The A-List descended on New York last night for the Met Gala, where bold and daring fashion was the name of the game.
Come take a peek behind the scenes as the stars get ready - cue: hair rollers, bling and champers - and let their hair down post-ceremony.
From Beyonce hanging out with Madge to Mindy Kaling kicking back her heels and Karlie Kloss getting cut out of her dress (yes, really), it sure looked like one riotous evening...
Zoe Saldana keeps it real
The night before #metball2016
Olivia Wilde preps for a long night
All set for the met ball.
Adriana Lima works a superhero vibe
SUPERHERO LIMA getting ready for the #MetGala! #MANUSXMACHINA
Ciara gets set
Pre #metgala #SilverMetalHair
Karolina Kurkova warms up in style
In the very good hands of @ctilburymakeup and @lacyredway. Starting early with curlers and a clay mask to prep the skin & hair
Lara Stone feels the pain
No pain no gain @jamespecis #metgala
Doutzen Kroes preps her curls
Olivia Culpo gets inked
It's not what it looks like!!! #orisit #sorrymomAndDad #metball
Zoe Kravitz gets the party started
Emma Roberts embraces DIY make-up
Naomie Harris gets prepped
Just a few hours to go until the #MetGala2016... with the glam squad!!
Chloe Grace Moretz adds the finishing touches
#MetGala #Coach @coach @stuartvevers
Brie Larson gets glam with Emma Stone
I am the luckiest person because I got ready with this GODDESS OF HUMOR AND BEAUTY. #metbal (sic)
Jourdan Dunn gets her hair fix
feelin it #MetGala #ManusxMachina #BalmainArmy
... and takes in the New York skyline before heading out
Emma Watson has a gown appreciation moment
The beautiful back...#metgala2016 #details #30wears @calvinklein @ecoage
Cindy Crawford is a beauty pro
Let the glam begin...#MetGala
Lena Dunham is all about the bling
diamonds are a girl's best fuckbuddy
Kate Bosworth works the Grecian goddess look
Real life Grecian snap filter for #metgala2016
Lady Gaga piles on the jewels
Alexa Chung gets into the groove
Here we go! #metgala2016
Allison Williams is advised by her Instagram followers
I took your advice, Instagram world! Red lip it is. About to hit the carpet! #MetGala #ManusXMachina @lalignenyc
... and lets her hair down at the end of the night
And that's a wrap on the 2016 Met Gala. What a night! Big day tomorrow...we start shooting Girls Season 6, and there's something else exciting that I'll tell you about in the morning ️ Goodnight!!
Mindy Kaling, Emma Roberts and Freida Pinto toast with Tory Burch
Cheers! On our way to the #MetGala. @mindykaling @emmaroberts @freidapinto
Jourdan Dunn and Doutzen Kroes share a ride
On our way.... #balmainarmy #metgala @officialjdunn
Kerry Washington is all about the nails
#@OPI_products #OPIWashingtonDC #WeTheFemale
Blake Lively finds a friend on the red carpet
Seeing one of my best friends off on the red carpet of the #MetBall had me feeling all sorts of proud mama. You are a true gem my sweet friend @blakelively. Your big and gorgeous smile doesn't compare to how big and kind your heart is. You sure are something special. #allthemush
Solange Knowles shouts out to her team
That was fun! Now I'm in a bomb ass sweatsuit.
I know I drove you crazy @shionat with all of my fifty eleven screenshots. You are seriously amazing, even when you hate my shoe choices.
Thank you @nikkinelms for giving me that shareefa bang that one time so I could know how much of an artist you are.
Thank you @mmiiggss for bringing Christmas Tree Tinsel and trusting my face lol
And thank you @pipbuzzz for giving me the goods.
Pop royalty party together
3 Queens! . Met Ball 2016!
Karlie Kloss, Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner perfect their pouts
Madonna finds some style twins
Hey lets all wear black! Met Ball 2016!
Katy Perry flashes her pearly whites
HOW MUCH FUN WAS 1999? @katyperry @chastainiac #metgala
Beyonce and Solange Knowles strike a pose with Eva Tolkin
Ain't easy being photographed next to these beauties
Mindy Kaling and Freida Pinto take a moment together
My girl. @freidapinto mindykaling#metball @toryburch @voguemagazine @leightonjewels
Willow Smith pokes fun at the bathroom selfie
A rare photograph of three female homosapiens in the bathroom at the <MET BALL 2016>
Rita Ora hangs out with Vera Wang
Thank you for being a angel and the best date @verawanggang
Madonna admires the talent
An embarrassment of talent. Amy Schumer and The Weeknd️ Met ball 2016
Clare Danes lights up the night in an LED gown
#abouttonight #metgala a modern #Cinderella #claredanes and a gown with LED lights #magic
Jennifer Hudson has a cinderella moment
Cinderella said forget this show! Met ball gown
The Balmain army turn out in force
Videographer Gordon Von Steiner (@gvsgvs) captured intimate portraits of tonight’s guests at the#MetGala. Here the night’s @balmaingang including @joansmalls, @cindycraawford and @officialjdunn @alessandraambrosio and @doutzenpose for the camera. #ManusxMachina
Mindy Kaling declares her love for Amy Schumer
I like blondes, always have
... before her sky-high heels defeat her
Daaaaaaamn Met Ball... Back at it again with the 6 inch jimmy Choos!!
SJP shares details of her look
A wonderful night. A fantastic date. A wonderful design team @monse, hair @sergenormant , makeup @leslielopezmakeupartist, the eye of @erinwalshnyc and my trusted partner @alyssa and many memories. Wash face, brush teeth and try to fall asleep while images of trains and sequins dominate.
The Met Ball 2016 out.
Karlie Kloss skips the outfit change
Soooo...instead of changing into a #MetGala Afterparty dress, @BrandonMaxwell cut my gown into mini
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Kris Jenner hit the Balmain afterparty
Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West, and Kris Jenner at the Met Gala afterparty hosted by Balmain at the Gilded Lily last night in NY. Photo:@rebeccasmeyne for the New York Times.
Beyonce enjoys a glass of bubbly
Beyoncé and Olivier Rousteing at the Met Gala afterparty hosted by Balmain at the Gilded Lily, last night in New York. Photo:@rebeccasmeyne for the New York Times.
Lady Gaga stands out in the crowd
Lady Gaga at a Met Gala afterparty at Up&Down in New York last night. Photo: @rebeccasmeyne for the New York Times.
Naomi Campbell makes an entrance
Naomi Campbell and Zachary Quinto arrive at a Met Gala afterparty at Up&Down last night in New York. Photo: @rebeccasmeyne for the New York Times.
Beyonce and Solange show off their sister style
Sister, sister! #Beyoncé rocked croc-embossed Loewe pants and #SolangeKnowles wore a tufted sweatsuit and clear heels at a #MetGalaafter-party. | : Kevin Mazur/Getty