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Trust us—it's not as easy as "Ready, set, smile"—to create the perfect street style photo. You need a killer outfit, a masterful photographer, and an on-point pose. Whether you're into crossing your legs, swinging your bag, or getting all "akimbo" on us, your stance says quite a bit more about you then just what you like to wear. In fact, we've enlisted renowned body language expert Patti Wood and author of the book Success Signals, Understanding Body Language to tell us more about what your signature stance might be revealing about you without your knowledge. After combing through all our favorite Street Style sites—including ours—we've got the top five go-to street style poses that make regular appearances during Fashion Week or any average Sunday in Soho. So, if you're wondering if your preferred pose made the cut, click through to see what your street style stance says about you!
Written by Christene Barberich; Illustrations by Isabelle Rancier
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