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.


January 5, 2011 5:00 PM
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If You Can't, Opt for a Wedge

If you know you won't make it two steps without a rolled ankle in stilettos, Bloch says that wedges are a good compromise. "They are obviously more comfortable, or you can go with a thicker heel," he says. In rare cases, flats work. "A flat works really well with a ball gown or a full skirt, but it doesn't look chic with a fitted dress or, say, a mermaid silhouette." And make it a jeweled sandal, not just a flip flop. (And sorry, Kristen Stewart, but Bloch says to always leave the sneakers at home.)