Here are our favorite getting-ready pics from the 2017 Met Gala

Each year, the Met Gala is truly a spectacle for the biggest names in fashion, coming together to serve the most insane, over-the-top looks imaginable. We loved seeing the truly incredible things they came up with, but we’re also obsessed with all the behind-the-scenes 2017 Met Gala photos of what goes on before the celebrities hit the red carpet.

Thankfully, stars love to share getting-ready photos on social media, documenting the intense amount of effort it takes to create those fabulous looks. And we are eternally grateful. Check out some of the best social media snaps from before the big event.

Miranda Kerr did a face mask while hanging out on a towel on the floor (??).

Madonna did a face mask, too!

But Kate Hudson’s was gilded, which is amazing.

Halle Berry was blissfully zen.

Chrissy and John were equally chill.

Elizabeth Banks had an impromptu dance party.

Kate Bosworth took her hair to new heights, and we’re impressed.

Nick Jonas struck a pose.

So did Gisele!

But not before sharing a smooch with hubby Tom Brady.

J.Lo served a lewk.

And then headed out with her new man, Alex Rodriguez, for their red carpet debut.

Lily Collins barely fit into her car.

Selena Gomez had a laugh.

Lena Dunham rocked a natural look.

And Katie Holmes gave a sneak peek of the final glam.

Gwyneth posed with her glam squad.

Oh, how we’d love to be a fly on the wall in the hotel rooms before the Met Gala! Maybe next year…

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