10 Fashion Lessons We Can Learn From 'Dancing With the Stars'


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Use Your No. 1 Accessory
At a private dance rehearsal, Niecy Nash shows off two signature accessories: a flower and a smile.
At a private dance rehearsal, Niecy Nash shows off two signature accessories: a flower and a smile.
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Sure, pouty models might look gorgeous and all, but who really wants to strike up a conversation with someone who looks like she's itching to throw punches? And have you ever seen a frowning contestant on "DWTS" (when they're not receiving their scores)? A smile is the key to a great performance.

Increase your face value (get it?) by flashing that megawatt smile you were born with. If you're self-conscious about your smile, it's easy enough to use an over-the-counter whitening system or even have minor dental work to give your smile the oomph you desire. All the diamonds or sparkly outfits in the world can't even come close to the natural transformation that a radiant smile provides, so be sure to break yours out from time to time.

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  • Fitzpatrick, Beth Cooney. "'Dancing With the Stars' Costume Recap: Getting Personal." Stylist. April 5, 2011. (April 19, 2011). http://www.stylelist.com/2011/04/05/dancing-with-the-stars-costume-recap-getting-personal/
  • Fitzpatrick, Beth Cooney. "'Dancing With the Stars' Fashion Recap: Kirstie Alley Loses Her Shoe." Stylelist. April 12, 2011. (April 19, 2011). http://www.stylelist.com/2011/04/12/dancing-with-the-stars-fashion-recap-kirstie-alley-loses-her-shoe/
  • Morrill, Hannah. "'Dancing With the Stars' Makeup Secrets: Kendra Wilkinson's Red Hot Look." In Style. April 5, 2011. (April 19, 2011). http://news.instyle.com/2011/04/05/dancing-with-the-stars-makeup-artist-kendra-wilkinson/
  • The Associated Press. "Magic behind custom-made costumes for 'Dancing With the Stars.'" March 23, 2011. (April 19, 2011). http://www.nola.com/tv/index.ssf/2011/03/magic_behind_custom-made_costu.html

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