Pretty in punk: The best of the 2013 Met Costume Institute Gala

From studded gowns to hair-raising faux-mohawks, celebrities donned their best punk-inspired couture for the 2013 Met Costume Institute Gala. Check out how A-listers such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Anne Hathaway and Beyonce interpreted the tough but chic dress code:

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    Hey punk! 2013 Met Costume Institute Gala

    A-listers mixed a punk edge into their usual red-carpet glamour for this year's annual Costume Institute Gala.

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    Anne Hathaway, Beyonce and Madonna were among the dozens of celebrities who attended the 2013 Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6 in New York City. Many took this year’s theme, "Punk: Chaos to Couture," to heart.

    Oscar winner Anne Hathaway dressed in Valentino and revealed a new platinum ’do.
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    Designer Nicole Richie wears custom Topshop and a bright white hairstyle.
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    "The Great Gatbsy" star Carey Mulligan goes for subtle and chic in a Balenciaga sheath dress.
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    Actress Sienna Miller paired a tough studded jacket with a white floor-length Burberry gown.
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    "Iron Man 3" star Gwyneth Paltrow looks pretty in hot pink Valentino.
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    Actress and activist Jessica Alba accentuates her assets in Tory Burch.
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    It’s all roses from here until the pregnant reality star, in Riccardo Tisci, delivers her first child.
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    The actress gets sassy in an asymmetrical Alberta Ferretti.
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    The SNL star escorts his fiancé.
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    The "Mad Man" actress channels the punk swan look.
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    Punk means spiky hair and a full-length fishnet gown by Marc Jacobs.
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    Football player Tom Brady and model Gisele Bundchen.
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    The former ‘Sex and the City’ star gets fierce with her mohawk headpiece by Philip Treacy.
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    The Material Momma rocks a jacket over thigh high fishnets and hot pink spikes.
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    Hermione definitely has grown up, as proof by her glamorous hand-draped Prabal Gurung gown.
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    The actress wears Gucci -- and lots of feathers.
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    Punk apparently means looking conventional in a royal blue Tommy Hilfiger gown.
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    The singer had fashionistas seeing spots as she sports a form-hugging gown designed by her escort, Michael Kors.
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    The crooner crowns herself Dolce & Gabbana queen.
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    The actress rocks the pantsuit from Stella McCartney.
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    The Olympic skier and golfing great get excited over the chance to get out gym clothes.
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    The “Hunger Games’ actress dons a gold beaded Versace jacket – and not much else.
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    The “New Girl” star, in a one-shouldered Tommy Hilfiger gown, is nearly unrecognizable without her trademark bangs.
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    The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model covers up with a Diane Von Furstenberg gown.
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    The rock singers get some couple time on the red carpet.
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    The actress strikes a pose in Calvin Klein.
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    The Oscar winner and “Hunger Games” star shuns punk to stun in Dior.
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    The “Mad Men” star wears Jason Wu.
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    The E! host goes metallic.
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    The “Once Upon a Time” star laid it on thick – the eye brows and eyelids, that is. The black trim theme carries through in her gold Tory Burch gown.
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    The actress sparkles in Carolina Herrera.
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    The actress wears a Saint Laurent gown that cuts away above her knees to show off her matching t-strap heels.
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    The actress is under wraps with her cobalt Stella McCartney gown and her belt of spikes.
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    The actress contrasts the red carpet with her green Zac Posen gown.
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    The actress is anything but punk in her billowing white Calvin Klein gown.
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    Orange you glad you’re here, Ashley?
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    The singer looks fierce in her studded J. Mendel gown.
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    The “Scandal” star spots black and blue Vera Wang and full-length leather gloves.
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    The “Game of Thrones” actress is the lady in Ralph Lauren red – and the oversized cross earring.
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    The actress wears a white zippered Givenchy gown and punks up the look with dark, vampish lipstick.
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    The gala’s honorary chair makes a grand entrance in Givenchy.
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