04/25/2012 09:32 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sara Blakely, Spanx Founder, Shows Off Her Shapewear On The 2012 TIME 100 Gala Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

When most ladies flash their Spanx on the red carpet, we'd classify it as a wardrobe malfunction. But when you're Sara Blakely, the billionaire founder of the company itself? Work it, girl.

Sara Blakely, the 41-year-old founder of the shapewear empire, was named to the 2012 TIME 100 list, and she turned out for Tuesday night's official 2012 TIME 100 Gala in a radiant blue dress.

And since we're sure photographers egged Blakely on to show her Spanx, she seemed to be a good sport in flashing a little bit of leg for the cameras.

See photos of Sara's adorable red carpet moment below!


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