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Glamoramperformers Karm(Amy Heidemann Nick Noonan) RobThicke (center) | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times

Glamorama performers Karmin (Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan) and Robin Thicke (center) | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times

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Updated: September 15, 2012 6:13AM

‘I’m excited to see all the beautiful people and all their beautiful clothes,” gushed singer Robin Thicke before hitting the stage at this year’s Glamorama, themed “The British Invasion” — and while more than 1,000 guests purportedly came to view 150 fall fashion looks on the runway, they seemed equally excited to people-watch fellow glam-goers who sported everything from sequined evening gowns to Union Jack bedazzled t-shirts. After a show that included performances from Thicke, pop duo Karmin (“Brokenhearted”) and twin sisters Megan & Liz — as well as wildly choreographed dance numbers featuring scene-stealing kids — guests moved upstairs into a tent where they indulged in British snacks like cucumber tea sandwiches and lined up to snap pics in a photo booth using crowns as props. The event raised nearly $250,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

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