The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival Kickoff

Given that Vanity Fair runs a best-dressed list, it makes sense that the magazine's party for the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival, at NYC's State Supreme Courthouse, would bring out some well-dressed stars.



The Good:

The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Gayle King does polished, classic.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Ivanka Trump looks pristine, like she's not prone to dripping cocktail sauce on herself. Unlike some of us.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Edie Falco says, referring to her new hospital show, that she's not afraid of the sight of blood. Which makes me want to say something about the color of her dress. Which is nice.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Diane von Furstenberg, en plein forme.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Debra Messing has kinda been rocking the classics of late. The shoes? I think she works.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

I'm not normally a fan of red and black combos, but Tory Burch provides a pretty twist on classic glam.


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

I love how retro and intellectual and furtive both John Turturro and Katherine Borowitz look!


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

For those who don't know, Fran Lebowitz is a famed wit, New York fixture, Graydon Carter crony, and perennial on VF's "best-dressed list" because of her unflagging commitment to well-tailored menswear. Anyway, she's awesome.


The Bad:


The Fashions Were More Than Fair At Film Festival KickoffS

Publicist Peggy Siegal's five different elements might have worked on their own, but in combo? The effect is somewhat eccentric.

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