Catwalk Spills

As New York prepares for Fashion Week, check out the wildest catwalk spills. Models strut their stuff with grace and poise... most of the time. Check out these models eating it on the catwalk.

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Another one bites the dust. This model goes down on the catwalk during Prada's Spring-Summer show last fall.
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As New York prepares for Fashion Week, check out the wildest catwalk spills. Models strut their stuff with grace and poise... most of the time. At Anthony Vaccarello's Fall 2012 show one of the gals apparently suffered a series of stumbles. Click to see more catwalk spills.
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The model stumbled more than a few times during the finale, moving some of her fellow catwalkers to step in.
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Her fellow models went so far as to take her arms and escort her the rest of the walk down the runway. Well played, models.
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On Valentine's Day during New York Fashion Week 2012, the catwalk saw its first big tumble during the Dennis Basso show.
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A model loses her balance on the runway at the Sara Arai show during the Araisara 2012 spring/summer collection at Tokyo Fashion Week. Kind of looks like she's doing an awkward dance.
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Ava Sambora loses her balance as she walks the runway wearing White Trash Beautiful at LA Fashion Weekend in 2012. Whoops.
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After a close call teetering down the catwalk, this model at Copenhagen Fashion Week 2012 took preemptive action and shed the offending heels.
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Ana Claudia Michels gets a helping hand from another model after falling on the catwalk at the Blue Man show during Fashion Rio Summer 2012.
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A model lays on the catwalk after she slipped and fell (even with extra treads on the bottoms of her shoes) during the Christian Siriano Fall 2011 show in New York.
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Another model keeps her composure while the slip and trip was in progress.
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A model takes what looks like a painful fall as she wears an outfit by designer Betty Jackson during her show at London Fashion Week.
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The front row looked concerned when a model took a tumble during the Burberry Prorsum fashion show for the Spring/Summer 2011 collection during London's Fashion Week.
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Model Ataui Dengodel took a fall at the Zac Posen show. Strutting in dark sunglasses and silver bow-trimmed pumps probably didn't help her navigate the runway.
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The shoes were apparently not ready to wear at this show in Kiev, Ukraine. A model takes one off after falling during the Andreea Tincu & Sence collection.
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Model Christa Verbom almost made it before falling down at the end of Cia Maritima's show at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for Summer 2011 in Brazil.
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Landing flat on her hands, a model falls down at the Sonia Rykiel Ready to Wear show at Paris Fashion Week.
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This model got by with a little help from her friends at the AsahiKASEI Prize Zhang Yichao Show at China Fashion Week in Beijing.
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Model Agyness Deyn takes a tumble while walking the runway at Naomi Campbell's Fashion for Relief benefit during Fashion Week in New York in February 2010.
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Deyn goes on to fall a SECOND time, but eventually learns her lesson and removes her shoes and has a laugh.
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If you can't walk in the shoes, the best idea is to take them off as this model does while she displays a creation by label Marcel Ostertag during Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany.
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A model looks terrified as she stumbles on the runway at the Anja Gockel Fashion Show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Autumn/Winter 2010 show in Germany.
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A model falls as she presents a creation by Italian fashion designer Antonio Marras for Kenzo's ready to wear Spring-Summer 2010 fashion collection in Paris.
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Pamela Anderson looks on as Richie Rich falls on the catwalk following the "A Muse by Richie Rich" collection at New Zealand's Fashion Week 2009 in Auckland.
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Wipeout! A spectator lends a helping hand after this model took a tumble during the Mila Schon Spring/Summer 2010 ready-to-wear show in Milan.
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This model does her best airplane impression during Junko Shimada's Spring/Summer 2010 ready-to-wear fashion collection in Paris.
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A model falls on the runway while displaying a creation by Portuguese designer Fatima Lopes during the Portugal Fashion Spring Summer 2010 fashion week.
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Another model gets a little wobbly during the Mila Schon women's Spring/Summer 2010 fashion show. Hard to fault her in those heels.
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This model takes a swim with the fishes on the catwalk during Prada's Spring-Summer show in 2008.
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Another one bites the dust. No, those aren't surfing moves. Milana Bogolepova fell down not once, but twice during the Dior 2008 Cruise Collection show in 2007.
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Show officials blamed the shoes for Milana Bogolepova's dual spills, according to New York Magazine.
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One false step and Elise Crombez goes tumbling down. The model crumbled on the runway at Proenza Schouler's Spring 2007 show in New York City.
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During Chloe's Autumn-Winter ready to wear show in 2006, Jessica Stam tripped, fell and hit her head on the runway. But don't worry, she recovered in adorable fashion.
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She may have been fierce, but the runway and shoes were fiercer. This model went down at the Baby Phat Spring 2005 show in New York City.
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A model goes in for a smooth landing at the Herve Leger show during the 2009 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. (While we uncovered her runway slip, we'll spare you the undie slip.)
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After a long road to get there, she ultimately recovered and fortunately wasn't hurt.
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Karen Elson gets some help from fellow model and none other than Sean "Diddy" Combs after falling down on the runway during the Zac Posen Fall show in 2008.
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2009 has been a dangerous year for Herve Leger. Yet another model ate it during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show in New York.
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When you're going down, sometimes it helps to take someone with you. Carmen Electra was recovering from her fall at the Social Hollywood while Alison Sweeney suffered the same fate.
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Vivienne Westwood seems to have a knack for taking models down. Barbora Dvorakova gets schooled by a pair of the designer's killer shoes during the Vivienne Westwood 2009 Retrospective Collection Show in April 2009.
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The beauty of this tumble is hard to capture in a still, but check out the video to see this model - and her watering can - go wobbling down the runway. Oh, and guess who the designer is! That's right... Vivienne Westwood. Again.
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Seriously, what is it with Vivienne Westwood? Does she secretly hate her models? At London's 1997 Fashion Week, this model became yet another Westwood casualty. At least she was able to laugh it off.
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Close call! This model nearly bit it during Australia's Spring-Summer Fashion Week in April 2009. Were it not for the assist, she would have fallen prey to the catwalk.
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After slipping on the runway at the Marc Jacobs Spring 2007 show, Iekeliene Stange took matters (and her sandals) into her own hands.
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She may be graceful as a gazelle, but this model is going down. Her ankles were no match for the strappy gold sandals at Iceberg's ready-to-wear show in Milan.
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Don't mind me! Just looking for my contact down here! During the Seduzioni Diamonds Fall-Winter show in February 2009, this model was nearly run over after falling on the catwalk.
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At least this model got an assist after falling during Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Spring-Summer 2009 Haute Couture collection show in Paris.
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Sometimes when you're down, you just have to stay down. This model decided to kneel after her fall at the Maggie Barry Spring 2005 show.
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This model is so smooth it almost looks intentional... like she's just taking a moment to pray on the runway at Glory's Autumn-Winter show in 2004.
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No one ever said fashion wasn't dangerous. This model got all wrapped up in a piece by Michael Kors during New York's Fashion Week in 2005 in one of those rare occasions when the shoes weren't to blame.
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Caution: Falling Stilettos! These models decide not to risk it and take off their shoes during the Dsquared2 show in February 2008.
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The shoes aren't always to blame! This model lost her balance when she lost her outfit at the Lingerie Innovative Design Contest during China's Fashion Week in November 2008.
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A model recovers her shoe during Byblos' Fall-Winter show in Milan in 2006.
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We can't help but wonder what happened to this model's laptop when she fell during a fashion show in China last December.
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