We just want to let Kate Middleton know that she isn’t the only one who has suffered a wind-related wardrobe malfunction. In fact, it’s happened to plenty of other high-profile celebrities, including one other royal.
Dear Duchess Kate, we hope you find solace in our list of celebrities who have also had their dresses and skirts caught in the wind!
The wind is a friend of fashion photography editorials, but as the following women know, it can also be a formidable foe.
1. Queen Maxima
The wind chooses no one: not even a queenly title can protect a woman from its powers to create potentially embarrassing situations.
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands at the conference “Be Social, Make Profit: Financing the Future of Developing Countries” as a member of the United Nations in the Peace Palace in Hague, the Netherlands on April 20, 2010
2. Katy Perry
If the wind could talk, it would probably say that Katy Perry‘s super-short Smurfette dress was just asking for it.
Katy Perry experiencing skirt uplift at ‘The Smurfs’ world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on July 24, 2011
When you move around on stage as much as Beyonce, upskirts are just a normal part of life.
Beyonce Knowles performing on Good Morning America in New York City on September 8, 2006
For Beyonce Knowles, upskirts are just a normal part of life
Beyonce Knowles shows off her feet in jewel-embellished shoes
4. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston is a seasoned pro: she foresaw what the wind would do before anything damaging to her image could happen.
Jennifer Aniston with a windblown skirt situation at the ‘We’re the Millers’ premiere held at the Odeon West End in London, England on August 14, 2013
5. Cameron Diaz
To be fair to Cameron Diaz, she was also running in this scene she was filming for ‘Knight and Day’.
Cameron Diaz is caught by the wind while filming on the set of ‘Knight and Day’ in Boston, Massachusetts on September 28, 2009
6. Megan Fox
It’s as if Megan Fox stuck out her tongue to all the boys waiting for her wardrobe to malfunction.
Megan Fox at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California on August 9, 2009
7. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton‘s demure ’50s-style beach attire was ruined by a gust of wind.
Paris Hilton looking out over the balcony of her beach house in Malibu, California on August 18, 2007
8. Kourtney Kardashian
Hard lesson learned for Kourtney Kardashian: no more twirling on windy hotel balconies where there are cameras everywhere on the lower floors!
Kourtney Kardashian has her skirt blown away by the wind
Kourtney Kardashian on the balcony of Eden Roc Hotel in Miami, Florida on October 11, 2012
9. Kelly Brook
The heavy metallic fabrication on Kelly Brook‘s dress saved her from flashing too much flesh.
Kelly Brook at the Pandora Oxford Street store launch party in London, England on September 5, 2013
10. Paula Abdul
Paula Abdul had to deal with a windblown skirt, hair in her face, and the paparazzi as she made her way to The X Factor auditions.
Paula Abdul deals with a windblown skirt at The X Factor auditions at Galen Center in Los Angeles, California on May 8, 2011
11. Kate Moss
Kate Moss gave the cameras an eyeful as she arrived home. And she was so close to being safe!
Kate Moss arriving home in London, England on May 16, 2008
12. Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato‘s performance was so heartfelt, she didn’t feel anything else, including the wind that lifted her skirt.
Demi Lovato has her skirt lifted while performing for Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series at Central Park in New York City on July 6, 2012
13. Lily Allen
Not even the long hem on Lily Allen’s maxi dress is excused.
Lily Allen shopping on Portobello Road in London, England on August 16, 2008
14. Millie Mackintosh
Millie Mackintosh and plenty of other British celebrities experienced a host of wardrobe malfunctions at the 2013 TV BAFTAs.
Millie Mackintosh at The Arqiva British Academy Television Awards held at the Royal Festival Hall in London, England on May 12, 2013
15. Tanya Burr
Here’s the wind laughing at Tanya Burr’s efforts to keep it together at the ‘Iron Man 3’ UK premiere.
Tanya Burr at the ‘Iron Man 3’ UK premiere held at the Odeon Leicester Square in London, England on April 18, 2013
16. Myleene Klass
Here’s Murphy’s Law in action: as soon as there were paparazzi cameras, Myleene Klass’s skirt puffed up like a balloon.
Myleene Klass takes her children to school in London, England on March 26, 2013
17. Victoria Justice
Victoria Justice remains fabulous in Rebecca Minkoff’s gladiator sandals while narrowly escaping a wardrobe malfunction.
Victoria Justice’s skirt gets caught in the wind
Victoria Justice exiting the Rebecca Minkoff fashion show held during New York Fashion Week in New York City on February 7, 2014
18. Kimberley Garner
Kimberley got a little bit too flirty while posing for the cameras.
Kimberley got a little bit too flirty while posing for the cameras
Kimberley Garner heading to a cocktail reception at the Langham Hotel in London, England on February 20, 2014
19. Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell looking embarrassed while holding her dress down at the “Veronica Mars” premiere in Hollywood, California on March 12, 2014
20. Lindsay Lohan
Chicago is the Windy City, but that makes no difference to Lindsay Lohan who had her skirt lifted up by the strong gusts of wind bouncing off the high-rise buildings in New York.
Lindsay Lohan had her skirt lifted up by the strong gusts of wind
Video stills from the eight-part documentary series on Lindsay Lohan
21. Penny Lancaster-Stewart
Balconies and short dresses are never a good combination, as Penny Lancaster-Stewart has found out along with Paris Hilton and Kourtney Kardashian on this list.
Penny Lancaster at the beach with Rod Stewart and her family in Malibu, California on August 11, 2010
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