Beauty is pain...right? Well we're guessing confident it was for these stars, who have rocked what look to be the most uncomfortable outfits *ever* in the name of fashion. From gravity-defying bedazzled ensembles that weigh a literal ton to sequins that must itch like hell when you move even just an inch in any direction, here's a look at the lengths they'll go. Mad respect, ladies!
Consider the Band-Aid effect when she took those off at the end of the night. 😟
Her shoe collection is *literally* out of this world. No other human can wear heels like Lady Gaga.
It took a serious dose of badass to rock this so fearlessly...but it must have hurt to sit down on those chains, no? Eep—imagine if they pinch!
Mastering the art of the deep V—and its obligatory suck-your-stomach-in-all-night-and-constantly-look-down-to-make-sure-the-girls-are-still-tucked-in vigilance—before the deep V was invented.
How does one sit down in a skirt that short, or move one's upper body with a top so carefully bandaged in place? This outfit is definition IDGAF.
This head piece is amazing no matter how unwieldy it must feel on top of her head.
But what if one of the balloon letters pop?!
A little hard to breathe, just like the 90's choker (which is back, ladies!).
"This is the most naked I've ever been in public...wait, is it?" —Miley's current thought
No shoe is a better recipe for disaster in the ankle-breaking department.
The ultimate body chain. But again, painful to sit on, no?
Bondage: kinky in the red room, uncomfortable on the red carpet.
Avoid any side-to-side swaying movements.
The ability she has to walk in these shoes blows the world's mind once again. 😳
All doors must be removed before entry.
No caption needed.
Imagine the skin indentations once she took those suckers off.
Don't let her positive demeanor fool you—she's likely very, very focused on not slipping or falling in those lucite shoes.
What if this were worn in the daylight. On a sunny day. For a long time. Without sunscreen... 😮
That stole = necessary to keep warm.
Can this even qualify as a slit?
Damn Gaga, back at it again with the *unbelievable* footwear.
No hugs allowed.
Running to the bar for pre-show cocktails will not be possible. Swimming, however... 🐙
No only is Rihanna rocking a corset here, but a corset complete with sharp spiky weapons. 😱😱😱
Gaga's take on the no-makeup look.
These heels are meant for very short walks or maybe no walks at all.
Gorgeous ✔️. Soft on skin 🚫.
Sarah Jessica Parker
This 🔥 crown may be *epic* but it definitely brought SJP some post-night-out neck pain.
Look Ma, no hands.
Waist-training while red carpeting = impressive multitasking.
Those sleeve embellishments could poke an eye out.
When you're as hot as Beyoncé, who cares if the only thing covering your lady parts is an array of incredible jewels.
You can't even appreciate the uncomfortableness of this dress clearly made of *razor sharp* glass shards because your eyes (again) are glued to her shoes.
Disclaimer: Arms cannot be used to eat with a fork and knife while wearing this dress.
*Uses hair as backup breast coverage*
But seriously, HOW?! 😳👠
This cape is so fabulous who cares how much it weighed, that people maybe definitely stepped on it all night, or what in the world she did when she needed to use the bathroom.
Leg angles are *so* important in a dress like this.
A medieval dress equipped with a Tamagotchi—you know, those keychains everyone had in the '90s, where the entire premise was keeping a tiny digital pet alive.
TFW you realize dancing in a full sequin get-up is a form of torture you did nothing to deserve.
The human behind her is truly frightened of those studs.
Business on top, party like "you don't care how your feet feel" on bottom.
Fuzzy? Yes. Easily schlepable through streets while paparrazi is blinding you? No.
An early hint at Kim's waist-training obsession.
No sitting. Only standing. To be admired like the piece of art that it is.
Spoken like a true top model, Gigi gracefully addressed this Versace nip slip.
How much do you think that weighs? 👸
Just...so hot. And sweaty. And squeaky.
Same with this dress.
Are her arms trapped inside?!
The ultimate noise elimation headphones?
No, Kim is not trying to show off her out-of-this-universe engagement ring...there is another reason for this precise hand placement.
Remember those circular plastic bead curtains that you used to hang from your door as a kid? Behold.
"Don't topple over, don't topple over..." —Blake's thoughts as this photo was taken
Truly wondering what it feels like to have your feet that far away from solid ground.
When you look like a beautiful ancient gladiator goddess, but your boobs have to hold all the weight of your silver battle shield.
How to wash hands?
Maybe, in the future, we won't be able to feel the uncomfortableness of an outfit at all.
Just gonna leave this right here...
As fabulously-vintage as this grandma-inspired sweater is, it begs the question: Is it itchy?
Truly she couldn't look more Great Gatsby approved...but at the cost of wearing some very heavy-looking jewels.
Hope we're wrong and these shoes are actually comfortable because NEED. 😍
Have you ever felt the paper-cut-like slice of an errant sequin edge? Yeah.
Bending over to pick up something up will just not be an option on this day.
Fluffy feathery trains = harder to manage than regular trains.
Who needs peripheral vision when you're making a statement this major?
Dark underwear is a must.
Note: Keep your strides close and your thighs closer.
When boots look like this, no pain will ever be enough to actually stop you from wearing them.
Worried about the face paint stinging her eyes.
Off-the-shoulder makes for a very limited range of motion.
This is a great dress for someone who gets cold easily.
Kylie's note to self: Sacrifice perfect back posture for length of this dress.
Does this dress feel like fur or silver pine needles? One may never know.
Thinking: "Someone will tell me if my nipple is showing, right?"
Underwear for dresses like these is a very carefully calculated endeavor.
Strolling through the park in those heels is something only Kim could do.
"I can't remember what I was supposed to say because my feet are breaking."
This red jumpsuit is 🔥🔥🔥 , but skin to sequin contact must be kept to a minimum.
These boots are just worth it. Sometimes it's as simple as that.
This outfit was definition comfortable before she added the harness/suspender thingamajigs.
Just a guess: This belt is even more uncomfortable post-dinner.
Besides the furry insides, these snow-boot-heels are very much heels and very not snow boots.
No matter what J.Lo's wearing she can still shake it better than anyone else.
Taylor's feet are literally vertical in these shoes. 🙊
The tradeoff of possibly feeling itchy in this dress is looking like a modern-day Cleopatra.
Kendall shocked the world with this incredibly daring—yet surprisingly cooperative—dress.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner
Let us take another moment to appreciate the sheer talent Kendall possesses to be making forward movements in this dress.
This step with this slit is not what she needs right now.
Unless it's close to below zero outside, she must be dying of heat.
Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner
Cara's face says it all.
Just us or does this dress look like it weighs twice as much as her?
Yes, these shoes are the definition of slay, but with the sacrifice of blood circulation.
These boots were made for walking...to a seat.