The Cannes Film Festival, held earlier this month, brought back red carpet gowns of all shapes and hues. I’m hard-pressed to pick a favorite, but I keep going back to this Schiaparelli Haute Couture gown worn by Regina King to the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS benefit. So gloriously dramatic — The sparkle! The stole! The enormous skirt! — and yet so old-school elegant, with the white lining of the stole giving an unexpected playfulness. Oh, gowns, how I’ve missed you. Welcome back.
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