The Empire State Building lit the NYC skyline lit in red and purple last night in honor of the 2009 Angel Ball to honor Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.
Featuring music by DJ Cassidy, the gala’s star-studded lineup of performances include Academy Award and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, Robin Thicke, Estelle, British imports Blake, and other surprise guests.
The evening raised nearly $4 million for cancer research. For more information about The Angel Ball and Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research please visit http://www.gabriellesangels.org/.
A list of who wore what:
Bar Refaeli –Marchesa gown and Lorraine Schwartz jewels
Blake Lively-Victoria Beckham, Lorraine Schwartz jewels, Christian Louboutin
Denise Rich-Christian Lacroix dress and Lorraine Schwartz carved ruby and diamond earrings, set with 170 carats of rubies and 6 carats of diamonds; a
Lorraine Schwartz mesh ruby cuff, set with 150 carats of rubies and15 carats of diamonds; and a Lorraine Schwartz heart shape ruby, pink sapphire and diamond ring
Hoda Kotb – Adrienne Papp
Kathie Lee Gifford-Donna Karan
Jennifer Hudson-YSL dress, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry and Margiela booties on carpet and same dress/jewels but YSL shoes from the performance
Natalie Cole-Haute Hippie dress
Sherri Shepherd-Carmen Marc Valvo & Judith Ripka jewels
Star Jones-Marc Bouwer
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