‘My dress is broken’: Emma Stone deals with wardrobe malfunction while accepting her Best Actress Oscar

‘My dress is broken’: Emma Stone deals with wardrobe malfunction while accepting her Best Actress Oscar - Fashion - News

Emma Stone’s Unexpected Wardrobe Malfunction at the 2024 Oscar Awards: A Sartorial Surprise Amidst Triumph

An unexpected turn of events unfolded at the 2024 Oscar Awards when Emma Stone, the deserving recipient of the Best Actress accolade for her exceptional performance in “Poor Things,” faced a sartorial predicament moments before she graced the stage to accept her prestigious award.

As Stone made her way towards the stage, an audible whisper escaped her lips: “My dress is broken.” Upon reaching the podium, she addressed her fashion faux pas in her heartfelt acceptance speech, acknowledging a possible malfunction on the back of her Louis Vuitton gown, which appeared to be a broken zipper or seam.

When interviewed by reporters backstage, Stone revealed she had been entirely immersed in the captivating performance of Ryan Gosling’s song “I’m Just Ken” from “Barbie,” and her enthusiasm had perhaps led to the unforeseen wardrobe malfunction. She shared, “I was going for it during his performance. I was so mesmerized by Ryan and what he was doing, and that number truly blew my mind.”

Before her mishap, Stone had captivated the red carpet outside Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre in her stunning custom strapless Vuitton gown. The elegant design featured a flared peplum waist and intricate shell-like detailing, expertly styled by renowned fashion and celebrity stylist Petra Flannery.

Stone had previously triumphed at the Oscars in 2017 for her remarkable role in “La La Land,” a film that fortuitously co-starred Gosling. During tonight’s ceremony, they shared the microphone for a few lines during his “I’m Just Ken” showcase.

Competing against esteemed actresses like Lily Gladstone of “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Annette Bening of “Nyad,” Carey Mulligan of “Maestro,” and Sandra Hüller of “Anatomy of a Fall,” Stone’s victory was well-deserved.

Fashion mishaps have been an intrinsic part of the Oscar red carpet throughout history. Charlize Theron, in a 2022 interview with Harper’s Bazaar, reminisced about her unforgettable experience at the 2000 Oscars when the ruched back seams of her Vera Wang gown tore as she sat down, revealing her derriere. She quipped, “When I stood up for the first standing ovation, I felt a cool breeze coming up my tush. And I realized my whole butt was hanging out.”

Actor Jenny Slate shared a similar tale when she joined her “Everything Everywhere All at Once” co-stars on stage last year’s Oscars, explaining that she had carefully waddled on stage to conceal a ripped seam on her Thom Browne gown.

Perhaps the most legendary fashion blunder was Jennifer Lawrence’s infamous tumble when she accepted her Oscar for Best Actress in 2013, caused by the hemline of her cascading Dior Haute Couture gown.

Lawrence, along with the other esteemed previous winners, graciously assisted Stone off the stage to ensure a seamless transition following her unexpected encounter with fashion adversity.