When it comes to the annual Met Ball, it's no secret that the night is filled with the world's most beautiful people rubbing elbows, taking selfies, and doing some serious partying. But while the big event is undoubtedly the highlight of the fashion calendar, not all of the fun occurs post-red carpet. In fact, thanks to our sniffing skills on Instagram, it seems like pre-gala glamming is just as exciting as the event itself—especially when you have an entire beauty squad to help you get ready. So from #IWokeUpLikeThis pics to the classic selfies en route, click through for our favorite celeb moments captured before the big ball.