But it wasn't only the outfits that caught people's eyes -- the nails did, too.
Elle Fanning showed up with an extra-accessorized manicure, for example, while Halsey rocked stunning spiked red nails.
In case all the Disney princess and sparkling sheer gowns caught you in a trance, below we've pulled together a few of the most magnificent mani moments from the Met Gala.
We are fangirling over Fanning's embellished nails. Celebrity manicurist Mar y Sol Inzerillo said in a statement, "Elle is the definition of camp. She wanted an expressive, bold look, and we went for it."
"We started with Essie's strike a rose, a neon hot pink with a demi-matte finish from the new summer 2019 collection. Then, each almond-shaped nail was pierced and adorned with fun vintage charms, from french fries to Bubble Yum and more!"
Wu totally woo'd us with a classy crystallized Swarovski manicure look created by nail artist Kim Troung.
While Cardi B's elongated feathered gown might have been among the most talked about at the Met Gala, her blinged out Swarovski crystal nails were a stunning sight to see as well.
Halsey's stiletto-shaped nails were a perfect match for her warrior princess-inspired look.
Holmes had pretty purple nail art created using Defy & Inspire nail polish.
Accented by her "NEGATIVITY IS NOISE" statement rings, Washington wore gorgeous glittery black press-on nails from imPress.
Celebrity manicurist Mar y Soul gave Swanepoel glamorous crystallized sky blue nails to complement her dazzling showstopping look.
Styles gave new meaning to goth nails with his black and green mani mashup.
Celebrity nail stylist Elle based Boynton's beautiful bedazzled nails with Essie nail polish in Press Pause.