The Met Ball is to trend-spotting what the Olympics is the athletics. (That would be the real deal.) From Kim Kardashian flashing a little Angelina Jolie-style leg in a dreamy Lavin gown to Sarah Jessica Parker’s ginormous Oscar de la Renta dress, there were many fashion hits and misses to admire. But beyond the eye-catching styles, there were 3 hair trends that really caught our attention: loose fishtail braids, bountiful buns, and wispy bangs. See the evening's best-coiffed ladies, what what we loved about them.
Never one to follow the crowd, the singer rocked a bold Tadashi Shoji pantsuit and a braid-meets-faux-hawk ‘do. Janelle, we applaud your efforts.
Be still our hearts. Could Stone look any more lovely? We think not. The actress opted for a pink, two-piece Thakoon number and an airy side braid.
If you can see past Small’s badass purple lipstick, you’ll notice the stunner is rocking an gorgeous, loose fishtail braid.
The funny lady’s slicked back, flawless chignon perfectly complimented her one-shoulder Olivier Theyskens dress.
The 21 Jump Street star matched her thoroughly modern, structural topknot with a sparkly pant suit.
Dakota Johnson The future 50 Shades of Grey star offset her Jason Wu ball gown and elbow-length gloves with low-key, slightly messy bangs.
The model's fire-engine red bangs perfectly play up her striking features, and offset her soft pink Zac Posen frock.
The singer debuted a new pixie cut with piece bangs when she stepped onto the red carpet in a custom 3.1 Phillip Lim dress.
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Globetrotter and pink lipstick enthusiast, Ally-Marie is an admitted product hoarder and a diehard advocate for heat-free hairstyle.