Celebrities, just like us mere mortals, are not immune to fashion failures and wardrobe malfunctions.
From nip slips to busted seams, some celebrities have gone through these embarrassing moments. And unfortunately, they were caught on camera.
Let’s take a look back at some of the most epic fashion mishaps of all time! Please note that some of these are NSFW (not safe for work).
1. Nicky Hilton was in desperate need of underwear
This Versace shift dress has holes and see-through cut-outs all over it.
Nicky Hilton’s revealing Versace dress leads to an unintended fashion statement at Paris Fashion Week (Credit: WENN)
You would think the socialite would go the extra mile in ensuring her private parts would not be bare for all of the discriminating fashion-week goers to see, but no.
Nicky Hilton was not wearing underwear and exposed her ass (Credit: WENN)
2. Hayley Atwell busted a seam
The British-American actress, best known for her portrayal of Peggy Carter in films and television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, busted the side seam of her dress and didn’t notice it.
Hayley Atwell, unfazed by a dress seam mishap, shines at the EE British Academy Film Awards (Credit: WENN)
It’s too bad because we think she otherwise looked great.
Hayley Atwell busted the side seam of her dress and didn’t notice it (Credit: WENN)
3. Rita Ora also accidentally tore her dress
If Hayley seemed like she didn’t notice the wardrobe mishap, the X Factor judge and singer did.
Rita Ora gracefully handles an unexpected dress tear during a live broadcast of ‘The Xtra Factor’ (Credit: WENN)
She tore the front of her gauzy dress right in the middle of the broadcast of her show.
Rita Ora also accidentally tore her dress (Credit: WENN)
4. Behati Prinsloo almost exposed a boob
The Victoria’s Secret model was busy smiling at the photographers when she noticed something amiss – her flimsy dress inching its way down and slowly exposing a boob.
Behati Prinsloo skillfully averts a wardrobe malfunction at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party (Credit: WENN)
Luckily, Behati managed to stop the dress from revealing more than a tiny bit of nip.
Model Behati Prinsloo (L) and recording artist Adam Levine attend the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015, in Beverly Hills, California (Credit: WENN)
The wife of the Maroon 5 frontman donned a Calvin Klein dress with Norman Silverman Diamonds jewelry.
Behati Prinsloo was busy smiling at the photographers when she noticed something amiss (Credit: WENN)
5. Diane Kruger found out mini dresses aren’t great for sitting
The Troy actress learned the hard way that you shouldn’t sit on a high ledge with a tight minidress on – especially when rocking a thigh gap.
Diane Kruger’s elegant Dolce & Gabbana dress poses a sitting challenge at Cannes Film Festival (Credit: WENN)
But we love this Dolce & Gabbana dress on Diane, so she still wins!
Diane Kruger attends the ‘Maryland – Disorder’ Photocall during the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes on May 16, 2015 (Credit: WENN)
6. Kim Kardashian bares it all
Wearing this lace dress without a slip underneath is the worst sartorial move the pregnant reality star has made this year. She looked tacky and cringe-worthy.
Kim Kardashian makes a bold maternity fashion statement in a lace dress at the LACMA Gala (Credit: WENN)
7. Victoria Harvey fought with her double slits
When you have not one but two pelvis-high slits on your dress, you’re bound to experience the same mishap Victoria Harvey experienced at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
The model and member of the British nobility fought against the wind to stop indecent exposure, to no avail.
Victoria Harvey combats a double-slit dress mishap at the Cannes Film Festival (Credit: WENN)
8. Cara Delevingne should know better than to bend in a mini dress
It should be a basic rule for minidress wearers not to bend over. Some butt cheek might be having a paparazzi moment. Or at the very least, Cara should have worn a different pair of underwear.
Cara Delevingne experiences a cheeky mishap in a mini dress at the ‘Pan’ premiere (Credit: WENN)
The British supermodel wore a black fringe Burberry mini dress and matching cage-heel sandals.
Cara Delevingne should know better than to bend over in a mini dress (Credit: WENN)
9. Jennifer Lawrence had to fix her hem mid-event
The Mockingjay actress is no stranger to wardrobe malfunctions and mishaps. This year, she was spotted at the world premiere of her latest film, bending over and fixing the hem of her dress.
Jennifer Lawrence at the world premiere of the film ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ at Cinestar in Germany on November 4, 2015 (Credit: WENN)
It looked like it was either constantly getting stuck in her shoes or her co-stars were using it like a carpet.
Jennifer Lawrence quickly adjusts her dress hem at ‘The Hunger Games’ premiere (Credit: WENN)
10. Katie Holmes tried to look hip and young but failed miserably
Thankfully, the popular actress wore this dreadful tight-fitting, acid-washed denim dress for a movie.
We certainly hope she won’t be making such decisions in real life because this is just wrong on so many levels. Sitting in it gives everyone a peek of what’s underneath.
Katie Holmes sports a daring denim dress on the set of ‘All We Had’ (Credit: WENN)
11. Bella Hadid gives a peek at her pubic region
As a model, Bella Hadid has no qualms about baring it all, so seeing her in revealing clothes is no longer surprising.
Bella Hadid manages a risky Alexandre Vauthier gown at Cannes with poise (Credit: WENN)
However, at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, Bella showed a little more than she bargained for. The model struggled to keep her silky red Alexandre Vauthier gown in place to avoid a nip slip.
Bella Hadid struggles to keep her dress in place to prevent a nip slip (Credit: WENN)
Although she was able to save herself from exposing her nips, she seemed to have forgotten about her underwear.
As she ascended the Palais des Festivals, Bella not only accidentally exposed her undergarment but also gave onlookers a peek at her pubic hair.
Bella Hadid accidentally exposed her underwear and pubic hair (Credit: WENN)
12. Margot Robbie seeks help from Tarzan
Thanks to her The Legend of Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie quickly recovered from a minor wardrobe malfunction.
Margot Robbie recovers from a dress malfunction with help at ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ premiere (Credit: WENN)
At the red carpet premiere of their 2016 adventure movie, Margot bent over to fix her shoes when her sheer embroidered Miu Miu gown apparently came unzipped.
Margot Robbie bends over to fix her shoes, causing her dress to unzip (Credit: WENN)
Luckily, her new wardrobe assistant, Alexander Skarsgard, came to the rescue and helped her fix her dress.
Alexander Skarsgard saves Margot Robbie from a mishap (Credit: WENN)
13. Stella Maxwell forgets to put on some fashion tape
The Victoria’s Secret Angel must have had a busy fashion week, so she forgot to secure her revealing wrap dress with fashion tape.
Stella Maxwell encounters a nip slip in a daring wrap dress at the LOVE Magazine party (Credit: WENN)
While heading to the LOVE Magazine party in celebration of London Fashion Week, Stella suffered from an embarrassing nip slip in a colorful wrap dress with a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit.
Despite accidentally exposing her breast, just like a professional model, she remained unfazed by the nip slip incident.
Stella Maxwell accidentally reveals her boob after she forgets to secure her dress (Credit: WENN)
14. Christina Milian leaves little to the imagination
The singer turned up braless at the Live by Night premiere in London, wearing a glittery sheer gown that showed off her amazing body. The thing is, her boobies were exposed due to bright camera flashes.
Christina Milian’s sheer gown at the ‘Live by Night’ premiere reveals more than intended (Credit: WENN)
But what made the scene more embarrassing was her shapewear. Instead of wearing skin-tone Spanx panties, she wore white, visible from underneath her flimsy dress.
Christina seemed oblivious to the fashion mishap as she smiled for the cameras.
Christina Milian seems oblivious about her fashion mishap (Credit: WENN)
15. Emily Ratajkowski flashes her knickers
The extremely wealthy model loves getting attention, and she proved to be a certified scene-stealer at the 2017 Golden Globes.
While Victoria Harvey tried to fight against the wind to prevent an indecent mishap, Emily, who wore a similar cleavage and leg-baring gown, looked like she purposely flashed her nude underwear.
Emily Ratajkowski boldly flaunts her style in a revealing gold gown at the Golden Globes After Party (Credit: WENN)
While posing on the red carpet, she flipped open her yellow gown, revealing not just her legs but also her knickers.
Emily Ratajkowski flips open her gown to reveal more than just her legs (Credit: WENN)
16. Dianna Agron Shows a Little Too Much of Skin
The former Glee star attended the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Gala in London five years ago to celebrate the creativity and originality of the British fashion designer.
Dianna Agron faces a fashion challenge in a plunging Johanna Ortiz gown at the Alexander McQueen Gala (Credit: WENN)
However, the celebration became a fashion disaster as Winston Marshall’s wealthy wife suffered a major wardrobe malfunction.
She surely wasn’t happy after her Johanna Ortiz dress revealed too much of her skin. Dianna Agron suffered a major nip slip in her floor-length black gown with a dangerously low plunging neckline, revealing more than just her cleavage.
Dianna Agron suffers a major nip slip in her plunging dress (Credit: WENN)
17. Ashley Tisdale and Her Gel Petal Pasties
The High School Musical star ignored her stylist’s advice not to wear gel pasties under her revealing black top. The result? A slightly embarrassing fashion mishap.
Ashley Tisdale attended the premiere of the 2016 rom-com Mother’s Day wearing a sheer black top with a leather jacket, a black choker, and black trousers.
While she probably thought she looked fierce, the photographers’ flashes reflected off her nipple pasties, revealing that she went braless for the occasion.
Ashley Tisdale’s gel pasties make an unexpected appearance at the Mother’s Day premiere (Credit: WENN)
“I literally saw the pictures on Twitter start coming up, and I literally started laughing. I was like, ‘Of course this would happen to me!’ Like, of course. But it’s just one of those things that you have to laugh at. It’s so ridiculous,” she told Yahoo! TV.
She added: “I mean my stylist said, ‘Do not wear those. You will see them. It was an option in the bag, though. I was like, ‘Oh, it’s an option. Maybe they felt like I could.’ But no!”
Ashley Tisdale ignores her stylist’s advice and wears gel petal pasties (Credit: WENN)
18. Halsey Dares to Free Her Nipples
Never one to shy away from skin-baring outfits, the daring singer-songwriter decided to bare it all in a bedazzled jumpsuit at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
While Ashley Tisdale had some nipple pasties on, Halsey opted to go totally braless underneath her bedazzled striped see-through outfit. Her boobs were clearly put on display in front of the photographers at the Madison Square Garden.
Halsey confidently displays her daring fashion choice at the MTV Video Music Awards (Credit: WENN)
Although she looked underwear-free, Halsey actually wore a nude thong that provided little coverage.
Halsey wore a tiny nude thong underneath her see-through jumpsuit (Credit: WENN)
19. Hailee Steinfeld Survives Wardrobe Malfunction Gracefully
The Edge of Seventeen actress showed us how to handle a minor wardrobe malfunction with grace after a seam in her custom Ralph & Russo gown ripped.
Hailee Steinfeld managed to keep her poise while posing for photographers at the 2017 Oscars red carpet. Fortunately, her hand-painted dress looked elaborate enough to divert attention from the slight mishap.
Hailee Steinfeld gracefully handles a seam rip on her gown at the Oscars (Credit: WENN)
Although it’s hardly visible, she told People Magazine it was stressful. The tear “was getting bigger and bigger as I went down the carpet, because anytime anyone stepped on the train, it would just rip more and more. There was a point where I was awkwardly holding my hand to try and hide it as it was getting bigger.”
Hailee Steinfeld has a seam on her Ralph & Russo gown ripped (Credit: WENN)
20. Lily-Rose Depp Narrowly Avoids a Nip Slip
Johnny Depp’s daughter dodged a wardrobe malfunction at the premiere of the historical drama The King in October 2019.
Lily-Rose Depp adeptly avoids a wardrobe malfunction at ‘The King’ premiere (Credit: WENN)
Her boobs came close to spilling out of her semi-sheer ruffled sleeveless top, no thanks to the strong breeze that blew off her Chanel outfit.
It’s a good thing she has quick reflexes and could cover her assets with her hand, avoiding a nip slip.
Lily-Rose Depp narrowly avoids a nip slip wardrobe malfunction (Credit: WENN)
21. Charli XCX Laughs Off Nip Slip
Suffering a wardrobe malfunction while presenting at the ARIA Awards during a virtual ceremony in November 2021, her dress straight-up fell off. It made clear Charli XCX should have thought twice before deciding to go braless.
Charli XCX laughs off a wardrobe slip-up while presenting at the ARIA Awards (Credit: Charli XCX’s Instagram)
“And the ARIA goes to The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber for ‘Stay.’ Well done, congratulations,” Charli said before exposing her breast as one of the spaghetti straps slid off her shoulder.
The boob-baring moment was edited out of the stream, but the British “Boom Clap” hitmaker later shared the censored version on Instagram.
Some of these fashion mishaps and wardrobe malfunctions aren’t too bad, but others just made us cringe. Which of these fashion fails do you think was the worst?