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What is up with celebrities putting on absurd disguises in an effort to go incognito? Helloooo, the paparazzi still know it's you. Master of all pointless disguises is, hands down, Paris Hilton—think a wig will throw anyone off? Think again. Most celebs just put on dark sunglasses and a baseball cap—probably the most effective hiding-in-plain-sight look because it blends in the best. The trick is, see, to not stand out, yeah? Check out Chelsea Clinton's incognito-not hat she wore to try to sneak into Vera Wang yesterday. Sorry to break it to you, Chelsea, but the jig is up, we all know you're getting hitched. [RNY]