When they were good, they were very, very good, and when they were bad? Let's just say the international fashionistas at Milan's amfAR gala didn't do anything halfway.

Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Yvonne Scio balances flamboyance — and possibly Wonderwoman's accessories — wirtth clean lines.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Alessandra Ambrosio is Sabrina-lovely.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Martina Mondadori does maternity, Italian style!


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Alessia Piovan, both romantic and modern.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

One of the best things about Coco Brandolini d'Adda's haute-boho getup? She appears to be rocking Wusthofers.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Speaking of Euro-boho: Giovanna Battaglia gives a master class in their accessorizing practices.

Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Just a guess, think this bombshell suit is Cavalli? We do like it when Heidi Klum goes all-out Old Hollywood, though.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Hofit Golan may actually be wearing Billie Burke's Glinda costume. Soap bubble not included.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

It's like Chanel Iman took a bet that she could literally pull off anything. To her credit, she won it. But inexplicably.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Paola Ferrari's dress is less a sexy peekaboo than a glimpse into Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Don't get us wrong, Gabriella Dompe, we love Joan Collins too. But it's a strong woman's job, taking that on.


Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Oh yeah, for some reason Leight Lezark was there, doing her avant-garde-gala-on-top, ComicCon-on-the-bottom thing.

Amazing—And Amazingly Awful—Clothes From Milan's Social Scene

Victoria Silvstedt, subscribing to the gotta-get-a-gimmick school of dress. Produces horn in 3...2...



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