The Celebrity Guide to Posing on the Red Carpet
THE SHOULDER SMOLDER
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.
THE SKINNY ARM
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.)
THE DOUBLE SKINNY ARM
doubles down on go-to move, breaking it out and spreading her wings everywhere from award shows to backstage at the Inauguration.
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.
THE THIGH FLAUNT
THE GIRL ON THE SIDE
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.
THE POCKET PROTECTOR
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.