Piper Palin's Big Night Out: 9-Year-Old Meets Taylor Swift, Ashton Kutcher & More At Time 100 Gala (PHOTOS, POLL)

07/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

9-year-old Piper Palin, who was her mom's steady sidekick during the 2008 presidential campaign, donned a pink dress, flip-flops, and Coach purse on Tuesday night to step out at the Time 100 Gala in New York, where she rubbed shoulders with Taylor Swift, Ashton Kutcher, Lauren Bush and TIME's Richard Stengel. Which encounter was most enviable? See below and vote.

Photos by Patrick McMullan and Getty.