Nicole Scherzinger flashes her midriff in cropped top in Venice snaps

By Owen Tonks For Mailonline

She wowed the audience when she performed at the amFAR gala in Venice on Saturday night.

And Nicole Scherzinger, 43, perfected her casual holiday style in snaps taken as she explored the Italian city which she shared on Instagram on Friday.

The Pussycat Dolls star wore a large sunhat as she flashed her midriff in a white cropped top and wore a flowing patterned skirt while visiting the sights.

In style: Nicole Scherzinger, 43, perfected her holiday style in a large sunhat as she flashed her midriff in a white cropped top and wore a flowing patterned skirt in Venice this week

In one image, the former X Factor judge could be seen sitting on a balcony that overlooked one of Venice's famous canals as she enjoyed a glass of wine.

In another she gazed across the blue water and looked relaxed as she enjoyed the European sunshine.

The pop star enjoyed some down time while in Italy with her rugby player beau Thom Evans, 36, and they cosied-up for a sunset snap as they enjoyed an evening out. 

Loved-up: The pop star enjoyed some down time while in Italy with her rugby player beau Thom Evans, 36, and they cosied-up for a sunset snap as they enjoyed an evening out

Wanderlust: In another image she gazed across the blue water and looked relaxed as she enjoyed the European sunshine

Nicole could be seen in a silky blue dress which left her décolletage on show as she pouted for the camera with her lips painted a bright red.

She sat alongside Thom who looked dapper in a suit, wearing a white shirt which he left open at the collar.

Nicole gave her five million followers an insight into the food she enjoys as she posed with a bowl of fresh pasta. 

Born to explore: The Pussycat Dolls star looked stunning as she enjoyed some of the typical architecture of Venice

Italian treat: Nicole gave her five million followers an insight into the food she enjoys as she posed with a bowl of fresh pasta

In another picture, Nicole looked content as she sat on a brick wall in front of the beautiful jewel-toned water.

She could be seen wearing a cropped white top which left her back on show as her long black hair rested on her back.

She had on a flowing skirt and removed her shoes to sit on the wall, leaving her red painted nails on show.

Pure shores: In another picture, Nicole looked content as she sat on a brick wall in front of the beautiful jewel-toned water in a cropped top and flowing skirt

The American star looked sensational at the weekend in a busty Tony Ward Couture white gown as she posed for snaps taken at the amFAR gala in Venice.

She took to the stage to impress the audience with her vocal prowess and ensured she looked great for the event.

The singer posted a slew of stunning snaps to her Instagram on Thursday this week as she posed bent forward with her tongue sticking out.  

Wow: Nicole looked sensational in a busty Tony Ward Couture white gown as she posed for snaps taken at the amFAR gala in Venice, where she performed on Saturday 

The Pussycat Doll had a flawlessly applied layer of make up on in the snaps complete with a smooth application of foundation, false eyelashes with stunning smokey eyeshadow and pink lipgloss swept across her lips. 

She paired the glamorous look with a gorgeous diamond necklace, with droplet earrings hanging from her lobes to match. 

As she hung her head back in another picture, and her long raven tresses hung in soft waves down her back. 

She also donned a flurry of diamond bangles across her wrists.  

Amazing: The singer posted the slew of stunning snaps to her Instagram on Thursday as she posed with her head slung back 

Sitting on the ground in another snap, the ruffles of the ample skirt sat around her as she posed sassily with her head resting on her arm 

She captioned the post: 'Not your typical #Cinderella story' while she stuck V's up with her hand while pouting in another image.    

Nicole was at the charity event to perform her hits for many of the stars in attendance. 

She performed to the famous faces sitting in gondolas, which she described as like 'something from a movie.' 

The charity raises money for AIDs research, and also features a live auction of a plethora of luxury items and experiences as well as a lavish dinner.

Cute: Nicole later posed with her beau Thom who cut a dapper figure in a black patterned three-piece suit complete with a bow tie

Looking good: She had a flawlessly applied layer of make up complete with a smooth application of foundation and false eyelashes with stunning smokey eyeshadow