Anglomania Hits L.A.

You may have heard there's a wedding tomorrow. And as such, Anglomania has swept the world. The kickoff of BritWeek at the British Consul General's house in L.A. was a bigger deal than usual — and even brought out a few Brits.

Anglomania Hits L.A.

American Idol singer Haley Reinhart goes as American as apple pie in this BBQ-ready frock.


Anglomania Hits L.A.Julia Ormond, meanwhile, brings a dash of classic French chic.

Anglomania Hits L.A.Zandra Rhodes totally steals the show in a getup worthy of some kind of benign sorceress.

Anglomania Hits L.A.Daniel Bedingfield goes all 90's London-fashion on us in mixed plaids.

Anglomania Hits L.A.Patricia Heaton, kind of in nanny-drag for the occasion. (I'm thinking of the parade of applicants Mary Poppins blows away. Literally.)

Anglomania Hits L.A.Lady Victoria Hervey will come to the opening of an envelope, seemingly — in something slinky — so obviously she's at BritWeek, in her bodycon best.

Anglomania Hits L.A.Jacqueline Bisset is crisp and cool in a kurti. Dare one use the word..."Class?"

Anglomania Hits L.A.I'm kind of over animal-print, but like that Lousie Griffiths goes all out — cheetah and bling and full-length.

Anglomania Hits L.A. What? Some people like their dresses to evoke creeping fungus.