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Padma Lakshmi Sparkles In Orange Gown At Blossom Ball

04/15/2015 02:17 EDT | Updated 04/15/2015 02:59 EDT

Sparkly orange is the new black.

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi hit the red carpet in a shimmery orange number by Kaufmanfranco on Monday for the the 7th Annual Blossom Ball, and we're in love.

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The low-cut dress hugged the 44-year-old's body just right, flattering her curves. But perhaps the most interesting part of the gown was the back, which featured a satin charcoal panel, serving as a nice contrast to the bright hue at the front.

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Lakshmi went for an elegant look with her hair worn to the side, accessorized with a flower. Her glossy lips and smokey eyes paired with her minimal jewelry kept the look clean and sophisticated.

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Off the carpet, the brunette beauty spent some time with her guy pals Norman Reedus, Christian Slater and Andy Cohen.

Just one of the guys... #blossomball @veuveclicquot

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The event, a fundraiser for the Endometriosis Foundation of America, is close to the TV personality's heart as she personally co-founded the nonprofit group due to her own struggles with the condition.

She's beautiful inside and out!

Love you, Padma!

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