The 16 best Cannes amFAR gala looks ever

With an impossibly star-studded guest list of royals, business people and Hollywood A-listers, the annual amFAR Gala is one of the hottest tickets at the Cannes Film Festival.

Since its inception in 1993, the glittering, black-tie affair has raised more than $100 million for AIDS research programs and is largely considered to be the highlight of the social calendar on the French Riviera.

Hosted this year by Bollywood megastar couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the Cinema Against AIDS soirée boasts a lavish auction, performances by Robin Thicke and crooner Lana Del Rey and, of course, an array of couture creations worn by some of the world’s most famous women.

Click through the gallery for a look back at some of the best amFAR gala looks to date.

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