30 Of The Most Embarrassing Celeb Wardrobe Malfunctions

By Nick Hadji 11 months ago

1. Elizabeth Olsen

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While in Paris, WandaVision actress Elizabeth Olsen posed for the paparazzi at the launch of the first Miu Miu fragrance.  And, of course, the inevitable happened - her skirt blew up!  Yep, that'll be the wind again.  Did no one tell her that there's also wind in Paris?Original content sourced from Femanin.com

2. Gigi Hadid

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Gigi Hadid is one of the world's most in-demand models at the moment and always seems to grace our screens with her latest wardrobe mishap.  But the truth is models literally always experience these fashion fails.  And just to name one occasion, at a Marc Jacobs runway event, she broke one of her heels but chose to walk it barefoot anyway.

3. Cardi B

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Wearing this amazing catsuit, unfortunately, Cardi B managed to split it during a performance at the music festival, Bonnaroo.  And the rip was definitely not discreet but instead of hiding away, she managed to brush it off with her trademark sense of humor!

4. Cara Delevingne

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At the world premiere of the Peter Pan prequel, Pan, Cara Delevingne turned up looking a million bucks and posed for photographs wearing a black fringed mini dress.  As soon as her back turned though, she was photographed leaning over the barrier, flashing a bit of her derriere.

5. Jonah Hill

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And what other way to deal with an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction than to completely and utterly ignore it?  Well, this is how Jonah Hill dealt with a very obvious and rather big split in his trousers at a Baftas party... Very expertly done, Jonah!

6. Paris Hilton

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At first glance, you might not notice anything about Paris Hilton's embarrassing wardrobe malfunction here.  But look a little closer and you will see that her shoes don't match!  Yep - she went on The Tonight Show with two different colors of heels.  She laughed it off though - thankfully!

7. Janet Jackson

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Nipplegate is certainly common for lots of female celebrities.  And people seem to make such a big deal out of it!  Even Janet Jackson wasn't protected by her onstage outfit!  Whilst performing with Justin Timberlake, she sneakily managed to cover herself with a signature dance move.

8. Ariel Winter

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And sometimes, celebs aren't totally oblivious to their wardrobe fails!  But the paparazzi don't care about this.  Even when they are trying to cover up, they are still snapped.  Take Modern Family actress, Ariel Winters as an example.  At least it was only a near miss!

9. Brad Pitt

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And Brad Pitt is no stranger to a bit of a wardrobe fail.  Remember his appearance at the Berlin premiere of Bullet Train?  Yes - the time he wore that linen skirt.  But, apparently, this was no wardrobe malfunction.  In fact, some on social media praised him for the deliberate fashion statement aimed at normalizing men wearing skirts.  When asked why he wore it at the time, he just said "the breeze, the breeze".

10. Ivanka Trump

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Next time Ivanka Trump goes outside in public, she should probably consider the effect the wind would have on her outfit.  Because, clearly, the wind has the power to cause the worst wardrobe fails.  And Ivanka Trump wasn't immune to the unfortunate timing of the wind and the speed of the photographer.  Just look at those sleeves!

11. Ben Affleck

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Actor, Ben Affleck had a bit of a battle with his fly at the Suicide Squad premiere.  And, of course, his struggle with his zip was all caught on camera.  It just didn't seem to want to stay up, no matter how many times he tried to fix it!  Someone get Ben some new trousers!

12. Hayden Panetierre

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At the Met Gala in New York in 2014, Hayden Panetierre, the belle of the ball, took a huge tumble on the red carpet.  She isn't the first to fall down the infamous perilous stairs at the gala, but she certainly kept her modesty by laughing off the whole incident and carrying on!

13. David Beckham

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David Beckham has had some interesting ideas about fashion over the years.  And his fashion faux pas are some things we would prefer to forget!  From wearing a matching black leather tracksuit with his wife, Victoria, to that sarong he wore in 2008!  Yep - that image is now back in your head!  You're welcome!

14. Gabriella Papadakis

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French figure skater, Gabriella Papadakis, suffered a rather embarrassing wardrobe failure during her ice dancing routine at the Winter Olympics in 2018.  But she isn't the only ice dancer to show a bit more skin than they intended to.  Perhaps they need some better costumes!

15. Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus actually has so many wardrobe malfunctions that they don't seem to faze her anymore.  And to be fair why should they?!  One of the most extreme malfunctions she experienced, though, was when her top seemed to completely disintegrate whilst she was performing on New Year's Eve.  Which, we have to say, she dealt with expertly!

16. Kaitlyn Bristowe

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Imagine your worst clothing nightmare.  Yes - you've got it.  You're at the Emmy's and your dress is basically in half!  This is what happened to former Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe when her zipper completely broke during the awards ceremony.  Ouch!

17. Harry Styles

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Harry Styles definitely has his fair share of outrageous (and awesome) clothing and, most of the time, it's pretty reliable.  Not these trousers though!  The singer absolutely sang his heart out to his hit song "Music for a Sushi Restaurant" at his gig in LA so much so that his brown, shiny trousers split straight down the middle!

18. Helen Mirren

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Helen Mirren isn't even safe from an unfortunate blunder.  In fact, she took a trip up the steps of the red carpet which are seemingly impossible to navigate for some!  The actress managed to fall extremely gracefully, though, and even stayed in good spirits.

19. Meghan Markle

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Meghan's outfit here has been questioned as to whether it was actually intentional that you could see her underwear.  But why would it be?  Looking at this photograph, it makes us wonder whether her skirt has caught the light in such a way as to make it look like her underwear is on show?

20. Kate Middleton

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Even Kate Middleton is no stranger to a few wardrobe mishaps.  In fact, this isn't the first time her clothes have been caught in the wind to give her that Marilyn Monroe moment.  It is unlikely, though, that she really wanted this to happen wasn't it?!

21. Shia Labeouf

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Shia Labeouf has a soft spot for neon leggings, as you can see here.  But wearing these insanely revealing pink bottoms wasn't just a fashion statement, it was actually for a very good cause: to raise awareness for a cancer charity.  Good on you, Shia!

22. Margot Robbie

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Margot Robbie also suffered a potentially mortifying red-carpet wardrobe malfunction.  But luckily, fellow actor and costar, Alexander Skarsgard, was on hand to assist her with her dress seemed to have come undone while she walked the red carpet.  Phew!

23. Justin Beiber

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Singer, Justin Beiber, has had his fair share of experiences with nearly losing his trousers on stage!  In fact, he spent quite a lot of his younger days dancing around the stage half-naked!  So much so that Miley Cyrus even once told him to put some clothes on!  That's rich!

24. Katy Perry

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And Katy Perry is no stranger to showing a bit more than she bargained for on stage, once ripping her trousers during a performance!  In fact, she's definitely done this kind of thing more than once!  But she doesn't ever let it get her down and she brushes it off like a pro!

25. Kirsten Stewart

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We've all been there.  At the end of a long evening, we felt the relief of kicking off our high-heeled shoes and walking barefoot into the night.  And this is exactly what Kirsten Stewart did on the red carpet once!  The difference was though, she did it at the start of the night!  We don't blame you, Kirsten!

26. Tara Reid

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Actress, Tara Reid is really well-known for her roles in 90s teen classics, like the American Pie series.  And people may remember the time in 2004 when her silky dress strap slid down at Diddy's birthday bash and went unnoticed for a number of seconds... Obviously, the snap-happy paparazzi managed to get at least a million photos!

27. Lil Nas X

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Little Nas X recalled his hilarious wardrobe malfunction on Saturday Night Live, where his trousers seemed to split straight up his right thigh!  He said that they actually split when he danced around his pole and he had to hold on to his crotch all night!  Now that's a real oops moment!

28. Simon Cowell

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Simon Cowell is no stranger to an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction and a good few thousand UK X Factor viewers got a bit of a surprise one evening as they cozied up to watch the talent show.  They definitely thought they may have got way more than they bargained for!  But he insists it was just his toe!  We certainly hope so!

29. Lady GaGa

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Now, Lady Gaga is a person of interesting tastes in fashion, not to mention her dress made entirely from meat (which must be pretty off by now).  But despite her exotic tastes, Lady Gaga also fails sometimes when it comes to her wardrobe!  And at the CFDA Awards, gravity was not her friend and she was caught without her nipple tape.  Oops!

30. Nicky Hilton

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And finally, we have Nicky Hilton, who accidentally showed off more than she wanted to at Paris Fashion Week.  And although from the front, Nicky pulls off the dress beautifully, you can probably guess what is peeking through those sheer panels at the back of the dress.  Why did nobody tell her?!

31. Dakota Johnson

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Sometimes the worst wardrobe malfunctions happen at the worst possible time - on the red carpet would be bad enough, but how about on stage in front of everyone while you accept an award? That's precisely what happened to Dakota Johnson, when her top came undone at the back!

32. Sofia Vergara

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Sofia Vergara usually has perfect glam style, but on this occasion her dress had different ideas. While on the red carpet, her dress ripped down the back - only 20 minutes before she was about to accept an award for Modern Family! Luckily, she had a team on hand who fixed it for her.

33. Erin Holland

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Not only is it very unfortunate to have a split at the back of your dress, it's even worse when it's placed right over your behind! Singer, model and dancer Erin Holland experienced this zipper malfunction at the premiere of the movie Jurassic World.

34. Nicki Minaj

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With the amount of costumes that Nicki wears, it's no surprise one or two of them are going to malfunction from time to time. But you might not have expected it to happen when she wears something plain and black for a change! Her black mini dress split so badly she literally had to hold it together.

35. Lupita Nyong'o

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This dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o has fast become one of the most memorable Oscar dresses of all time, due to the beautiful blue hue and custom-made style. But unfortunately the Prada dress snagged on a plant behind the actress when she was just trying to enjoy her win.

36. Stefanie Scott

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That pesky wind is at it again! You'd think all these celebs would wear weights in the hems of their dresses, wouldn't you? Especially when they're short. Actress Stefanie Scott was taken by surprise when the wind launched an assault on her dress during the carpet walk for Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards.

37. Micaela Schaefer

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Well this one was absolutely bound to happen. You could even say the whole dress was a walking wardrobe malfunction! When Micaela Schaefer went to the premiere of Men in Black 3, she decided to wear a dress made out of VHS tape. Which, as you can imagine, blows quite easily in the wind.

38. Nina Dobrev

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The Vampire Diaries very own Elena Gilbert attended the Teen Choice Awards in celebration of the show, with actress Dobrev wearing an A-line navy and white dress. Unfortunately, that A-line caught the wind, and she managed to catch it with her hand just in time!

39. Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj wears some amazingly absurd, playful and bright outfits, and when they have such a big stage presence, they're bound to go wrong at some point. Whilst she was performing on Good Morning America, one of her boobs certainly said good morning.

40. Paula Abdul

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When it comes to celebs and their wardrobe malfunctions, stepping out of the car has to be a moment of horror when you're wearing a dress or skirt. And for Paula Abdul, that's exactly what it was when the wind lifted up her purple dress during her arrival for The X Factor auditions.

41. Katherine Heigl

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First off on this photo you may be surprised to see actress Katherine Heigl with dark hair instead of blonde! But anyway, she suffered quite a serious malfunction when the entire strap of her red dress came loose while she was on stage. It had to happen on stage, didn't it?

42. Janelle Monáe

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Fortunately for the person in front of performer Janelle Monáe, the malfunction happened at the back, so she wouldn't have even noticed anything happened. But for the person at the back of Janelle, they would have seen a very big rip down the middle of her pants, revealing her underwear!

43. Emma Watson

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Emma Watson is a style icon, but in this unfortunate moment, she revealed that she's not always perfect either when it comes to her outfits, even though we always think of her as such. During the premiere of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, her dress revealed quite a lot of her underwear.

44. Elizabeth Banks

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Actress and producer Elizabeth Banks was attending the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival wearing a stunning silver metallic dress. Unfortunately, the dress also decided to split at the zipper, which was far too obvious down her back! It could always be worse, though, right?

45. Lindsay Lohan

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Actress Lindsay Lohan was enjoying the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards in L.A during a particularly windy day when a gust threw up the bottom of her purple dress, revealing her slip as well as her black underwear. But maybe she foresaw this seeing as she wore the slip..

46. Svetlana Metkina

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Russian actress Svetland Metkina was wearing this pretty cream strapless dress for the American Foundation for Aids Research party, back in 2007 at the Cannes Film Festival. Unfortunately for her, strapless also meant hopeless when her boob popped out - another reason straps are probably best.

47. Paris Hilton

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Not her first malfunction, and probably not her last - whilst attending one of her many fancy parties as an heiress and reality TV star, Paris Hilton was busy dancing at the Shelborne Hotel during a New Year's Eve celebration when her nipple ended up being visible. Her reaction? Party on!

48. Anne Hathaway

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Whether this is a wardrobe malfunction is debatable seeing as there's nothing wrong with a woman showing her nipples through a dress... honestly, sometimes they're difficult to cover, all right? But here actress Anne Hathaway is at the School of Rock premiere, in all her nip glory.

49. Sarah Jessica Parker

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Whilst playing Carrie in Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker has been a fashion icon through her character - but unfortunately it's not always plain sailing, as shown by this moment during Sex and the City shooting when she had a very, very revealing Marilyn Monroe moment.

50. Gwyneth Paltrow

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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow usually has an iconic outfit or two - remember that pink spaghetti strap dress? - but this time it didn't work out so well for her when she wore a very revealing satin blazer which is fine - until you turn to the side, that is... oh dear.