Emma Watson's Met Gala Dress Was Made Of Recycled Plastic Bottles Because She's Awesome

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04/05/2016 1:17 AM AEST | Updated 04/05/2016 1:17 AM AEST

Emma Watson slayed at the Met Gala Monday night in New York City where the theme was "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" because, obviously. 

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But what many people might not have known is that the actress donned a black-and-white, off-the-shoulder dress with pants underneath made of recycled plastic bottles. Calvin Klein and Eco Age worked with Watson to design the stunning and environmentally friendly gown. 

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The star posted her thanks on Facebook along with a description of the clothing's purpose with the hashtag #30Wears, writing: 

Thank you Calvin Klein & Eco Age for collaborating with me and creating the most amazing gown. I am proud to say it is truly sustainable and represents a connection between myself and all the people in the supply chain who played a role in creating it. The body of the gown is crafted from three different fabrics, all woven from yarns made from recycled plastic bottles (!). Plastic is one of the biggest pollutants on the planet. Being able to repurpose this waste and incorporate it into my gown for the #MetGala proves the power that creativity, technology and fashion can have by working together.

Stylist Sarah Slutsky took to Instagram to describe how the five-piece outfit was made. 

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