We’ve covered in depth the myriad of ways to take a great photo. From avoiding a low angle to standing up straight, the tips and tricks to looking top-notch on camera are ready for the taking. But there's always more to learn, right? That's why we turned to our favorite celebrities for some posing inspiration.
Women in the limelight spend a lot of time posing for photographs, so naturally, they're very well versed in the tricks of the trade. When it comes to women who seemingly never take a bad photo, we looked a bit closer and realized they have a small set of poses they always turn to. Enter: today’s slideshow. We gathered 14 celebrity poses for you to practice and perfect for your next event. Trust us—your Instagram feed will thank you.
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WHO: Chiara Ferragni
HOW: Play it cool and cross one foot over the other.
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WHO: Alessandra Ambrosio
HOW: Hands on hips, feet hip-length apart.
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WHO: Taylor Swift
HOW: Pretend you are in ballet class and point your foot forward with one hand firmly on your hip.
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WHO: Alexa Chung
HOW: Cross at your ankles, and flatten the outer edge of your foot onto the ground.
WHO: Eva Chen
HOW: Shift your weight to one side, but instead of a severe hip pop, point your toe out as far as you can in the opposite direction.
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WHO: Olivia Palermo
HOW: No muss, no fuss—just stick your right leg slightly more forward than the left.
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WHO: Blake Lively
HOW: Face the corner with a hand on your hip and the same foot forward.
WHO: Emma Stone
HOW: Stand with your arms at your side and feet almost touching, and slightly shift your rib cage to the left or right.
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HOW: Pose from the side to show off your curves, of course.
WHO: Victoria Beckham
HOW: Face the camera at a three-quarter angle, lean back, and snap!
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WHO: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
HOW: Posing with your bestie? Forget slinging your arms around each other’s shoulders. Stand tall and face inward toward each other. Don’t forget to say “prunes”!
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WHO: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
HOW: Cross your legs, but keep them and your arms straight to elongate your body.
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WHO: Karlie Kloss
HOW: Ever so slightly shift your weight to the left, and casually place your hand on your hip.
HOW: Slightly bend your elbows and place both hands palm down onto your upper thighs.
This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Emily Greenberg.