Lifestyle Style The Celebrity Guide to Posing on the Red Carpet Picking the right outfit and getting your hair and makeup done is just the beginning – you also need a signature stance like Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift and more By Zoe Ruderman Published on January 31, 2013 11:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 07 THE SHOULDER SMOLDER Splash News Online; Admedia; Ramey Forget giving the cold shoulder – gives hot shoulders, throwing them back and jutting out her chest, a stance so powerful that it’s for certified divas only. 02 of 07 THE SKINNY ARM Startraks; WireImage; Splash News Online When the camera comes out, scores of women immediately get in hand-to-hip position. But no one has perfected it quite like and her left limb. (Ironically, the singer has arms that would look fit no matter her stance.) 03 of 07 THE DOUBLE SKINNY ARM Startraks; WireImage; Courtesy Alicia Keys doubles down on go-to move, breaking it out and spreading her wings everywhere from award shows to backstage at the Inauguration. 04 of 07 THE POSH-TURE Getty; Splash News Online; WireImage Somewhere in between ballet third position and the Rockettes’ on-stage formation is trusty red carpet routine – right foot back, left foot forward – from which she rarely strays. 05 of 07 THE THIGH FLAUNT WireImage; Getty; Getty Even before her infamous Right Leg Moment at the Oscars, was showing off upper gams in gowns with superhigh slits. 06 of 07 THE GIRL ON THE SIDE Ramey; BEImages; WireImage doesn’t need us to tell her what her best side is. She clearly already knows it’s her left, mugging for cameras again and again in profile. 07 of 07 THE POCKET PROTECTOR Zuma; FilmMagic; Getty Alanis Morissette had one hand in her pocket and the other was hailing a taxi cab, but clearly takes a limo so he uses his other hand to simply show off his major pinky ring.