40+ of the Most Embarrassing Celebrity Fashion Fails That No One Can Forget

40+ of the Most Embarrassing Celebrity Fashion Fails That No One Can Forget

Celebrities are similar to regular people in that they can also experience bad days and fashion disasters. Despite their expensive clothes, stylists, and privileged lifestyles in Hollywood, they are still susceptible to embarrassing wardrobe mishaps that can happen to anyone. Therefore, if you have ever been in a similar situation, don’t worry because these famous personalities can understand the feeling.

Katherine Heigl

At an inopportune time, Katherine Heigl experienced a wardrobe malfunction that diverted focus away from the award she was being presented with. While delivering her acceptance speech for the ShoWest Award for Female Star of the Year, one of the straps on her dress broke, causing the upper portion of her dress to slip down.

Fortunately, Billy Bush, the host of Access Hollywood, provided his assistance by holding Katherine’s dress steady, allowing her to complete her speech without any wardrobe malfunctions.

Harry Styles

Females are frequently criticized for exposing their nipples, so shouldn’t males receive similar treatment? Inadvertently, during a photo with a fan, Harry Styles’ shirt slipped and his nipples were displayed without his intention.

In all honesty, the singer is known to have an astonishing four nipples, and it’s understandable how difficult it could be to keep all of them concealed.

Paris Hilton

Although Paris Hilton’s busy schedule suggests she may have a vast shoe collection, even those of us with less demanding lifestyles are prone to fashion faux pas when hastily leaving the house in the morning.

It is not surprising that Paris wore mismatched shoes during her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and it is understandable. However, she realized her mistake during a commercial break and replaced one of the shoes. Despite this, it did not look bad.

Dakota Johnson

Many of us have experienced wearing clothes that fit differently when we move than when we stand still. Dakota Johnson had a similar experience while appearing on The Late Late Show With James Corden, where she wore a dress that looked shorter than she intended when she sat down.

The female performer swiftly used her hands to conceal her thigh, and James immediately provided his jacket as a gentleman. Dakota acknowledged James’ courteous behavior by saying, “I’m fine, it’s not a big deal, many people have already witnessed it.” And indeed, she’s correct!

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X decided to forgo his pole dance routine while performing “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” on Saturday Night Live, causing disappointment among his fans. Nevertheless, this was a precautionary measure taken to avoid revealing too much to the audience.

As the singer approached the pole, his pants accidentally ripped open, depriving Lil Nas of the opportunity to display his dancing abilities, and he was compelled to cover his genital area for the rest of the performance.

Cardi B

Due to experiencing complications from various plastic surgeries, Cardi B received medical advice to cancel many of her shows. Nevertheless, after getting the green light to perform again, Cardi was determined to finish her set at the Bonnaroo music festival no matter what.

Despite the fact that her jumpsuit tore, the rapper opted to resume her performance wearing a hotel bathrobe, in keeping with the venue’s stylish atmosphere, rather than taking the time to change clothes.

Gigi Hadid

Fashion can have its odd moments, and models must be able to confidently strut their stuff on the runway in unconventional and outlandish outfits. Nonetheless, Gigi Hadid demonstrated remarkable poise and expertise by walking on the tips of her toes, as opposed to wearing heels, during her appearance in Marc Jacobs’ 2020 NYFW show.

It appears that the heel of the model’s footwear broke just moments before she was due to walk down the runway. Instead of altering her outfit by switching to flats, Gigi decided to walk on her toes throughout the entire show.

Meghan Markle

Despite being a famous celebrity and former member of the royal family, Meghan Markle remains highly relatable. Recently, she incidentally forgot to take off the tag from her dress, which is a common mistake that we have all made at some point. It’s possible that she did it intentionally to assist shoppers, and we have our own theory about it.

Because Meghan has a great sense of fashion, people tend to copy her style by buying the same clothes she wears. It’s possible that she left the tag on her dress as a way of informing her fans where they could also buy it.

Nicki Minaj

It is not clear what occurred with Nicki Minaj’s dress at the 2014 VMAs. Some individuals believe that the dress became unzipped, while others claim that it was never properly fastened. Additionally, several people speculate that the wardrobe malfunction was done on purpose for the purpose of attracting attention.

The recent speculation originated from the disclosure that Nicki struggled to fit in the dress during rehearsals, and she even acknowledged attempting to diet for the occasion. It would be better for Nicki to choose clothes that complement her body, rather than forcing her body to fit into them.

Jessica Alba

In 2006, Jessica Alba went to US Weekly’s Hot Hollywood event. Although this may not be a common experience for everyone, the problem she faced with her dress at the party is something that most people can relate to.

It appears that the straps of Jessica’s dress were not properly fitted as one of them slipped off her shoulder, revealing her bra. This instance proves that even with a professional glam squad, perfect dress straps can be challenging to achieve. Therefore, there’s no need to feel bad if you struggle with the same issue.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence made sure that her Oscar win would be unforgettable by stumbling and falling on her way to collect the award. To avoid a similar mishap, she lifted her dress when accepting her SAG award.

Although the attempt to avoid a mistake led to another mishap, Jennifer inadvertently exposed the sheer underlay of the dress while lifting it. Although some individuals wrongly assumed that she had torn the dress, it was a relief that she only gave away its hidden feature.

Ben Affleck

At times, our brains work on automatic mode, particularly when we perform tasks that do not usually demand much cognitive effort. Therefore, to be frank, all of us have failed to remember to pull up our zippers at least once in our lives after using the restroom.

During the London premiere of Suicide Squad, it appeared as though Ben Affleck was in a subconscious state as he had failed to fasten his pants entirely. It’s acceptable, Ben, as we all have experienced similar situations before.

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn, the Olympic skier, took her wardrobe malfunction lightly and did not get upset. She went a step further by sharing a picture on Instagram to joke about the incident with her fans. Vonn seems to have a positive attitude towards unexpected events as she also shared a funny incident where her dog ate her pants and her trainer laughed at her during her workout on a Monday, which she seems to enjoy.

If someone had doubts, this is the mature equivalent of the excuse “my dog ate my homework”. It doesn’t matter how old you are, you can always hold your dog accountable for any accidents.

Cameron Diaz

At the 2003 premiere of Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Cameron Diaz bore a resemblance to Cinderella. As she was about to step onto the red carpet, one of her heels snapped, prompting her to forsake it and walk barefoot.

Naturally, her colleagues and real-life pals Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu provided assistance, aligning perfectly with the theme of the Charlie’s Angels franchise that highlights the importance of women supporting one another.

Kate Moss

Kate Moss demonstrated her ability to improvise and come up with clever solutions when she transformed a fashion mishap into a triumph at the 2007 V&A Golden Age of Couture gala. While at the event, Kate experienced a tear in her dress, but she ingeniously fashioned a solution by tying up the garment, converting it from a lengthy gown to a stylish mini-dress.

Don’t you agree that Kate’s version of this dress is better? It’s almost as if she could transition into fashion designing if she ever decides to stop modeling.

Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks had trouble with her dress at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival as it was unable to accommodate her gorgeous curves. Elizabeth revealed that while she was in the car, the zipper came undone; she had to use a workaround to turn it into a “keyhole” styled dress. Though it was evident from her facial expressions that she tried to restrict her movements as much as possible, the zipper kept opening while she was walking.

She said, “The moment I sat in the theater, it completely ripped open, revealing my upper body. Therefore, I had to wear my husband’s tuxedo jacket for the remainder of the evening.”

Dakota Johnson — Again

It appears that Dakota Johnson has experienced a few unfortunate incidents with her fashion choices. While accepting an award at the People’s Choice Awards and embracing fellow actress Leslie Mann during the act, Leslie accidentally pulled down the zipper on Dakota’s dress, causing the top to come undone.

As always, Dakota had the perfect response to the situation while simultaneously promoting her movies in the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise — “it’s not like nobody here hasn’t already seen my boobs.”

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian has made her love of shapewear clear and she’s even started her very own line! Therefore, it’s not really surprising that the reality star doesn’t care if her Spanx peeks out every now and then.

While the paparazzi continuously mock Kim for not hiding her shapewear well enough, she usually responds with something along the lines of “whatever.” Knowing how the Kardashians work, this may even be a publicity stunt for Kim’s fashion line, Skims.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner’s dress ripped as she was getting ready for the 2018 Met Gala. Rather than give up on the look and wear something different, the reality show star decided to embrace the chaos and make the wardrobe malfunction work for her.

Kylie had her team add a zipper to the side of the dress, covering up the ripped part. We have to say that we kind of like it even better than the original!

Margot Robbie

Alexander Skarsgård proved himself to be a proper gentleman when he helped his co-star Margot Robbie avoid a fashion mishap. The zipper on the back of Margot’s dress came undone, which was particularly problematic because parts of her dress were see-through and pretty dependent on things remaining exactly in place.

Luckily, the actors were able to get everything zipped back up before anything was revealed. Ironically, this happened at the European premiere of Tarzan in which Alexander played the titular character, who isn’t exactly known for his chivalry.

Hayden Panettiere

Even the most graceful of us have fallen down the stairs at some point or another. Celebrities are no exception to that rule, as evidenced by Hayden Panettiere tripping over her dress and falling down the stairs at the 2014 Met Gala.

At least she had a good attitude about it and hiked up her dress for the rest of her walk on the red carpet. When she got to the last step, Hayden good-naturedly informed the press, “Hallelujah! I made it up the stairs!”

Kate Middleton

The media has created certain mythical creatures when trying to portray women. For example, there are those women in razor commercials who shave their completely hairless legs. Or the women in those feminine product ads who are delighted to be menstruating.

Then, there are the women who walk across sidewalk grates in heels and don’t get stuck. If that feat seems completely impossible to you, don’t worry — that just means you’re a real person. After all, not even Kate Middleton is immune to this particular blunder – and she’s royalty!

Brad Pitt

During an event promoting the film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button people couldn’t help but wonder about the curious case of Brad Pitt’s pants. The actor attended the event with his fly wide open, seemingly unaware of the situation.

Well, that’s certainly one way to get the press talking! If this was a publicity stunt, it clearly worked. If Brad had genuinely just forgotten to zip his pants, he can take solace in the fact that it happens to everyone.

Sarah Hyland

Wearing Spanx with an outfit that exposes one’s midriff can be tricky, as you need everything to line up just right. Sarah Hyland was all of us when her Spanx peeked out from underneath her skirt at the 2017 Emmys.

Luckily, the actress knew that this fashion mishap wasn’t worth getting upset over. As she posted a photo of the outfit on her Instagram with the caption, “Kickstarting fall off with a PSL dress and a splash of Spanx.”

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o narrowly avoided ripping her dress at the 2014 Oscars, when the delicate Prada gown got caught on a decorative plant. Luckily, the actress noticed the issue and untangled her dress before moving on along the red carpet.

Although, even if she did rip it a bit, we doubt that would’ve put too big of a damper on the night. After all, Lupita had just won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave!

John Stamos

John Stamos was performing alongside the Beach Boys when his pants split in the back. The actor had a good attitude about it, though, and continued the show regardless. However, this particular wardrobe malfunction may not have been all that innocent.

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