It’s the hottest ticket in town during the Cannes Film Festival.
And Sharon Stone, 63, appeared to be in great spirits as she put on an animated display during the evening and proudly posed with her son Roan, 21.
The Basic Instinct actress – who earlier in the day was names named a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters – was glowing as she posed in her sensational lilac ensemble.
The amfAR gala is one of the world’s most successful benefit events and the most coveted ticket in town during the Cannes Film Festival, boasting an exclusive dinner, auction, multiple performances and a fashion show.
Sharon’s divine dress boasted a fitted bodice and sparkling crossover straps at the front, while the length of its skirt incorporated feathers.
The Hollywood icon accessorised her gown with a pair of statement floral drop-earrings, while paring back her hair and make-up.
Stella oozed sex appeal in an edgy black frock with a long sheer skirt over a luxe patterned material.
The Victoria’s Secret star posed confidently in her unique floor-length dress, which featured a daring split to allow one of her her toned pins to be on display.
Gorgeous: The Hollywood icon accessorised her gown with a pair of statement floral drop-earrings, while paring back her hair and make-up
Cute! Sharon proudly posed with her son Roan, 21, on the grey carpet at the event
Family outing: The actress’ son looked smart in a black tux and leather shoes
Glowing: Sharon held up her coordinated purple face mask (left) before showcasing her impressive full skirt
A vision! As she made her way into the gala in her stunning gown, Sharon posed up a storm on the steps in her beautiful purple gown
Jaw-dropping: She teamed the dress with chunky silver earrings as she posed playfully on the steps outside the gala
Grand entrance: Once she took to the stage to host the gala, Sharon changed into a jaw-dropping black sequinned gown as she appeared alongside models who appeared in the fashion show during the event
Stunning: Belgian-born Northern Irish-New Zealand model Stella stunned with her blonde tresses styled into bouncy, brushed out curls
Posing up a storm: The model showed off her posing talents as she showcased her incredible black dress which flaunted her toned figure ahead of the glitzy event
Splash of colour: The blonde beauty’s dress featured a printed section across the bodice with flashes of gold and blue
Stella drew attention to her seemingly endless less by slipping into a pair of stilettos with wraps up to her knee.
The Belgian-born Northern Irish-New Zealand model stunned with her blonde tresses styled into bouncy, brushed out curls.
Bella Thorne, 23, ensured she stood out in an eye-catching white gown made of shimmering sequin material.
The strapless frock boasted a cut out centre to allow for some of her toned midriff to be on display, while a black strip appeared to hold the chest section together.
The Twilight actress attended the gala with her hunky Italian fiancé Benjamin Mascolo, with the pair putting on a very public display of affection for photographers.
Wow! Inside the dinner, Stella also took to the runway to showcase her model prowess in a grand fashion show
Amazing: She looked utterly stunning in a sheer black gown as she took to the catwalk for the star-studded fashion show
Loved-up: The beauty and her beau could not keep their hands off each other as they larked around at the star-studded event
Kiss kiss: Bella and Benjamin kissed each other as photographers snapped away
Stunning: She could not contain her smiles while laughing and joking with hunky Benjamin
Hofit Golan, 35, opted for fairytale glamour, in a gown which wouldn’t be out of place in a Disney’s Frozen event.
The socialite’s jaw-dropping frock featured an enormous skirt emblazoned allover with sparkling silver flashes.
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, makes a return to its spectacular live events programme this evening.
The amfAR gala is one of the world’s most successful benefit events and the most coveted ticket in town during the Cannes Film Festival.
Alicia Keys headlined the evening which includes an exclusive dinner, auction, multiple performances and a fashion show curated by Carine Roitfeld, while Sharon hosted the event.
Sweet: Both Bella and her husband-to-be continued to pose for a slew of loved-up snaps after arriving for the event together
Sizzling: The beauty added even more sparkle to her look with a pair of drop earrings and a large diamond ring
Eye-popping! Kat had her ample assets on show in the deeply plunging silver gown
Dapper: Orlando Bloom cut a very sharp figure in his tuxedo and bow tie as he graced the red carpet on Friday
Sharp: The actor looked incredibly hunky in his tailored ensemble and ensured he was impeccably groomed
Looking good: Rachel Brosnahan stepped out in a pretty peach ballgown, but added a dramatic twist with slicked back hair and heavy eye-makeup
Sweet: She was accompanied by her husband Jason Ralph as the couple made their way inside for the lavish dinner
Stunning: The Liverpudlian beauty was preened to perfection with a wet hair look and smokey eye make-up
Incredible! Once inside the gala, Amy continued to pose in her sparkling black gown with a plunging front
Jaw-dropping: Julianne Hough sizzled in a satin dress with a curved cut-out across her toned torso and stunning train
Black and white: The actress posed with Nina Dobrev, who rocked her figure-hugging black dress
Sharon jetted to Cannes to host the annual glitzy AmfAR benefit gala, which supports AIDS research.
The actress has been a key figure for amfAR since the 1990s the death of her dear friend and acting coach Roy London.
This year’s event was held outdoors at Villa Eilenroc on Friday evening and featured various entertainments, dinner and an auction.
Earlier on Friday, Sharon was named a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Commanding attention: Nina’s dress flashed her toned thighs with a racy slit and also accentuated her ample assets
Making an entrance: Hofit Golan, 35, opted for fairytale glamour, in a gown which wouldn’t be out of place in a Disney’s Frozen event
Intricate detail: The socialite’s jaw-dropping frock featured sparkling silver flashes emblazoned all over
Sharon shed a tear as the green silk ribbon with the gold medal, which represents the Commandeur des Arts et Lettres, was placed around her neck.
Sharon looked incredible chic in a powder pink trouser suit and a sleek navy blue blouse as she was awarded the honour by Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux.
Actor Bill Murray, 70, was there to congratulate the actress, who wasted no time in planting a loving kiss on his cheek.
Having fun? Rose Bertram seemed to be in great spirits as she giggled and posed for some snaps
Red hot: Lara Leito shimmered in a sequinned rouge dress and silver heels
Second look: Sharon swapped her ballgown for a white shirt as the evening got into full swing
Outfit change: Sharon later slipped into a semi-sheer midi skirt and oversized white shirt for her hosting duties
Presentation time: A framed picture was held up by two men while Sharon spoke on the microphone
She looks amazing! Sharon’s incredible outfit choice highlighted every inch of her ageless physique as she presented the star-studded gala evening
Helping hand: The two men held onto Sharon’s hands while on the stage and wearing white gloves
Screen star: Sharon commanded the stage in her eye-catching ensemble as she took to the stage to host the annual charity event
Beaming: Inside she was seen rubbing shoulders with dapper Orlando after changing into a plunging black sequinned dress
Looking at snaps of Daisy? Sharon was seen gazing at Orlando’s phone during the charity dinner after taking to the stage as host for the evening
Here she is! Sharon was also seen alongside German businesswoman Caroline Scheufele once she arrived for the gala
The duo became firm friends after they starred alongside each other in 2005 film Broken Flowers. Cannes Film Festival President Pierre Lescure was also there for Sharon’s special moment.
The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres is an order of France established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture André Malraux.
Its supplementary status to the Ordre national du Mérite was confirmed by President Charles de Gaulle in 1963.
Its purpose is the recognition of significant contributions to the arts, literature, or the propagation of these fields.
Sharon, who was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for Casino in 1996, joins an illustrious line-up of recipients.
Making a statement: Regina King went all out in an eye-catching black and white ballgown with a full skirt and tight bodice
Glam: The star completed her look with a stunning slick of makeup and mismatched earrings
Quirky: Cindy Bruna donned a blazer dress with billowing white skirt and styled with lace-up heels on Friday
Stealing the show! Jessica Wang commanded attention in a bold ballgown with a huge skirt and structured bodice top
Sharing a moment: The two women stared at each other and looked a little emotional in one sweet moment on the big night
Sweet: Actor Bill Murray, 70, was there to congratulate Sharon after she was named Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Friday
Quick photo beforehand: Sharon sat on her hotel bed with son Roan to pose for a snap before leaving for the star-studded event
U2 singer Bono received the honour in 2013. Earlier recipients include T.S. Eliot, Bob Dylan, Clint Eastwood, David Bowie and Leonardo Dicaprio.
Aside from her remarkable career, Sharon has three teen sons – 21-year-old Roan, 16-year-old Laird and 15-year-old Quinn.
The stunning actress was previously married to screenwriter Michael Greenburg from 1984-1987, and newspaper editor Phil Bronstein from 1998-2004.
She’s also been in notable romances with celebs including actor Christian Slater, country singer Dwight Yoakam, businessman Angelo Boffa, actor David DeLuise and late philanthropist Steve Bing.
Amazing! The amfAR gala is one of the world’s most successful benefit events and the most coveted ticket in town during the Cannes Film Festival