Sheer-ly delightful: Eva Longoria looks stunning in a white and yellow lace gown as the Global Gift Gala comes to Dubai 

She's fast becoming one of Hollywood's best known philanthropists.

However, despite making waves with her charity work, Eva Longoria is still maintaining her signature Hollywood glamour.

The former Desperate Housewives star cut a stunning figure on Sunday as the latest of her Global Gift Gala events in Dubai. 

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Mellow yellow: Eva Longoria looked stunning in a white and yellow gown as she arrived at the Global Gift Gala in Dubai on Sunday

Mellow yellow: Eva Longoria looked stunning in a white and yellow gown as she arrived at the Global Gift Gala in Dubai on Sunday

Drama: Eva showcased the stunning gown with its long train and lace detailing

Drama: Eva showcased the stunning gown with its long train and lace detailing

The brunette beauty, 39, went for understated sexiness in a floor-length yellow and white sheer gown by Ali Younes.

The tight dress hugged her petite figure, with a peephole back giving the only glimpse of skin. 

Eva, who is honorary chairwoman of the Global Gift Gala, joined her Spanish actress pal Maria Bravo, English pop star Alexandra Burke and Scottish singer Tallia Storm at the glitzy event at the White nightclub in Dubai.

Bringing sexy back: The former Desperate Housewives star showed some skin with a peephole back

Bringing sexy back: The former Desperate Housewives star showed some skin with a peephole back

Making an entrance: Eva poses up a storm for the paparazzi on the red carpet

Making an entrance: Eva poses up a storm for the paparazzi on the red carpet

During the gala, Eva tweeted photos of herself presenting Mohamed Al Ansari with an award for his philanthropy. 

Earlier on Sunday, Eva spoke at a press conference for the Dubai Internaitonal Film Festival about how charity work was a big part of her family.

She said: 'My older sister was mentally disabled and when you see something like that first hand, you become selfless.

All for a good cause: Eva joins (L-R) Alina Peralta, Dubai International Film Festival Abdulhamid Juma, Tariq al Gurg and Maria Bravo

All for a good cause: Eva joins (L-R) Alina Peralta, Dubai International Film Festival Abdulhamid Juma, Tariq al Gurg and Maria Bravo

Passionate: Eva talks about the work done by her Eva Longoria Foundation

Passionate: Eva talks about the work done by her Eva Longoria Foundation

'Volunteerism is [one of] the first few words I learnt and it's a part of my DNA. We benefitted a lot from community programmes by churches.

'It changed my family's life. So I feel this great responsibility to pay it forward.'

Eva travels all over the world for the Global Gift Gala, with the most recent event taking place in London last month.

The Global Gift Gala is a non-profit organisation focused on making a positive impact on the lives of children, women and families.

The actress's Eva Longoria Foundation formed The Global Gift Gala fundraising initiative in associations with Dubai Cares and Sunrise K Foundation.

Lady in red: British pop star Alexandra Burke flew over to Dubai to attend the bash and looked stunning in a floor-length red number

Lady in red: British pop star Alexandra Burke flew over to Dubai to attend the bash and looked stunning in a floor-length red number

Hair-raising! Scottish singer Tallia Storm posed on the red carpet with Rami Al Ali

Hair-raising! Scottish singer Tallia Storm posed on the red carpet with Rami Al Ali

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