Ellie the elephant! Goulding sports a lavish pom pom embellished headdress and plunging gold gown as she leads the glamour at the Animal Ball 2016 in London 

She's accustomed to having all eyes on her onstage.

And Ellie Goulding once again commanded attention when she attended The Animal Ball 2016 in London on Tuesday night, joining a host of famous faces at The Arts Club for the charity event.

The pop princess cut a regal figure in a striking elephant headpiece featuring colourful patchwork embroidery and bold pom pom detailing.

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Statement headdress: Ellie Goulding commanded attention when she attended The Animal Ball 2016 in London on Tuesday night, attending The Arts Club fundraiser 

Beautiful: The pop princess cut a regal figure in a striking elephant headpiece featuring colourful patchwork embroidery and bold pom pom detailing 

The eye-catching piece boasted intricate coin decorated chains hanging in front of her face, ensuring Ellie was hard to miss as she partied at the fundraiser ball in aid of saving Asian and African Elephants, Lowland Gorillas, Lions and Blue Whales from extinction.

The singer donned a gold lame DHELA gown with a plunging neckline and empire line waist, falling to the floor in soft pleats.

She pulled her look together with sleek locks and accessorised with coordinating gold earrings.

Finishing touches: The eye-catching piece boasted intricate coin decorated chains hanging in front of her face, ensuring Ellie was hard to miss

Go for gold this festive season like Ellie Goulding

Ellie's lame gown

'tis the season to sparkle!

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Ellie Goulding seemed to have little problem dressing for the season though, choosing this gold lame dress to wear to the Animal Ball. Don't you just love how it shimmers?

The plunging piece oozed sex appeal as well as festive vibes with all that sparkle and this is the one time of year you really can get away with going OTT in the gitter stakes so go wild!

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Golden goddess: The striking singer sported a gold lame DHELA gown with a plunging neckline 

Party pals: Ellie was joined by socialite Susanna Warren and Princess Eugenie 

Ready for their close up: The stars were doing their bit to help save Asian and African Elephants, Lowland Gorillas, Lions and Blue Whales from extinction

The Animal Ball features an exhibit of animal-themed masks designed by designers including Chloé, Missoni, Matthew Williamson, Alice Temperley and Christian Dior.

The greatest fashion houses have collaborated to dress a host of stars from all corners of British society to celebrate and protect the planet's greatest creatures.

Instead of a live auction and formal sit down dinner, the creative fundraiser will see London’s top restaurants host 40 private dinners on the same night.

High end: The Animal Ball features an exhibit of animal-themed masks designed by designers including Chloé, Missoni, Matthew Williamson, Alice Temperley and Christian Dior

Striking: Ellie pulled her look together with sleek locks and accessorised with coordinating gold earrings

Firm friends: The Burn hitmaker and her royal companion appeared to be getting on famously 

VIP guests: Teresa Fitzherbert, Susanna, Ellie Alby Bailey, Eugenie and Caroline Rupert (left to right) mingled at the dinner 

Simple elegance: Eugenie sported a floor-skimming black dress with lace panels 

Charity event: Instead of a live auction and formal sit down dinner, the creative fundraiser will see London’s top restaurants host 40 private dinners on the same night

Bridal couture: Anna Friel looked seriously striking in a beaded white gown and peacock headdress

VIP guests danced to a some of the UK's top musical acts as they did their bit to help save the planet.

Ellie was joined by a prestigious selection of guests, including Princess Eugenie, who looked elegant in a black dress with lace cut-outs.

Anna Friel was also in attendance, looking simply stunning in a white dress with a peacock headdress.

The actress donned a beaded gown with a bejeweled neckline and tasseled sleeves, perfectly coordinating with her regal bird headpiece.

Amazing: The actress donned a beaded gown with a bejeweled neckline and tasseled sleeves, perfectly coordinating with her regal bird headpiece

Hear him roar: Media mogul Evgeny Lebedev opted for a dazzling lion mask 

Strike a pose: The fabulous four piece joined forces as the celebrations continued well into the evening 

Birds of a feather: Anna was hard to miss in her feather embellished headpiece 

Three's no crowd: Jake Thomson, Jack Brooksbank and Hickman Bacon all sported the same vibrant headpieces 

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