The actress was signed as the brand ambassador for L'Oreal Paris India way back in 2010, she was expected to make her debut that year itself but she chose to do it in the year 2011.
Critics expect celebrities to make a big smashing debut at Cannes and true to that Sonam Kapoor left everybody speechless with her couture dress in which she looked no less than a Hollywood star.
Ever since the debut, she has kept up with her style icon image and has dressed to perfection for pretty much all occasions, from rooftop parties to red carpet appearances.
On completing 5 years at Cannes, in a video posted by L'Oreal Paris India on Twitter, Sonam said, "It's my fifth year at Cannes. I've been with L'Oreal for seven years now, and I super excited to be a part of this family and I hope for 10 years at Cannes eventually."
She further added, "This has been an amazing and incredible journey. The make-up's getting better, the shoes are getting higher, the gowns are getting more extravagant and the photographers are way more. Everything is just bigger, better and more glamourous."
Check out her 5 years journey at Cannes Film Festival...
This is how Sonam Kapoor debuted at the Cannes Film Festival after she was made the brand ambassador in the year 2009.
Sonam Kapoor sported a shimmering golden dress for a private dinner on The Cavalli Yacht during the 64th Cannes Festival in 2011.
In year 2011, for her next appearance, Sonam wore a white gown for the photocall of the Chopard's party at Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes 2012-Rooftop Party
During her third appearance at Cannes Film Festival, the actress opted for a polka print dress to attend an rooftop party hosted by L'Oreal brand.
Cannes 2012-Red Carpet
For the red carpet appearance at Cannes 2012, the actress opted for a victorian era style dress and boy did she carry it off well.
Cannes 2012-Red Hot
During her second stint at the Cannes Film Festival, the actress wore this off shoulder red gown, which looked quite pretty on her.
Cannes 2013-Opening Gala
For the opening gala at Cannes Film Festival 2013, Sonam opted for this cute pink couture dress which looked very pretty on her.
Cannes 2013-Chopard Party
She wears a mix of traditional and western outfits at Cannes Film Festival, so in 2013 for Trophee Chopard Party, she opted for a lehenga.
Every year press conference is held much before their red carpet appearance and this what Sonam Kapoor wore in 2013.
Cannes 2013-Dinner Party
For another event in the same year, she decided to go traditional and wore a saree. The actress made a good impression on the fashionistas.
Cannes 2013-Red Carpet
For the red carpet, Sonam opted for this huge gown which became an instant hit and everybody loved her look.
Cannes 2013-Film Screening
Finally for the special screening of The Great Gatsby, Sonam decided to go traditional and the nose ring just added more oomph to her look.
Cannes 2014-Day 1
Sonam Kapoor on Day 1 of her Cannes 2014 stint wore this black couture dress which made her look like a princess.
For a photocall on the second day at Cannes 2014, Sonam dressed herself in a smoking hot red gown.
Cannes 2014-Day 2
Later, for the red carpet appearance on second day in the year 2014, Sonam opted for this traditional saree in which she looked like an Indian princess.
Cannes 2014-Chopard Party
Sonam made a lot of appearance in 2014, and during one such appearance at the Chopard party, Sonam opted for a off shoulder dress and looked quite elegant.