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Met Gala 2016: The 10 Biggest Hair Moments

Everyone’s eyes were steadily focused on the year’s biggest fashion event as each A-list gown kept rolling in from the futuristic-themed 2016 Met Gala today.

Givenchy latex and Vera Wang feathers aside, we were most interested in the biggest hair moments from the day. As celebrities were given free rein of fashion to shock on the red carpet, they were also allowed to be more daring with their hair looks – and we’re grateful for the many who fully took up this offer.

While Taylor Swift continued to show off her bleached bob and Beyoncé sported sleek hair so good it would put any Becky to shame, these 10 stars made their own hair headlines. Some looks will entice your clients, other will be too audacious for even your most adventurous client (Lupita’s hair height isn’t exactly practical), but they’re all bound to ignite your creativity and dominate the hair fashion news cycle.

1. Lupita Nyong’o

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We told you it wasn’t for every day wear. Lupita’s innovative up style (emphasis on the up) is less a red carpet hair look than it is a feat of engineering. Top marks.

2. Ciara

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Singer Ciara attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images

Ciara’s metallic grey look is the perfect mixture of old and new – the silver granny hair trend meets sci-fi.

3. Emma Stone

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Emma Stone attends "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Regular on any other day, Emma’s brunette look is notable because it’s just that – brunette. The notorious red head went brown just last week.

4. Kerry Washington

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An elegant black dress became Met Gala-ready with a touch of magenta hair.

5. Katy Perry

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Katy Perry attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images

Always one to make a statement – Katy Perry‘s alternative fringe and impressive hair height could only be complemented by black lips and bleached eyebrows.

6. Willow and Jayden Smith

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Willow Smith and Jaden Smith attend "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images

These teenage wonder twins (note: not actually twins) rocked matching dreadlocks. That’s how you do sibling style.

7. Rita Ora

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Rita Ora attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum on May 02, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Venturelli/FilmMagic)

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You may have thought Rita Ora would avoid good hair at all costs since the Becky rumours emerged, but she went all out with a sleek chignon to complement her feathered outfit. The hair highlight? Those unconventional metallic embellishments.

8. Jessica Hart

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Jessica Hart attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Perhaps more subtle than the other entrants on this list but no less interesting, Australia’s own supermodel Jessica Hart proved that futuristic can be understated too.

9. Zendaya

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Actress Zendaya attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

She always changes her hair up come Red Carpet time, but Zendaya was almost entirely unrecognisable in this very cool Beatles-style bowl cut.

10. Kristen Stewart

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Actress Kristen Stewart attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage/Getty Images

Returning to blonde just weeks ago, Kristen couldn’t have debuted her new hue in more emphatic fashion than at the Met Gala.

Which looks do you love?

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