Society beauties perfect the art of partying at the Serpentine Gallery

Serpentine Gallery party 2012: Mischa Barton dazzled and Nancy Dell'Olio turned heads in an intriguing Cleopatra style outfit.

The weather held off just long enough for London's most fashionable art lovers to party in style on Tuesday.

Models Amber Le Bon and Jade Parfitt joined American actress Mischa Barton in leading the charge at the Serpentine Gallery's annual bash, the do that signals the English garden party season is in full swing.


Serpentine Gallery


Mick Jagger's daughter Jade looked proud as punch accompanied by her teenager Amba, who is 17.

Glittering in gold Dolce & Gabbana and accompanied by her billionaire fiancé Nick Candy, Strictly Come Dancing star Holly Valance was also in high spirits.

The couple are finalising their wedding plans and couldn't have seemed happier.

Representing the evergreen beauties brigade was Jo Wood and Andrea Dellal.

Andrea, a Brazilian former model, is the mother of shoe designer Charlotte Olympia, model Alice and Alex, the dashing gallery owner who used to squire Charlotte Casiraghi around.


Serpentine Gallery Party

And she showed where the fashionable brood get their taste from in an orange maxi dress. 

Meanwhile, everyone was talking about Nancy Dell'Olio who arrived in an intriguing Cleopatra style outfit.

Interior design guru Kelly Hoppen also turned heads, arriving in a striking black dress, featuring a peek-a-boo cut out section at the midriff.

Her eye-catching look was finished off by statement gold jewellery and a mass of strawberry blonde curls. 

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