Glowing Dress Turned Claire Danes Into A Real-Life Cinderella.
One of the most important red carpet moments at the 2016 Met Gala was Claire Danes' epic Zac Posen ball gown. At first glance, it seemed like the Cinderella dress out of every girl's wildest fantasies -- and once you see what the dress can do, your mind will be blown into a million glittering pieces.
The gown was made from organza, but it was a custom organza that was woven with thousands of fiber optic lights. When the lights went off, the gown lit up, transforming Danes into a literal Disney princess. See shots of Posen's Met Gala masterpiece below.
Here's the gown from the back. The soft blue color and long train are royal in and of themselves.
Prepare yourselves: This is what happens to the dress in the dark.
The entire thing was utterly spectacular.
Apparently, the fabric used to create the gown was sourced from France, and is incredibly difficult to work with.
With a light-up gown like this, Danes and Posen totally nailed the "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" theme.