Claire Danes' ball gown did a sweet trick at the 2016 Met Gala

May 2, 2016 at 11:51 p.m. ET
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Pretty much everyone in Hollywood made their way to NYC for the 2016 Met Gala.

That made for a ton of great celeb gawking — and a ton of great couture — but there was a clear winner on the red carpet: Homeland star Claire Danes.

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Her pale blue Zac Posen ball gown was reminiscent of Cinderella, complete with Disney-esque up-'do.

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At first it didn't seem to fit with the 2016 Met Gala theme of Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology theme, but that all changed when the lights went out. The gown was outfitted with fiber-optic lights that illuminated the gown with a beautiful glow.

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"Celestial grandeur," Posen wrote hours before, teasing the fairy tale-meets-future look.

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Pretty sure she's the belle of the Met ball — and we'll be talking about this dress for years to come.

More: 27 stunning dresses on display at tonight's Met Gala

Check out our full slideshow before you go:

Met Gala 2016
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