The Met Ball saw the most stylish A-listers hit New York last night and thanks to their selfie obsession, we've got a backstage ticket through Instagram. Don't miss the best candid snaps from inside the VIP party...
The Met Ball’s high profile guest listers are pretty savvy with their Instagramming, luckily for us. Go inside the Met Ball 2014 covering every detail from the pre-pamper regimes to the post-party feet up slump (a la Chanel Iman) because it’s time to see the Met Gala through the stars’ eyes.
Kicking off the celebrity self-photo collection were Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift, once again flaunting their high profile BFF status and sharing in a lipstick selfie from the dressing rooms.
Cara Delevingne couldn’t be happier to have arrived at the Met Ball as she over-enjoys her surroundings with Stella McCartney captioning, ‘We made it!’
Being dressed in her finest garms for the prestigious Met Gala, Cara Delevingne enjoyed the special treatement from Stella McCartney – even down to the finest detail. Cara snapped these adorable personalised pants, especially for the big occasion.
All dressed in the Brit designer’s finest, Stella McCartney’s gang was certainly one we wanted to be a part of. She strikes a pose with Hollywood pals Reese Witherspoon and Kate Bosworth as well as Cara Delevingne.
Mario Testino caught this snap of power pair Victoria and David Beckham as they dazzled the crowds in coordinating minimalist white outfits.
Sean Penn and Charlize Theron are caught giggling all the way to the after party as the Met Gala extends long into the night.
Toni Garrn was ready to recline in the back of her ride as she asked ‘Why Don’t They Make Cars With Beds?’ in the back seat with Jourdan Dunn. All that pre-party pampering sure is exhausting.
The excitement all proved a little too much for first time Met Baller Kendall Jenner who tweeted this snap from her party ride, simply saying ‘Nope Can’t Sit.’
A new-to-Twitter Katie Holmes shared this snap of her prep for the Met Gala saying just how excited she was to be going.
Karen Elson oozes pure Hollywood glamour in this classic black and white Instagram photo.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West flaunt their secret friendship with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as the couple grab a seriously cool snap with the model and Oliver Rousteing.
Never one to shy away from an Instagram snap, Jessica Alba stole a picture with Diane von Furstenberg and Selena Gomez as the trio prepped for the big ‘do.
Burberry model Suki Waterhouse remained faithful to the Brit brand as she sported a gorgeous princess gown.
Cara Delevingne wished the world a Happy Met Gala Day showing off her pre-makeup brows from bed.
Ta-da – Lily Aldridge showed off a Pretty Woman choker in her Michael Kors ensemble.
Karen Elson revealed her untidy side alongside her pristine Met Gala look with a messy hotel room forming the background to her glam selfie.
On the way to that perfect hair look, Toni Garrn revealed the prep for her big hair look.
Suki Waterhouse looked ready to party as she contrasted a bold red lip against her soft-coloured Burberry gown.
Hollywood royalty Reese Witherspoon joined Stella McCartney’s glam squad as she was dressed a fabulous pink sweetheart gown.
Kate Upton gets Met Gala ready with Dolce and Gabbana – and she sure knows how to party as she’s treated to personalised champers.
‘Feeling Like A Princess’, Emmy Rossum shared this up-close picture of her Caroline Herrera gown.
Victoria and David Beckham showed off their best Mr and Mrs red carpet outfits in white as the power pair posed for Mario Testino.
Stella McCartney surprised Cara Delevingne with some supersize silver balloons as they began a full afternoon of pre-Met Gala pampering.
Emmy Rossum shared a close up of her bright red nails as she proudly clutches a blue python Alexandra Mini.
Chanel Iman proved she could party until she literally dropped as she was seen reclining in bare feet after the Met Gala.
Rita Ora gives Joan Smalls a little leg in the dining area at the Met Ball as the platinum starlet shows off some choice thigh-high garments.
Kim Kardashian reveals a first look at her Met Gala outfit (and also all the hands that go in to making it picture-perfect).
Dita von Teese shows off her killer curves in a fishtail gown as she’s snapped from every angle in her dressing room.
Red carpet selfless are obligatory at the Met Gala, and so proves Chrissie Turlington who turned the camera on her and movie star hubby Ed Burns.
Even at close range, Georgia May Jagger and Suki Waterhouse look pixel-perfect as the celebrity best friends share a last minute selfie.
Cara Delevingne shared this snap of her dates for the evening, as Rihanna steps in for the group photo.
Sporting some ultra-glam poolside sliders, Joan Smalls shows off her pedicure with a simple ‘toes done’ caption.
Stealing the perfect power couple crown from Victoria and David Beckham, Blake Lively and hubby Ryan Reynolds made everyone coo over their red carpet PDAs.
Cara Delevingne revals a three-strong make-up team as the Met Gala prep intensifies.
Lily Allen is caught in the act taking a cheeky sit down on the side lines with Alexa Chung.
Stefano Gabbana proudly shared this snap of one of her 3D floral creations for Tabitha Simmons.
Jourdan Dunn trumped the high profile designer ensembles as she stepped out in Topshop for the red carpet event – and boy did she look good.
Ivanka Trump’s adorable daughter hands her the perfect gown for the Met Gala – a Disney Princess gown of course.
Emmy Rossum live-Tweeted her pre-Met Gala ritual from the House of Herrera and lucky for us she managed to sneak a snap of her vintage hairstyle from the back.
Looking ultra-glam in Nina Ricci, Alexa Chung pokes fun at her pamper pals in the background for photobombing her Instagram snap.