Once upon a time, Janelle Monae shut it down at the 2017 Met Gala in a gown that could take your breath away at a glance. We imagine that's how the story will be told long after Met Gala Monday, because Janelle's black and white tufted confection is the stuff of fashion fairy tales. Its train looks as if it was made exclusively for draping across the Met Gala staircase, causing a photo frenzy with every turn. But, it's the fact that this black and white gown manages to pay homage to the night's tricky theme and stays true to the actress's personal style, that might be most impressive. The only part we haven't figured out is how she managed to sit down in that?
Regardless, scroll through to see it as it was meant to be seen — from every stunning angle.