Known as the “Oscars of fashion,” the annual Met Gala is held each spring at Manhattan’s prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art. Household names from stage to screen and everywhere in between put on their most daring, fashion-forward looks for one of the swankiest nights of the year.
Thanks to social media, those of us at home have been able to get intimate glimpses into this star-studded night to remember. Take a look at the top 10 Instagram posts from attendees of May 2017’s “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between” exhibition opening.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Always cheeky, model/TV personality Chrissy Teigen posted this intimate shot of her and her husband pre-Met Ball fun.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez
J. Lo snapped this photo with baseball player beau A. Rod en route to their first red carpet appearance since going public as a couple.
Diddy and Cassie
Rapper/entrepreneur Diddy posted this stark black and white photo of him casually hanging on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s grand staircase while eyeing his girlfriend, R&B singer Cassie.
Lena Dunham and Joe Jonas
Leave it to whiz kid comedienne Lena Dunham to post a self-deprecating photo of herself behind the handsome former boy-bander, Joe Jonas.
Madonna and Sarah Paulson
Sarah Paulson may have eclipsed Lena Dunham as funniest red carpet bystander of the night, given her shocked and stunned reaction to seeing Madonna from behind.
Nicki Minaj, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Ashley Olsen
Rap’s reigning queen Nicki Minaj had a fangirl moment alongside former child stars, prestigious designers, and fashion mavens Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Riz Ahmed and Co
Rising star Riz Ahmed posed alongside actor-comedians Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari, and Hasan Minhaj once the red carpet cooled off and the party picked up.
Brie Larson and Shailene Woodley
Who says that the Met Gala is too serious and no fun? Actresses Shailene Woodley and Oscar-winner Brie Larson proved that you can get down on the dance floor no matter how big and intimidating the event can be for some.
Bella Hadid and Co
Bella Hadid and Paris Jackson, the late King of Pop’s daughter who is conquering the modeling world, likely broke a few rules by lighting up in the museum bathroom.
Kylie Jenner and Co
Donatella Versace’s guest of honor, teen queen Kylie Jenner, snapped this epic group pic that includes her sisters Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, rapper/boyfriend Travis Scott, model Lily Aldridge, and other fabulous friends.