couture should be worn on the red carpet -- where else can you get away with miles of whipped organza, gem-studded bodices, and fabric shinier than the glean on a statuette? these stars know that ready-to-wear is for runners-up.
The design of the dress should follow the proportion of the body. The shorter the person, the shorter the dress and vice versa. Heels can be worn to alter the height to the proportion. No matter how intricate the design, it must follow the shape of the body