Ranked: Celebrity red carpet ‘oops’ moments (54 photos)

Celebs: they are people too! Adam Levine’s wife had a tiny slip at the Vanity Fair party, Eva Longoria’s jacket popped open, Kourtney Kardashian lost a strap, and Katherine Heigl’s dress snapped. Here are the most embarrassing clothing mishaps and unfortunate wardrobe incidents caught on camera and RANKED! (54 photos).

#54: Kendall Jenner

Anyone who watched the 2019 Oscars got to see Kendall Jenner walking the red carpet, and by see Kendall Jenner, we mean SEE Kendall Jenner. People got to see almost the entire portion of the lower half of her body as she strutted her stuff in a very revealing dress.

Kendall Jenner

Clearly her dad, Caitlyn Jenner thought her daughter looked fabulous, and was very supportive of her choice. While we prefer people to be fully dressed, if anyone can show up to the Oscars practically nude, it’s a Jenner.

#53: Katherine Heigl

Accepting the Female Star of the Year award at the ShoWest Awards is a tremendous honor and one that Katherine Heigl was greeted with back in 2010. The speech was prepared. The outfit was perfected. All she had to do was enjoy the moment, right?

Katherine Heigl

It looked that way until the strap on Katherine’s dress broke and almost fell down. Thankfully, Billy Bush was there to hold Katherine’s dress together while she powered on through the rest of her speech.

#52: Sofia Vergara

There’s no business like show business, and sometimes our favorite stars have to learn how to make the show go on. All their hard work and dedication paid off for the team from the sitcom ‘Modern Family’ in 2012.

Sofia Vergara

They arrived at the Emmys, where they took home the award for Best Comedy Series. While they should have been celebrating, Sofia Vergara was backstage getting her gown repaired as it burst at the seams 20 minutes before she took to the stage for the prize.

#51: Ariel Winter

Although Ariel Winter’s character on the ABC sitcom Modern Family is a bit more conservative, off-screen she is a lot more daring. In real-life, Ariel is known for taking fashion risks, so when the actress stepped onto the red carpet at the 2017 Emmy Awards, each camera pointed towards her.

Ariel Winter

She chose to wear a sparkling halter gown with not one, but two dangerously high slits. Luckily she avoided malfunction, but she did look uncomfortable most of the night.

#50: Eva Longoria

Some celebs love to make fashion statements. It seems as though Eva Longoria is no exception. She arrived on the talk show the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ where the actress wore nothing more than “part of a tuxedo” according to the host.

Eva Longoria

Eva was trying to talk about her new cookbook when the buttons on her jacket started to pop open. Both David and Eva tried to ignore the oops moment, but it was pretty tough to concentrate on guacamole.

#49: Vanessa Hudgens

A singing career. An acting career. Is there anything that Vanessa Hudgens can’t do? Many of us fell for Vanessa in the music ‘High School Musical’ franchise while others got caught up in her fashion-forward looks ever since.

Vanessa Hudgens

Sadly, those fashionable pants seemed to get in the way when the star arrived at a Rolling Stones concert. If only Austin Butler watched his step, then he might not have stood on Vanessa’s pants and revealed a little more than she ever intended.

#48: Kourtney Kardashian

It might be no surprise that Kourtney Kardashian has been captured having a wardrobe oops moment. After all, when you spend most of your life on reality TV or with the paps following your every move, they’re bound to catch something, right?

Kourtney Kardashian

Kourtney was on her way to meet her half-sister, Kendall Jenner, in Los Angeles when one of the straps on her little black dress snapped. One side of the dress completely fell apart to reveal what Kourtney had for dinner.

#47: Jennifer Garner

We could head to the gym every day, or we could enjoy the odd cookie here and there and rely on a pair of Spanx instead. We certainly know which option sounds more fun, and it looks as though Jennifer Garner agrees.

Jennifer Garner

The actress must have thought it was a great idea to wear the supportive undergarments before she arrived at the red carpet. The thing she may have really needed? Some shorts or a weighted hem on her dress.

#46: Hailee Steinfeld

The Oscars is a time for celebs to come together and celebrate one another’s success. Of course, it’s also a time to show off the best outfits that money can buy. Hailee Steinfeld stole the show in 2017 when she took to the red carpet.

Hailee Steinfeld

However, it turns out there was a small wardrobe oops taking place in front of our eyes the entire time. If you look really closely at the stitching above Hailee’s waist, then you might spot a tear in the material.

#45: Lindsay Vonn

Some stars have gone down in history. Marilyn Monroe is a name that’s lived on for generations ever since she graced the Golden Age of Hollywood all those years ago. Of course, her billowing skirt over a subway vent…

Lindsay Vonn

became one of the most famous shots in the world. Many of us have dreamed about recreating the image ever since. Apparently, Lindsay Vonn thought that she would give it a go in 2016, but ended up revealing a little more than she intended instead.

#44:  Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle has been the talk of the town ever since she started dating Prince Harry. The pair wed in May 2018, but this was just the beginning. A few months after the ceremony, the newlyweds headed off on their first official tour.

Meghan Markle

Of course, being part of the Royal Family means you instantly become the talk of the fashion world. We’re not sure the tag on Meghan’s dress was supposed to be there, but people soon fell for her even more thanks to the innocent mistake.

#43: Kim Kardashian

Being a part of one of the most famous families in the world means that Kim Kardashian has been to some of the most prominent events in Hollywood over the years. She was one of the lucky few that were invited to the Broadway premiere of ‘The Cher Show.’

Kim Kardashian

While Kim might have dressed to stand out, she probably didn’t mean to fall out. The star tried to adjust her gown only to give the paps a little more of a show than the one they were about to see on stage.

#42: Kaitlyn Bristowe

Her fans were right there by her side as Kaitlyn Bristowe kept everyone up to date with her dress malfunction. The star was invited to the 2018 Emmys and arrived in a black gown. Unfortunately, the zipper broke throughout the evening…

Kaitlyn Bristowe

and exposed more than Kaitlyn imagined. She had no idea what to do and said that standing up was impossible. Kaitlyn was eventually saved by a nearby couple when they spotted the incident and offered her a jacket to use whenever she needed to stand.

#41: Mariah Carey

It can be tough to name just one of Mariah Carey’s wardrobe malfunctions. In fact, the pop star has become so famous for her outfits going awry that many have made lists of Mariah’s top wardrobe moments from over the years.

Mariah Carey

However, it seems that Mariah has endured more than her fair share ever since she started dating Bryan Tanaka. Everything from slipped outfits on date nights to bathing suits with their own minds in Hawaii have since joined the list.

#40: Elizabeth Olsen

If there is one thing that we’ve learned over the years, it’s that the wind isn’t your friend – at least, not if you’re trying to remain as fashionable as possible. Elizabeth Olsen was another that was about to learn…

Elizabeth Olsen

that Mother Nature can be a cruel mistress. The actress was posing for a photocall when suddenly, a gust of wind sent her skirt flying. Amazingly, Elizabeth was able to catch her skirt in time and pull off her own Marilyn moment.

#39: Beyonce

Queen Bey – aka the legend that knows how to sing, dance, and rock iconic outfits all at the same time. Beyonce is one of the few people that’s been graced with everything. So what happens when her dress billows in the wind? She handles it like a pro, of course.


It appears as though even Beyonce prefers to wear supportive undergarments when she’s performing. Rather than panic, Beyonce carries on as though nothing has happened. Once again, we’re falling in love with her more and more.

#38: Chrissy Teigan

Chrissy Teigan appears to be one of the most relatable people in Hollywood. Why cry about life when you could laugh it off instead? That certainly seems to be the approach that Chrissy has taken when it comes to wardrobe malfunctions.

Chrissy Teigan

The star donned a white gown with a split up the middle when things got a little higher than she expected. Five inches higher to be precise. It’s a good thing that Chrissy had a clutch bag on hand to cover the emergency.

#37: Chloe Grace Moretz

Turn around. Every now and then we get a little bit more than we that we would see. Ok, it might be time to turn back. Chloe Grace Mortez appeared on the talk show ‘What What Happens Live,’ where she showcased a velvet top.

Chloe Grace Moretz

It looked perfectly chic and on-trend until the star headed out back to sign autographs for her fans. It appears that Chloe may have got a little over-enthusiastic or reached too far as the seam on her top soon paid the price.

#36: Bella Hadid

Along with her sister Gigi, Bella Hadid is currently one of the biggest supermodels out there. The fashionista is known for dressing to impress no matter if she is strutting the runway, sidewalk, or red carpet.

Bella Hadid

So, when the 2016 Cannes Film Festival came along, all eyes were on Bella. The brunette beauty decided to wear a red, thin-strapped, high-slit silk gown. True, she looked like a goddess, but did she look comfortable?…not so much.

#35: Chrissy Teigen

We adore the delightful and gorgeous supermodel mom Chrissy Teigen just as much as the next person, but there is no denying that her outfit choice at the 2016 American Music Awards was probably not the best idea.

Chrissy Teigen

Her all black gown maybe would have been a good idea, if it wasn’t held together by safety pins. With slits as high as those, is it even a dress anymore? By the look of her face, she was quickly regretting her outfit choice as soon as she made it to the red carpet.

#34: Sofia Vergara

It is hard to believe, but the Modern Family star is even more gorgeous and delightful off-screen than she is on. However, even the most beautiful actresses in Hollywood make fashion mistakes sometimes.

Sofia Vergara

When Sofia Vergara attended the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards in New York, her emerald green gown failed to stay in place, making it for a pretty awkward night. However, Sofia made the best of it and was her cheerful smiling self moments later next to actress Kerry Washington.

#33: Jade Thirlwall

Jade Thirlwall, from the British musical sensation girl group Little Mix, was prepared for a fun night out with her girls at the 2017 BRIT Awards.

Jade Thirlwall

Unfortunately, she later on realized that perhaps her outfit choice of a satin pink low-cut, thigh-high slit gown was not the most practical. Nonetheless, she managed to keep a smile on her face as she posed with the rest of the group. Better luck next time Jade!

#32: Ashley Tisdale

It comes to something when even your stylist begs you not to make a fashion choice. However, Ashley Tisdale must have had her mind set on wearing a pair of gel petals underneath her outfit back in 2016.

Ashley Tisdale

The star arrived at the premiere of the rom-com ‘Mother’s Day’ where she showed off a black top and a little more than she thought. Apparently, Ashley didn’t realize that everything was on show until she saw the snaps on social media.

#31: Bella Hadid

Sometimes, models have to show off all kinds of outfits – even if they might not be the fashion choices they’d make for themselves. Thankfully, some of the looks are the most fashionable in the world.

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid was about to show off a top Alexandre Vauthier design. That was until she took to the catwalk. It turned out the slit at the front of the gown was a little higher than anyone realized, forcing Bella to rock the show while holding her dress together.

#30: Behati Prinsloo

As a Victoria’s Secret model, Behati Prinsloo is certainly not new when it comes to having to wear uncomfortable clothing in front of thousands of people.

Behati Prinsloo

Her dashing nude-colored halter gown seemed like a safe choice for the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar party, but she was in for a surprise when she noticed her top was falling down and about to make for an extremely humiliating situation. Luckily, her handsome hubby, singer Adam Levine, was by her side in order to keep an extra eye on her dress.

#29: Nicole Kidman

What is there not to love about Nicole Kidman? This ageless and classic beauty is known as the queen of red carpets. We are absolutely loving this all black velvet dress that the movie star wore to the 2016 BFI London Film Festival, but it doesn’t seem like she loved it nearly as much.

Nicole Kidman

The actress who is usually looking confident on the red carpet, suddenly was left looking uneasy and awkward, possibly due to the fact that the gown’s slit nearly exposed her private parts!

#28: Kristen Bell

The lovely Kristen Bell sported an elegant, strapless, powder pink dress to the Los Angeles premiere of the 2014 Veronica Mars movie.

Kristen Bell

While she definitely looked like her beautiful self, she seemed a bit uneasy with the fact that the dress’ slit was slightly higher than it should have been. Add some wind to the mix and that makes for a very awkward outfit choice. Still, the cheerful actress was all smiles next to her costar and director moments later.

#27: Nicki Minaj

It looks as though Nicki Minaj has had plenty of practice when it comes to handling wardrobe malfunctions. In fact, many of them have gone unnoticed as the rapper has dealt with them like a pro. There was no hiding one.

Nicki Minaj

Nicki was at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2014 when her dress thought it would be a great idea to fly open. Thankfully, Nicki managed to grab the gown before it went any further and seemed to brush the incident off like it was nothing.

#26: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is known for lots of things, but her creativity on the red carpet is one of her trademarks. The queen of pop is often seen at award shows and Hollywood parties in some of the most unique and over the top outfits.

Lady Gaga

She wore this embroidered royal blue satin blazer dress to the 2016 Grammy Awards in tribute to the late singer David Bowie. The dress itself doesn’t worry us as much as the shoes… how does she manage to not fall flat on her face?

#25: Sarah Jessica Parker

The Met Gala often gives celebrities a chance to get creative, and also sometimes slightly bizarre, in their clothing choices. Sarah Jessica Parker is no newbie on the red carpet, she has been doing this for years.

Sarah Jessica Parker

So the 2015 Met Gala was the perfect opportunity to show off her famous style. She wore an off the shoulder black patterned gown with a long train and high slit. The dress itself didn’t seem too bad, but the fire-breathing hat that she wore on her head looked more like a heavy, uncomfortable, burden than an accessory.

#24: Emma Watson

The striking Emma Watson is known for her timeless, classy, and sophisticated sense of style. However, when the actress stepped onto the red carpet during the 2013 Met Gala, she didn’t look quite as graceful as usual.

Emma Watson

Not because she didn’t look insanely gorgeous… because she certainly did, but because the bottom half of her cut-out gown showed off a bit more than she had planned, making for one awkward and uncomfortable evening.

#23: Amal Clooney

It goes without saying that Amal Clooney, aka Lebanese-British barrister and wife of movie star George Clooney, knows how to impress on a red carpet. Her classy and luxurious fashion sense has been imitated all over the world.

Amal Clooney

No matter where she steps, she is always caught by cameras looking flawless. However, even fashion trend-setters have their mistakes, and this pale yellow chiffon dress that she wore to the 2016 Cannes Film Festival was perhaps not the best choice for a windy red carpet event.

#22: Sarah Hyland

The Modern Family beauty tends to look fabulous no matter which red carpet she is standing on. When Sarah Hyland got ready to pose for cameras at one of the biggest television events of the year, the 2017 Emmy Awards, she looked absolutely beautiful in a flowing red patterned cut-out gown.

Sarah Hyland

That is, until things started to get a bit uncomfortable and the bottom half of her dress kept falling down… guess next time she will invest in a good seamstress.

#21: Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles, just like her sister Queen B, definitely knows how to work a camera. She is known for her unique and modern sense of fashion, and is not one who is afraid to take some risks here and there.

Solange Knowles

Which is why no one was too surprised when she showed up to the 2015 Met Gala wearing this metallic circle dress. Is it interesting? Definitely. But practical? Not really. We still aren’t quite sure how she managed to sit down or eat with this dress the rest of the night.

#20: Leigh-Anne Pinnock

Another Little Mix member to make it to this list is the lovely and talented Leigh-Anne Pinnock. She showed up to the 2016 BRIT Awards in a gold jacket, gold watch, gold skirt, and gold strappy heel sandals.

Leigh-Anne Pinnock

The one thing she seemed to forget however, was a shirt, instead she wore some chains. Oops! By the look on the singer’s face she probably wished she had checked the mirror once more before hitting the red carpet.

#19: Hayden Panettiere

The Nashville star is no newbie on the red carpet. Hayden Panettiere has been slaying these kinds of events for years. Unfortunately, the 2014 Met Gala was just not her night.

Hayden Panettiere

She stepped out of a limo wearing a stunning pastel strapless gown fit for a princess. However, it was a bit too long for the 5ft 1in actress, so long in fact that she ended up taking a tumble down the red-carpeted stairs in front of hundreds of cameras.

#18: Girl Crush

The Grammy Awards is generally filled with all sorts of creative outfits. New pop singer Girl Crush hopped in front of the cameras at the 2017 Grammys red carpet in this unusual number including a barbie pink rhinestone encrusted bandeau and a skirt made entirely of colorful plastic balls resembling those of a ball pit you would see in a child’s play center… people had some questions.

Girl Crush

Like, for example, how was she planning on sitting down for the evening? Pretty sure it was not a very comfortable night for this singer.

#17: Winnie Forsyth

The lovely Winnie Forsyth came to the 2013 British Academy Film Awards with her husband, the now late actor and comedian Bruce Forsyth.

Winnie Forsyth

Everything was going great for the dashing couple, who both came dressed in their best evening attire. Winnie chose a buttercup yellow chiffon gown equipped with a long train. Unfortunately, she didn’t take the weather into consideration and was left with a train that just wouldn’t stay put. Luckily, she removed the train moments later and was able to enjoy the rest of the night.

#16: Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne is definitely not one known for shying away from the cameras. She looked like her flawless self in an all white halter jumpsuit with a plunging neckline and metallic heels at the movie premiere of Horrible Bosses 2.

Bella Thorne

Unfortunately for her, her double-sided tape didn’t manage to stick properly and the actress was left spending most of her time in front of the cameras adjusting and fixing her uncomfortable top.

#15: Z LaLa

The electro-pop singer Z Lala definitely has a reputation for her unique taste in fashion. She has shown up to red carpet events in everything from a dress that resembles a giant squid to an outfit made entirely from metallic plastic.

Z LaLa

However, this unusual gown that she wore to the 2016 Billboard Music Awards has to take the cake for one of her most impractical, and uncomfortable outfit choices. We are left wondering how she managed to walk down the carpet, let alone sit down to enjoy the show.

#14: Michelle Rodriguez

The Fast and Furious star had a difficult time at the premiere of the franchise’s sixth movie. Michelle Rodriguez showed up in a radiant all red lace strapless gown.

Michelle Rodriguez

However, the actress had to learn the hard way the challenge of strapless dresses, that they tend to annoyingly fall down. Poor Michelle was forced to spend the entire evening holding up her dress in order to avoid a mishap. She did, however, still manage to get a few quick snaps in with her costars.

#13: Beyonce

Even the Queen B herself managed to make it to this list. Beyonce is definitely one who knows how to impress a crowd, whether it is on stage or on the red carpet.


This skin-tight mermaid dress that Beyonce wore to the 2011 Met Gala was truly one fit for royalty, but was so hard to walk in, that she had to have her husband and another gentleman help her get across the carpet in order to avoid falling.

#12: Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence has had her fair share of embarrassing moments on the red carpet. How could we ever forget the time she tripped at both the 2013 and 2014 Oscars?

Jennifer Lawrence

Of course, the charming movie star knows how to make the best of every awkward and uncomfortable situation, like when her hot pink gown at the 2011 SAG Awards got stuck to her heel. Yup, she definitely should have altered that. But Jennifer being Jennifer, she laughed it off like a pro and was back looking fierce only minutes later.

#11: Katy Perry

Another celebrity on this list who knows how to stun a crowd is pop sensation Katy Perry. All attention was definitely on her when she stepped out of her limo and onto the carpet at the 2017 Met Gala.

Katy Perry

She wore a red gown and veil made completely of tulle. While the outfit definitely looked interesting, we are safe to bet that having hundreds of layers of itchy fabric surrounding you must not be the most comfortable way to spend an evening.

#10: Laura Govan

Reality star Laura Govan ran into some fashion difficulties at the Wedding Ringer movie premiere. She ended up immediately regretting her super mini strapless party dress that just would not stay put.

Laura Govan

The red carpet is definitely not the ideal place for a fashion mishap, but Laura’s uncomfortable, poorly-fitted dress ended up revealing a lot more than she had intended in one of the worst wardrobe malfunctions in red carpet history. Safe to say the embarrassed celebrity did not enjoy the rest of her uncomfortable night.

#9: Lady Victoria Hervey

As a model, aristocrat, and socialite, Lady Victoria Hervey is an experienced red carpet walker. While she does have a reputation for wearing daring and revealing outfits, the dress she wore to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival showed off a lot more than she had planned.

Lady Victoria Hervey

Once a gust of wind came along, Victoria’s black, high-slit, low-cut, gown suddenly seemed like a horrible idea and she stumbled around in front of hundreds of cameras as she attempted to keep herself covered.

#8: Ashley Graham

Ashley Graham is recognized for her undeniable beauty, confidence, and impeccable fashion sense. But if we have learned anything from this list, it is that even the red carpet experts can make major fashion mistakes.

Ashley Graham

The supermodel took a stumble after her dramatically high-heeled stilettos got stuck on her long black gown and jacket. Ouch! However, like a pro, she stood back up with a smile on her face and cameras were able to catch some sweet pics of her and film director husband Justin Ervin.

#7: Lady Gaga

How could we ever forget one of the most unusual outfits to ever grace the MTV Music Video Awards (or any awards show for that matter)? Lady Gaga’s outfit made entirely of (real) raw meat was all anyone could talk about after the 2010 awards show.

Lady Gaga

Although the pop star looks pretty confident in her beef attire, we are guessing that hanging out in layers of smelly raw meat is not the most comfortable (or practical) way to spend an evening.

#6: Margot Robbie

It goes without saying that Margot Robbie is one of the most beautiful ladies in Hollywood. She just starred in I, Tonya, where she played the lead role of former ice skating champion Tonya Harding.

Margot Robbie

So when she entered the movie’s premiere in Australia, her home country, all eyes were on her. She looked radiant in a dashing ballerina pink silk gown with a plunging neckline. Unfortunately, the neckline was a little too low, causing the star to keep pulling up her gown to prevent what could have been a tragic fashion malfunction.

#5: Emily Ratajkowski

The supermodel and actress Emily Ratajkowski chose a satin golden yellow gown for the night of the 2017 Golden Globes. The natural beauty ended up fidgeting with her dress during most of evening.

Emily Ratajkowski

Not only was the thigh-high slit dangerously close to becoming a red carpet disaster, she kept stepping on the gown’s annoying train. Luckily, after several awkward pictures, she was able to get it together and slay the look in the end.

#4: Zendaya

Sure, Zendaya looked stunning in her Cinderella gown at the 2019 Met Gala, but it wasn’t the most comfortable getup. The very puffy gown wasn’t just for show – it hid an electronic device and wires underneath that allowed it to change color.


That certainly made the bulky dress even more uncomfortable, but the spectacle made headlines so perhaps it was worth it. Zendaya’s Cinderella look was completed with a baby blue headband and a Cinderella carriage shaped purse.

#3: Nicki Minaj

It can’t be easy to move around with so much fabric trailing along behind you. But at the 2018 Met Gala, Nicki Minaj didn’t let that get in her way.

Nicki Minaj

The night’s theme was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” and Nicki went for a devilish look, making sure everyone knew that she was “the bad guy” at the event. The skin-tight bodice and long train would have been a challenge for other people, but Nicki is no stranger to putting fashion over comfort.

#2: Cardi B

Look out, Nicki Minaj! As if their much publicized feud wasn’t enough, the two singers both showed up at the 2019 Met Gala wearing a dress with a very, very, very long train trailing behind them.

Cardi B

And we think – please don’t tell Nicki – that Cardi B won this particular battle, as her velvet feathered Thom Browne gown needed its own team of about ten handlers to help both the gown and Cardi make their way (slowly) down the red carpet.

#1: Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart wore this dress to the MTV movie awards, the year that ‘Breaking Dawn: Part 1’ came out. While we won’t deny that she looks cute, we’d definitely be somewhat weary of that dress. Just look at all those safety pins!

Kristen Stewart

The odds are really high that she was probably poked at some point during this night. Why did she put herself through that? They say that beauty knows no pain, but we think this is taking things to the extreme.