The selfie, once mocked as an expression of vanity, has fast become a highbrow art form. It was the Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year in 2013. This past spring, the Saatchi Gallery in London dedicated an entire exhibition to the history of the selfie, from Diego Velazquez to Kim Kardashian. Hell, the new iPhone X unlocks with one. That being said, the next time you hold up your front-facing camera for a quick snap, bring your A-game, because expectations are looming large from any and all recipients.
If you could use a few pointers, Olivia Culpo, former pageant queen-turned-influencer extraordinaire, with 2.2 Instagram million followers to her name, offered up some pro tips that will help you seriously up your selfie game.