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LOOK: Heart Evangelista stuns in Cannes red carpet debut
LOOK: Heart Evangelista stuns in Cannes red carpet debut

The 75th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "Un petit frere" (Mother and Son) in competition - Red Carpet Arrivals - Cannes, France, May 27, 2022. Heart Evangelista poses. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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(1st UPDATE) The actress wears gowns by Tony Ward as she attends the glitzy film festival for the first time

MANILA, Philippines – Heart Evangelista made a stunning debut at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 27, bringing her signature style to the festival’s glamorous red carpet.

In a tweet on Friday, Heart shared a video of herself working the red carpet at the screening of the film Broker on Thursday, May 26, wearing an elegant red ball gown.

“Such a special moment. Thank you [Cannes Film Festival] for having me,” she said in the tweet.

In a separate Instagram post, Heart said that the gown she wore was designed by Lebanese-Italian designer Tony Ward. She accessorized the look with jewels by Matara Studio.

Heart wore another stunning look to the screening of the film Un Petit Frere (Mother and Son) on Friday, May 27. The ice-blue strapless gown with a show-stopping skirt and train was also designed by Tony Ward.

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Based on her recent Instagram posts, Heart flew to France on Wednesday, May 25. She also said it was her first time to attend the 10-day festival.

She also rubbed shoulders with Hollywood elite as she attended on Thursday, the Cannes amfAR Gala, a charity event meant to raise money for AIDS research.

The star-studded event was attended by the likes of Tom Hanks, Eva Longoria, Naomi Campbell, Vanessa Hudgens, Ricky Martin, Cynthia Erivo, and Baz Luhrmann. –