You’ve gotta love Instagram for lifting the veil on the crazy amount of work that goes into prepping celebrities for major events like the Met Gala. It’s no small feat putting together a look that will appease both Anna Wintour and the hordes of online critics while still being comfortable enough to rock the night away in. In fact, “Chaos to Couture” is probably an apt description for all of the teasing, trimming, shellacking, pinning, and fitting that goes into every look. Thanks to behind-the-scenes pics, we’ve got a look at how Jessica Biel, Madonna, Gisele Bündchen, and more got ready for the punk extravaganza.
See the Instagrammed snaps below, and to see who got it right on the red carpet, check out our roundup of the evening’s ten best dressed stars: