Kendall Jenner's Oscars Dress Was a Wardrobe Malfunction Waiting to Happen

The model wore the tiniest dress to the party.

Last night, Kendall Jenner showed up at the Vanity Fair Oscars party wearing what she might describe as a dress, but your mom would almost certainly call a shirt:

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The physics on this thing are mind-boggling and, frankly, anxiety-inducing. How do you WALK in it?

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How do you RAISE AN ARM?

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How do you STAND?

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She was caught tugging at her hemline a few times last night—because, again, anxiety—but the dress appears to have remained in place for most of the night:

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And, if you thought there must be some magical contraption under there holding everything in place, well:

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Those sheer panels say otherwise.

Sally Holmes

Sally is the Editor in Chief of Marie Claire where she oversees coverage of all the things the Marie Claire reader wants to know about, including politics, beauty, fashion, and celebs. Holmes has been with Marie Claire for five years, overseeing all content for the brand’s website and social platforms. She joined Marie Claire from, where she worked for four years, first as Senior Editor running all news content and finally as Executive Editor. Before that, Sally was at's the Cut and graduated with an English major from Boston College.