Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Betty White, Suze Orman and Martha as influential? Sure. I can even sorta see Sarah Palin. But Taylor Swift? The Apatows? Guiliana Ranic? Well, they were all at Time's "100 Most Influential" gala at NYC's Rose Hall.

Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Author Chetan Bhagat and wife Anusha, looking appropriately influential. And can we talk about this gorgeously-toned sari?


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Tracey Anderson looks pained - why?


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Chen Shu-chu is a Tainwanese vegetable vendor who's become renowned for her generosity. So glad she made the 100 - and in comfortable shoes, yet!


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Betty White showed us how it was done: a glitzy jacket always says "ceremony."


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Martha was paying attention!


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

So was entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar Shaw !


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Designer Vivienne Tam obviously likes butterflies.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Rachael Ray in her signature "lady in red" glad-rags.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

I'm kinda hoping Giuliana Rancic is not considered an influential figure nowadays. Although this could work as a good bridesmaid's dress at an uber-WASPy Palm Beach wedding, no?


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

The young women of the world could have a worse influence than Taylor and her restrained LBD: it's a serious occasion!


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Donatella Versace keeps it klassy.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Is Suze Orman doing the ring-show? One way of conserving wealth, I guess.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

The Mann-Apatows keep it simple.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

As did the Moore-Kutchers.


Stars Influenced By Jackets, Sarah Palin At Time 100 GalaS

Lea Michele? Not so much.


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