Fashion Police's George Kotsiopoulos on How to Look Red Carpet-Worthy At Your Wedding

Wedding Dresses

George Kotsiopoulos, cohost of E!'s Fashion Police and author of Glamorous by George, gives wedding style advice for your red-carpet moment. After all, who doesn't want to look like a star on her wedding day?

Don't expose more than two body parts. If you show your arms and a leg, cover your cleavage. If you show cleavage and a leg, don't bare your arm. A little sexy is perfectly fine; just be respectful of your family.

Get the fit right. When trying on a wedding dress, jump up and down and lean forward to make sure things stay put. If you look from the side and see four boobs, it doesn't fit. And if you raise your arms up and a booby falls out, it's a no-go.

Make sure the fabric doesn't look cheap. It shouldn't have an artificial sheen, and it should be a little fluid. Take flash photos; a lot of inexpensive fabrics reflect light in a way that's not good.

Pick a classic. The dress we see most on red carpets is the strapless mermaid because it's universally flattering. But I'm also obsessed with tea-length gowns. You can dance in them, so you don't need a second dress for the reception. Plus, people can see your shoes!

Take your inspiration from Hollywood's best dressed. If your body type is similar to that of a particular actress—say, Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth, or Jennifer Lawrence—Google photos of her red-carpet looks. Then take them to the salon for inspiration! The same styles will probably look good on you too. If you want to make a simple dress look more expensive, you can wear a beautiful jeweled belt or sparkly heels—or bring on the tiara! Why not?

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