The rarefied world of red-carpet style is about as far from the way mere mortals dress as Matt Damon was away from home in "The Martian." But that doesn't mean there aren't some real fashion lessons to be learned by watching a constellation of well-dressed stars crowd past E!'s Ryan Seacrest dress by dress and tuxedo by tuxedo.
Here are four nuggets of wardrobe wisdom that will help make your next formal look a winner — no nomination required — courtesy of the 2016 awards show red carpets.
The statement leg
Is the leg slit the new plunging neckline? It sure seems headed in that direction. Ever...