If you had to sum up the job of a celebrity stylist, you might say something like, “They get paid to dress people well.” Or you might say, “They're the masterminds behind the red carpet.” And while those things may be true, we also like to think of them as the people who know the most about taking a good photo.
That’s why we enlisted our resident celebrity stylists, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, for our latest undertaking: Figuring out which outfits always make you look better in photos. Keep scrolling to find out what our experts say are the three most flattering outfits for taking photographs!
Dress in all one color—coordinating your colors or wearing monochromatic themes always makes for a simple, chic (and slimming!) look.
Tibi Striped Silk Crepe de Chine Blouse ($350)
Tibi Striped Silk Crepe de Chine Tapered Pants ($325)
Avoid wearing something oversized or bulky. A black skinny jean or trouser is good on everyone.
A top with structured shoulders gives definition to your entire upper body. Try a fitted blazer or blouse with peaked shoulders. The clean lines will look sharp in a photo!
Elizabeth and James Tierney Checked Stretch-Knit and Silk Chiffon Top ($325)
Dries Van Noten Embellished Haylock Short-Sleeve Sweatshirt ($945)
Keep reading to find out the big style mistakes most women make—and how to fix them!