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Monday, February 25, 2013

I was super-excited to go to the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Los Angeles last night. This event is a major thrill for me … but that doesn’t always mean I get a new dress for the occasion. I actually enjoy wearing the same dress to events that are just a few months apart, especially if I can do an East Coast/West Coast thing. For instance, I wore my leopard-print vintage Patrick Kelly dress to the Committee to Protect Journalists dinner in New York in November 2010 …


At CPJ in November 2010. Photo by Getty/Michael Nagler. Click for post.

… and I wore it again in February 2011 to the Vanity Fair party in L.A.


February 2011. Click for original post.

In February 2009, I wore a backless Zang Toi gown with what I poetically termed “ass flowers” to the Vanity Fair party.


February 2009. Click for original post.

Then I wore it to a dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in May 2009.


May 2009. Click for original post.

I’ve always been a bit confused about the years in which I wore my Sex-ay Pilgrim Dress by Donald Brooks to two East Coast/West Coast events in quick succession. But now I think that I wore it to the Committee to Protect Journalists dinner in November 2004 (below left), and wore it again to a Golden Globes party in L.A. in January 2005 (below right).


The latest example is the hot-pink Zang Toi gown I wore with a blue, ruffled Junya Watanabe cropped motorcycle jacket to the Committee to Protect Journalists dinner in November.


Stacy Lomman and me at last year’s Committee to Protect Journalists dinner.

I wore the same combination last night. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right?


On the way to the Vanity Fair party.

The event was fabulous as always. This time, MrB and I even managed to get a turn in the party photo booth. I LOVE photo booths!


I look soooo purty in the lower right corner.

More photos as soon as I recover!

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30 Responses to “What Wendy Wore: Zang Toi to Vanity Fair Oscar Party”

  1. mystyle says:

    I agree-this gown and jacket combination looks vibrant and stunning-those photos of you and MrB are just so gorgeous too!!

  2. Amazing gowns, darling WB!
    You look like a movie star!


  3. Vix says:

    Love that motorcycle jacket, it’s amazing on you! x

  4. déjà pseu says:

    You look fabulous, Wendy! So glad you had a wonderful time. And your photobooth pictures are priceless!!

  5. Louise says:

    The outfit looks even better this time, I think because you dialed the eye makeup up to eleven.

    Also, if the photo of MrB with his tongue in your ear was actually the next cover of Vanity Fair, I could die happy, my life complete.

  6. Sheila says:

    You look amazing in all the photos, Wendy! I love the frisky Mr. B! Gorgeous gown on you – the blue eyeshadow is da bomb!

  7. Lynn says:

    OMG–those photobooth pics. MrB’s tongue should have its own post!

  8. Your Oscar festivities and glam outfit posts are more fun than the Oscars! Tell Mr. B he’s busted for licking your ear in the photo booth.

  9. sulky kitten says:

    You look gorgeous, Wendy – as ever! Mr B’s tongue has to be your best accessory yet!Don’t wear it out.

  10. Megan Mae says:

    LOL! That upper right hand photo of you and Mr.B is the best thing I’ve seen all day. Cracks me up.

  11. stacy says:

    Stunning as ever. The photo booth pix are fab.

  12. wows, you are Best Dressed on the carpet and cutest couple in the photo booth!

  13. Vyque says:

    love those colors together!

  14. K-Line says:

    You look so purty in all of these shots – and Mr. B is hilarious in the one where he’s licking your ear!

  15. Faux Fuchsia says:

    Luff the pink frock x