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How a Supermodel Does Cannes

Alexina Graham takes us along from amfAR gala (with date Olivier Rousteing) to model-packed after-party & beyond.

By: Noah Lehava

It’s no secret that Cannes Film Festival is one of the most glamorous events of the year. You likely realized just as much when your feed was flooded with palm-tree-and-turquoise-water backdrops to couture-wearing celebs. It’s almost enough to make you forget it’s actually a film festival and not just 10 days of galas and after-parties. Honestly, it’s enough to send anyone into an envious spiral. But when our friend and L’Oréal Paris face Alexina Graham let us live vicariously through the lens of her iPhone, we jumped at the chance to experience just an inkling of the fun she was having. Click through the gallery below to have a look inside the amfAR Gala (with Olivier Rousteing on the arm) and countless after-parties.


“Oh Cannes, how I adore you!”

“Straight to business. Love my L’Oréal family. Excited to be here with them for my second Cannes Film Festival trip!”

“Fittings with Olivier [Rousteing] for amfAR Cannes. Just in love with him and this look!”

“Always time to eat! What a beautiful view for lunch.”

“Checking into my beautiful hotel suite. I love Hotel Martinez.”

“Night One for L’Oréal Cinema Club event! We are ready to rock 'n' roll.”

“When friends meet up again. And it’s loveeeeeeee!”

“Look at our gorgeous L’Oréal Ambassador team. The sweetest girls ever!”

“With the one and only Eva Longoria. She wore 5-inch heels and still couldn’t keep up ;)”

“Touch-ups with this beauty, Cindy Bruna!”

“And that’s a wrap. Thanks for an amazing night, L’Oréal!”

“Just joking! How every night should end: bubble bath and champagne, of course.”

“Good morning, Cannes! Early bird gets the worm.”

“Beach swim to start the day. Nothing feels better.”

“Glam time for tonight’s amfAR gala! Can’t live without these L’Oréal goodies.”

“Ready for amfAR. One of my favorite nights of the year. I don’t look it, but I’m super excited.”

“We have arrived! amFAR, let’s do this. But also, can we talk about the views from the Hotel de Cap Eden Rock? Wow.”

“Love my date for tonight, Olivier Rousteing. Thanks for my sexy dress! Quick selfie before we hit the carpet.”

“Can you tell I’m super excited?!”

“And that’s a wrap. Until next time!”

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