Honorary cochair Shala Monroque was decked out in Jason Wu for the Whitney Art Party: The Groundbreakers at Highline Stages on May 24 in NYC.

The girlfriend of art mogul Larry Gagosian chose an embellished borrowed-from-the-boys look that was anything by costumey.
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Shala Monroque. Photo: Getty Images for Whitney Museum


Never one to shy away from unconventional wares, Monroque told Harper's Bazaar "Ironically, some of the outfits that receive the most attention from the fashion crowd are the ones that are a little off." The editor-at-large of Pop magazine paired her matador-inspired Jason Wu fall 2011 ensemble with an on-trend cuff and burgundy clutch.

Barely-there makeup and simple strands kept her look sophisticated but fun.

Meanwhile, Wu wasn't the only designer to send menswear-inspired looks down the runway -- check out these tuxedo-esqe outfits from Fashion Week.