Met Gala 2017: The forgotten backs of dresses

We showed you all of the Met Gala red carpet arrivals, named the best and worst dressed stars and spotted a major trend. But there's one largely forgotten aspect of red carpet looks on which we decided to shine a light: the backs of dresses. Truth be told, some gowns can look completely different from behind.

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Some of these styles are plain-old pretty (we're obsessed with Rose Byrne's), while others deliver huge -- literally and figuratively -- surprises (like Ruth Negga's print and Lily James' massive bow).

Scroll through to see some Met Gala dresses from an angle you may have not yet seen:

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Met Gala 2017: Backs of Dresses
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Rose Byrne attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Diane Kruger attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Claire Foy attends 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Stella Maxwell attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Ruth Negga attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Sophie Turner attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Gisele Bundchen attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Actress Lily James is seen at the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Rita Ora attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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