I had already decided I wanted to gather up Blake’s Met Gala journey from Serena Van Der Woodsen to the kind of major star who can wear a train four times her height, and then I stumbled upon this slideshow she posted on Instagram:

Some people on Instagram were heavily eye-rolling this, but honestly, I found it funny? Maybe I was just blinded by all the pretty skirts. And they were SO pretty. More views are in the slideshow, along with the rockier road she took to get there.

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