Met Gala Staircase Pictures 2014

The Most Stunning Met Gala Staircase Shots

Rihanna paused for the cameras.

The 2014 Met Gala took over the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC on Monday night with its annual bash. But before the stars can get inside to celebrate, they must climb the grand staircase, making for some gorgeous photos as they navigate the dramatic carpeted steps. We've rounded up the most stunning staircase shots from this year's gala, starting with Rihanna making her way into the Met.