So, it wasn't just all stuffy old people wearing fashion-backwards formal attire. Here are some of the rules that were broken by the most adventurous attendees.
Ball gowns and cheesy photo ops.
The First Lady wore Jason Wu again. It nearly broke Twitter.
Young Americans at the ball said artists like T-Pain and will.i.am didn't represent their generation. "When I think about our generation, I think about Taylor Swift," one teen said.