The 44 year-old entrepreneur was among the attendees at an Art Basel event at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and the pair was mixed up by Jeffrey Deitch, the former director of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.
Deitch has revealed he accidentally confused the two rappers, but insists Combs was able to laugh off the embarrassing incident.
He tells New York Post gossip column Page Six via email, "There was a big crowd gathered at the entrance...
Personally, we don't think it's fair to include stage outfits in worst dressed lists, but the ensemble was pretty bad (but not as bad as her provocative performance with Robin Thicke!)
Reality star Kim Kardashian came in second place due to the hideous couch-like Givenchy gown she wore to the Met Costume Institute Gala. The floral dress included a turtleneck and gloves. It was just awful.