Celebrities and their glam squads wake up early when it's the first Monday in May.
Everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Kate Hudson to Kim Kardashian West have been sharing their prep pics ahead of the 2016 Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, otherwise known as fashion's Oscars. The theme of this year's gala is Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, and Vogue editor-in-chief and artistic director of Conde Nast, Anna Wintour, has already confirmed that one of the celebrities' gowns was created entirely by artificial intelligence.
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As we anxiously await the red carpet arrivals of these style-savvy stars, here's a look at how one preps for the biggest night in fashion.
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Taylor Swift is the co-chair of the gala alongside actor Idris Elba, and, given what she's worn in years past, we can't wait to see what she'll be rocking when she hits those Met steps. Here's a look back at all of the 26-year-old singer's Met Gala looks through the years.