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The Best Snapchat Accounts for Keeping Up With the Met Ball

Photo: Getty
Photo: Getty

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With a strict social media ban in place for tonight’s Met Gala, it’ll be harder than ever to glean all the intel on the festivities. Even so, Snapchat has risen in the ranks of fashion’s favorite social platforms, and rumor has it that there might be a Met Ball Snapchat story in the works. Whether that happens or not, look to these Snapchat accounts for a behind the scenes look at prep with your favorite celebs, and a first look at the red carpet.


Jamie Beck has announced that she'll be officially instagramming for the Met again this year, so chances are that the self-proclaimed Snapchat lover might sneak in a few snaps.


Rihanna's long been a Met Ball staple, and has been going down history lane with her looks on Instagram today. Her friend Leandra is the one actually manning Rihanna's account, so fingers crossed that she'll be there to document Rihanna's prep process on Snapchat, giving us a sneak peek of her iteration of the theme.


On Twitter, Burberry promised to show us how their Met Gala preparations unfold, and they've already delivered with exclusive snaps of all of the people that they're dressing tonight. If what they've already posted is any indication, we'll get the first look at both Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn's full looks before they even step onto the red carpet.


They've been documenting shopping editor Steff Yotka getting ready for her Cinderella-style trip to the Met Ball, and now she's headed off to take on the red carpet.


Stella has been known to dress the likes of Rihanna and Reese Witherspoon in the past, and often tags along on the red carpet. She's no stranger to snapping big events, so this is another account to look for in hopes of pre-red carpet snaps.


The Yahoo Style team has been snapping since this morning, and because they're a sponsor of the Met exhibit, chances are they'll have great access to all the hush-hush stuff everyone else won't be able to capture.


Chiara is one of the only bloggers that was invited to the event, and already been tweeting up a storm about it. The social media darling has been snapping her arduous "get ready with me" process since she woke up this morning and shows no signs of stopping.


The super stylist is doing red carpet coverage, and word on the street is that he might be doing live critiques.


The New York Times' fashion offshoot let on that they that they'll be snapping from what they describe as "New York’s party of the year." Things to watch for: An up close and personal look at celebs and Bill Cunningham solidifying his stance as the cutest photog in attendance.


Glamour just snapped Rihanna's low key pre-glam entrance, so stay tuned here for celeb arrivals before the actual arrivals.