The Emmys are television’s (and Netflix’s and Amazon’s and Hulu’s) biggest night! Through Instagram, celebrities generously gave us peeks at the process of going from beautiful to beautifuler for the purple carpet. Plus, just like us, they ride in cars, too! Here are the best behind-the-scenes snapshots.

The real stars of the Emmys are the glam squads.

1. My queen.

@emmys2019 WE BE ROLLLLLIN! @jlo just as heads up you have inspired this years lewk. 💁‍♀️ I am one lucky lady to have the best glam squad ever invented… @jennychohair @jilliandempsey @petraflannery @jennahipp YOU HAVE LIT THIS CHICK ON FYRE! 🔥thank you thank you thank you! #motherofdragonstakesafinalgoodbye #mighthaveneededadragontogetmethereontime 🤢 #iplanonseeingtomorrowssunrise #🍾 #✌️ #😂 #❤️

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2. Rachel Brosnahan team ASSEMBLE.

Squad O’ Glam

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3. You’re a good man, Theon.

Come onnn Emmmmmys

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4. Viola Davis with some words of encouragement.

Good luck to all the nominees ❤️👍🏿😁 #Emmys

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5. A moving tribute to Ike Barinholtz from Ike Barinholtz.

Gorgeous photo of me and my #wife on our way to the Emmys – watch it tonight on FOX if u want to see me and some funny folks✌🏽

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6. Jameela Jamil keeps it real.

7. Billy Porter’s hat did that!

THE MOMENT HAS ARRIVED HUNTIES! #ad With my @KetelOne_US martini in hand, taking a moment to reflect on dreaming the impossible and making it a reality. Growing up, there was never representation of someone who looked like me… So to live in my truth, be loved for being who I am and standing proud as the first openly gay, black man to walk the #EmmyAwards red carpet as a Lead Actor Drama nominee… Y’all just don’t know what this moment means to me. Here’s to celebrating 50 years of life, 30 years of hard work and learning to embrace the JOY! This isn’t for me… It’s for US! Now let’s go shut this thing down ya’ll! 🍸DrinkMarvelously #EmmyAwards #KetelOne #Beanexample 📸 by @santiagraphy / @gettyimages Style by @sammyratelle Grooming by @heyannabee Wearing custom @michaelkors collection Custom Hat by @stephenjonesmillinery Fine Jewels by @oscarheyman Nails by @cndworld @nailzbyvee

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8. Stay gold, Natasha Lyonne.

9. This is them.

Always happy to be here and twinning with my girl, @susankelechiwatson.💓 Thanks for having us @televisionacad! #Emmys

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10. Antoni looking like a ripe and firm avocado.

My first ever accessory from the Polo Bear collection @ralphlauren was a cocktail napkin w the iconic character in a white tux. I was 6. The @omega logo donned the pace clock I would watch during swim practice as a kid as I waited to begin my daily practice. Tonight I get to proudly wear two brands as nods to my youth and the boy who didn’t know what dreams would come. Featured here is a custom Ralph Lauren Purple label tuxedo and Omega’s Speedmaster Moonshine Gold Apollo 11 50th Anniversary timepiece.

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11. This is all Zendaya gave us.

12. Missandei got her head back.

13. Sophie Turner danced with The Devil Wears Prada.

14. James Van Der Beek has confidence.

15. Ken Jeong is your dad.

Emmy bound.

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16. Did you know that NECK MASKS were a thing?