What a drag! Melanie Griffiths keeps it simple in black suit and trainers at charity drag contest in Los Angeles

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 5:45 pm

The Daily Mail UK

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article-0-1892D99B00000578-67_634x861She has worn countless designer dresses at various ceremonies throughout her career, so it’s fitting that Melanie Griffiths should support a drag contest in Los Angeles, California.

The Working Girl star, who is married to Antonio Banderas, looked fresh-faced as she arrived at the 11th Annual Best In Drag Show at Hollywood’s Orpheum Theatre, last night.

Wearing a simple black suit with a white scoop-necked T-shirt, the 56 year-old clearly didn’t want to steal any of the limelight from the evening’s glamorous contestants.

 Completing her look with cumbersome black trainers and just a flash of make-up, she kept her hair simple with a casual ponytail.The AIDS fundraiser, an elaborate drag pageant featuring amateur performers, raises money for LA charity Aid for AIDS.Now more than a decade old, it evolved from a small event in a private apartment in 1989.