A source who has attended most of the White Tie and Tiara benefits believes last evening's was the best, saying it looked ''amazing.''
As noted earlier, the theme was inspired by Sin City. In fact, the guests, who included Michael Caine and Judi Dench, were greeted by half a dozen Elvis Presley lookalikes, as well as the original stage inflatables from the Red Piano show.
There was one disappointment for the host, though: Most ignored the white dress code. Caine, for instance, chose to wear all black.
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