It's no secret that Kendall Jenner looks great, well, always. Her style certainly helps and the fact that she is a model well aware of how poses translate to photographs. When it comes to the latter, she has a subtle yet statement-making photogenic trick that always helps her look flawless in front of the camera. We studied many photos of the It model to identify the common pose she nails every time. If you look closely, you'll notice she often tilts her head slightly to the right to frame her face and elongate her neck. Why does this work? Well, we tapped Getty Images photographer Steve Granitz (who has photographed the model several times) to get the scoop.
As Granitz explained, this trick will make you look slimmer and younger, and it will accentuate your jawline. Think about your angles—facing the camera straight-on is rarely flattering. Turning your head slightly to the right and lowering your chin gives your facial features depth. Why, you ask? Because this action gets rid of shadows, which can make your face look wider, larger, or slightly discolored. Instead, do what Kendall does—stand slightly sideways and tilt your chin a bit downward and a tad to one side for a universally pleasing look. And just like that, you'll be posing for the camera like a pro.
Keep scrolling to check out a variety of photos where Kendall practices her trick for how to look photogenic—and go a bit farther to shop pieces Jenner would love (that will enhance your photos even more).
On Kendall Jenner: Oliver Peoples x The Row sunglasses; Louis Vuitton x Supreme T-shirt; Gucci bag.
Even when stepping outside for a street style moment, Jenner never forgets her pose. As for the outfit, her logo tee is a perfect contrast to a sophisticated fur jacket and trousers.
On Kendall Jenner: Versace gown.
At the biggest fashion event of the year, The Met Gala, you better believe Jenner is employing her signature photogenic trick.
On Kendall Jenner: Chanel belt.
An in-store event Jenner added a slightly cocked hip along with her head tilt. We love the laid-back vibe of her graphic tee paired with the chain belt.
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On Kendall Jenner: Calvin Klein tunic; Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandals ($398).
A hand on the hip is always a smart move to help define the waistline and give your hands something to do.
On Kendall Jenner: Louis Vuitton blazer and skirt.
It's hard to know for sure, but it almost seems like Lagerfeld is employing the slight tilt away from camera too. Perhaps he picked up on Jenner's posing tip.
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On Kendall Jenner: Balmain x H&M jacket, bra, belt, and pants; Francesco Russo sandals.
This picture is a great example of Jenner slightly tucking her chin downward.
This lingerie-inspired slip dress can be worn in so many ways.
Jenner is a new member of the khaki pant trend fan club.
Pink makes every photo better.
A sleek moto jacket will make any photo that much cooler.
When she's not wearing skinnies, Kendall loves cropped jeans like this pair.
Jenner would wear this on its own or peeking out from under a sheer top.
It's possible that Jenner's subtle head turn is also to show off her cool hoop earrings.
These are worthy of their own shoefie.
Tomboy, but stylish, just like Jenner in a nutshell.
Next up, the trick Jenner's friend Gigi Hadid uses to look more photogenic.
This post has been updated by Kat Collings.