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DESIGNER: Marchesa by Keren Craig and Georgina Chapman

INSPIRATION: A journey through the Orient

WHO: Jessica Szohr, Gabourey Sidibe, Molly Sims, Olivia Palermo, Kelly Osbourne, Kelly Brook, Natasha Bedingfield, Jessica Lowndes, and Selita Banks, plus Hollywood power-player Harvey Weinstein, supporting Chapman, his wife and mother of his new baby!

TOP LOOKS: Black-and-white ombré tulle hand-painted gown with a skirt the width of a crater; black plunging-neck ruffled jumpsuit with lace harem pants; white silk crepe one-shoulder gown with cascade draping and beaded caged shoulder à l'indienne; blush silk laser-cut sculpted gown; hand-painted silk one-shoulder harem pant jumpsuit

ACCESSORIES: Christian Louboutin's fantastical creations -- mostly shoe-boots and heavily embroidered sandals, all made to match the gowns; Marchesa clutches

WHAT WE THOUGHT: Craig and Chapman knocked themselves out again with gravity-defying dresses (a Marchesa staple at this point), laser-cut fabrics, and embroideries so royal they would have looked grand in the Topkapi Palace. Like many of their peers (such as Rodarte), the designers showed harem-pant jumpsuits for evening... Will we see celebrities crossing over from gowns to dhoti-pants on the red carpet?

In any case, there are enough mind-boggling confections for Marchesa's starlet fans to choose from -- mostly in white, cream, and blush (all proving vastly popular colors for Spring) -- with details in lace, teased and gathered chiffon, and sparkling webs of jewels. And at the end, there were deep, rich colors too -- painted with Spring flowers -- in purple iris and midnight blue. What will they cultivate next season? One can only marvel.

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