At past Met Galas, Taylor has opted for old Hollywood glamour — this year she's ditched the floor-length gowns for something shorter and shinier. Her metallic snakeskin dress embraces this year's Manus x Machina theme, which makes sense considering she's one of the 2016 co-chairs.
It's very high-fashion alien, no?
Perhaps the most surprising part of this look, though, is that dark lip. The new, edgier Taylor Swift that Vogue predicted is officially upon us. Prepare accordingly.