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The Most Standout Looks from the Met Gala

The Most Standout Looks from the Met Gala

If you didn't spend your Monday night glued to your computer and phone, tracking all the latest looks and arrivals at the Met Gala, then don't worry, MODA went ahead and did all the heavy lifting for you. Keep scrolling for a roundup of our favorite standout looks from the Super Bowl of all fashion events. And if you haven't had a chance to flip through Vogue's 100+ photo album of all the best celebrity looks from the Met Gala red carpet, click here.

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Lupita Nyong'o is universally considered a fashion icon for a reason. She never disappoints with her red carpet style and pulls off any ensemble, hair or makeup look–no matter how effervescent, zany or daring–with effortless grace and charm. Her body-hugging, sequined gown for the night was designed by Calvin Klein Collection, and the airy, diaphanous train contrasted nicely with her bold hair and makeup choices.

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FKA twigs (pictured here with fiancé Robert Pattinson) managed to look demure and sultry in her Atelier Versace gown. The simple silhouette was elevated by a harness that followed the seams of the dress underneath and Jennifer Fisher jewelry that gave the look an ethereal, otherworldly appeal.

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Claire Danes looked positively radiant in her custom made,glow-in-the-dark  Zac Posen gown. The look really hit its full stride when the actress transitioned into the darker interior of the party, which illuminated the layers of gossamer in a sea of shimmery fabric! Head over to Posen's Instagram account for some great photos of the gown pre and post construction.

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While feathery trains, silver and sparkles reappeared over and over again on the red carpet, Rita Ora's jaw-dropping Vera Wang gown definitely reigned supreme. This intricately constructed gown will definitely be remembered as one of haute couture's most standout moments.

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Never one to shy away from statement-making looks, Zendaya looked sublime in her slinky,gold-encrusted Michael Kors Collection gown. While her dress and makeup leaned towards the more traditional, her unique hair styling stood out in an endless sea of chignons and high ponies.

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It's all in the details; Emma Watson's two-piece, off the shoulder Calvin Klein Collection ensemble offset its simple color scheme with a handful of quirky details and an asymmetrical silhouette. To make matters even more interesting, the gown was also made entirely out of recycled materials.

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All eyes were on Kendall Jenner when she stepped onto the red carpet in this sexy Atelier Versace number. The modern cutouts and detailing combined with the gown's impeccable craftsmanship are the perfect take on the Gala's Manus x Machina theme.

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Nicole Kidman positively glowed in her Alexander McQueen celestial-inspired look. The dazzling gown's sheer cape, plunging neck and cutout bodice highlighted the actress' figure without appearing gaudy and was a fitting ode to the handmade portion of the exbhibit.

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Blake Lively was the belle of the ball in her peony pink Burberry gown. A peachy, floral embroidered train and shoulder grazing Lorraine Schwartze earrings perfectly complemented the elegant mother-to-be's bold makeup look and bun.

What are some of your favorite looks from this year's Met Ball? Let us know in the comments below! 

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