21st amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala

The annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala  at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes, May 22

As presenting sponsor of the AmfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research Cinema Against AIDS 21 gala, Bulgari will donate one of its exquisite Serpenti high jewellery necklaces to benefit the cause. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy will wear the piece at the gala until it is brought on stage to be auctioned for the charity. The Italian ‘serpenti’ has long been an icon of the brand and this mythical symbol of eternity and prosperity regained prominence when Elizabeth Taylor – the glamorous co-founder of amfAR and star of 1963 film Cleopatra – commissioned Bulgari to create a collection that she could wear on- and off-screen. The gala will feature a red-themed fashion show with gowns created by the world’s top designers and a spectacular cast of the industry’s top models, as well as a line-up of famous musicians.Come sponsor del AmfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research Cinema Against AIDS 21 gala, Bulgari donerà una delle sue favolose collane di alta gioielleria Serpenti a beneficio della causa. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy indosserà il pezzo al gala fino a quando non sarà messo all’asta. Il ‘Serpenti’ italiano è da tempo un’icona del marchio e questo mitico simbolo di eternità e di prosperità riacquistato importanza quando Elizabeth Taylor – l’affascinante co-fondatore di amfAR e star del film del 1963 Cleopatra – commissionato Bulgari per creare una collezione che poteva usura on-e off-screen. Il gala sarà caratterizzato da uno spettacolo rosso a tema moda con abiti creati dai migliori designer del mondo e uno spettacolare cast di modelli di punta del settore, così come una line-up di musicisti famosi. bulg1 bulg2

From Bulgari FB and Instagram


The making of: 21st Annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 21 Gala today at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.As guests arrive at the @amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala, Elizabeth Taylor provides inspiration. As Richard Burton once said of his beautiful wife: “The only word in Italian she knows is Bulgari1b1             The first guests arrive at the 21st annual @amfARCinema Against AIDS Gala, supported by Bulgari as the presenting sponsor. 1b2          Jean-Christophe and Marzia Babin just arrived at the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc for the 21st annual @amfarCinema Against AIDS Gala. Marzia Babin sparkles in the Bulgari High Jewellery Serpenti Scaglie Bracelet and Bulgari necklace. 1b3Sabina Belli looks stunning in the Bulgari High Jewellery Necklace and Earrings at the @amfar 21 Gala. 1b5@MoranAtias looks magical in her Bulgari High Jewellery Necklace. 1b6@barrefaeli shines in her High Jewellery Serpenti Scaglie bracelet. 1b7       Bulgari Ambassador Carla Bruni-Sarkozy wearing the magnificent Serpenti high jewellery necklace. The necklace will be auctioned off tonight at the @amfARCinema Against AIDS 21 dinner to raise money for the cause. 1b8Heidi Klum graced the red carpet wearing the Diva Collection High Jewellery ring and earrings

HRH Princess of Venice Clotilde Courau looks stunning wearing the Tubogas bracelet and choker in gold with sapphires and diamondsAdrien Brody wearing the Octo Tourbillon watchCarla Bruni-Sarkozy, Jean-Christophe and Marzia Babin, Adrien Brody and Clotilde Courau together on the red carpet at the 21st annual @amfar Cinema Against AIDS Gala.1b10Luke Evans and Jon Kortajarena Jon Kortajarena and Stéphane GerschelCarla Bruni-Sarkozy and Adrien BrodyHRH Princess of Venice Clotilde Courau and Carla Bruni-SarkozyHRH Princess of Venice Clotilde Courau, Jean-Christophe Babin and Bulgari Ambassador Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Catwalk show

        Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on stage for the auctioning of the Serpenti High Jewellery Necklace

Sharon Stone on stage at the annual amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research Cinema Against AIDS Gala for the announcement of the total amount raised from the auctioning of the Serpenti High Jewellery Necklace worn by Carla Bruni-Sarkozy tonight.

Lana Del Rey

From amfAR FB and Instagram 

21 years of Cinema Against AIDS. At last year’s events, we raised nearly $25 million in support of our mission to end HIV/AIDS. With #amfARCannes, we are proud continue our fight to find a cure by 2020 and change the future for the 35 million people living with the disease worldwide. 1am221 years of Cinema Against AIDS. In occasione degli eventi dello scorso anno, abbiamo raccolto quasi 25 milioni dollari a sostegno della nostra missione per mettere fine all’HIV/AIDS. Con # amfARCannes, siamo orgogliosi di continuare la nostra lotta per trovare una cura entro il 2020 e cambiare il futuro per i 35 milioni di persone che vivono con la malattia in tutto il mondo.1am  Illustrious fashion icon Carine Roitfeld CR Fashion Book will curate her third #amfARCannes fashion show this year. Introducing: our Presenting Sponsors for the 21st annual #amfARCannes event: Worldview Entertainment, Bold Films & BulgariOur Cinema Against AIDS event is one of the most renowned events at the Cannes Film Festival. This year’s fashion show is being curated by Carine Roitfeld, of CR Fashion Book, making it her third consecutive year as curator. Roitfeld has chosen to dedicate the show to the iconic Marilyn Monroe, using the color red to both symbolize and highlight the fight against AIDS. Below, Marilyn wears Ralph Lauren. Take a look at the rest of the sketches on Women’s Wear Daily:http://bit.ly/1liQYpj 10396345_10203889026336937_2009681626_n 10409802_10203889013496616_1471984567_n1am11am3       “amfAR is committed to developing a broad-based cure by 2020, and that goal is finally in reach largely because of the funds and awareness raised at Cinema Against AIDS in Cannes.” – Harvey Weinstein, of the Weinstein Company, #amfARCannes Event Chair.The SL 63 on display at #amfARCannes. Our generous partner @MercedesBenz will have an exclusive item in our live auction later tonight.1am4           Gone but not Forgotten, 2014. #damienhirst’s extraordinary new art work to be auctioned for charity at #amfARCannes. The gilded woolly mammoth skeleton stands at over 3 meters tall in a colossal gold and glass vitrine. 1am5On stage tonight for Cinema Against AIDS: Lana Del ReyRobin Thicke & Aloe Blacc will perform in support of our mission to end HIV/AIDS, during our 21st annual#amfARCannes.Alessandra Ambrosio arriving to help us raise AIDS awareness tonight. Support from influential individuals like Adrian Grenier is essential in our fight against HIV/ AIDs. Honored to you join us tonight, Adrian.Cinema Against AIDS 21 is about to begin: our guests take their seats in the beautiful Hotel_du_Cap_Eden_Roc , as we prepare for dinner to be served. 1am6Songstress Lana del Rey is the first to perform tonight: opening with the evocative “Young and Beautiful.”1am7The models of the Red Collection looking amazing on the runway in designs from Marchesa, Alexander Wang, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Prada, Marc Jacob, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Kenneth Cole, Christopher Kane, Altuzarra and Bulgari; curated by Carine Roitfeld of CRfashionbook1am8On stage: the graceful Heidi Klum moments before presenting #AndyWarhol’s “Marilyn” for auction.1am9Bar Rafaeli and Rosario Dawson1am10“With every passing day, we lose close to 5,000 men, women, & children to HIV/AIDS.” – Global Fundraising Chairman #SharonStone #amfarcannes1am11We’re overwhelmed by the positive outcome of our 21st annual Cinema Against AIDS. Thank you to everyone who joined our celebration & our mission (including the talented Robin Thicke), both here in Cannes and around the world. 1am12

 from CR Fashion Book  

Marilyn Monroe in Prada, and more looks from this year’s amfar Cinema Against AIDS Fashion Show on CRFashionbook.com. Illustration by @lula_herself1c#MarilynMonroe wears Altuzarrastudio1c1#CRGoesRed Another sneak peek from our @AmfarFashion Show: #Marilyn wears Hugo Boss1c2The shoes: @gianvitorossiofficial metallic red sandal for our #amfARCannes #FashionShow #Cannes2014@amfAR1c3Hello from #Cannes!1c4@carineroitfeld and @micalovesthis putting the finishing touches on tomorrow’s #amfARCannesFashion Show #Cannes2014 #CRGoesRed1c5Reporting live from #backstage in #Cannes!1c6Our EIC wears #SaintLaurent to this evening’s @amfargala #amfarcannes1c7A round of applause is definitely in order! 1c8The winning bidder takes the stage! @amfar#amfarcannes @bulgariofficial1c9We raised €3.5 million at tonight’s @amfar gala!!!


From Luca Dini Instagram, director of Vanity Fair Italy

Plans for tonight? #cannes2014 #selfieless1lDarling, what shall I get you from tonight’s#amfARCannes auction? How about this Warhol?1l1Should I get you this collection of 40 red couture dresses at the #amfARCannes auction?1l2Or should I get you this collection of 21 Moëts at the#amfARCannes auction?1l3Should I get you this Picasso at the #amfarcannesauction?1l4Should I get you a Bulgari necklace at the#amfarcannes auction?1l5Should I get you a gold-covered mammoth by Damien Hirst from the #amfarcannes auction?1l6Oh Lord should I buy you a Mercedes-Benz (customized of course) from the #amfarcannes auction tonight?1l7White carpet #amfarcannes #selfieless1l8La descente des marches #amfarcannes #selfieless1l9The Cap #amfarcannes #selfieless1l10Holy Mammoth #amfarcannes #selfieless1l11The one and only: Jane Fonda #amfarcannes#selfieless1l12Imagine every breakfast in front of these flowers#amfarcannes #selfieless1l13

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