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May 3, 2016 1:14 PM EDT

The Met Gala is known as the best fashion night of the year—and the 2016 event did not disappoint. The Gala, which was held Monday, is a black-tie fundraiser hosted by Vogue‘s Anna Wintour for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. This year’s theme, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” inspired scores of futuristic looks from Hollywood and fashion’s elite.

Motto rounded up the best high-tech looks of the night. They include technology-embedded dresses, silver sequins and homages to pop culture.

Claire Danes

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Her custom-made Zac Posen gown actually lit up in the dark. This isn’t the first time that the designer has experimented with tech-integrated fashion; he designed another light-up dress that Lupita Nyong’o wore to a premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

 

Nicole Kidman

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Space is the final frontier of tech, as reflected in Kidman’s star-studded Alexander Wang gown.

 

Karolina Kurkova

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Her Marchesa dress, powered by IBM Watson, contained lights that glowed when people reacted to the Met Gala on social media.

FKA Twigs

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The singer, in Altier Versace, looks like she stepped straight off of a Star Wars set.

 

Emma Watson

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The Harry Potter star’s surprising pants-dress combo by Calvin Klein was actually made out of recycled plastic.

 

Jourdan Dunn

Dunn was Robot-chic in a Balmain silver dress.

 

Runners up: Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry

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Their clothing might not have screamed “space age,” but the couple accessorized with matching Tamagotchi toys. Yes, really.

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