Red-Carpet Ready 101: Pro Tips

Want to hit up your next big event like an A-list celeb? We consulted top fashion and beauty experts to find out how you can take a paparazzi-approved pic, avoid wardrobe malfunction, and rock any red carpet.

By Kate Schweitzer

January 5, 2011 5:00 PM
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Prepare for Emergencies

Bloch's No. 1 piece of advice for real women on the red carpet? Be prepared. "You never know what can happen," he warns. "I would always have mints … drinking champagne or Red Bull and vodkas do bad things to your breath. Also, bring a couple pieces of double-stick tape, a Band-Aid in case your shoe rubs you the wrong way, and a needle with thread that matches your dress." Good advice, seeing that several stars have had wardrobe malfunctions this past year, including Katherine Heigl, whose strap came undone as she was accepting an award at ShoWest.
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