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Before now, "effortless beauty" pretty much equated to putting on a ton of really natural-looking makeup and a $200 sack dress that asked the world, "Me? Try?" But now, the definition of "effortless beauty" is this: one of the world's most highly prized actresses entering the fanciest red carpet of them all completely barefoot.
At tonight's Cannes Film Festival premiere of her new film with George Clooney, Money Monster, Julia Roberts paired her Armani Privé gown with a matching black pedicure and zero shoes whatsoever. While last year's Cannes dress code was rumored to be "no heels, no entry" (though this turned out not to be the case), this year's seems to be closer to the one at the snack bar at your local beach: "No shoes? No problem!"
Here she is, going fully foot-commando while climbing up the red carpet stairs:
Photo: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/Getty Images
She eventually put her heels back on, however, as evidenced here:
Photo: Clemens Bilan/Getty Images
We'll always have those few precious moments in which Julia Roberts was barefoot on the red carpet, though.