of The Flower Moon” red carpet during the 76th annual Cannes film festival in Cartier jewels (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Dunst paired a sleek, strapless LBD (long black dress, in this case) with a platinum and white diamond necklace from 2004, from the Cartier archive.

Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid at Cannes film festival 2023
Gigi Hadid opted for Messika diamonds for Cannes this year

Supermodel Hadid, a former Messika brand ambassador, attended the red carpet premiere of historical drama Firebrand looking smoking hot in a suite of Messika diamonds. She paired a double ring and pink and yellow diamond Toi et Moi ring from the Maison with its sumptuously lace-like Roaring Diamonds high jewellery necklace, from its Paris set One Fête collection. It was previous seen on the singer Chloe Bailey, who wore it to the 2021 Met Gala.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio attends Jeanne du Barry in Cannes (Getty)
Alessandra Ambrosio attends the Jeanne du Barry premiere in Cannes in Pomellato jewels (Getty)

Model Ambrosio got to premiere a suite of new high jewellery pieces by Pomellato when she attended a screening of Jeanne du Barry at Cannes, part of a collection which will launch later this summer that has been inspired by Milanese architecture. Her gold Skyline necklace is set with 128 bezel-cut spinels in graduated hued and pavé diamonds, plus matching earrings with 12 coloured spinels.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntingto-Whiteley
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley attends the 2023 “Kering Women in Motion Award” during the 76th annual Cannes film festival in Bulgari jewels (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

The British supermodel and entrepreneur added serious glitter to an all-black ensemble with a diamond parure from Bulgari. Her high jewellery Serpenti white gold choker held over 60 carats of pavé set diamonds and two pear shaped, brilliant-cut emeralds. She teamed this with a brace of high jewellery Serpenti bracelets – one was a multiple coiled snake with over 45 carats of white diamond pavé scales and pear shaped diamond eyes, the other gleamed with pear cut sapphire eyes.

Soo Joo Park

Soo Joo Park
Soo Joo Park in Chopard jewellery at the Cannes film festival 2023

Supermodel Soo Joo Park teamed a slinky black sequinned custom YSL dress with glittering platinum, emerald and Paraiba tourmaline earrings and an emerald-cut green tourmaline ring from Cannes official partner, Chopard.

Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa at Cannes film festival 2023
Dua Lipa on the red carpet during the 76th annual Cannes film festival in Tiffany jewellery (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Singer Dua Lipa hit the Omar La Fraise (The King of Algiers) screening wearing platinum, yellow gold and diamond drop earrings, a matching multi-row diamond bracelet and a T1 white gold and diamond ring, all by Tiffany & Co.

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell in Chopard

Supermodel Campbell attended the premiere of Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon in a suite of heart-shaped diamond creations by the Festival’s partner brand, Chopard.

Fan Bingbing

Fan Bingbing
Fan Bingbing attends the Red Sea International Film Festival’s ‘Women’s Stories Gala’ in partnership with Vanity Fair Europe at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Anabela Chan jewellery (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Red Sea IFF)

Actor Fan Bingbing attended the glamorous Women’s Stories Gala looked angelic in a diamond ‘tutti frutti’ necklace and diamond ring from London-based Anabela Chan’s jewellery collection, created in collaboration with couturier Miss Sohee.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis
Viola Davis in Chopard jewellery at Cannes 2023

Davis positively shimmered in white gold Chopard earrings featuring 13.72 carats of diamonds, plus a diamond and pink sapphire brooch, a white gold bracelet with over 90 carats of white diamonds and white diamond ring.

Alton Mason

Alton Mason
Alton Mason in Messika at Cannes film festival 2023

Alton Mason rocked a dramatic high jewellery diamond ear cuff, ear clip and a high jewellery ring with an 11.81 carat brilliant-cut diamond all by Messika, for whom he is an ambassador.

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett attends the 76th annual Cannes film festival in Louis Vuitton jewellery (Photo by Lionel Hahn/Getty Images)

Blanchett stepped out at the photocall for The New Boy in an ornate logo ring and ear cuff by Louis Vuitton.

Lorena Rae

Lorena Rae
Lorena Rae in Chaumet high jewellery

German model Rae accessorised her emerald green gown with the green tourmaline, sapphire, emerald and chrysoprase ‘Sous le Soleil’ necklace and matching ring by Chaumet. The pieces were part of the Maison’s Ondes et Merveilles high jewellery collection which launched last year.

Champoo A. Hagate

Champoo A. Hagate at Cannes 2023
Champoo A . Hagate in Bulgari jewellery at Cannes 2023

Thai actor and model Champoo adorned herself in diamond-studded high jewellery Serpenti necklaces (mixing her metals, with white and pink gold versions layered together), bracelet, rings and earrings by Bulgari.

Virginie Ledoyen

Virgine Ledoyen at Cannes film festival 2023
Virginie Ledoyen attends the “Le Retour (Homecoming)” red carpet during the 76th annual Cannes film festival (Photo by Lionel Hahn/Getty Images)

French actor Ledoyen chose to fly the French jewellery flag at Cannes, wearing an eye-catching high jewellery ‘question mark’ necklace set with a 3.59 carat emerald and round diamonds, plus an emerald ring by the Parisian house of Boucheron.

Laila Abdullah

Laila Abdullah
Laila Abdullah in Messika jewellery

Lebanese actor Laila Abdullah paired an unusual golden lip jewel from Messika with the Maison’s Divine Enigma high jewellery necklace, rings and earrings, plus its Move Iconica bracelet, worn high up on her arm.

Paz Vega

Paz Vega at Cannes Film Festival 2023
Paz Vega in Messika jewellery

Spanish actor Vega opted for Messika, too, her strapless gown proving the perfect foil for the Maison’s Move Imperial high jewellery bib necklace, crafted with gold, malachite and diamonds.

Suzanna Son

Suzanna Son at Cannes Film Festival 2023
Suzanna Son at Cannes Film Festival 2023 in Piaget jewels

The American actor, who stars alongside The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp in the new HBO series The Idol, hit the Cannes red carpet bedecked in jewels by Piaget – including a white gold cuff set with hundreds of white diamonds, a transformable diamond necklace and sapphire and white diamond ring.

Leonie Hanne

Leonie Hanne
Leonie Hanne attends the 76th annual Cannes film festival in Bulgari jewels (Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images)

German model and influencer Hanne opted for a suite of Italian jewels by Bulgari for her appearance at the screening of Wes Anderson’s latest comedy, Asteroid City. She paired a high jewellery collier necklace with a 4.49 carat oval diamond with a pair of high jewellery diamond earrings and a matching high jewellery diamond ring.

Valery Kaufman

Valery Kaufman
Valery Kaufman attends the Cannes film festival in Bulgari jewellery (Photo by Lionel Hahn/Getty Images)

Kaufman’s dramatic gold jewels also came courtesy of Bulgari. Her flexible pink gold turbogas choker showcased a sensational 63.5-carat polished tanzanite cabochon as well as slivers of turquoise and white diamonds, perfectly matched by her tanzanite, turquoise and diamond earrings.

Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke in Chopard
Maya Hawke walks the Cannes red carpet in Chopard

Speaking of Asteroid City, its star Maya Hawke opted to go with jewels by Cannes’ official jewellery partner, Chopard for her appearance at the film’s screening. She picked a Fairmined-certified 18k white gold necklace studded with over 169 carats of white diamonds and a pair of heart-shaped diamond stud earrings from the Maison’s high jewellery collection.

Emma Thynn

Emma Thynn at Cannes 2023
Emma Thynn at the premiere of ‘Club Zero’ at Cannes in Chopard

Chopard was also the jeweller of choice for The Marchioness of Bath this year. Her 18k Fairmined white gold necklace was set with over 60 carats of sparkling white diamonds, whilst her earrings were adorned with a further 14.16 carats of the stones.

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