The helm of her outfit revealed the message 'Stop Executions'
Over the years, the red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival has become a platform to showcase some of the most glamorous and head-turning costumes. Apart from iconic fashion moments, it has also become one of the platforms for voicing protests and making strong political statements. Recently, an Iranian model stunned people on the Cannes red carpet when she wore a statement dress with a noose around her neck. Mahlagna Jaberi walked the red carpet in a black bodycon dress by Jila Sabre with a collar designed as a beige rope that was attached to her dress in the shape of a noose.
The helm of her outfit revealed the message 'Stop Executions', calling an end to the executions in Iran triggered by a wave of protests after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in the custody of the morality police for not properly covering her hair.
Sharing a video of herself in the dress, the model wrote on Instagram, "Dedicated to the people of Iran."
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The pictures of the outfit that draws attention to the concerning situation in Iran have gone viral on other social media platforms as well. Meanwhile, Ms. Jaberi's bold move is being appreciated by people on Twitter.
Iran has executed more than 200 people this year, according to United Nations.
A few days back, a woman dressed in the colours of the Ukrainian flag staged a protest on the red carpet of the 76th Cannes Film Festival last week. The protester poured fake blood on herself on the steps of the Palais des Festivals during the screening of the film 'Acide' by French film director Just Philippot, before being removed by security staff.