6 Style Rules Lea Michele Lives By
THE OVERALL LOOK
Feeling good is key for the actress and singer, no matter what she wears, from gym clothes to red carpet gowns. "I like to be comfortable," says the star, 30. "I don't like to wear heels all the time. I'm from New York—I need to have my walking shoes!" Click through and check out the rest of the style rules Lea Michele swears by.
STOCK UP ON ACTIVEWEAR
PREPARE FOR THE WORST
"I know that if I can get through a fitting dancing to Ariana Grande without a wardrobe malfunction, then I'll probably be good for the night. But sometimes [with high slits] you have to pray to the fashion gods and hope for the best—then be ready to call your dad and let him know what may have happened."
CONSIDER YOUR HEIGHT
"I'm 5'2½", so I try to stay away from anything that has a lot of fabric because it drowns me. Also, it doesn't photograph as well because I'm shorter."
SHOW OFF SOME SKIN
"My red carpet style is pretty classy, though I like to be a little sexy every now and again. It's about balance. If I'm going to have a short dress, I'll have long sleeves. Or if I'm going to have a bare top, I'll have a long skirt."
FLAUNT WHAT YOU'VE GOT
"I love my neck and my chest, and I love accentuating them, which is why I never shy away from a plunging silhouette. I know I work well with it. It's about finding parts of yourself that you think are beautiful and making them shine."