Behind every red carpet picture is a super-talented team, including the all-important stylist.
We all get to see the perfectly staged hand-on-hip, head-tilted-to-one-side view, but if you want to get a really good look inside the fittings and dressing rooms of your most adored A-listers then you need to follow the people who get them ready. So hurrah for Instagram—it has flung open the doors of this elite group, revealing everything from pictures of emergency sewing kits to sneak peeks of the gown before it hits the spotlight. These 21 stylists below give you a real insight into the fashion at award season and beyond. Trust us, you won’t believe how many shoes they get to call in for a fitting. Scroll down to start snooping!