The Cannes Film Festival 2013 is go

Carey Mulligan sets the standard in Balenciaga

This is the picture that says the Cannes Film Festival is officially underway.

Carey Mulligan – who arrived on the Riviera two days ago with her musician husband Marcus Mumford – posed happily for photographers with her Saint Laurent-clad The Great Gatsby co-star Leonardo DiCaprio and director Baz Luhrmann ahead of the event’s official Opening Ceremony later today.

Not only is Mulligan set to be the toast of the town thanks to the film’s gala premiere tonight, but she has also set the sartorial standard in a strapless black jumpsuit from Alexander Wang’s debut a/w 2013 Balenciaga collection – avid fashion followers will remember she also chose Balenciaga for last week’s Met Ball – paired with simple Saint Laurent T-bar pumps.

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