Artsy Types Kookily Dress the Part

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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."

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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.

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

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

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

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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?)

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

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Holly Valance, Sara Brajovic, and Carloine Seber.

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

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

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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?

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