Not that the gowns at the Costume Institute Gala  couldn't stand on their own — but isn't it more fun to see the jewels they pile on, too? And, with this year's theme drawing out the glamour and elegance of Charles James-inspired dressing, they didn't skimp on the add-ons either — some throwing on as much as 55 carats to play the part for the white-tie occasion. See all the megawatt jewels, bags, and heels when you keep scrolling.
Kim flashed her megawatt diamond engagement ring on the red carpet.
Gisele's emerald-hued earring offset her all-black gown.
To accompany her gilded clutch, Kate wore an armful of delicate gold bangles.
Some serious gladiator heels added edge to Rosie's look.
Solange had her hands full with a metallic Anya Hindmarch clutch and Lorraine Schwartz rings.
Cara dressed up her Stella McCartney pants with Cartier gems.
No shortage of statement jewels here — Kate sported a pair of sculptural earrings and a coordinating choker.
We can't decide what we like more — Sofia's bangles or chic little bag.
Rita's custom Casadei over-the-knee boots embroidered with Donna Karan Atelier won the prize for most extraordinary footwear of the evening.
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Seth Meyers's wife added oomph with a dramatic clutch.
Dianna's embellished Miu Miu heels could give her dress a run for its money.
Diane's pearl Edie Parker clutch practically matched her pastel gown.
The actress brought a touch more color to her look with a pair of bright two-tone Miu Miu heels.
The style setter was subtly — but luxuriously — accessorized with House of Harlow 1960 custom 14k gold ear cuffs with 2.1 carats of hand-set diamonds along with a custom draping chain 14k gold necklace with 5.35 carats of hand-set diamonds.
Proving that sometimes it's the supporting details that make the biggest difference, Dianna carried a stone-covered Miu Miu clutch.
Marion stepped out in Met Gala-perfect heels.
Her megasized hoops were all the add-ons Rosie needed.
She kept her Zagliani Faye silver python clutch close.
Naomi's Bulgari bracelets made a statement along with her Givenchy gown.
In a word, Jessica Alba 's earrings are spectacular.
Chrissy added some high-impact Lorraine Schwartz pieces to her look.
Lorraine Schwartz earrings lent some shine to Lea's look.
We can't get over Alexa's delicately embellished clutch.
Dree revealed a pair of white-hot Rupert Sanderson Elba pumps.
Emmy added a pair of stunnning jewel-drop earrings.
The designer paired her own ring with an Asscher cut diamond bracelet from Jacob & Co.
Gisele carried a Balenciaga clutch right alongside her Balenciaga gown.
Zooey's off-the-shoulder neckline was perfect for showcasing her brilliant Chanel Ruban Mademoiselle necklace.
Zoe carried a Michael Kors black python clutch and adorned her wrist with a Rhodonite serpent bracelet.
Olivia added a touch of whimsy with a clip in her hair.
Kristen added an elegant Balenciaga custom “Simple Cage” rhinestone cuff.
Kristen let her Chanel confection take focus and finished with classic black pumps.
Amber stunned with a pair of 19th Century diamond pendant earrings from Fred Leighton.
Charlize's head-turning accessory? A diamond and enamel wing earring by Fred Leighton.
Anna accessorized her bare neckline with plenty of sparkle.
She coordinated her clutch, opting for one in the same metallic hues as her gown.
Who says your clutch has to match your dress?! Not Elizabeth, who added a punchy turquoise Miu Miu clutch to her custom powder-blue Miu Miu dress.
Selena's pulled-back 'do revealed a pair of statement-making Lorraine Schwartz earrings.
Anne's strapless neckline was perfect for showing off her Vhernier Pan di Zucchero jewel-drop earrings.
The finishing touch on Solange's look? A pair of Lorraine Schwartz earrings.
Elizabeth matched her Cartier cocktail ring to her baby blue dress.
Hailee kept it understated with a pair of jeweled floral studs to complement her black and white Prabal Gurung gown.
Sarah Jessica Parker
From the back we see that Sarah Jessica Parker 's floral headpiece goes all the way around.
The supermodel accessorized with a megawatt 55 carat Harry Winston diamond necklace.
Zoe's dramatic earring look is the result of mixing H. Stern Stars diamond earrings with a pair of Anita Ko Marquise earrings in 18 carat rose gold with diamonds.
Sarah Jessica Parker
SJP accessorized with a white flower in her hair and a pair of four carat 19th Century diamond drop earrings from Fred Leighton.
The Girls' actress's look included a 19th Century diamond laurel leaf necklace, round brilliant diamond studs, and a pair of 19th Century diamond flower brooches in her hair, all from Fred Leighton.
Claire Danes  added sparkle with a pair of 19th Century diamond pendant earrings from Fred Leighton.
Kim's megawatt drop earrings perfected her glamazon vibe.
Jessica Paré added diamond bracelets and an embellished clutch to her printed gown.
The Mad Men actress let her sparkly diamond Fred Leighton floral studs take focus, leaving her neckline bare.
Lily's statement necklace echoed the metallic of her gown.
Blake Lively 's look wouldn't be complete without her Lorraine Schwartz cocktail ring.
To add to her dramatic look, Beyoncé chose a pair of Lorraine Schwartz earrings.
Emma showed off a studded box clutch.
Karlie Kloss's jewels were just as lovely as her Oscar de la Renta dress.
There were no shortage of accessories in Kate Upton's look, thanks to coordinating jewel-drop earrings, a necklace, and a headpiece.
Sarah Jessica Parker
The style pro adorned her white glove with 19th Century diamond and white enamel bracelet and pearl circular brooches from Fred Leighton.
Lupita accessorized her head-turning custom Prada confection with Cartier jewels.
Margot got a leg up in a pair of satin Prada pumps.
Aerin Lauder carried a soft box clutch to complement her powder-blue gown.
The lady of the hour added a decadent statement necklace to her gown.
Rashida's wrist came decked with a diamond bracelet, and she sported a floral ring on her finger.
Suki added interest with a metallic box clutch and Anita Ko rings.
The actress finished her look with a minaudière in hand.
Kirsten's Van Cleef & Arpels earrings provided the finishing touch on her look.
The supermodel sported a veritable rainbow of jewel-toned rings.