Bella Hadid, Katy Perry, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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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 Monáeand 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. 

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. 

Solange Knowles, Ciara, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Lady Gaga, Brandon Maxwell, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Yara Shahidi, Janelle Monae, Lupita Nyong'o, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Bella Hadid, Tracee Ellis Ross, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Jemima Kirke, Christopher Kane, Lena Dunham, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Hailee Steinfeld, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Lady Gaga, 2019 MET Gala, Candids

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Shawn Mendes, Jared Leto, 2019 Met Gala

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Kendall Jenner, Harry Styles, 2019 Met Gala, Inside

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Katy Perry, 2019 Met Gala, Inside

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