The Met Gala Isn't as Serious as You Think

Though the Met Gala may seem serious with its formal wear and themes, it's really just an excuse for stars to get together and have fun. At the 2014 event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC on Monday, friends from Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Alba to Beyoncé and Lupita Nyong'o enjoyed each other's company. Couples also followed suit, like Victoria and David Beckham sharing a smooch and Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds being too cute for words. Lucky for us, they all shared the snaps on social media!

Keep reading to see the night's cutest celebrity candids, and be sure to follow POPSUGAR on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter!

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Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady couldn't keep their hands off each other. Source: Instagram user mariotestino

Stella McCartney, Johnny Depp, and Marion Cotillard posed. Source: Instagram user mariotestino

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn made an entrance. Source: Instagram user mariotestino

Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian had a sweet sister moment. Source: Instagram user kendalljenner

Nicole Richie, Cara Delevingne, Zooey Deschanel, Zoe Kravitz, Hayden Panettiere, and Riley Keough took an epic photo. Source: Instagram user nicolerichie

Beyoncé and Jay Z cuddled inside. Source: Instagram user beyonce

Selena Gomez met one of her favorite couples, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. Source: Instagram user selenagomez

Lea Michele puckered up with Kristen Wiig, Allison Williams, and Andy Cohen. Source: Instagram user msleamichele

Jay Z and Kanye West were all smiles. Source: Instagram user kimkardashian

Suki Waterhouse kicked up her feet. Source: Instagram user sukiwaterhouse

Leighton Meester and Peter Dundas looked supercool. Source: Instagram user itsmeleighton

Hayden Panettiere had a blast with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. Source: Twitter user haydenpanettiere

Amy Adams and Tory Burch stayed close. Source: Instagram user amytastley

Reese Witherspoon held on to her Stella McCartney balloon. Source: Instagram user reesewitherspoon

Kate Upton and Rita Ora had fun. Source: Instagram user ritaora

Lily Donaldson, Karlie Kloss, Georgia May Jagger, and Taylor Swift left together. Source: Instagram user mariotestino

Lena Dunham and Shailene Woodley were totally silly. Source: Instagram user officialrodarte

Victoria and David Beckham shared a sweet kiss on the red carpet. Source: Twitter user metmuseum

"Nope. Can't sit," Kendall Jenner captioned this pic. Source: Instagram user kendalljenner

Reese Witherspoon, Kate Bosworth, Stella McCartney, and Cara Delevingne got goofy. Source: Instagram user caradelevingne

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds posed perfectly on the carpet. Source: Twitter uservoguemagazine

Tom Brady and Gisele Bünchden couldn't stay away from each other at the end of the night. Source: Instagram user giseleofficial

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian posed with model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and designer Oliver Rousteing. Source: Instagram user kimkardashian

Zooey Deschanel snapped a selfie with her friend Tennessee Thomas on the way to the gala. Source: Instagram user zooeydeschanel

Pitch Perfect 2 costars Anna Kendrick and Hailee Steinfeld had a moment. Source: Twitter user metmuseum

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend got ready with their pup, Pippa. Source: Instagram user ralphlauren

Kendall Jenner buddied up with Chanel Iman and Jourdan Dunn. Source: Instagram user chaneliman

Beyoncé and Solange Knowles hung out with Lupita Nyong'o and Sarah Paulson. Source: Instagram user beyonce