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As the old adage everyone knows goes, "Getting ready for the party is often more fun than the party." And no ones knows how to get ready like really, really famous people who basically get their photograph taken for a living. Although social media isn't permitted inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the celebrities in attendance cannot be stopped from 'gramming their hair, makeup, and gowns from a day full of primping. Let's follow along.
Monday, May 4
Naomi's late and it's...suddenly...cold...in here
Kendall Jenner's makeup look by Estée Lauder: Glowy, pink, lash-heavy
Jourdan Dunn pouts for Burberry's Snapchat account.
Vanessa Hudgens got her pre-Met Gala selfie in. Lashes for days.
P.Diddy is treating himself to a facial/massage hybrid, in honor of tonight's Met Ball.
Emma Roberts is all made up! The actress is almost ready to go, posing in a robe with her Ralph Lauren clutch.
Sarah Jessica Parker posted her customized accessories, which are hanging out on the end of her stoop's railing.
Behold, the booties that shoe hoarder Carrie Bradshaw will be wearing to the Met Ball.
With a little less than three hours to go until the red carpet, Chiara Ferragni has checked hair and makeup off of her list of things to do.
Sarah Jessica Parker's Met Ball ensemble has arrived, and it is FRAGILE.
Karlie Kloss is the proud receiver of a pre-Met Ball facial at the Joanna Vargas Salon.
Katie Holmes is about to start glamming for tonight's festivities with her beloved team. In her Instagram caption, the actress revealed that she'll be wearing Zac Posen.
Roberto Cavalli's Twitter account has teased one of Peter Dundas's first creations for tonight. Could this be a snippet of Kim Kardashian's gown?
Burberry has revealed a sneak peek of what they'll be putting on Naomi Campbell tonight. It will feature sequins, feathers, and one hell of a deep-V.
Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad has revealed that she will be wearing Calvin Klein to the 2015 Met Ball, Instagramming a note from the fashion house's Women's Creative Director. #TheBlondeSaladWearsCalvin is a hashtag that is happening.
Just finished my final Met dress fitting with none other than Peter Dundas for @Roberto_Cavalli This will be his 1st dress for Cavalli!— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) May 4, 2015
After her final fitting before the Met Ball, Kim Kardashian announced that she will be wearing Peter Dundas's first dress for Roberto Cavalli. A previous fitting lasted a whole two hours, so you can imagine that this thing will be a work of art.
Kendall had a morning fitting with Francisco Costa, so expect a non-denim Calvin Klein number on the model. Jenner's Met Ball look will certainly be the fanciest post under the #MyCalvin's hashtag.
Sunday, May 3
Kim Kardashian got her glow on last night, receiving a spray tan in preparation for the Met Ball. Her tanning expert traveled all the way to New York to make sure the reality star is evenly bronzed and streak-free.