Doesn't it seem like the 2010 Breast Cancer Research Foundation's Hot Pink Party would be one event with a no-brainer dress-code for the stars and philanthropists at New York's Waldorf-Astoria? Think pink, right? Not always...

Kinda love how Jackie Collins Liz Hurley's going with this azalea number. In fact, I'd recommend that she pursue this direction, aggressively.


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Marcia Gay Harden opts for salmon.


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Diane Neal, as lovely in mufti as an ADA.


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And while this can hardly be called "hot pink," I love how Hilary Rhoda's playing with blush and nudes. I have a friend who despises nude shoes. She recently described them to me as "hideous and mumsy." But then, she's tall. On the other hand, so's Hilary Rhoda.


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I'm sorry, Denise Rich, but this is kind of a cop-out. Like when I went to the Corduroy Club and for my obligatory second piece of wale, made a little tan-cord boutonniere.


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And Karina Smirnoff may look chic in an LBD, but normally she seems to relish the chance to splash out! Maybe she was double-dipping that evening?


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And I mean, Aerin Lauder's retro frock is lovely, but if you were one of the ladies who'd splashed out on a bright-pink dress, wouldn't you be kind of resentful?


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Especially them.


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And I'd hate to risk the stink-eye from chair Evelyn Lauder.


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That said, somehow Johnny Weir still manages to convey sufficient festivity for the cause! Surely even Mrs. L approves.


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