Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Last night in London, the Serpentine Gallery threw its summer party. It was apparently a blast, judging by Tracey Emin's exit. Anyway, looking at pictures of artists all dressed up is fun, since they tend to lean toward "weird."

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

I'm not sure who Nancy Dell'Olio really is, but I admire her commitment to eccentricity with this…I don't know what it is. A wig? A hat? Jewelry? Whatever it is, it's deliciously tacky.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

I thought that this was a perspective issue, but no, Bip Ling actually has Jedward hair.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Azealia Banks wore jelly shoes with a Suri Cruise-type heel height.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

The couple with the best shoes: Markus Lupfer and Donna Air.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

See-thru long skirts with short skirts beneath them is such a thing this summer: Cara Delevingne, Leah Weller, and Zara Martin. (P.S. Does it count as ombre if you just don't bother to get your roots done for like seven weeks?)

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

I liked Henry Conway's and Josephine de la Baume's respective flare, but Jaquetta Wheeler wins for her Peggy Bundy costume.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Holly Valance, Sara Brajovic, and Carloine Seber.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Black and white: Meredith Ostrom, Portia Freeman, and Kelly Hoppen.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Comparatively Plain Janes: Tracey Emin, Jade Jagger, and Jaime Winstone.

Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

Mischa Barton would have done better to cut off that Chi Chi's waitress bottom. Laura Bailey is looking a little Mother-of-the-Bride. And was it really so chilly out yesterday, at the Summer Party, that Clare Waight Keller needed fur?