And the stars came out to Vanity Fair's afterparty, and they wore strange clothes, and we saw their work, and it was Bad.

Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

From the pure romance of the red carpet, Anna Kendrick transitioned to Bad Romance.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Salma Hayek wins the Helena Bonham Carter Memorial Award for random, Bosch-inspired grotesquerie.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

When does homage merely become costume? Heidi Klum knows.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

I wonder if this would look better if Maria Bello's hair didn't match the fringe of her dress, and the fringe of her dress didn't look like something washed up from an angry sea.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Jessica Seinfeld didn't want to choose amongst the available trims. So she didn't!


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

At first glance, I thought Katy Perry's gown was A-OK. At second, I thought it looked like a burlesque costume that Dita rejected.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Shaun White is a child and an athlete and really, why wouldn't he be wearing this? But why is he here?


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Sarah Silverman and the case of the unflattering fishnets.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Diana Vreeland said, elegance is refusal. Rita Wilson said, I don't care.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Suzanne Somers, stealing from Barbie's closet again.


Vanity Fair's Oscar Afterparty: The Bad

Jennifer Lopez' follow-up to the bizarre red carpet is an equally bizarre drapery. But she can shoot lasers out of her finger, so I'll shut up now.

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