The Best Instagrams From The 2016 Met Gala

BY Harper's Bazaar Arabia / May 3 2016 / 13:58 PM

Whilst there's a famous no-selfie rule at the Met Gala, the A-List were sure to document their day right up until walking the red carpet (and a few even took to breaking the rules for an in-event snap). Below, we've rounded up some of the best behind-the-scenes Instagrams for your VIP pass to fashion's most fabulous night...

The Best Instagrams From The 2016 Met Gala

Kim Kardashian West:

Midnight Met Prep

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Lily Aldridge:

Pre game #MetPrep #SaltBath #Relaxation

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Doutzen Kroes:

Getting ready but first breakfast@lorealmakeup @lorealhair@iamconstantin #metball

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Karlie Kloss:

Feeling fancy KarlieKloss

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Who also broke the rules and snapped this selfie with Gigi and Kendall (we love the fashionable rebellion)...


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She also shared this clip of designer Brandon Maxwell turning her red carpet gown into an after-party mini with just a few snips:

Cindy Crawford:

Final touch ups. #regram @olivier_rousteing #BALMAINARMY

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Karolina Kurkova had to stand in a Sprinter van because her Marchesa gown (made in partnership with IBM Watson) was so intricate:

She also gave us a sneak peak at her handbag essentials:

Joan Smalls has a little pre-Met Gala fun with Olivier Rousteing:

Solange Knowles, Willow Smith and Amandla Stenberg also broke the no-phone rule for this impromptu sing-along:

Babe Ball @amandlastenberg @willowsmith

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Kate Bosworth:

Let's dance. @dolcegabbana #metgala16 #manusXmachina

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Jourdan Dunn:

Kate Upton, ahead of announcing her engagement to Justin Verlander on the red carpet: 

Follow me on #Snapchat at KateUptonSnap and watch me getting ready for The Met Gala!

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And Zac Posen shared these videos of his amazing light-up dress worn by Claire Danes. Did someone say Cinderella moment?

Starry night! #Zacposen #metgala #glamour @metmuseum @voguemagazine @instagram

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Celestial grandeur. Illuminating ballgown. Guess who? #metgala #zacposen #glamour

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