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Karlie Kloss’s Met Gala 2016 Dress Has Kutouts for Days

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The technology theme for the 2016 Met Gala has been interpreted in pretty much every which way. Model Karlie Kloss decided to channel the experience of opening a brand-new Apple product, down to the many layers of pristine white packaging.

Except when Kloss stepped onto the red carpet, shedding the layers didn't reveal a shiny new iPod or iPhone but rather one of the sexiest, most skin-baring dresses she has ever worn. The outfit was topped with a practically priest-like jacket, which was removed to reveal a cutout dress of epic proportions.

The creator of Kloss's multi-leveled ensemble was Brandon Maxwell, best known for collaborating with a celebrity with a riskier sartorial reputation: Lady Gaga. But going a little more daring than usual worked for the model, who just the other night wore a much more covered-up white dress to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. This time around, risque worked.

Karlie, you're making everyone as happy as a new iPod circa 2004.