Aside from the Met Gala, where fashion revels in celebrity and all things shiny and grand, most black tie affairs are quite dull. It’s sad, but true. So with nearly every imaginable model and filmmaker in tow, the amfAR gala always seems to fight against this generalization. This year, at the 2015 Cinema Against AIDS 22 to Benefit amfAR, stars turned out by the dozens in designer gowns to raise awareness and funds.
And while the looks were significantly more tame than those we’ve seen on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, there were more than a few looks that caught our eye. From Dita von Teese’s couture frock to Diane Kruger’s pom-pom mini, click through the gallery to see our favorite looks.