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Brownlow Medal: Nadia Bartel’s near wardrobe malfunction

It’s the night on Melbourne’s social calendar that sees WAGS dressed in their finest.

And Nadia Bartel nearly suffered a wardrobe malfunction as she arrived on the AFL Brownlow Medal red carpet in Melbourne on Monday.

The 34-year-old exposed her bare leg in a pale blue strapless J’Aton Couture frock with a daring thigh split.  

Nadia teamed her eye-catching frock with nude pointy-toe Christian Louboutin heels and Cerrone jewels.

The blogger styled her locks in a centre part and voluminous curls, and opted for a glamorous makeup palette.

Nadia arrived on the red carpet where she prepared to interview a slew of AFL WAGS for Channel Seven.  

Taking it in her stride: The blogger, 34, laughed off the near wardrobe malfunction as she prepared to interview a slew of AFL WAGS for Channel Seven

Taking it in her stride: The blogger, 34, laughed off a near wardrobe malfunction as she exposed her bare thigh, prior to interviewing AFL WAGS for Seven on the red carpet

Svelte: Nadia's beaded J'Aton Couture frock featured a bodice underneath sheer fabric, and accentuated her trim figure

Svelte: Nadia’s beaded J’Aton Couture frock featured a bodice underneath sheer fabric, and accentuated her trim figure

Jessie Murphy (née Habermann), 28, also showed off her leg in a white sheer frock with a bodice and thigh split, as she posed with husband Marc. 

The blonde beauty added metallic pointy-toe heels and allowed her straight locks to flow freely past her face and shoulders. 

Jessie’s makeup included a matte foundation, defined brows, a false set of lashes and a natural lip. 

White on the mark: Jessie, 28, also showed off her leg in a sheer white frock with a bodice and thigh split, as she posed with husband Marc

White on the mark: Jessie, 28, also showed off her leg in a sheer white frock with a bodice and thigh split, as she posed with husband Marc 

Picture-perfect: Jessie added metallic pointy-toe heels to her red carpet look, styled her shoulder-length locks out, and drew attention to her eyes with a false set of lashes

Picture-perfect: Jessie added metallic pointy-toe heels to her red carpet look, styled her shoulder-length locks out, and drew attention to her eyes with a false set of lashes 

Abbey Gelmi also showed off her leg in a pale pink Cappellazzo Couture gown with a daring thigh split. 

The Channel Seven reporter’s frock also featured a bodice that drew attention to her tiny waist.

Abbey added perspex studded pointy-toe heels and delicate silver jewels, and styled her brunette locks out and wavy.

Stunning: Channel Seven reporter Abbey showed off her leg in a pale pink Cappellazzo Couture gown, which she paired with perspex studded heels and delicate silver jewels

Stunning: Channel Seven reporter Abbey showed off her leg in a pale pink Cappellazzo Couture gown, which she paired with perspex studded heels and delicate silver jewels 

Sophisticated: Charlotte Viney, wife of AFL Demons player Jack Viney, sported an ultra chic pale blue gown, and still managed to flaunt her enviably toned legs

Sophisticated: Charlotte Viney, wife of AFL Demons player Jack Viney, sported an ultra chic pale blue gown, and still managed to flaunt her enviably toned legs 

Suave: Jack looked suave in a crisp white dress shirt, a tailored black suit jacket and pants, patent dress shoes and a black bow tie

Suave: Jack looked suave in a crisp white dress shirt, a tailored black suit jacket and pants, patent dress shoes and a black bow tie 

Charlotte Viney, wife of AFL Demons player Jack Viney, sported an ultra chic pale blue Oglia Loro gown, and still managed to flaunt her enviably toned legs.

The brunette’s outfit consisted of a jewelled roll-neck top, paired with a cape that extended out into a dramatic train.

Charlotte’s look was completed with silver Mary Jane heels, clip-on earrings and statement rings.  

Power couple: Brit Davis stunned in a grey tulle dress with a plunging neckline and thigh split, which she paired with matching stilettos, as she posed with partner Joel Selwood of the AFL Cats

Power couple: Brit Davis stunned in a grey tulle dress with a plunging neckline and thigh split, which she paired with matching stilettos, as she posed with partner Joel Selwood of the AFL Cats

Dramatic: The brunette's locks were swept back in a voluminous fashion, and her striking eyes were enhanced with kohl liner

Dramatic: The brunette's locks were swept back in a voluminous fashion, and her striking eyes were enhanced with kohl liner

Dramatic: The brunette’s locks were swept back in a voluminous fashion, and her striking eyes were enhanced with kohl liner 

Her makeup included a bronzed complexion, bold brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy pink lip. 

Brit Davis stunned in a grey tulle dress with a plunging neckline and thigh split, which she paired with matching stilettos, as she posed with partner Joel Selwood of the AFL Cats.

The brunette’s locks were swept back in a voluminous fashion, and her striking eyes were enhanced with kohl liner. 

All that glitters: Former Miss Universe Australia Scherri-Lee Biggs, 29, dazzled in a silver sequinned dress by Eliya The Label with white shoulder detail and significant draping, as she joined partner Brad Sheppard of the AFL Eagles

All that glitters: Former Miss Universe Australia Scherri-Lee Biggs, 29, dazzled in a silver sequinned dress by Eliya The Label with white shoulder detail and significant draping, as she joined partner Brad Sheppard of the AFL Eagles

Pulling out all the stops: The South African dancer added pointy-toe heels, silver jewels, and styled her blonde locks out and straight, framing a glamorous makeup palette

Pulling out all the stops: The South African dancer added pointy-toe heels, silver jewels, and styled her blonde locks out and straight, framing a glamorous makeup palette 

Joel complemented his partner in a crisp white dress shirt, a tailored black suit jacket and pants, dress shoes and a black bow tie. 

Former Miss Universe Australia Scherri-Lee Biggs dazzled in a silver sequinned dress by Eliya The Label with white shoulder detail and significant draping.

The 29-year-old, who accompanied partner Brad Sheppard of the AFL Eagles, added pointy-toe heels, silver jewels, and styled her blonde locks out and straight.  

Feeling bold: Meanwhile Emma Hawkins, wife of AFL Cats player Tom Hawkins, ensured all eyes were on her in a plunging navy frock that accentuated her ample cleavage

Feeling bold: Meanwhile Emma Hawkins, wife of AFL Cats player Tom Hawkins, ensured all eyes were on her in a plunging navy frock that accentuated her ample cleavage

Feeling bold: Meanwhile Emma Hawkins, wife of AFL Cats player Tom Hawkins, ensured all eyes were on her in a plunging navy frock that accentuated her ample cleavage 

Up close: Her makeup included a bronzed complexion, bold brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy pink lip

Up close: Her makeup included a bronzed complexion, bold brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy pink lip

Meanwhile Emma Hawkins, wife of AFL Cats player Tom Hawkins, ensured all eyes were on her in a plunging navy frock that accentuated her ample cleavage.

Emma put her best foot forward in black pointy-toe pumps, secured most of her blonde hair back, and kept her makeup look elegant and understated.  

Laura Griffin flashed the flesh in a pale pink silk gown that revealed her delicate décolletage, toned tummy and lean legs.

Body-confident: Laura Griffin flashed the flesh in a pale pink silk gown that revealed her delicate décolletage, toned tummy and lean legs

Body-confident: Laura Griffin flashed the flesh in a pale pink silk gown that revealed her delicate décolletage, toned tummy and lean legs 

Proud girlfriend: The brunette posed on the carpet with boyfriend Ben Stratton of the AFL Hawks

Proud girlfriend: The brunette posed on the carpet with boyfriend Ben Stratton of the AFL Hawks

The brunette paired her bold dress with glitzy silver strappy heels and drop earrings, and her beauty look consisted of a topknot, groomed brows, lashings of mascara and a glossy nude lip.  

Laura posed on the carpet with boyfriend Ben Stratton, 30, of the AFL Hawks, who looked dapper in a tailored black suit jacket and trousers, a crisp white shirt, dress shoes and a black bow tie. 

Australia’s favourite weather presenter Jane Bunn, 40, showed off her cleavage in a pale pink gown with a feather-inspired plunging neckline.

Making an entrance: Australia's favourite weather presenter Jane Bunn, 40, showed off her cleavage in a pale pink gown with a feather-inspired plunging neckline

Making an entrance: Australia's favourite weather presenter Jane Bunn, 40, showed off her cleavage in a pale pink gown with a feather-inspired plunging neckline

Making an entrance: Australia’s favourite weather presenter Jane Bunn, 40, showed off her cleavage in a pale pink gown with a feather-inspired plunging neckline

In profile: Jane added pearl drop earrings and styled her shoulder-length locks in a centre parting and relaxed waves

In profile: Jane added pearl drop earrings and styled her shoulder-length locks in a centre parting and relaxed waves  

Making them green with envy! Channel Nine reporter Madeline Slattery dazzled in a satin ruffled frock with belt detail and a daring thigh split

Making them green with envy! Channel Nine reporter Madeline Slattery dazzled in a satin ruffled frock with belt detail and a daring thigh split

Making them green with envy! Channel Nine reporter Madeline Slattery dazzled in a satin ruffled frock with belt detail and a daring thigh split

The slimline design also highlighted her trim waist and shapely derrière as she posed up a storm on the carpet. 

Jane added pearl drop earrings, styled her shoulder-length locks in relaxed waves, and enhanced her eyes with dramatic kohl liner. 

Channel Nine reporter Madeline Slattery dazzled in a lime green satin frock with a ruffled shoulder, belt detail and daring thigh split.

Following the memo: Lauren Houghten was one of the many ladies on the night to opt for a daring thigh split. Pictured with boyfriend Isaac Heeney of the AFL Swans

Following the memo: Lauren Houghten was one of the many ladies on the night to opt for a daring thigh split. Pictured with boyfriend Isaac Heeney of the AFL Swans 

Awkward! Olivia Burke (pictured) awkwardly wore a similar outfit to Tayla Harris on the carpet

Awkward! Tayla Harris (pictured) awkwardly wore a similar outfit to Olivia Burke on the carpet

Awkward! Olivia Burke (left) awkwardly wore a similar outfit to Tayla Harris (right) on the carpet. Both designs were made of a metallic fabric and featured plunging necklines 

Bondage-inspired: Kate Turner felt ultra confident as she took to the carpet with boyfriend Dyson Heppell of the AFL Bombers in a black PVC bondage-inspired dress with a daring thigh split

Bondage-inspired: Kate Turner felt ultra confident as she took to the carpet with boyfriend Dyson Heppell of the AFL Bombers in a black PVC bondage-inspired dress with a daring thigh split 

Vampy: Kate added black fringed heels, statement rings, and tucked her blonde locks behind her ears

Vampy: Kate added black fringed heels, statement rings, and tucked her blonde locks behind her ears

Vampy: Kate added black fringed heels, statement rings, and tucked her blonde locks behind her ears 

The journalist boosted her height with beige strappy heels and slicked her locks into a chignon, drawing attention to her striking facial features.

Kate Turner felt ultra confident as she took to the carpet with boyfriend Dyson Heppell of the AFL Bombers in a black PVC bondage-inspired dress with a daring thigh split. 

The blonde added fringed black heels and statement rings, and tucked her straight blonde locks behind her ears.  

Courtney Carruthers also showed off a significant amount of leg in a gold sequinned strapless frock with a daring thigh split, as she posed with boyfriend James Worpel of the AFL Hawks

Courtney Carruthers also showed off a significant amount of leg in a gold sequinned strapless frock with a daring thigh split, as she posed with boyfriend James Worpel of the AFL Hawks

She's no wallflower! Ana Calle, boyfriend of AFL Swans star Josh Kennedy, turned heads in a yellow dress with ample fabric from the waist

She's no wallflower! Ana Calle, boyfriend of AFL Swans star Josh Kennedy, turned heads in a yellow dress with ample fabric from the waist

She’s no wallflower! Ana Calle, boyfriend of AFL Swans star Josh Kennedy, turned heads in a yellow dress with ample fabric from the waist 

Trim physique: The outlandish size of Ana's dress accentuated her very tiny frame

Trim physique: The outlandish size of Ana’s dress accentuated her very tiny frame 

Sensational: Laney McIntyre looked sensational in a nude tulle dress with thigh split and perspex heels, as she posed with partner Dion Prestia of the AFL Tigers

Sensational: Laney McIntyre revealed her sensational figure in a nude tulle dress with perspex heels and drop earrings

Sensational: Laney McIntyre looked sensational in a nude tulle dress with thigh split and perspex heels, as she posed with partner Dion Prestia of the AFL Tigers 

Courtney Carruthers also showed off a significant amount of leg in a gold sequinned strapless frock with a daring thigh split.

The brunette, who accompanied boyfriend James Worpel of the AFL Hawks, added black heels, a thin waist band and drop earrings. 

Courtney’s locks were styled back off her face, and her striking facial features were enhanced with a glam makeup palette. 

Bumping along nicely: Alex Pendlebury, wife of AFL Magpies star Scott, showed off her burgeoning baby bump in a beaded black gown by Jane Hill

Bumping along nicely: Alex Pendlebury, wife of AFL Magpies star Scott, showed off her burgeoning baby bump in a beaded black gown by Jane Hill

Finishing off the look: The brunette accessorised with statement silver jewellery and secured her locks into a chignon at the nape of the neck

Husband and wife: Alex posed with husband Scott Pendlebury

Finishing off the look: The brunette accessorised with statement silver jewellery and secured her locks into a chignon at the nape of the neck. Pictured on the right with husband Scott Pendlebury

Va va voom: Kim Ravaillion stood out in a red plunging frock with sheer panels and a daring thigh split, as she embraced boyfriend Adam Treloar of the AFL Magpies

Va va voom: Kim Ravaillion stood out in a red plunging frock with sheer panels and a daring thigh split, as she embraced boyfriend Adam Treloar of the AFL Magpies 

Coordinating style: Kim coordinated with a red box clutch, boosted her height with metallic heels and added touches of bling in the form of silver jewels

Coordinating style: Kim coordinated with a red box clutch, boosted her height with metallic heels and added touches of bling in the form of silver jewels

Coordinating style: Kim coordinated with a red box clutch, boosted her height with metallic heels and added touches of bling in the form of silver jewels

Ana Calle turned heads in a very dramatic yellow silk frock with ample fabric from the waist down, as she embraced boyfriend Josh Kennedy of the AFL Swans. 

Her dark tresses were pinned back, apart from a side fringe, and silver jewels added a touch of bling. 

Alex Pendlebury, wife of AFL Magpies star Scott, showed off her burgeoning baby bump in a beaded black gown by Jane Hill.

Taking the plunge: Sophie Harmer took the plunge in a pastel pink gown with flaring of fabric from the hips down, as she joined boyfriend Clayton Oliver, 22, of the AFL Demons

Taking the plunge: Sophie Harmer took the plunge in a pastel pink gown with flaring of fabric from the hips down, as she joined boyfriend Clayton Oliver, 22, of the AFL Demons

Taking the plunge: Sophie Harmer took the plunge in a pastel pink gown with flaring of fabric from the hips down, as she joined boyfriend Clayton Oliver, 22, of the AFL Demons

Pretty in pastel: Julie Neale was pastel perfection in a flowing purple gown with tie detail at the back. Pictured with husband Lachine Neale of the AFL Lions

Pretty in pastel: Julie Neale was pastel perfection in a flowing purple gown with tie detail at the back. Pictured with husband Lachine Neale of the AFL Lions 

Chic in white: Rachel Wertheim stood out from the pack in a plunging white pantsuit next to partner Brodie Grundy of the AFL Magpies

Chic in white: Britt Kennedy wore a white Princess-style gown alongside partner Brad Crouch of the AFL Crows

Chic in white: Rachel Wertheim stood out from the pack in a plunging white pantsuit next to partner Brodie Grundy of the AFL Magpies (left), while Britt Kennedy wore a white Princess-style gown alongside partner Brad Crouch of the AFL Crows (right)

The brunette accessorised with statement silver jewellery, secured her locks into a chignon at the nape of the neck, and added a slick of nude lipstick. 

Samantha Dobbs left little to the imagination in a white lace dress by Cassandra Renée Couture that exposed her undergarments.

The Pilates instructor, who accompanied partner Bradley Hill of the AFL Dockers, tied her blonde locks loosely and enhanced her pretty facial features with a pared-back makeup palette.

Daring to bare: Samantha Dobbs, who accompanied partner Bradley Hill of the AFL Dockers, left little to the imagination in a white lace dress by Cassandra Renée Couture that exposed her undergarments

Daring to bare: Samantha Dobbs, who accompanied partner Bradley Hill of the AFL Dockers, left little to the imagination in a white lace dress by Cassandra Renée Couture that exposed her undergarments 

Hair and makeup: The Pilates instructor tied her blonde locks loosely and enhanced her pretty facial features with a pared-back makeup palette

Hair and makeup: The Pilates instructor tied her blonde locks loosely and enhanced her pretty facial features with a pared-back makeup palette

Olivia Cosma opted for a similar look as she embraced partner Jade Gresham of the St Kilda Saints on the carpet.

The brunette’s sheer white gown featured a bodice and a subtle train, and she accessorised with a fringed clutch. 

Olivia completed the look with curly tresses, defined brows, a false set of lashes and a natural lip. 

Sheer beauty: Olivia Cosma opted for a similar look to Samantha, as she embraced partner Jade Gresham of the St Kilda Saints on the carpet

Sheer beauty: Olivia Cosma, girlfriend of St Kilda Saints player Jade Gresham, opted for a similar look to Samantha on the red carpet

Sheer beauty: Olivia Cosma opted for a similar look to Samantha, as she embraced partner Jade Gresham of the St Kilda Saints on the carpet 

One for the mantel: Hannah Davis donned a white slimline frock with a feather train, and styled her blonde locks in soft waves. Pictured with partner Tom Mitchell of the AFL Hawks

One for the mantel: Hannah Davis donned a white slimline frock with a feather train, and styled her blonde locks in soft waves. Pictured with partner Tom Mitchell of the AFL Hawks 

Bringing out the latex: Brooke Cotchin made a statement in a black latex frock with a dramatic tulle train next to husband Trent Cotchin of the AFL Tigers

Bringing out the latex: Brooke Cotchin made a statement in a black latex frock with a dramatic tulle train next to husband Trent Cotchin of the AFL Tigers

Glitzy: Mikayla Crisp put on a leggy display in a black sequinned gown, next to husband Jack Crisp of the AFL Magpies

Unique look: Alice McKeough stood out in a burgundy and black thigh-skimming design alongside partner Darcy Byrne-Jones

Unique: Mikayla Crisp put on a leggy display in a black sequinned gown, next to husband Jack Crisp of the AFL Magpies (left), while Alice McKeough stood out in a burgundy and black thigh-skimming design alongside partner Darcy Byrne-Jones (right) 

Network 10 reporter Emma Lamb cut a chic figure on the red carpet in a pale pink long-sleeved frock with fabric flaring out from the waist.

The brunette styled her tresses in a side part and relaxed waves, with several strands held back by a jewel clip.

Emma’s makeup palette included defined brows, lashings of mascara, a touch of blush and a natural lip colour.  

Demure: Sophie Barbour sported a nude floor-length gown alongside partner Connor Rozee

Grecian goddess: Kate Lawrence donned a Grecian-inspired white dress that offered a glimpse of her cleavage and toned legs, as she embraced partner Luke Parker

Different looks: Sophie Barbour cut a demure figure in a nude gown alongside partner Connor Rozee (left), while Kate Lawrence offered a glimpse of her cleavage and toned legs in a white Grecian-style frock next to partner Luke Parker (right) 

Pretty in pink: Network 10 reporter Emma Lamb cut a chic figure on the red carpet in a pale pink long-sleeved frock with fabric flaring out from the waist

Pretty in pink: Network 10 reporter Emma Lamb cut a chic figure on the red carpet in a pale pink long-sleeved frock with fabric flaring out from the waist 

Burgundy: Sarah Joyce (pictured with partner Jack Billings of the AFL Saints) wore an off-the-shoulder burgundy satin frock with a dramatic train

Va va voom! Chelsea Hewson (pictured with partner Michael Hurley) wore a slinky frock with a plunging neckline, a daring thigh split and a cut-out at the back

Burgundy: Sarah Joyce (pictured left with partner Jack Billings), wore a burgundy revealing gown, as did Chelsea Hewson (pictured right with partner Michael Hurley) 

Vibrant: Fox Sports presenter Neroli Meadows, 34, opted for a halterneck design in a vibrant orange hue, and kept her hair and makeup look elegant

Vibrant: Fox Sports presenter Neroli Meadows, 34, opted for a halterneck design in a vibrant orange hue, and kept her hair and makeup look elegant 

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