They're talented, they're gorgeous and they're poised like an Oscar statuette. But even stars with a whole entourages of stylists can – and do – make serious fashion foibles.
We jumped on the horn with legendary costume designer Bob Mackie get his tips on what makes a successful Oscars look.
1. Seflie, selfie, selfie!
When walking the Oscars red carpet, the real audience is the hundreds of millions of people looking at photographs online, in newspapers and magazines for months or even years to come. A dress may look stunning in person to the few you’re face to face with on Oscars night, but if it doesn't photograph well, move on.
Bob Says: "Every dress has so many elements to it. You know the fabric can be unflattering or not photograph well… There could be a beautiful dress that doesn't look good on you. Just try on things and see what they look like and always photograph them. In the wrong kind of dress, you can look like you have a big tummy - and maybe you don't at all but that'sRead More »from How to Dress for the Oscars: Style Secrets From Fashion Legend Bob Mackie