Victoria and David Beckham, Liz Hurley and Sharon Stone were among the star-studded guests at Elton John's White Tie and Tiara ball last night (23-05-05).

The former Spice Girl looked stunning in a figure-hugging white and blue Chinese-inspired dress at the lavish African themed fundraising bash.Guests were "greeted" by giraffes as their made their way into the party, held at Elton's Windsor mansion, which was raising money for the Elton John Aids Foundation.Other famous guests, included Rod Stewart and fiancée Penny Lancaster, model Eva Herzigova, Joan Collins and legendary actor Michael Caine.The galaxy of stars also enjoyed music by a traditional African band, food inspired by the continent, and cocktails made from African fruit.Zebras also roamed about the grounds of the lavish estate with guests allowed to touch them if they wished, while men dressed in gorilla suits also provided comical entertainment.Later in the evening, Elton, who was accompanied by boyfriend David Furnish throughout the night, treated revellers to a selection of his biggest hits.


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