Don't let anyone else tell you otherwise: black is the new black.

At least that's Carine Roitfeld's message, as the former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief stages an all-black runway show at the Cannes Film Festival. The nineteenth annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala, held during the French film festival, will include a full-scale fashion show this year, reports Women's Wear Daily.

Carine will curate the clothing selection, which will include black pieces by designers such as Versace, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Chanel, Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Christopher Kane.

That's a lot of black, particularly from designers like Kane and Cavalli who favor bright colors and animal prints. But Carine is fashion's queen of noir, after all -- we imagine she'll be the one to scoop up all the pieces when they're auctioned off after the runway show.

Plus no celebs would have any use for them at the film festival itself. As you can see from our "greatest hits" of Cannes fashion below, the Riviera generally inspires bright, summery red carpet hues... in other words, utterly un-Carine.

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  • Elizabeth Taylor, 1957

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  • Jayne Mansfield, 1958

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  • Jeanne Moreau, 1959

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  • Natalie Wood, 1962

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  • Sophia Loren, 1964

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  • Catherine Deneuve, 1966

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  • Grace Kelly, 1972

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  • Brigitte Fossey, 1977

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  • Elizabeth Taylor, 1987

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  • Winona Ryder, 1998

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  • Brooke Shields, 1998

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  • Carla Bruni, 1998

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  • Kristin Scott-Thomas, 1999

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  • Renee Zellweger, 2000

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  • Uma Thurman, 2000

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  • Liv Tyler, 2001

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  • Sheryl Lee Ralph, 2001

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  • Shu Qi, 2001

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  • Rosanna Arquette, 2002

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  • Milla Jovovich, 2002

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  • Cameron Diaz, 2002

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  • Liz Taylor, 2002

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  • Naomi Watts, 2002

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  • Sandra Bullock, 2002

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  • Andy McDowell, 2002

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  • Eva Amurri, 2003

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  • Penelope Cruz, 2003

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  • Carrie-Anne Moss, 2003

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  • Jada Pinkett-Smith, 2003

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  • Liz Hurley, 2003

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  • Juliette Lewis, 2003

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  • Julie Andrews, 2004

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  • Jerry Hall, 2004

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  • Charlize Theron, 2004

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  • Sheryl Crow, 2004

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  • Eva Longoria, 2005

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  • Scarlett Johansson, 2005

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  • Salma Hayek, 2005

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  • Aishwarya Rai, 2005

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  • Cate Blanchett, 2006

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  • Dita Von Teese, 2006

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  • Avril Lavigne, 2006

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  • Claudia Schiffer, 2007

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  • Sharon Stone, 2007

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  • Kerry Washington, 2008

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  • Natalie Portman, 2008

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  • Goldie Hawn, 2008

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  • Rachel Weisz, 2009

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  • Elizabeth Banks, 2009

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  • Kate Beckinsale, 2010

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  • Camilla Belle, 2010

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