08/29/2012 12:57 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

The 8 Most Common Red Carpet Fashion Mistakes (PHOTOS)

With next Thursday's VMAs unofficially kicking off another award season, it's time to start thinking about red carpet style. Whether you're getting glammed up yourself, or judging from afar, everyone could always use a few extra tips. Lucky for us we spoke with event planner Bryan Rafanelli (the man behind the Huffington Post "Oasis" at the 2012 Democratic and Republican National Conventions) and discovered the most common mistakes people make when attending big events.

Click through the slideshow to find out Rafanelli's eight biggest fashion no-nos at any event (red carpet or otherwise).

Red Carpet Style Blunders

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