Wanna See an Unbelievable Red Carpet Gown from Cannes?

Zina Tasreen , 19 May 2013
Nieves Álvarez in Ralph & Russo Couture at the premiere of "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Nieves Álvarez

The reason my Cannes coverage this year has been so threadbare is because I wasn’t stirred enough by the fash parade to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès − to want to write about it. Give or take the odd gown here and there, most of the stuff were underwhelming. And then we got this, on Spanish actress-model Nieves Álvarez, at the premiere of the Benecio del Toro-starrer Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian. Custom-made by Ralph & Russo Couture, this strapless scarlet gown with a dramatic bustle, captured best what a Cannes red carpet should be all about. Christian Louboutin ‘Belbride’ sandals and ‘Mina’ minaudière in specchio gold and Chopard jewels were the accompaniments to the gown. Side-swept tresses rounded off her look. This gets a 20 on 10 from – how about you?

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P.S. See inside for a sketch of the gown :-)

Sketch of the Ralph & Russo Couture gown worn by Nieves Álvarez to the premiere of "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival (Photo courtesy | Ralph & Russo Couture)
Sketch of the gown… (Photo courtesy | Ralph & Russo Couture)
Nieves Álvarez in Ralph & Russo Couture at the premiere of "Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian" during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Nieves Álvarez

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