Unfortunately for Sara, her stunning gown got caught on her heel later during the proceedings - forcing her to free it. As a matter of fact, Stewart has been vocal about one of Cannes' most outdated rules for a couple of years.
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The actress was protesting the requirement to wear heels.
In an effort to put an end to the age-old sexist tradition, the member of the jury, Kristen has begun speaking out against the dress code and the sexist fashion expectations at the event. It has become really obvious that if (a man and I) were walking the red carpet together and someone stopped me and said, 'Excuse me, young lady, you're not wearing heels.
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At the 2016 festival, Stewart told Vanity Fair that the "no flats" policy needed to change immediately. You can not come in.' Then [I'm going to say], 'Neither is my friend.
The strict dress code at the Festival states that there should be "no flats" so Kristen opted for a pair of sky high Christian Louboutin heels for the screening. 'People get very upset if you don't wear heels, but I feel that you can't ask people that any more.
And speaking to the Hollywood Reporter a year ago about the Cannes ban on flat shoes, she said: "There's definitely a distinct dress code, right?" It's just kind of a given. Even, like, four years ago, it was, like, not even a question.
Sara wore a very feathery white creation from the designers who have been hotly tipped to design Meghan Markle's wedding dress - Ralph & Russo.