wardrobe malfunction


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wardrobe malfunction

n. the failure of a costume to fully cover its wearer as intended. (From an incident on broadcast television where this failure allowed a woman’s naked breast to be seen. The term itself was concocted to be an excuse for the incident.) Now he spends hours watching TV, hoping for another wardrobe malfunction.
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London, December 17 ( ANI ): Kim Kardashian, who can always be counted on for showing off her curves even if it is freezing and other celebs start wearing layers of woollens instead of skimpy frocks and tiny shorts, suffered a minor wardrobe malfunction with erect nipples in a super tight white dress in Miami.
The usually sophisticated actress was clearly embarrassed by the wardrobe malfunction, which was largely due to the thigh high split of her black figure-hugging dress falling open as she got out of the car by swinging both her legs onto the pavement, flashing her private parts in the process.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time that Kim has become a victim of wardrobe malfunction in the recent times.
New York, Sept 25 ( ANI ): Sofia Vergara took to her Twitter account to share details of her wardrobe malfunction at the Emmy Awards.
The Geordie singer seemed oblivious to her wardrobe malfunction as she carried on smiling in her floor-length cream and white Victoria Beckham gown.
Her co-star Matt Damon also walked the red carpet, but nearly caused a wardrobe malfunction when he stepped on Gwyneth's dress.
Miley Cyrus's rau nchy new look backfired when she had a serious wardrobe malfunction on stage.
THE words credit crunch, food miles and wardrobe malfunction have made it into The Chambers Dictionary.
Springsteen's two-hour set offered an uncanny blend of sage empathy for residents' suffering and infectious exuberance - once he turned from the crowd to fix yet another pop-world wardrobe malfunction (``It's not just a new band,'' he explained, ``but a new belt'').
Kris Jenner recently had a shocking wardrobe malfunction on Sept 10 at the V magazine party.
FORGET Grey's Anatomy - it was all about Katherine Heigl's anatomy after a Janet Jackson-style wardrobe malfunction at an awards bash.
The small family were in London where Kim had an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction while she was wearing an outfit straight out of the Kardashian Collection that she is currently promoting.
London, August 31 ( ANI ): Irina Shayk suffered a wardrobe malfunction when her boobs nearly popped out of her dress during the UEFA Champions League event on Thursday.
Thankfully, Ford realised his mistake before the Michael Kors gown left screen siren Rachel, 32, with an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction in front of the world's media.
The next question: Is wardrobe malfunction a scoring deduction?