A-list Instagrams: stars let their hair down at the Oscar after-parties

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You've seen the A-list on the Oscars red carpet, we've taken you behind-the-secenes of the ceremony and shown you all the after-party frocks too.

So now, of course, it's time see just what happened once all the awards were handed out, and Hollywood's finest headed off to let their hair down.

What we've learnt from these candid Instagrams? Brie Larson is a girl after our own heart (hello post-midnight Converse), Rebel Wilson is also open to stalking Leonardo DiCaprio when the oportunity arises, and Elton John sure knows how to throw a party.

From the Governors Ball and Vanity Fair after-party, to Elton John's legendary viewing bash, here's all the backstage action from the biggest night in Hollywood...

  • Elton John and Mariah Carey kick things off

    Mariah looking glam-fabulous. She's wearing more carats than I am!@ejaf @davidfurnish @mariahcarey#EJAFOSCARS #OSCARS


  • ... joined by Caitlyn Jenner and Boy George too

    Time for one last photo before the broadcast begins.@caitlynjenner @boygeorgeofficial @ejaf@davidfurnish #EJAFOSCARS#OSCARS


  • Kelly Rowland shows us what we're missing at the Elton John viewing party

    ... my view


  • Stacey Dash and Chris Rock re-group after that opening speech

    #oscars @chrisrock


  • ... before he hits the Governors Ball with John Legend

    Congrats to @chrisrock on his performance tonight.


  • Jessica Alba shows off her big win

    Oscar winners?@derekblasberg and @jessicaalba


  • Steven Tyler puts his own house up for auction as Elton John's party gets in full swing

    Hanging with Steven Tyler just before he auctions off a week's stay in his gorgeous Hawaiian home. Thank-you Steven!!@iamstevent @ejaf@davidfurnish #EJAFOSCARS#OSCARS


  • Lea Michele, Kelly Rowland and Lala Anthony celebrate girls night

    Girls night! @lala@kellyrowland #EltonJohn #Oscars


  • Sofia Vergara arrives at the Vanity Fair bash ready to party

    @alejandroasen@luisbalaguer1 #vanityfair 


  • Rebel Wilson makes her Leo dream a reality

    Love you @LeoDiCaprio X congrats!!


  • Emilia Clarke and Andy Samberg plead for a karaoke booth

    THIS GUY?!!!!! Oh man take us to karaoke STAT.@vanityfairoscarparty Andy Samburg yes please


  • Brie Larson pulls on her dancing shoes... aka battered Converse

  • Diane Kruger takes the party onto the patio

    My second favorite date@micahmarcus


  • Lily Collins and her date suffer a bout of 'awkward photo pose'

    We got this#awkwardofficialphoto vibe down@tricky44. If anyone needs tips, we're happy to help...


  • ... and again

    Here's to another year, another dress, another awards date night, and another prom photo with@tricky44 #andalltheonestocome...


  • Jessica Alba, Kelly Sawyer and Kerry Washington strike a pose at the bar

    My girls @kellysawyer@kerrywashington @vanityfair


  • Lady Gaga corners Caitlyn Jenner for some serious bonding



  • Jessica Alba and Tory Burch break out the selfies

    With my queen bae@toryburch @vanityfair dinner


  • Priyanka Chopra makes a speedy getaway

    And the whirlwind night is finally over. Running, literally to the airport. Miami here I come #Baywatch


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Amy Lewis

Amy Lewis is a freelance writer and editor, a lover of strong tea, equally strong eyebrows, a collector of facial oils and a cat meme enthusiast. She covers everything from beauty and fashion to feminism and travel.