05/07/2013 01:02 EDT | Updated 05/08/2013 07:52 EDT

Sarah Jessica Parker's Underwear Exposed At Met Gala In Apparent Wardrobe Malfunction (PHOTOS)

Sarah Jessica Parker’s underwear didn’t exactly stay under her dress at the Met Gala in New York City on Monday.

The 48-year-old actress wore a Giles Deacon gown with a slit that showed off her thigh-high Louis Vuitton tartan velvet boots, a daring look to fit the event's Punk: Chaos To Couture theme. But the former "Sex and the City" star shocked us when her open dress revealed a peak at her lacy panties.

She topped off the look with an attention-grabbing Philip Treacy headpiece, but honestly we doubt anyone will remember much else besides this apparent wardrobe malfunction.

Luckily, SJP understands the importance of stylish underthings – otherwise this blush-worthy moment could have been a seriously mortifying moment.

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