Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

The 2010 Matrix Awards, presented by New York Women in Communications at The Waldorf Astoria, brought out all the media heavy-hitters - and what will shortly be a "who wore it better" at a tabloid near you!

Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

First, Tina, who accessorizes this Laura Ashley-ish print with a demure cardi.


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

Sheryl Crow's iteration actually varies the patterns. And they really played it up, posing together and clearly not giving a toss - in other words, the appropriate response.


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

Another Terrible Twosome in aggressive prints: Hoda and Kathie Lee! (Seriously, this event resembled a quilting-bee.)


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

They, in turn, matched with Marissa Mayer's trippy screensaver.


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

The prettiest and softest of the print brigade was Mariska Hargitay's grubby-looking sheath. (Yes, both grubby and pretty.)


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

In blinding 80s-retro, we have Ann Curry...


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

...and Gayle King...


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

...and Anne Keating, who looks like she's torn between cutting a bitch and taking a supporting role in Working Girl 2.


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

And speaking of workwear! Natalie Morales looks like she pulled an expert day-to-evening!


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

Let us hope Katie Couric did not, because this is simultaneously dowdy and girlish and 100% odd.


Awkward! Fey, Crow Sport Similar Dress At Matrix AwardsS

And Maria Bartiromo, apparently moonlighting as my middle school's assistant principal.


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