Sofia Coppola’s 15 best fashion moments in the past year

She may spring for over-the-top costuming in her films (think: Marie Antoinette or The Bling Ring), but when it comes to her own personal style, Sofia Coppola keeps things elegant and understated.

Proving that sartorial savvy and substance are not mutually exclusive, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and actress is a muse to Marc Jacobs and she’s even designed her own range of handbags for Louis Vuitton.

"You're considered superficial and silly if you are interested in fashion,” she famously told reporters while promoting her 2006 film Marie Antoinette, “But I think you can be substantial and still be interested in frivolity.”

To celebrate Sofia’s birthday (she turns 43 on May 14), we look back at some of the Cannes juror’s most sophisticated ensembles of the past year.

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