The goal is to be perfect yet natural, like Eva Longoria Parker at left. "You don't need to be erect and stiff to be taken seriously," says image coach Patti Wood. "Stand with your feet 4-6 inches apart, then imagine a balloon tied to the top of your head pulling everything up ever so slightly."
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.