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The Scene: Andre Wells hosts a Halloween bash

One drawback to elaborate Halloween costumes: It’s so hard to see and be seen when you’re in disguise.

But the revelers at uber-party planner Andre Wells’s annual dress-up party seemed to have gotten over that one. Feathers, sequins, masks and wigs abounded — as did the sense that the VIP gathering, held Saturday night at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, was one of the hotter invites in town.

Costumes skewed more glam than Washington-geeky: Wells sported a James Brown jumpsuit and cape; Karl Lagerfeld and Grace Jones were among the winning ensembles. In addition to the costume contest, the night featured a heated DJ battle in which DJ Bobby Drake prevailed (judging from the looks of the dance floor, there really weren’t any losers).

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