Elizabeth Taylor celebrated at Carine Roitfeld’s “Cinema Against AIDS” in Cannes

The Ultimate Gold Collection Fashion Show Live from Cannes

Top international models, fresh new faces and a parade of celebrities will be on the catwalk at Carine Roitfeld’s Ultimate Gold Collection Fashion Show at the 20th edition of amfAR’s world-renowned Cinema Against AIDS live auction, held on May 23, 2013, during the Cannes International Film Festival.

Forty top models will participate in the spectacular runway presentation of one-of-a-kind gold looks, which will also feature a range of gold jewelry from emerging and established designers.

Participating designers include Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Roberto Cavalli, Kenneth Cole, Comme des Garçons, Christian Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Givenchy, Michael Kors, Lanvin, Ralph Lauren, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Pucci, Tarun Tahiliani, Valentino, Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Alexander Wang, among many others. The models will be accessorized by some of the world’s most important gold jewelers, including Bulgari, Hoorsenbuhs, House of Waris, and Kimberly McDonald.

Cinema Against AIDS XX will feature also an exhibition by iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz, while Roberto Cavalli will provide the design and décor for the gala dinner and Moncler will present The After Party.

This year’s Cinema Against AIDS event will also feature rock icons Duran Duran, the legendary Dame Shirley Bassey, British pop darling Ellie Goulding, and pop hit makers Hot Chelle Rae.

amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone, amfAR Ambassadors Janet Jackson and Milla Jovovich, amfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole, Jessica Chastain, Heidi Klum, Naomi Campbell, Carine Roitfeld, and Harvey Weinstein will serve as chairs of the gala.

The annual star-studded event, traditionally the most glamorous and unpredictable event held in conjunction with the Film Festival, will take place at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France.