Models are perfect beings. But sometimes, these heavenly creatures have their embarassing moments too — when a shoe heel breaks, the foot get stuck in the garment or the ramp is simply too slippery — and they slip, literally.
Recently, French designer Stephane Rolland’s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 show at the Lakme Fashion Week saw a young model fall on the runway as shutterbugs went trigger-happy.
In the pages to follow, we take you through some of the most dramatic slips and tumbles on the runway.
A model falls as she presents a creation by French designer Stephane Rolland as part of his Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2013 fashion show in Paris January 22, 2013.
A model slips and falls while presenting a creation from the Herve Leger by Max Azria Fall 2009 collection during New York Fashion Week February 15, 2009.
A model falls down while she presents a creation from Cavalera’s collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week Winter 2011 in Sao Paulo, February 2, 2011.
A model falls during the Zac Posen 2008/2009 fall collection show during New York Fashion Week February 7, 2008.
A model slips and falls while presenting a creation from the Herve Leger by Max Azria Fall 2009 collection during New York Fashion Week in New York, February 15, 2009.
A model falls while presenting a creation from Mexican designer Alberto Rodriguez’s spring/summer 2010 collection during a fashion show in Mexico City October 19, 2009.
A model is helped by a spectator after she fell while presenting a creation by Georgian designer Irakli Nasidze during Georgian Fashion Week in Tbilisi March 26, 2010. Twenty-one designers and fashion houses participated in the first ever Georgian Fashion Week.
A model trips on the runway during Sass & Bide’s Spring Collections 2007 fashion show in New York September 9, 2006.
A model falls while presenting a creation for Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology and Taiwan Shin Chien University Graduates Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, March 25, 2011.
A model falls as she presents a creation from designer Miguel Palacio’s Fall/Winter 2012 collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Madrid February 2, 2012.