The Art of Elysium, a nonprofit foundation that provides artistic workshops to children with serious illnesses, held it's 10th annual gala last night, and the celebrities came out in full force to show their support.

The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

It appears that there were two style themes going on this evening: one was prom, as evidenced by Marisa Tomei's gown.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

The second theme was Golden Girls, perhaps best represented by Juliette Lewis' ensemble.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Though the event was for a good cause, the fashions were, in general, pretty bad. Even Dita Von Teese made a rare misstep with this super costume-y gown. I know that Dita is usually in costume-type mode, but it's typically a nod to an era, as opposed to something that looks like it may have come in a plastic bag at iParty, you know?


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Nicole Richie apparently also came in costume, stealing a dress from Goldie Hawn's closet.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

And here, Ashley Olsen shows us what Miss Havisham looked like just as she was stood up at the altar.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Granted, I have no fashion sense whatsoever, so I could be totally wrong on all of these assessments. For the most part, I was just confused by many of the choices, like this dress worn by Bryce Dallas Howard.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

And I'm not very sure what Ali Larter is going for here, either. What do you think?


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Rachel Bilson's dress also left me a bit confused. I think it's pretty adorable, though I'm not sold on the strings hanging off the dress. I'm going to leave it up to you guys to decide whether these outfits are marvelous or mortifying, so feel free to make the call in the comments.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Camilla Belle is actually dressed like a bell.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Katy Perry and Russell Brand are pretty adorable together, aren't they?


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

As are Topher Grace and Amy Smart, though I don't think they're together together, are they?


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Here, Frodo Baggins is psyched to learn that the Grey Havens are filled with free booze and gorgeous women.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

When I saw Adam Lambert, the first thing I thought of was this.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

I'm also not quite sure what to make of Rashida Jones' dress. Thoughts?


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

This shade of purple popped up on both Laila Ali...


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

and Brittany Snow.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Kate Bosworth played it relatively safe in an ice blue gown...


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

and Kirsten Dunst did the same in a little black dress.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

I think I might have liked this dress a bit more if Kat Von D didn't seem to hate wearing it so much in this particular picture.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Luckily, Jennie Garth didn't show up to the ball wearing the same dress as Shannen Doherty, as we all know the chaos that can bring.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

Anna Paquin's dress was sort of punk rock prom.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

And finally, Ed Westwick shows us that it's physically impossible for him to not make Chuck Bass faces on the red carpet.


The Stars Confuse And Amuse At The Art Of Elysium Gala

See what I mean?

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