The Inside Scoop on Angelina's Red Carpet Look

05/25/2007 at 04:45 PM ET

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We’re accustomed to seeing Angelina Jolie in her usual neutral palette of grays, beiges and blacks, so when she stepped out in a stunning yellow gown for the Ocean’s 13 premiere in Cannes, we just had to know more. Turns out that she started working on it with Emanuel Ungaro’s chief designer Peter Dundas “a little more than a month ago,” an insider tells PEOPLE. Dundas sent her a batch of sketches from which she chose the gown and the color. So no luck for the rest of us in getting one, since “the dress was made especially for her — it’s unique.” But the custom design didn’t end with the gown — Chopard created ten carat yellow diamond earrings and a 20 carat yellow diamond cocktail ring just for her appearance on the red carpet. At least to our impressed eyes, it’s effort well spent!

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huh on

Isn’t she supposed to wear St. John? Both dresses at Cannes have been awesome, but what about her contract?

steph on

When I saw her in this gown, I thought – they need to feature this one! Everyone has been saying she needs color – well, here it is. And she looks fabulous. It’s such a great color for this season. She pulls it off flawlessly.

H on

She looks absolutely fabulous!

R on

I think she looks beautiful. It just comes to show that she can pull of dark tones as well as light. She could probably even make a hot pink dress look stunning.

Teri on

I love Angie and I love her more than ever when I saw this picture. She is fabulous and gorgeous. She looks comfortable, effortless and so beautiful.

erica on

She was beautiful yesterday with this dress.She need to put more color like this.

Cheryl on

Stunning! Just stunning..

C on

The dress is beautiful, but I think that she could have used a little more make-up.

Elda on

beautiful woman in a yellow dress!!

friends fan22 on

she looks aweful….just like sh always doess!!! i hate angelina. she is the worst actress and the worst taste in clothes. i will always be a jen fan. i love jennifer aniston!!!!!!!!!

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