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A Comparative Analysis of Model Falls at the Givenchy Show

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On the long list of things that made Givenchy's 9/11 runway show sort of epic: The danger its terrific clothes posed to a cast of 80 models. In under an hour, Tisci's combination of lace-edged silk and pointed booties took down two models: Supermodel Candice Swanepoel and "The Other Model Who Fell (T.O.M.W.F.)." So who fell better?

In the categories of "saving oneself from leg injury" and "kind of pretending you're praying," T.O.M.W.F. fared better, managing to both avoid a full face plant and gracefully attempt a rapper-approved prayer squat pose.

However when it came to "dramatic pre-fall facial expressions" and "gracefully dusting yourself off," Candice was the clear model fall winner. Not only did the V.S. Angel execute an incredibly telling mid-fall face, but post-runway face plant, she managed one of the most perfect, "I'm crying on the inside but totally okay, everyone" smiles. She even earned a few bonus points for laughing at herself in emoji on social media. Well played, Candice.