Cannes Film Festival Trend Alert: Bodacious Black Ball Gowns

Luxurious yachts, one-of-a-kind gowns and priceless diamonds are all common sights at the annual Cannes Film Festival. Every May, celebs from all around fly to the French Riviera for one of the most prestigious art gatherings of the year. We are obviously watching the Cannes red carpet quite closely, and the fest was kicked-off with a dazzling display of black ball gowns. From sleek and simple to intricate and gothic, here are seven celebs donning marvelously dark dresses.

Eva Longoria
Eva Longoria looking stunning as always in a black Alberta Ferretti gown.