22/09/2011 05:23 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Fashion Disasters: The Men Who Stand On Dresses

Men stand on long dresses. Fact.

If you ever attend a red carpet event or super-posh party, you can virtually guarantee that at some point during the evening at least one lady will feel the familiar tug that is the whole weight of a man being added to the trailing hem of her gown as she goes to walk away.

Harrison Ford stands on Rachel McAdams' dress and Matthew Broderick stands on Sarah Jessica PArker's dress See? Photos: Rex Features

In fact, it's so much a part of red carpet life that MyDaily have an equation for it:

Men PLUS floor-length red carpet gowns PLUS photographers EQUALS hilarity.

This simple equation never fails to keep us amused when we're covering red carpet events (plus it's always good to know that we are sometimes in the same boat Helen Mirren, Kim Kardashian, Rachel McAdams et al) so we thought we'd put our knowledge to good use and give you a tea-break friendly gallery devoted to beautiful dresses and the men who stand on them: