The Best Celebrity Instagrams from the Met Gala 2017

From masking selfies to hair and makeup transformations.

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It takes a small village to prepare someone for the fashion extravaganza that is the Met Gala, which is why it's almost (almost) as entertaining to see celebrities getting dolled up before the event, pre-gaming with their friends, and waiting in the limo before they hit the red carpet. Below, see the best celebrity Instagrams from before the red carpet and at the event itself.

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1. Kate Bosworth

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Step 2 🐣 @bridgetbragerhair #metprep

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2. Selena Gomez

3. Halle Berry

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Calm before the Met. #MetGala

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4. Blake Lively

5. Gwyneth Paltrow

6. Miranda Kerr

7. Fei Fei Sun

8. Kate Hudson

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Golden Slumbers #Fashion #MetBall2017 🥂

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9. Eva Chen

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❤️

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11. Taylor Hill

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16. Karen Elson

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Lovely in Lanvin @lanvinofficial

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Dressing up! @metcostumeinstitute

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17. Lara Stone

18. Kristin Cavallari

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19. Kerry Washington

20. Mindy Kaling

21. Solange

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22. Karlie Kloss

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#MetGala Monday 🌱✨

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23. Adriana Lima

24. Elizabeth Banks

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pre #metgala dance party 🎉 and preview.

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25. Madonna

26. Liu Wen

27. Evan Rachel Wood

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