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Celebs Who Passed on Punk Theme at the 2013 Met Gala

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From crazy cutouts and zippered details to plaid motifs and rocker hair and makeup, last night's Met Gala—whose punk theme took inspiration from the Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum—proved to be a spectacle of celebrity style on every level.

And while plenty of stars fully embraced the punk theme and went wild with their ensembles, we spotted several who ignored the theme altogether!

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We're not sure if they missed the memo, disliked the rebellious era or simply fell for a designer gown and couldn't imagine wearing anything else last night, but the very nature of dismissing the theme was rather punk in and of itself!

Several lovely ladies including Bee Shaffer, Dylan Lauren and Heidi Klum wore elegant evening gowns dripping with beautiful beadwork, while Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Upton selected sophisticated dresses in standout spring shades like bright pink and jade green.

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Don't get us wrong, they all look lovely, but we're wondering why they didn't even attempt to pull off a punk-inspired accessory or beauty trend to correspond with the theme.

Katie Holmes took a risk with her hair and makeup, but it looked completely unnatural and odd against her breezy white shapeless gown. Also in white, Lindsey Vonn stayed safe with a simple dress featuring mesh panels, but her sleek ponytail and soft makeup fell flat amongst the punk revival surrounding her.

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While Mindy Kaling looked pretty in a plum gown paired with a turquoise clutch, we wished she would have pulled off something (anything!) slightly more daring.

And Solange Knowles stayed true to her personal style with a tribal-inspired look that felt totally off for the event, and Anna Wintour, too, stepped out in a floral column dress by Chanel for a feminine look that had nothing to do with the evening's edgy vibe.

Tune in to E! News Tuesday at 7 p.m. for even more from the Met Gala.

What did you think of these celeb looks? Do you wish they had played more into the punk theme?

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