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They have been dating for a blissful six years. 

And Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman looked as smitten as ever as they joined a host of stars at a ball in aid of Shooting Star Children's Hospices at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

Lauren, 42, wowed in a figure hugging maroon midnight gown while Simon, 60, donned his usual open-necked shirt underneath a two piece suit.  

In love: Simon Cowell, 60, and Lauren Silverman, 42, looked smitten as they joined fellow stars at a ball in aid of Shooting Star Children's Hospices at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel

In love: Simon Cowell, 60, and Lauren Silverman, 42, looked smitten as they joined fellow stars at a ball in aid of Shooting Star Children's Hospices at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel

Simon and Lauren, who welcomed son Eric, 5, in 2014, looked typically at home among their fellow stars.

Lauren added to her look with a dazzling make-up palette and pendant earrings, with her brunette tresses flowing freely. 

The stunning model also carried a chic clutch bag featuring a zig zag pattern, with the colour matching her dress. 

Simon couldn't resist enjoying a cigarette on arrival at the hotel as he gave a thumbs up to the camera indicating his enjoyment.

Fantastic: Lauren, 42, wowed in a figure hugging maroon midnight gown while Simon, 60, donned his usual open-necked shirt underneath a two piece suit

Fantastic: Lauren, 42, wowed in a figure hugging maroon midnight gown while Simon, 60, donned his usual open-necked shirt underneath a two piece suit

A-list: Lauren added to her look with a dazzling make-up palette and pendant earrings, with her brunette tresses flowing freely

A-list: Lauren added to her look with a dazzling make-up palette and pendant earrings, with her brunette tresses flowing freely

Naughty: Simon couldn't resist enjoying a cigarette as he arrived at the hotel

Naughty: Simon couldn't resist enjoying a cigarette as he arrived at the hotel

Shield me: Stunning Lauren also carried a chic clutch bag featuring a zig zag pattern, with the colour matching her dress (Pictured: Lauren is protected from the rain by an umbrella)

Shield me: Stunning Lauren also carried a chic clutch bag featuring a zig zag pattern, with the colour matching her dress (Pictured: Lauren is protected from the rain by an umbrella)

Quite a pair: Simon and Lauren posed together after arriving at the hotel in the rain

Quite a pair: Simon and Lauren posed together after arriving at the hotel in the rain 

Meanwhile, Simon's X Factor pal Louis dressed down in a casual suit and white shirt and he too raised his thumbs approvingly as he arrived. 

Never Gonna Give You Up hitmaker Rick Astley, 53, stepped out in a smart suit and black tie. 

The hitmaker was joined by a female companion who wowed in a sensational slinky maroon coloured off-the-shoulder gown.  

Fellow star Julian Clary, 60, dazzled in a sequin-covered dinner jacket. 

Show rival: Meanwhile, Simon's X Factor pal Louis Walsh, 67, dressed down in a casual suit and white shirt and he too raised his thumbs approvingly as he arrived

Show rival: Meanwhile, Simon's X Factor pal Louis Walsh, 67, dressed down in a casual suit and white shirt and he too raised his thumbs approvingly as he arrived

Sense of style: Never Gonna Give You Up hitmaker Rick Astley, 53, stepped out in a smart suit and black tie

Sense of style: Never Gonna Give You Up hitmaker Rick Astley, 53, stepped out in a smart suit and black tie

Not on my own: The hitmaker was joined by Karen Sugarman, Executive Vice-President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who wowed in a maroon coloured off-the-shoulder gown

Not on my own: The hitmaker was joined by Karen Sugarman, Executive Vice-President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who wowed in a maroon coloured off-the-shoulder gown

Having fun: The pair looked in high spirits as she posed away at the event

Having fun: The pair looked in high spirits as she posed away at the event 

Bruce Forsyth's widow Lady Wilnelia Forsyth-Johnson, 62, was also at the event. 

She donned her own impressive dress, which she paired with a fur shoulder wrap and pearl earrings. 

The former queen looked in great spirits as she was joined by her son Jonathan, 31 - who she shared with Bruce. 

Strike a pose! Louis also posed away with Karen at the event

Strike a pose! Louis also posed away with Karen at the event 

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