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Joan Collins, 86, attends Elton John’s AIDS Midsummer Party in Antibes with husband Percy Gibson, 54

She has been a part of the entertainment business for nearly 70 years.

And Joan Collins, 86, proved that she’s still got it as she stepped out with her husband Percy Gibson at Elton John’s AIDS Midsummer Party in Antibes, France on Wednesday evening.

The actress looked incredible as she took to the cream carpet wearing a blue and white off-the-shoulder boho top, teamed with sheer flared trousers, which were embellished with tiny blue pearls, diamantes and feathers.

Youthful: Joan Collins, 86, proved that she's still got it as she attended Elton John's AIDS Midsummer Party in Antibes, France on Wednesday evening

Youthful: Joan Collins, 86, proved that she’s still got it as she attended Elton John’s AIDS Midsummer Party in Antibes, France on Wednesday evening

The icon teamed the look with sheer flared trousers, which were embellished with tiny blue pearls, diamantes and feathers.

Joan accessorised the look with a long blue shell necklace, matching earrings and a small white clutch bag.

And the Hollywood star oozed glamour with her signature bouffant hairstyle, smokey eyeshadow and bright fuchsia lipstick. 

Meanwhile, her husband Percy, 54, looked dapper in a pair of white trousers, white shirt, double breasted navy blazer and navy Union Jack loafers. 

Joan, who is 32 years Percy’s senior, looked smitten with her man as she posed up alongside him at the event. 

Cute: Joan was joined by her husband Percy Gibson, 54 - who looked dapper in a pair of white trousers, white shirt, double breasted navy blazer

Cute: Joan was joined by her husband Percy Gibson, 54 – who looked dapper in a pair of white trousers, white shirt, double breasted navy blazer

The actress took to the cream carpet wearing a blue and white off-the-shoulder boho top

She teamed the top with teamed with sheer flared trousers which were embellished with tiny blue pearls

Stunning: The actress looked incredible as she took to the cream carpet wearing a blue and white off-the-shoulder boho top, teamed with sheer embellished flared trousers

The annual ball never fails to boast a heaving guest list full of the top celebs and the pop rock icon ensured this year was no different as the industry’s leading stars showed up in a bevy of incredibly glamorous ensembles.

Joining Joan at the event, Taron Egerton, 29 – who plays host Elton, 72, in biopic Rocketman – caught the eye with his suave appearance as he rocked a dark navy suit, tied in with a casual white shirt and suede loafers.

He was joined by girlfriend Emily Thomas, who looked radiant in a midnight blue midi dress, paired with chunky black ankle-strap heels. 

And Host of the evening Elton appeared in great spirits as he joined his husband David Furnish, 56, at the star-studded charity event.

Charity: Marking the first-ever gala event held in the South of France, the ball celebrates the 26th anniversary of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which aims to create an AIDS free future

 Charity: Marking the first-ever gala event held in the South of France, the ball celebrates the 26th anniversary of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which aims to create an AIDS free future

Others stars in attendance included Victoria Silvstedt, Lara Leito, Viktoriya Sasonkina, Mikolaj Sekutowicz, Sarah Faraj, Christina Estrada, Mathilde Gohler, Remee Sigvardt Jackman and socialite Lynn Wyatt.

Marking the first-ever gala event held in the South of France, the ball celebrates the 26th anniversary of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which aims to create an AIDS free future in order to make the biggest possible difference to those living with HIV.

Over the last 26 years the foundation’s achievements include: reaching millions across 26 countries with the HIV information, support and care to save their lives and protect those they love; preventing almost a million babies being born with the HIV virus; and helping to leverage more than £300 million in additional funding from governments and funding partners.

Since the first ever summer ball back in 1999, global HIV treatment has expanded from less than 300,000 people to over 20 million.

Last year’s Argento Ball saw the launch of the 2018 fundraising campaign, which is aimed at young people at risk of HIV.

In a recent statement, the Candle in the Wind singer said the foundation’s mission ‘is more important than ever’ in our current climate, adding that he and everyone at the Foundation is optimistic about their ability to impact those affected by HIV and AIDS.

Elton explained: ‘At this time of great uncertainty in the world, EJAF’s work is more important than ever, and we remain steadfastly committed to addressing the unmet needs of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and fighting stigma as a major driver of the global AIDS epidemic.

‘We believe everyone living with HIV/AIDS should have immediate access to high quality medical care and all people at risk of HIV should be empowered with the best knowledge and tools available to prevent transmission no matter who they are, who they love, what they believe, where they come from, or what they do.’

Good job: Host of the evening Elton appeared in great spirits as he joined his husband David Furnish, 56, at the star-studded charity event. The first ever summer ball was thrown in 1999

Good job: Host of the evening Elton appeared in great spirits as he joined his husband David Furnish, 56, at the star-studded charity event. The first ever summer ball was thrown in 1999

Daily Mail UK

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