Molly Ringwald sparkles in silver sequin dress at The Moth Ball 25th anniversary gala in New York

Molly Ringwald sparkled in a sequin dress on Thursday at The Moth Ball 25th anniversary gala in New York City.

The 54-year-old actress stood out in a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders.

The Sixteen Candles star paired the look with open-toe chunky silver heels, and wore her short auburn tresses in light curls.

Sparkling star: Molly Ringwald sparkled in a sequin dress on Thursday at The Moth Ball 25th anniversary gala in New York City

Sparkling star: Molly Ringwald sparkled in a sequin dress on Thursday at The Moth Ball 25th anniversary gala in New York City

Molly accessorized with dangling earrings, pendant necklace, rings and bracelet.

She accentuated her natural beauty with eye makeup and pink lipstick.

The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored David Byrne, 70, with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award.

'Every year at our spring gala, we honor extraordinary individuals whom we admire for being passionate and bold in their work, and for that reason, there is no better recipient for this year’s award than David Byrne,' a press release for the event read.

Sequined dress: The 54-year-old actress stood out in a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders

Sequined dress: The 54-year-old actress stood out in a silver sequin dress with a white fur jacket over her shoulders

Short hair: Molly wore short auburn tresses in light curls, similar to her look in the 1984 coming-of-age teen comedy Sixteen Candles
Hit film: Molly is shown as Samantha 'Sam' Baker in a still from the 1984 John Hughes film Sixteen Candles

Short hair: Molly wore short auburn tresses in light curls, similar to her look in the 1984 coming-of-age teen comedy Sixteen Candles

'Unique, beautiful, tenacious and creative storytelling has been the hallmark of his career — from his groundbreaking and brilliant work with Talking Heads to his Broadway tour-de-force American Utopia. There couldn’t be a more fitting storyteller to celebrate at our Silver Anniversary gala!'

The Scottish-American songwriter, record producer, actor, and writer wore a trendy pink shirt and a black suit to the event. He finalized his look with a pair of well-worn white shoes.

The talented artist was also pictured mingling with his business partner Mala Gaonkar, who looked chic in a blue floral dress.

Carpet style: Molly accessorized with dangling earrings, pendant necklace, rings and bracelet

Carpet style: Molly accessorized with dangling earrings, pendant necklace, rings and bracelet

Gala honoree: The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored David Byrne, 70, with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award

Gala honoree: The spring gala, which is a fundraising event for the non-profit group dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling, honored David Byrne, 70, with the 2022 Moth Storyteller of the Year Award

The duo are set to premiere their innovative theater production, Theater of the Mind, at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado, starting August 31 and running through December 18, 2022.

Molly has completed filming on the feature Pursued and has the movie Montauk and the short film Columbarium in post-production. 

She starred in the 1984 John Hughes-directed coming-of-age teen comedy Sixteen Candles along with Michael Anthony Hall, Michael Schoeffling, Gedde Watanabe and John Cusack and later starred in the director's films The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink.

Teen icon: Molly starred in the 1984 John Hughes-directed coming-of-age teen comedy Sixteen Candles along with Michael Schoeffling

Teen icon: Molly starred in the 1984 John Hughes-directed coming-of-age teen comedy Sixteen Candles along with Michael Schoeffling

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Molly Ringwald sparkles in silver sequin dress at The Moth Ball 25th anniversary gala in New York

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