The 25 Met Gala Moments Everyone Will Be Talking About

From over-the-top dresses to that Lady Gaga arrival, there was so much to dissect

01 of 25

Lady Gaga Had The Arrival of the Night

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One of the night's co-hosts, Gaga arrived on the carpet in a voluminous pink dress — and with an entourage of tuxedoed handlers carrying umbrellas — only to remove layer upon layer upon layer until she was in an embellished bra and underwear. And she made the most of the moment.

02 of 25

The Kardashians Took This Epic Pic

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Much of the fam — Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner — came out for the event, accompanied by Kris's boyfriend Corey Gamble, Kim's husband Kanye West and Kylie's boyfriend Travis Scott.

03 of 25

Zendaya Was Transformed by Her Fairy Godmother

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The Hollywood princess, with her stylist Law Roach, had her own fairy tale moment on the red carpet — and even left a glass slipper behind on the Met stairs.

04 of 25

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Made Their Couple Debut

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And on top of it, Katie met Cardi.

05 of 25

The Fashion Prom King and Queen Arrived

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Never ones to miss a Met Gala, Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady returned — and sealed the night with a kiss, per usual.

06 of 25

Jared Leto Gave Shawn Mendes His Head

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Yep! In a Gucci gown — and replicating a moment from the label's runway show in which models carried head clutches down the runway — Leto brought his own head as a purse, and let Mendes hold it for a moment.

07 of 25

The Kardashian-Jenners Got a Turn, Too

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The accessory of the night!

08 of 25

Ezra Miller Had Seven Eyes

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Speaking to Garage about the Riccardo Tisci creation, the actor said, "I had a lot of bizarre thoughts in my brain and was trying to explain them to several people who, in many cases, received it with apprehension, even fear. Riccardo was immediately super-exuberant and enthusiastic about the notion. We talked on on the phone and from what I'm told, two minutes into the conversation he was drawing the look."

09 of 25

And Janelle Monáe Had One That Blinked

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The singer's Christian Siriano creation was "walking art," the designer shared on Instagram.

10 of 25

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Made Their Newlywed Debut

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Just days after marrying in a Las Vegas ceremony that stunned fans, the newlyweds hit the carpet in coordinating Louis Vuitton looks.

11 of 25

This Fierce Crew Hung Out

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So much sexy in one photo, thanks to Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, newlyweds Sabrina Dhowre and Idris Elba and Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha.

12 of 25

Billy Porter Arrived on a Litter

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A litter carried by six shirtless men, that is. He donned a custom “Sun God” ensemble by The Blonds which included a bejeweled catsuit outfitted with 10-foot wings and a 24-karat gold headpiece. He also wore custom gold glitter ‘Atlanta’ boots by Giuseppe Zanotti.

13 of 25

A-Rod Assumed Instagram Fiancé Duties

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Everyone's favorite Instagram boyfriend-now-fiancé-soon-to-be-husband snapped the night away, taking this shot inside with fiancée Jennifer Lopez and pals Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. (Here's the actual 'gram.)

14 of 25

Mindy Kaling Went Blonde

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Stunning in a sequined dress and matching heels, the actress matched her hair to her ensemble.

15 of 25

Tracee Ellis Ross Was Literally a Picture

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In a black Moschino dress, the black-ish star — here, inside with Bella Hadid — wanted to appear like one of the Met's works of art.

16 of 25

And Katy Perry Was Literally a Chandelier

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On the red carpet, the American Idol judge — here, inside with Gwen Stefani, Bella Hadid, Stella Maxwell, Jeremy Scott, Sarah Paulson and Tracee Ellis Ross — sang Sia's "Chandelier" and told reporters it was her heart powering the lights on her Jeremy Scott for Moschino minidress.

17 of 25

Then She Changed Into This Later in the Night

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And Trevor Noah was hardly fazed.

18 of 25

Elle Fanning Embraced the Theme

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And brought us back to our childhoods with those charm-embellished nails.

19 of 25

Céline Dion Went Full Showgirl

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The 51-year-old was a standout in her Oscar de la Renta piece — and had a blast inside with fellow attendees RuPaul and ODLR's Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia.

20 of 25

Joan Collins Dressed as Her Dynasty Character

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And got a pic with Naomi Campbell.

21 of 25

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Attended

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In near-matching leather ensembles, no less.

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Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss Had a Rare Public Outing

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The two, who married last fall, walked the carpet together and stayed close inside.

23 of 25

Solange and Ciara Took This Gorgeous Selfie

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Cannot wait to see this on @saintrecords.

24 of 25

Everyone Worked the Stairs

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Album cover or just six celebrities lounging mid-gala?

25 of 25

The Hosts Brought It for Their Photo Sesh

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Anna Wintour picked an all-star ensemble to help co-host this year's gala: Serena Williams, Harry Styles, Gucci's Alessandro Michele and Lady Gaga.

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