Katie Holmes' Yellow Met Gala Dress Sparks Beauty and the Beast Comparisons: Pictures

Celebrity Style May. 6, 2014 AT 11:25AM
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Katie Holmes' Marchesa dress sparked Belle comparisons at the 2014 Met Gala. Credit: Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images/ Disney

Katie Holmes was the Belle of the Ball on May 5 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York City! The brunette beauty, 35, wore a canary yellow off-the-shoulder Marchesa gown, which immediately sparked comparisons to the iconic Disney princess Belle from Beauty and the Beast.

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"Oh so that's what happened to Belle after years of captivity in the castle with the beast #Metball2014 #KatieHolmes," @_monsieuryates tweeted. 

"I mean obviously I did Katie's #MetBall look like a hundred times better," the popular blog Suri's Burn Book tweeted, referencing a throwback picture of Holmes' daughter Suri Cruise in a Belle costume.

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The Dawson's Creek star didn't reference the princess on the red carpet, but she did gush to Us Weekly about her dress which she picked off the runway.

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"I feel amazing!" she declared. "I love the color, and I love the romance of it, and I love the embroidery. They do such beautiful embroidery, and I feel of a different time in it."

Despite wearing more than $2 million in Harry Winston yellow diamond earrings and a giant ring, Tom Cruise's ex kept her neck clear of jewels. 

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"I feel like I really wanted to celebrate this beautiful dress and not take away from it," she explained to Us. 

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