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Even those stars with really white, slippery teeth were on hand to celebrate the 2010 Operation Smile annual gala at Cipriani Wall Street. Think J.Sim, the Tinz, Nick Cannon, award-winning moddle Lydia Hearst, Mr. Jay...

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Jessica Simpson: not afraid of a pattern - or 10. I will say this for it: they don't wear her. Maybe it's the blinding glow of her teeth.


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I'm rapidly coming to the conclusion that I don't like silk jersey. When it looks kinda schleppy even on Stephanie March aka ADA Alex Cabot aka Mrs. Flay, well, you know it's the fabric.


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One of my friends was like, "what's your deal with the bandage dress?" THIS! This is my "deal" with it! (No disrespect to Nicole Lapin, who is, I'm sure, a lovely person.)


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Also, what's with me and ombre? I don't know - bad associations. Actually I do know, and it has a lot to do with this one Caldor dress in which I was humiliated at a birthday party circa '88. Really, nothing to do with Vanessa Trump.


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Lovin' Olivia Palermo's vintagey tiers. (Although, are those fur pom-poms...?) Am confused by the purse and the business pumps. And I'm not ashamed to admit it.


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Speaking of retro: Sasha's all set to do Pink Lady-at-prom!


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And yes, award-winning model Lydia Hearst, we get it: "flapper."


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This is causing me cognitive dissonance, because Tinsley Mortimer is, like, professionally rich. And yet this dress looks like she got the fabric from a thrift shop remnant bin and threw on a Forever21 belt. And I'm not saying we haven't all done that, but, you know.


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Let's talk Nick Cannon. Specifically, the fact that the man rocks black tie.


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Let's talk Jay Manuel and the fact that he's apparently allergic to the unembellished.


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My personal fave of the evening, Jaslene Gonzalez' steel magnolia. (Too bad it seems to be falling off.)


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