Dita, Courtney, Sharon, Kylie and amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles to benefit the Foundation's AIDS research programs was ostensibly honoring "men of style." None of which explains the appalling duds on display.

Dita Von Teese's dress is a walking burlesque act.

Courtney Love channels a dotty screwball heiress on a bender.


Garcelle Beauvais, looking prom-ready.

Ditto Mia Maestro.


Natasha Alam, looking desperately uncomfortable — a good way to undermine what could be a glam look.

It's a sad state of affairs when a Freddy Einsford-Hill-style vest-combo is among the best looks at an event!


Kylie Minogue's goth doily looks like a hideous Halloween craft gone awry.


Later, she changed to this Warrior Princess 7-Year-Itch monstrosity.

Sharon Stone relives her Catwomen days.

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