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56 Exclusive Photos From The 2016 Met Gala That You Won't See Anywhere Else

Two words: Zoe. Saldana.
05/03/2016 12:08pm ET

Fashion's fanciest evening, the Met Gala, brings together all of the biggest celebrities for an evening of dinner, dancing and dollars (it serves as a fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute).

But for guests, it's also a chance to catch up with old friends, admire each other's assets (ahem, Lady Gaga and Kate Hudson) and to prove that yes, you are as cute of a couple as you seem.

Thanks to this year's theme, "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology," the gala also blessed onlookers with a bevy of elaborate accessories, playful hair colors and some very intricate designs.

While us mere mortals have nothing more than social media to rely on for a glimpse inside, we did get a good, close-up look at some of the more subtle, intimate happenings on the red carpet. Feast your eyes on all the sweet moments, dress detail shots and more than a few looks at Zoe Saldana's magnificent Dolce & Gabbana gown below.

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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid
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Bee Shaffer in Alexander McQueen
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Poppy Delevingne in Marchesa
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Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne
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Adrienne Warren
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Paul Rudd
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Julie Macklowe
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Rita Ora in Vera Wang
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Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift in Louis Vuitton
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Kate Hudson and Lady Gaga
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Alicia Vikander in Louis Vuitton and Nicolas Ghesquiere
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Zoe Saldana in Dolce & Gabbana
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Zoe Saldana
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Zoe Saldana
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Jourdan Dunn
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Kendall Jenner in Versace
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Kendall Jenner
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Saoirse Ronan
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Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Karolina Kurkova
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Kylie Jenner
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Blake Lively
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Blake Lively
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Beyoncé in Givenchy
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Naomi Campbell in Roberto Cavalli
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid
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Madonna in Givenchy
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Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs
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Ciara in H&M
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Ciara
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Nicole Kidman
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Emma Roberts
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Emma Watson
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Miranda Kerr
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Mindy Kaling
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Emma Stone
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Emily Ratajkowski
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Katy Perry
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Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Debicki
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Kate Upton
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Andy Cohen and Sarah Jessica Parker
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Karlie Kloss (L) and Irina Shayk
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Michael Polish and Kate Bosworth
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Kate Hudson and Lady Gaga
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Lupita Nyong'o
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Riccardo Tisci and Madonna
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Marc Jacobs and Bette Midler in Marc Jacobs
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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
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Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, and Jourdan Dunn
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Alexa Chung
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Allison Williams
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Allison Williams
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Beyoncé
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Lady Gaga
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