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'Ocean's 8' Bait: The Met Gala's Best Baubles

These jewels are totally worth hatching a heist over.

Move over, casinos. In the new "Ocean's 11" spin-off "Ocean's 8," a group of wily women (led by Sandra Bullock's Debbie Ocean) hatch a plan to steal a $150 million necklace from the clavicle of starlet Daphne Kluger (played by Anne Hathaway) during fashion's biggest night of the year: the Met Gala. The on-screen caper is fictional, of course, but the annual event does boast plenty of real jewels to drool over. Here, some of the Met Gala's most elaborate (and expensive) bling. (Pictured: Reese Witherspoon in Tiffany & Co.)

BEYONCE, 2016 Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images BEYONCE, 2016 The singer put the "ring" in "staggering" when she wore more than $8 million worth of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds on her fingers at the glitzy affair. BLAKE LIVELY, 2018 Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images BLAKE LIVELY, 2018 Dressing for the gala's theme, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," Lively also opted for Lorraine Schwartz accessories — $2 million worth, to be exact, including a custom-made halo composed of 100 carats of champagne diamonds. NICOLE KIDMAN, 2003 Mark Mainz/Getty Images NICOLE KIDMAN, 2003 For her co-hosting duties that year, Kidman complemented her Gucci gown with some of the splashiest diamond danglers the Met Gala has ever seen. RIHANNA, 2018 Neilson Barnard/Getty Images RIHANNA, 2018 The "Good Girl Gone Bad" singer (and "Ocean's 8" co-star) cracked open Cartier's vault (okay, fine, the jeweler opened it willingly) and selected this crucifix pendant dating back to 1934. RITA ORA, 2017 Kevin Mazur/WireImage RITA ORA, 2017 Don't let Ora's simple studs fool you: These 30-carat diamonds are worth a cool $3 million. JENNIFER LOPEZ, 2017 Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images JENNIFER LOPEZ, 2017 Between her diamond earrings, bracelets, and rings, Lopez was weighed down with a jaw-dropping 150-plus carats (much of it vintage Harry Winston). KAROLINA KURKOVA, 2014 Kevin Mazur/WireImage KAROLINA KURKOVA, 2014 The Czech supermodel looked like a million bucks...literally. Her 55-carat diamond necklace and ring (both from Harry Winston) were worth seven figures. DITA VON TEESE, 2014 Larry Busacca/Getty Images DITA VON TEESE, 2014 The burlesque performer's retro-glam style met its match in a 1946 necklace from French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. LEA SEYDOUX, 2016 Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images LEA SEYDOUX, 2016 How to accessorize like a French woman? Try hoops, like actress Lea Seydoux, who looked both unique and on-trend with her Chopard O's. WINNIE HARLOW, 2018 Neilson Barnard/Getty Images WINNIE HARLOW, 2018 Model Winnie Harlow went big for her first Met Gala, blinging herself in Bulgari — most notably a white gold and diamond necklace that looked just heavenly.



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