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Claire Danes Stuns in 'Cinderella' Gown and Literally Lights Up the Met Gala -- See the Amazing Transformation!

by Philiana Ng 6:23 PM PDT, May 02, 2016
Playing Claire Danes Stuns in 'Cinderella' Gown and Literally Lights Up the Met Gala -- See the Amazing Transformation!

Claire Danes took this year’s Met Gala theme of tech-inspired fashion and ran with it.

While some stars went goth and others the glam route, the Homeland star teamed up with fashion designer Zac Posen for a truly one-of-a-kind ball gown that would have even Cinderella jealous with envy.

At first glance, the strapless, off-white ball gown looks just that: gorgeous and understated.

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But then, you turn it on -- yes, it lights up! -- and the look becomes a thousand times more amazing.

Celestial grandeur. Illuminating ballgown. Guess who? #metgala #zacposen #glamour

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The fact that this is even possible is mind-blowing.

Starry night! #Zacposen #metgala #glamour @metmuseum @voguemagazine @instagram

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We can only imagine how life-changing it must be to see Danes’ gown in action and in person. 

#clairedanes #zacposen #metgala

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Danes admitted to ET's Joe Zee on the red carpet that wearing a stellar gown like her's comes with some sacrifices. "I have a stool at the table for dinner tonight because a chair would not be possible," she said.

Claire Danes, you may have just won the Met Gala.

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