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Cannes: Carine Roitfeld organizes 'Cinema Against AIDS' fashion show

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The former Vogue Paris editor in chief and world-renowned fashionista Carine Roitfeld is organizing this year's Cinema Against AIDS event, set to celebrate the style of screen icon Elizabeth Taylor. 

Curated by Roitfeld, The Ultimate Gold Collection Fashion Show on May 23 in Cannes will feature supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Lily Donaldson and Karlie Kloss among others in a glamorous feast of fashion, this year celebrating Elizabeth Taylor. 

The models will show off special gold gowns by a selection of fashion's biggest names including Chanel, Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, and luxurious jewels will be provided by Bulgari, Hoorsenbuhs, House of Waris, and Kimberly McDonald.

First organized in 1993, the show, which takes place during the Cannes Film Festival, was created by HIV and AIDS charity amfAR. This year's event will also feature music by Duran Duran, Dame Shirley Bassey, and Ellie Goulding, and will be livestreamed online at lovegold.com.

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