Ranking the Many Robots at Last Night’s Met Gala

Ranking the Many Robots at Last Night’s Met Gala
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Last night’s Met Gala theme was “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” and naturally, many stars took this as a directive to morph into their robot alter egos. (Probably cyborgs, really, although we’re not so sure the Kardashians haven’t been preprogrammed for world domination.)

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Balmain’s silver-suited squad may have been the most thematically dressed table of the evening—though, as Kylie Jenner’s injuries indicated, it’s hard out there for an android.

Not even tuxedos were safe: Zayn Malik’s came equipped with bionic arms—all the better to match Gigi Hadid’s robot rings and pointy chrome nails. We wouldn’t have been surprised if, in lieu of interview answers, reporters were greeted with bleeps and bloops from the guests.

Ahead, our ranking of the best AI-inspired outfits from the red carpet.

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Gigi Hadid in Tommy Hilfiger and Zayn Malik in Versace

Robot level: RoboCop meets Fembot

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Lady Gaga in Versace

Robot level: Terminator

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Jourdan Dunn in Balmain

Robot level: The Iron Giant

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Kylie Jenner in Balmain

Robot level: BB-8

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Kim Kardashian in Balmain

Robot level: Ultron

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Taylor Swift in Louis Vuitton

Robot level: Pris from "Blade Runner"

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Kanye West in Balmain

Robot level: Optimus Prime

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Zendaya in Michael Kors

Robot level: Dot Matrix from "Spaceballs"

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Julie Macklowe in Philipp Plein

Robot level: C-3PO

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Lauren Santo Domingo in Giambattista Valli

Robot level: R2-D2

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Naomi Watts in Burberry

Robot level: WALL-E

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Naomi Campbell in Roberto Cavalli

Robot level: Ava from "Ex Machina"

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Riley Keough in Diane von Furstenberg

Robot level: Gort from "The Day the Earth Stood Still"

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Anna Ewers in Jason Wu

Robot level: Maria from "Metropolis"

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Brie Larson in Proenza Schouler

Robot level: The Tin Man

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Cindy Crawford in Balmain

Robot level: Sonny from "I, Robot"

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