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Needless to say, we had a serious staring problem at the Met Gala. Getting starstruck is one thing, but being surrounded by A-list talent everywhere is an overload we're not sure we're gonna get used to. But, we're working on it.
Yes, we dipped our toes into the gawker pool by poaching candid snaps of the stars when they first arrived last night. You know, it's the moments before the red-carpet camera that truly matter. And, surely this shutter shock will condition us to get used to the smiles, the waves, the gowns...
So, we played paparazzo at the biggest night of fashion and fame, getting candid, never-before-seen pics of everyone from Lea Michele to ASAP Rocky. And, guess what? When they're hopping out of cars, getting prepped, and even saying hi to us, they're not that terrifyingly beautiful and unapproachable, after all. Next time, we're totally gonna grab dinner with Maggie Gyllenhaal. Just you watch.
Photographed by Erin Yamagata