All of the 2019 Met Gala's Best Candid Moments: Selfies, PDA and So Much More

Take a look at all of the one-of-a-kind moments from fashion's big night.

By Samantha Schnurr, Jess Cohen May 07, 2019 1:12 PMTags
Bella Hadid, Katy Perry, 2019 MET Gala, Candids Kevin Tachman/MG19/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue

With a theme like "camp," the 2019 Met Gala was bound to be an over-the-top event—and it definitely delivered. 

On Monday, this year's Met Gala co-chairs Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles kicked off fashion's big night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with ruffles, neon and a whopping four costume changes, setting a supreme example for the rest of the stars to come. The star-studded sea of attendees did not disappoint as guests like Cardi BKaty PerryBilly PorterCiaraLizzo, Janelle Monáe and more let their imaginations soar with style. 

Fortunately for everyone watching from their couches, dozens of cameras lined the pink carpet, capturing every bold, whimsical and wonderfully wild moment. 

2019 Met Gala Red Carpet Fashion

Now, as we soak up another one-of-a-kind Met Gala night, celebrate the evening's unique glamour and take a look at the best candid moments from the annual event. We promise—these pictures will instantly make your day. 

Selfie Time With Solange and Ciara

When sporting such incredible looks at a one-of-a-kind event, one must document the moment. 

A Stylish Smooch

What would a Met Gala date night be for Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott without a kiss? 

Taking a Dip

Lady Gaga seriously stroke a pose when designer Brandon Maxwell dipped her. 

Strike a Pose

Yara ShahidiLupita Nyong'o and Janelle Monáe delivered all of the camp, down to their posing. 

Snapping a Selfie

When Alex Rodriguez, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are in a room together, a selfie is in order. 

Comical Couture

Tracee Ellis Ross brought a standout accessory with her in the form of a picture frame, something that Bella Hadid clearly got a kick out of. 

Getting Into Character

The Girls co-stars rocked the theme in fetish-inspired looks by Christopher Kane. 

Camera Shy

While her dress clearly said otherwise, Hailee Steinfeld was playfully ready for the cameras. 

Singer in the Rain

The one and only Lady Gaga captivated the pink carpet with her campy arrival performance and multiple costume changes. 


Jared Leto showed up with a unique plus one—his decapitated head—which Shawn Mendes luckily caught. 

Hi Harry

The supermodel and crooner caught up inside the annual gala. 

A Met Gala Meal

After quite literally lighting up the pink carpet in a double chandelier ensemble by Moschino, Perry swapped into this meatier look.