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Zippers Galore! Peculiar Ways Celebrities Hit or Miss With the Fashion Accessory! (Photos)

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Anna Paquin shows off her backside with a zipped up pencil skirt!

Many of you may have noticed that there is a giant zipper going down the center of Google, and the doodle is in honor of Gideon Sundback and his simple yet revolutionary fashion accessory!

While the zipper is used so often today, it was not always the most popular accessory. In fact, the zipper was initially shunned by the public.

But in celebration of Sundback’s birthday, April 24, we put together our favorite celebrities and the various, entertaining, ways they have sported the fashion over the last few years.

There are pure fashion-forward moments, and ones you may wish to not have witnessed! But fashion is all about risks and without them, the world would be rather boring.

Take a look at our favorite celebrities below and their uses of the zipper!

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  • Cher 1 of 18
    Cher
    Cher and Christina Aguilera united to film scenes for their film "Burlesque". As you can see, Cher's jacket has zippers all down the sleeves and the sides of the jacket itself.
  • Miranda Kerr 2 of 18
    Miranda Kerr
    The ever-stylish Miranda Kerr arrives at Icebergs restaurant on Bondi Beach for a lunch meeting. Kerr's dress has a zipper down the front. How "fashion forward" of her!
  • Katie Holmes 3 of 18
    Katie Holmes
    Katie Holmes carries daughter Suri as she leaves the Bowery Hotel and later leaves her Manhattan apartment. As she leaves the Bowery Hotel, Katie held a tan shoulder bag to complement her beige peeptoe zipped up heels.
  • Cindy Crawford 4 of 18
    Cindy Crawford
    Cindy Crawford spends her Valentine's Day at the Omega party in Vancouver. Just like Miranda, Cindy's dress has a forward zipper as well.
  • John Travolta 5 of 18
    John Travolta
    Uh-oh! John Travolta forgot to check his jeans' zipper before stepping out of Katsuya.
  • Pete Wentz 6 of 18
    Pete Wentz
    Pete Wentz stays fit while jogging with a friend near his Hollywood home. Wentz is seen wearing a black hoodie with a side zipper and a black beanie.
  • Larry King 7 of 18
    Larry King
    Larry King adjusts his zipper as he leaves the CNN Building in Los Angeles.
  • Halle Berry 8 of 18
    Halle Berry
    Sexy Halle Berry wears an unusual pair of leggings as she drops in to the Jenesse center. Halle's leggings had a large zipper screen printed on the outside of her thigh.
  • Owen Wilson 9 of 18
    Owen Wilson
    The Hollywood star adjusts his pants on the set of Woody Allen's latest movie, "Midnight in Paris", shooting on location in the French capital.
  • Ryan Phillippe 10 of 18
    Ryan Phillippe
    Ryan Phillippe appears to be in such a rush he's forgotten to do his fly up! The ex-husband of Reese Witherspoon was spotted flying low on the set of his latest movie, "The Lincoln Lawyer."
  • Jennifer Garner 11 of 18
    Jennifer Garner
    Jennifer Garner is one proud mama as she takes her daughters Seraphina and Violet to a local park in Brentwood. The barefaced actress, wearing a baseball cap and ripped jeans, holds onto Seraphina as older daughter Violet plays with a soccer ball. This may be a simple look, but Jen has a zippered jacket on while playing with the kids.
  • Snooki 12 of 18
    Snooki
    Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley grab food together at the boardwalk with a camera crew right behind them.
  • Sean Penn 13 of 18
    Sean Penn
    Sean Penn sits on a park bench, dressed in costume, on the set of "This Must Be The Place," in Central Park. The actor was dressed in drag for his character named Cheyenne, "a bored, retired rock star setting out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S." That is some outfit!
  • Kate Hudson 14 of 18
    Kate Hudson
    Kate Hudson at the Glamour Magazine 2010 Women of the Year Gala, held at New York's Carnegie Hall. Take a look at the size zipper Kate has on her dress.
  • Fantasia 15 of 18
    Fantasia
    Singer Fantasia Barrino of "American Idol" fame arrives at Millions of Milkshakes at the Westfield Mall in Century City. Fantasia's blazer had a peculiar zipper on the side to keep it together.
  • Rachel Weisz 16 of 18
    Rachel Weisz
    A solo Rachel Wesiz arrives at LAX with skintight navy zipper pants and suede brown ankle boots.
  • Anna Paquin 17 of 18
    Anna Paquin
    Anna Paquin, dressed to kill in a figure hugging pencil zipped skirt and tight fitting white top, arrives at the LA Short Film Festival in Hollywood.
  • Jennifer Lopez 18 of 18
    Jennifer Lopez
    Jennifer Lopez holds her daughter Emme as she walks on the set of her new music video in Los Angeles. Lopez's leather pants had zippers all over them!
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[Photos via Pacific Coast News.]

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