Best & worst dressed: Serpentine summer party

00:45, Jul 03 2014
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THE BAD: London socialite and notorious attention seeker Lady Victoria Hervey clearly misread the invite - her torturous-looking metal bodice and sheeny 'skirt' are about as far from acceptable garden party attire as possible. Although in saying that, the only event this bizarre ensemble would possibly work is at a Tin Man convention.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE BAD: We all love expressing our inner magpies every now and then by donning something shiny, but when every single piece of your look (forehead included) manages to reflect even the briefest of camera flashes, the result is far from flattering. You'd think Lily Cole, a former high-profile model, would know better.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE GOOD: On the left we have Princess Beatrice looking wonderfully summery in a beautiful Nicholas Oakwell Couture floral applique gown. The silhouette is great on her and I love the statement accessories - just the thing to avoid veering into bridal territory. On the other hand, Princess Eugenie played it safe and came off rather dull in this light blue crepe Burberry dress. I just wish she'd added a statement necklace or belt - anything to liven up that shapeless shift.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE I'M JUST NOT SURE: After seeing this textured Prabal Gurung outfit on gorgeous actress Gemma Arterton I'm left with conflicting thoughts. Firstly, there's no doubt the cherry red hue is absolutely stunning on her and would you check out those abs - the woman is working that crop top like a pro. But is anyone else getting major futuristic flamenco dancer vibes? The fact that the photogs managed to capture her mid mambo cha-cha-cha isn't helping...
Best & worst: Art Party
THE LET DOWN: When I imagine Alexa Chung at a summer party, this is probably the last thing I expect her to be wearing. In an ill-fitting, strapless Erdem number which I'm pretty sure is velvet (what the?) paired with pointed flats she just looks downright drab... and miserable, someone needs to tell the girl to smile.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE GREAT: Miranda Kerr is bound to be choking on her chia pudding after seeing just how sharp her former hubby Orlando Bloom looks in this slim cut Brioni suit and light blue shirt. A navy and black clash never look so good.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE BAD: One can only imagine just how horrendous this one-shouldered sequin Givenchy number would look on a mere mortal. I can't decide what's worse - the stomach draping or Naomi's mangled weave.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE BIZARRE: What is it with celebs and their fondness for flashing their undies at the most inopportune times? You're at a garden party Lily, and a pretty prestigious one at that - and if I'm struggling to decipher what kind of garment you're wearing (a fringed men's shirt?), something is most definitely not right. I'm sensing a potential hazard if Lily's behind and Naomi's sequins happen to brush against each other on the d-floor.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE GOOD: Following the recent release of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152514852482445.1073741874.285770457444&type=1" target="_blank">Mulberry Fall 2014 ad campaign</a> featuring the British model, it's no surprise Cara Delevingne was repping the brand from head-to-toe at this event. While I'm swooning over her high pony and simple makeup, the dress really does nothing for her petite frame - surely Mulberry had something more youthful on offer!
Best & worst: Art Party
THE MIXED: Another day, another confusing Chanel outfit. Once again I'm struggling to get fully onboard with this strange silhouette - yes, the beaded bodice is intricately beautiful, but the in-between length serves only to shorten Keira Knightley's legs when worn over those horrend' filmy linen pants (yes, those are pants...). Considering how beautiful the top of the garment is, I almost wish Mr Lagerfeld and his minions had added another two inches of multi-coloured fabric and given the under-trou the old heave ho.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE GOOD: Uber model and Cara D's partner in crime Suki Waterhouse is a vision in this soft pink Burberry Prorsum dress. The plunging neckline, contoured seams and full skirt are sexy without looking overdone, and I'm loving her choice of quirky heel - these Topshop patterned platforms are the perfect choice for a garden party. Suki's beau Bradley Cooper donned a nice suit, but his stubble, aviators and neckwear combo aren't quite hitting the mark.
Best & worst: Art Party
THE GREAT: Hands down the coolest cat of the event, Pharrell Williams topped off a checked Brioni blazer, distressed Levis and a simple tee with a surprisingly normal-sized hat. Oh, and those printed kicks are seriously smooth - this guy knows how to dress.

Announcing the arrival of summer in the UK, the annual Serpentine Gallery garden soiree is a chance for British celebs to mix and mingle in the picturesque grounds of Hyde Park.

While some A-listers wowed us with casual elegance, others opted for a touch of totes-inappropes bum-flashing and metal body armour.

Who was your best and worst dressed at the 2014 Serpentine Gallery event?

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