Wondering why you didn't get an invite to the 2010 Mercedes-Benz Polo Challenge in Bridgehampton? Maybe because you're not a Real Housewife; those redoubtable dames — of NYC and NJ — dominated. So you know the clothes were...memorable.

Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Bethenny Frankel had a total polo costume going; I wouldn't have been surprised to see a parasol and some smelling salts. Or hear her scream "move your bloomin' arse!"


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Kourtney Kardashian went a little 90's and very elegant.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Like actor Malik Yoba, most of the dudes didn't even try.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

This guy was a - ahem - notable exception. (That's bouncer-to-the-stars Wass Stevens.)


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

For once, shoes like Amber Rose's make some sense: there are horses here.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Jill Zarin likes to make it clear at all times that being in the fabric trade, she can waste as much of the stuff as she wants.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Elga Wimmer and artist Kevin Berlin definitely take the prize for most colorful/Ren-Faire-apropos.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Cheryl Mercuris (guest of honor in the Swagg VIP Lounge, you'll be glad to know) defines "schmatte chic."


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Kelly Bensimon appears to have had a mishap. Or three. We're all fro brazening things out, but when you're already on Duncan Dance-thin-ice, this is folly.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Ramona Singer, clearly a proponent of daytime cleavage.


Desperate Housewives Fashion At Bridgehampton PoloS

Dina Manzo could have benefited from the "take off one accessory before you leave the house" rule. Or...maybe she did?

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