Oscars 2017: The internet loses it over Janelle Monáe's sparkly Cinderella dress

Oscars 2017: The internet loses it over Janelle Monáe's sparkly Cinderella dress
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Well, at least now we know who the belle of the 2017 Oscars ball is. 

Arriving in an elaborate Elie Saab gown featuring a mesh top and bedazzled skirt, it's clear Janelle Monáe did not come to play. 

Janelle Monáe arrives at the 2017 Oscars.
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Janelle Monáe arrives at the 2017 Oscars.
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Jordan Strauss/AP

Sticking to her favorite black-and-white palette, Monáe looked like Cinderella from the 22nd century. And she looked happy AF about it, too. 

"Your first Oscars and you're crushing it," red carpet cohost Michael Strahan told Monáe in reference to her show-stopping gown.

Monáe didn't skimp on her hair, either, wearing a crown of gold that made her look like a Greek goddess. 

Janelle Monáe arrives at the 2017 Oscars.
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Jordan Strauss/AP

Fittingly, Twitter erupted at the first sight of her. 

Her look was dramatic. It was stunning. It was interesting. It was art. 

Will this be the one to beat? We're betting on it.

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Rachel Lubitz

Rachel is a senior Style writer at Mic. She previously worked for The Washington Post's Style section for more than three years. Feel free to contact her at rachel@mic.com.

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