5 Red Carpet Fashion Secrets That Are Hidden From the Public Eye

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When we enjoy the outfits of stars on the red carpet, we have no idea how much effort went into creating them. The preparation for such important events can take several weeks or even months. Celebrities have entire teams of professionals, like stylists, hairdressers, makeup artists, and even seamstresses. And in order to make sure everything goes smoothly, celebrities and their assistants use all sorts of different tricks.

They have bras on, even when it seems like they don’t.

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In 2022, Jennifer Lopez appeared in public, wearing a dress and looking like she didn’t have a bra on. But this was only an illusion. She was, in fact, wearing a bra, and in some photos, you can see the straps.

They tread lightly and add practical elements to their dresses.

If you look closely at the outfits of stars, you will notice a common element in all the boldest dresses — transparent lining. For example, in 2020, Paris Hilton wore a long red dress with impressive cleavage. And thanks to some barely noticeable lycra lining, this dress was able to stay in place.

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Priyanka Chopra used a similar trick in 2019. She wore a tight black dress with some draping along the belly area. You can see a thick lining, and its main point was likely to minimize any discomfort when wearing the dress.


It’s hard to believe, but even Viola Davis’s dress at the 2021 Oscars had some lining in it. The white dress with perforations created the illusion that you could see the skin through it. However, she was wearing a skin-toned corset. Around 20 different types of dye were used to create the dress.

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The gorgeous red dress Scarlett Johansson wore for the 2020 Golden Globes had a transparent lining in the cleavage area. It’s a small detail, but it definitely made her life way easier that night.

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Kate Beckinsale’s dresses also have a lining in them. The actress adores dresses with big cleavage, and this small trick helps her to avoid all sorts of unpredictable situations.

They use shapewear.

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During a 2021 press conference, Lopez revealed another one of her secrets. She was wearing a tight mini-dress together with shapewear shorts to make her dress fit perfectly.

They take care of their health.

In 2007, Helena Bonham Carter visited the Venice Film Festival in an elegant taffeta dress. The actress was pregnant at the time, so, in addition to some trendy accessories, she was also wearing a compression stocking under her black tights.

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On March 31, 2011, Blake Lively visited the CinemaCon festival. The actress blinded everyone with her smile and wasn’t shy about wearing a patch on her leg. She still looked stunning, and later that night, when Lively removed it, it became obvious that she just scratched her leg.

They wear wigs and artificial hair.


In 2016, Bella Hadid was in Cannes with ultrashort bangs that turned out to be artificial. It becomes obvious when you compare 2 photos of the model — one taken at the festival on the 18th of May, and the other, taken 8 days later. No matter how fast her hair grows, it wouldn’t have grown this much in such a short time.

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Naomi Campbell also regularly uses artificial hair. The model said that the years of working in the fashion industry have taken a toll on the health of her natural hair, so she wears wigs and isn’t afraid to admit it.

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Lage Gaga without a wig is also a rare sight. She changes her image so often that natural hair wouldn’t be able to withstand it. That’s why she needs artificial locks.

Aside from wigs, women use hair extensions that can increase hair volume and length in a matter of minutes. Paris Hilton uses them a lot.

Which of these tricks are the most effective? Maybe you have similar life hacks as well!

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