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Celebrities Have To Do A Lot Of Weird Things To Get Ready For The Red Carpet — Would You Make The Same Choices?

It's time to ✨manifest✨

Let me set the scene: after years of auditioning between shifts as a server, you finally landed your big break. Now, you're nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards, and it's time to get ready for the red carpet.

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There are a lot of things celebs typically do when they're getting ready for the red carpet, and your new stylist wants your help making a few big decisions.

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So, I'm going to present you with a few ~hypothetical scenarios~ regarding your newfound fame, and all you have to do is decide with the click of a button!

  1. 1. Since you're a newcomer, designers are hesitant to loan you an outfit, and your stylist informs you that they don't have any offers yet. What do you do?

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1. Since you're a newcomer, designers are hesitant to loan you an outfit, and your stylist informs you that they don't have any offers yet. What do you do?
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    Choose something you like from a recent runway show and ask your stylist to reach out to the designer
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    Go to the mall or look online for something you like and buy it yourself
  1. 2. Your stylist informs you that you just got an offer to wear a sample of the Gucci look you’ve been eyeing. However, your costar, who is already feeling bad about themselves because they weren't nominated, has their eye on the same outfit. What do you do?

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2. Your stylist informs you that you just got an offer to wear a sample of the Gucci look you’ve been eyeing. However, your costar, who is already feeling bad about themselves because they weren't nominated, has their eye on the same outfit. What do you do?
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    Let them have it — I can find something better
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    Have my stylist call it in — it's mine
  1. 3. Your stylist secured an outfit you love, but you just got a call that Dior offered to pay you $250,000 to wear one of their designs, which you're not as thrilled about. Which outfit would you choose?

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3. Your stylist secured an outfit you love, but you just got a call that Dior offered to pay you $250,000 to wear one of their designs, which you're not as thrilled about. Which outfit would you choose?
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    I'd wear the outfit I love for free
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    I'd take the money and wear the Dior outfit
  1. 4. Your stylist is excited to inform you that Cartier agreed to loan you a necklace that's worth $4.5 million. However, it will have to be flown in on a private plane from Paris, which will result in a lot of carbon emissions. Do you take the necklace?

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4. Your stylist is excited to inform you that Cartier agreed to loan you a necklace that's worth $4.5 million. However, it will have to be flown in on a private plane from Paris, which will result in a lot of carbon emissions. Do you take the necklace?
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    Yes, the world is ending, and I deserve to sparkle
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    No, I'll put the environment first and borrow something from a local designer instead
  1. 5. Plot twist! Thanks to a very exciting brand deal, you're the new face of Givenchy. While it's not a requirement, you're expected to wear one of their designs to the Oscars. What do you decide?

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5. Plot twist! Thanks to a very exciting brand deal, you're the new face of Givenchy. While it's not a requirement, you're expected to wear one of their designs to the Oscars. What do you decide?
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    I'm sticking with the outfit I already have planned
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    I'll proudly rep my new sponsor
  1. 6. You just found out that your costar might wear an outfit that's nearly identical to yours. What do you do?

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6. You just found out that your costar might wear an outfit that's nearly identical to yours. What do you do?
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    Go ahead and wear the outfit you have planned
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    Ask your stylist to find you a backup plan
  1. 7. Your shoes fit perfectly, but your stylist is worried about you getting blisters from standing in them for so long. Which option do you choose to make sure that doesn't happen?

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7. Your shoes fit perfectly, but your stylist is worried about you getting blisters from standing in them for so long. Which option do you choose to make sure that doesn't happen?
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    Wear the same shoes in a size up
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    Spray deodorant on your feet before you put your shoes on
  1. 8. Your stylist is worried your makeup is going to smudge onto your clothes. You could protect your clothes by putting a scarf over your face first, but you won't be able to see until you're fully dressed. What do you do?

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8. Your stylist is worried your makeup is going to smudge onto your clothes. You could protect your clothes by putting a scarf over your face first, but you won't be able to see until you're fully dressed. What do you do?
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    Tie the scarf around my face — whatever it takes to protect the clothes!
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    I'll just be extra careful — I don't want to miss a second of my transformation!
  1. 9. Another plot twist! The in-person event was canceled, but it's going to be held virtually. Do you still ask your stylist to do the whole outfit, or would you rather focus on the part that's in frame?

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9. Another plot twist! The in-person event was canceled, but it's going to be held virtually. Do you still ask your stylist to do the whole outfit, or would you rather focus on the part that's in frame?
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    Style me from head to toe, and I'll put it on Instagram
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    Just style me from the waist up so I can wear my pajama pants
  1. 10. The day after the Oscars, you check your notifications and find a BuzzFeed post about how incredible you looked last night. You decide to go get a celebratory donut, but do you want your stylist to plan your casual outfit?

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10. The day after the Oscars, you check your notifications and find a BuzzFeed post about how incredible you looked last night. You decide to go get a celebratory donut, but do you want your stylist to plan your casual outfit?
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    I want my stylist's help with my day-to-day looks — there are cameras everywhere!
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    I don't want help picking out an everyday outfit — save the stylist for the next red carpet!

You can read more behind-the-scenes facts about red carpet fashion here!

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