Candice Swanepoel Falls on NYFW Givenchy Runway, Shares Photo of Bloody Aftermath

Candice Swanepoel
Candice Swanepoel bounced back quickly after taking a spill on the Givenchy runway at NYFW on Friday, Sept. 11. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The tumble heard ‘round the Internet! Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel made a slight misstep during the Givenchy show at NYFW on Friday, Sept. 11, and took a spill on the runway in front of dozens of fashion insiders and fans.

But the model, ever the professional, quickly recovered from the fall with the help of several security guards, even managing an ear-to-ear grin at her little mishap.

“Thank you to who ever picked me up off the runway tonight,” she later captioned a photo of her scraped and bloody knees on Instagram. “Left with little scratches but mostly a bruised ego.”

She accompanied her tongue-in-cheek post with several emojis and the hashtag “#ohwell.”

Swanepoel, 26, was wearing a black, semi-sheer lace dress and stunning red-and-black fringed booties for the fashion house, for whom she is a spokesperson.

The South African beauty topped Maxim’s Hot 100 list last year, beating out Hollywood hotties like Jennifer Lawrence and Scarlett Johansson.

Candice Swanepoel
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“It’s a huge honor to be Maxim’s No. 1, among so many beautiful and talented women!” she told the magazine at the time. “It’s a great feeling.”

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