...at least, that's what Barbra Streisand and her fellow guests would have us believe. While we're on the subject: why was Anna Wintour there?

How much do I love that Michelle Obama wore McQueen? A lot, that's how much. That it's both stunning and edgy hurts not at all.


Speaking of a lot: Barbra's gam. We get that she's balancing the conservatism of pinstripes...but if there's a time for being conservative, it's a White House State Dinner. (Sartorially!)


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Connie Ballmer (with Steven Ballmer) also got the leg memo: some piece of protocol we don't know?


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As an SVU watcher, I'm both pleased and comforted by the presence of B.D. Wong, and thrilled that he brought his mother.


When to channel Jackie Kennedy, if not at 1600?


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Dare I say it? Anna Wintour seems slightly underdressed! Or is she the arbiter of these things?


Vera Wang goes elegantly formal; which is over-dressed? Which under?


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I've rarely seen people so thrilled to attend a formal event: just get a load of Yo Yo Ma!


Michelle Kwan is stunning in a gown that would work on any red carpet.


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Jackie Chan's body language says: "the party can begin."



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