7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE SHOULDER SMOLDER

Forget giving the cold shoulder – Jennifer Lopez gives hot shoulders, throwing them back and jutting out her chest, a stance so powerful that it's for certified divas only.

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

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 Taylor Swift and her left limb. (Ironically, the singer has arms that would look fit no matter her stance.)

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE DOUBLE SKINNY ARM

Alicia Keys doubles down on Taylor's go-to move, breaking it out and spreading her wings everywhere from award shows to backstage at the Inauguration.

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE POSH-TURE

Somewhere in between ballet third position and the Rockettes' on-stage formation is Victoria Beckham's trusty red carpet routine – right foot back, left foot forward – from which she rarely strays.

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE THIGH FLAUNT

Even before her infamous Right Leg Moment at the Oscars, Angelina Jolie was showing off upper gams in gowns with superhigh slits.

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE GIRL ON THE SIDE

Lea Michele 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.

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7 Signature Red Carpet Poses

THE POCKET PROTECTOR

Alanis Morissette had one hand in her pocket and the other was hailing a taxi cab, but Ed Westwick clearly takes a limo so he uses his other hand to simply show off his major pinky ring.

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