05/13/2014 11:31 am ET Updated May 13, 2014

AmfAR Cannes Gala Goes Red

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If Marilyn Monroe were still alive, she would surely wear red to this year’s Cinema Against AIDS gala.

The amfAR benefit on May 22, widely considered the social highlight of the annual Cannes Film Festival in France, will stage a red-themed fashion show of gowns created for the occasion. After shining a spotlight on the colors black and gold in previous years, Carine Roitfeld, who is overseeing the runway show for the third time, said she wanted to dedicate the show to Monroe.

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