It’s every model’s worst nightmare: Slipping, tripping, or just plain wiping out on the runway during New York Fashion Week. But when mile-high heels meet a slippery surface, stumbling is inevitable. Some tumble in style, others fall gracefully. Either way, it’s hard not to crack a smile when these long-legged beauties hit the floor.
Here’s a slideshow of pin-thin models biting the dust and bruising their egos on the world’s most glamorous runway. Maybe helmets and knee pads should be “in” next season?