Barbie director Greta Gerwig cuts a glamorous figure in a floral caped gown as she joins her partner Noah Baumbach at the Clooney Foundation's Albie Awards

Flower power! Greta Gerwig donned a glamorous floral caped gown as she and her partner Noah Baumbach stepped out in style for the Clooney Foundation's Albies Awards on Thursday
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Barbie director Greta Gerwig cuts a glamorous figure in a floral caped gown as she joins her partner Noah Baumbach at the Clooney Foundation’s Albie Awards

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Greta Grewig and her partner Noah Baumbach stepped out in style for the Albie Awards in New York City on Thursday night.

The Barbie director, 40, attended the glitzy showbiz event held by George and Amal Clooney and wowed in a floral caped gown whilst her husband looked dapper in a tuxedo.

Greta finished the shimmering look with a suede gold purse and was all smiles as she arrived for the evening.

The event, which honors people who have devoted their lives to justice, were named after Justice Albie Sachs, a lawyer and former judge who was imprisoned for his fight to end apartheid in South Africa. 

After posing for photos, the pair – who have been in a relationship since 2011 – were seen cosying up to other A-Listers as the celebrations got underway. 

Let's go party! The Barbie director and her partner attended the event, held at the New York Public Library, to honor those who have dedicated their lives to fighting for justice

Let’s go party! The Barbie director and her partner attended the event, held at the New York Public Library, to honor those who have dedicated their lives to fighting for justice

Greta opted for a smooth, clear look with her makeup and scopped her blonde tresses away from her face but accessorised with a pair of gold hooped earrings. 

Shortly after arriving at the event, Greta – who penned the screenplay to this year’s summer blockbuster along with her partner – looked thrilled to be shaking hands with George, 62.

The former ER star then leaned in to plant a kiss on Greta’s cheek and looked pleased to meet the acclaimed filmmaker at the star-studded event. 

George then turned his attention to Noah, 54, and the pair shared a close hug as Greta beamed behind them. 

The Little Women director looked equally as thrilled to be meeting George’s human rights lawyer wife Amal.

Famed makeup artist Charlotte TIlbury could then be seen coming to join the party as the five famous faces greeted each other for the awards ceremony. 

Other celebrity guests included Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Julianne Moore, Scarlett Johansson, Mary J. Blige, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz.

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Some of the honorees during the festivities included Truth Hounds, a Ukrainian rights group, who were given the Justice For Survivors Award; the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression received the justice for journalists award; and the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights got the Justice For Democracy Defenders Award. 

Greetings! Greta looked thrilled to be meeting George Clooney at his charitable event

Greetings! Greta looked thrilled to be meeting George Clooney at his charitable event 

Friendly greeting: George planted a kiss on Greta when they met

George then shared a close hug with Noah

Good friends: Greta smiled as her partner shared a close hug with George after joining a slew of stars at the glitzy event

Superstar pals! Greta looked thrilled to be coming face-face with George's human rights lawyer wife Amal Clooney and fashion designer Charlotte Tilbury

Superstar pals! Greta looked thrilled to be coming face-face with George’s human rights lawyer wife Amal Clooney and fashion designer Charlotte Tilbury

George and Amal, who just celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary the previous day, founded the Clooney Foundation For Justice in 2016, and ultimately they hosted the inaugural Albies last September. 

They founded the organization in order to ‘help protect human rights’ and to make sure ‘no one is above the law’, all while providing resources to victims of human rights abuses, according to the CFJ website.

Since its inception the Clooney Foundation For Justice has grown every year, and now works in more than 40 countries.

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