One thing that's so fun about a theatrical red carpet like last night's Arcadia is that people don't use stylists: it's just pure individual style — and the occasional fumble — on people's own terms.

Zoe Lister-Jones reps for downtown mufti.

Zoe Kazan also opts for understated cool.

The palette was definitely muted. Exhibit C? Jessica Collins.

Charity Wakefield fait le smoking.

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Ditto Alice Eve, who actually — if inadvertently — matches hair to shoes.

The operative ethos was, like Mamie Gummer, not trying too hard.

Elaine Stritch, a woman who clearly doesn't give a toss, wants a piece of pumpkin bread.