Celebrities on the Met Gala Staircase 2013

The Most Stunning Met Gala Staircase Shots

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stopped for a photo op before making their way up the steps.

The annual Costume Institute Benefit is all about fashion and fun, but before the stars can celebrate inside the bash, they have to make their way into the Metropolitan Museum of Art by way of the grand staircase. The dramatic carpeted steps make for gorgeous photos — and sometimes dress difficulties — as celebrities navigate the steps in their stylish gowns and getups. We've rounded up the most stunning staircase shots from this year's gala, starting with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's moment on their way into the Met.