Don't hate Vanessa Paradis because she's beautiful. And partners with Johnny Depp. And Chanel threw her a dinner last night for Rouge COCO at NYC's Mark Hotel with every major tastemaker. But you're allowed to hate her weird patchwork dress!

Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Hey, I never said she didn't still look lovely and quirkily adorable.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Caroline Sieber's sparkly cocktail number kinda looks like she pulled a low-rent Scarlett O'Hara: she has no business looking this chic.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Rachel Zoe: YS Lace. (Sorry, that was weak. Especially as it's obviously Chanel.)


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

In case you couldn't find Irina Lazareanu's pockets...


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Nina Garcia: cue "auf'd" joke.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Hey, did someone call for a skeezy aging hipster? Terry Richardson is here!


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Leigh Lezark, channeling Wednesday Addams as usual, is probably the one who called him.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Heidi Mount: a designer crinoline around your neck is still a crinoline around your neck.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Alexandra Richards: don't fuck with me. And bring me a mai-tai.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

Whatever, choose your sartorial choices, and this is very cute, but...wasn't Jennifer Brill cold? Maybe there's a capacious flannel petticoat underneath. Yes, that must be it.


Cool Avant Chanel: Fashionistas Fete Vanessa Paradis

No one can do pure pretty like Kate Bosworth when, as my gramps would have said, she "puts on the dog."


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