PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 05: Marion Cotillard attends the Chanel Couture Fall Winter 2022 2023 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on July 05, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/GC Images)

History tells us that Marion Cotillard loves a short, specifically, a Chanel short. On the red carpet or at a sun-drenched photo call on the French Riviera seemingly calls for the summer staple at any time of the year. While it is said that three makes a trend, what is six or even seven repeats? We call it signature. The French actress continued her streak this week when she stepped out onto the cobblestone streets of her native city for Paris Haute Couture Week with Chanel.

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Instead of the classic tailored short, Cotillard opted for slightly more risqué hot pants. It was paired with an embellished striped shirt, a gold buckle belt and sheer stockings. The ensemble was finished with black pumps and round sunglasses. The actress was in the company of Lucy Boynton at the front row who also chose to wear teeny tiny shorts.

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The 46-year-old frequents Cannes Film Festival and has been spotted on multiple occasions and across several different years with an iteration of the creeping hemline. In May of this year, Cotillard attended a daytime soirée in Cannes boldly wearing sequin hot pants underneath a spliced Chanel knit. The evening prior she walked the red carpet in a tiny chiffon playsuit.

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CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 21: Marion Cotillard is seen during the 75th annual Cannes film festival at on May 21, 2022 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/GC Images)
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CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 20: French actress Marion Cotillard arrives arrives for the screening of the film âBrother And Sister (Frere Et Soeur)â at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 20, 2022. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Cannes was also the location of two more chic appearances from the Chanel ambassador. In 2021 was the moment for longer bike shorts while 2019 marked the abs-baring low slung knit shorts.

Consider us hooked.

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CANNES, FRANCE – JULY 06: Marion Cotillard attends the “Annette” photocall during the 74th annual Cannes Film Festival on July 06, 2021 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Toni Anne Barson/FilmMagic)
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CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 22: Marion Cotillard departs the screening of “Matthias Et Maxime (Matthias and Maxime)” during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)