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Freida, Zayn Malik, Gigi Hadid, Emma Watson, Lupita Nyong’o at MET Gala 2016

Celebrities and the elite unleashed tech-themed haute couture at the Met Gala on Monday night in New York.

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The Met Gala red carpet gleamed on Monday with sparkly metallics and shiny, futuristic-looking fabrics as stars paid homage to this year's technology-centered theme. Zayn made an appearance with Gigi Hadid, Freida Pinto was in white, Emma Watson chose a monochrome and Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o's hairstyle was the most talked about. Take a look. (Source: AP/Reuters)

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Freida Pinto was a head-turner in a white dress. (Source: AP)

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One of the biggest was Beyonce, who provided the finale to the red carpet show, just like last year. The pop superstar wore a peach-hued, puffed-sleeved latex gown by Givenchy. (Source: Reuters)

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Taylor Swift, one of the evening's co-hosts, wore a short silver sequined Louis Vuitton gown with high black gladiator sandals. (Source: Reuters)

The gown showed off her perfect figure. (Source: Reuters)

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Lady Gaga, in towering purple platform shoes, fishnet stockings and a silvery Versace bodysuit paired with an equally silvery short jacket. (Source: AP)

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Kim Kardashian showed off her post pregnancy figure in a silver gown with a thigh high slit and silver stilettos. (Source: Reuters)

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Twilight actor Robert Pattinson arrived with his girlfriend FKA-Twigs, while his ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart made a solo appearance. (Source: AP)

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Beyonce is helped by attendants at the red carpet. (Source: Reuters)

Lupita Nyong'o, MET Gala

Lupita Nyong'o donned a custom Calvin Klein Collection jade sequin dress with velvet straps, paired with Tiffany & Co. jewels, her hair standing high in a conical hairdo, which ended up being a topic of much discussion. (Source: Reuters) Lupita Nyong'o was shimmering in her mint green Calvin Klein gown which she wore with Tiffany & Co. jewels. (Source: Reuters)

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Madonna was none too shy either, flaunting her exposed buttocks in lacy Givenchy, with her breasts only covered by lace and tape. (Source: Reuters)

Lupita Nyong'o, Met Gala 2016

Lupita Nyong'o was shimmering in her mint green Calvin Klein gown which she wore with Tiffany & Co. jewels. (Source: Reuters)

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Madonna went the risque route. (Source: Reuters)

Alicia Vikander

Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander took the idea of "machine" to a new level in a bold, multicolored Louis Vuitton mini. It, too, had a gladiator feel with a bright red bustier effect over armor-like copper and a loose skirt, paired with short Louis Vuitton combat boots. (Source: Reuters

Emma Watson

Emma Watson looked beautiful in a monochrome gown that featured a train, trousers. (Source: AP)

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Katy Perry, like Gaga not shy about her red-carpet looks, wore black Prada with clunky gold embellishments and a long train, an old-school Tamagotchi digital pet on her belt as what she called her "tech contribution", and her hair done in a high black beehive. (Source: Reuters)

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Cindy Crawford wore a classic long metallic silver Balmain number. (Source: Reuters)

Zoe Saldana

Avatar actress Zoe Saldana wore a voluminous Dolce & Gabbana peacock-like creation. (Source: Reuters)

Rita Ora

Rita Ora was stunner in a metallic feathery creation by Vera Wang. (Source: Reuters)

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj looked all fierce and sexy in a strappy, sparkly black number with lots of buckles. (Source: Reuters)

Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio looked incredible in the custom-made formfitting and supersexy silver knitted Balmain dress with a wide metallic belt that showed off her tiny waist. (Source: Reuters)

Blake Lively

Blake Lively was pretty in a blush gown by Burberry which had red petal motif. (Source: Reuters)

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Kim Kardashian spoke volumes about the evening's theme as she walked in a silver Balmain gown. She told E! that she wanted to conjure a "blingy, sexy robot". Her husband, Kanye West, wore a silvery Balmain jewel-embellished denim jacket to match, along with ripped jeans. (Source: Reuters)

Zayn Malik, Gigi Hadid

Zayn Malik wore plate armour sleeves as he escorted Gigi Hadid, wearing a shimmering dress, with a metallic corset, sheer chiffon skirt and matching choker. (Source: Reuters)

Kate Hudson, MET Gala 2016

Kate Hudson rocked the red carpet in her white gown which has laser-cut detailing to give it a 3D look.

Seen here Kate Hudson (L) and singer-songwriter Lady Gaga arrive. (Source: Reuters)

Allison Williams

Actress Allison Williams arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. (Source: Reuters)

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning wore a grey velvet Nina Ricci gown which had embroidered lace. (Source: Reuters)

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman snapped on the red carpet. (Source: AP)

Kendall Jenner

Kim K's half sister and model Kendall Jenner wore a mesh style Versace gown with cut-outs. She accessorised her look with diamond studs. (Source: AP)

Kylie Jenner

Kendall's sister Kylie shone in a silver embellished gown. (Source: AP)

Emily Blunt

Emily Blunt showed off her baby bump in a blue gown. (Source: AP)

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Actress Amber Heard showed off her perfect figure in a thigh high slit golden gown. (Source: Reuters)

Katie Holmes, Orlando Bloom

Katie Holmes wore a glittering Zac Posen gown. She kept her hair open.Seen here with actor Orlando Bloom. (Source: Reuters)

Emma Stone, MET Gala 2016

Emma Stone wore a lovely Prada gown with a plunging neckline. (Source: Reuters)

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Claire Danes caused an early flurry on social media wearing a Zac Posen dress, similar to Cinderella's ball gown, which was illuminated from underneath as she walked the red carpet. The Twittersphere briefly mistook the "Homeland" actress for model Heidi Klum.

Hugh Dancy, from left, Claire Danes and Zac Posen arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York. (Source: AP)

Taking the exhibit's theme to the next level, Karolina Kurkova wore a "cognitive dress" in partnership between Marchesa and IBM. The dusty blue tulle gown with a high-low hemline included 150 hand-placed LED lights. The dress changed hues based on an IBM analysis of various emotions expressed by users on social media. (Source: AP)

Sienna Miller, MET Gala 2016

Sienna Miller was glittering in a golden floor-length gown with a bow in the front. (Source: AP)

Jared Leto

Jared Leto snapped as he walks on the red carpet. (Source: Reuters)

Amy Schumer

Comedienne Amy Schumer and designer Alexander Wang arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York. (Source: Reuters)

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor at the MET Gala 2016. (Source: Reuters)

Demi Lovato

Singer Demi Lovato wore a Moschino by Jeremy Scott dress. (Source: Reuters)

Selena Gomez

Singer Selena Gomez wore a monchrome Louis Vuitton dress with boots. (Source: Reuters)

Lady Gaga

Singer-songwriter Lady Gaga (C) and designer Donatella Versace (R) arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. (SOurce: Reuters)

Jaden Smith, Willow Smith

Will Smith's children and performers Willow Smith (L) and Jaden Smith arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York. (Source: Reuters)

Actress Jennifer Hudson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Jessica Chastain

Actress Jessica Chastain arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. (Source: Reuters)

Karlie Kloss, MET Gala 2016

Karlie Kloss arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York. (Source: AP)

Kendall, Cindy Crawford

Kendall poses next to her idol Cindy Crawford. (Source: AP)

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde showed off her baby bump in a black halter neck gown. (Source: Reuters)

Naomi Campbell stunned in a Roberto Cavalli gown. (Source: Reuters)

Kate Bosworth

Actress Kate Bosworth arrives. (Source: Reuters)

Kate Bosworth

Kate Bosworth and husband Michael Polish arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology". (Source: Reuters)

Miranda Kerr

Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr showed off her figure with a two-piece dress bu Louis Vuitton dress which has frill detail on the hem. (Source: Reuters)

Miranda's ex husband and actor Orlando Bloom arrives. (Source: Reuters)

Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts wore a silver strapless Burberry belted gown. (Source: Reuters)

Actress Rachel McAdams shimmered in a Valentino. (Source: Reuters)

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and television host Andy Cohen at the MET Gala. (Source: Reuters)

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Singer-songwriter will.i.am arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 2, 2016. (Source: Reuters)

Zoe Saldana, Marco Perego

Zoe Saldana kisses husband Marco Perego. (Source: Reuters)

Aziz Mirza

Actor Aziz Ansari arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in the Manhattan borough of New York. (Source: Reuters)