Famed lingerie company Victoria’s Secret taped The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory in NYC last night in their usual, opulent style. Here are a few photos of some of the VS Angels who strutted their stuff on the runway last night as they modeled the finest offerings from the Victoria’s Secret collection:
Unlike most fashion shows, the clothes here are not all that important, but the elaborate signature wings and other props, including boxing gloves and peacock tails, add to the excitement on the runway. Victoria’s Secret says that underneath all the sparkle, feathers and studs are some push-up bras and lacy bottoms that are sold in stores, but, really, who’d notice? Several catwalkers got their first pair of wings this year, which is a literal and figurative coronation of the brand’s top models. They include Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge and Candice Swanepoel. The difference between some of the newer models and more seasoned VS Angels, however, is an electricity and warmth that was largely missing from the runway. Doutzen Kroes and Miranda Kerr sat out because they are both pregnant, and the company and Heidi Klum, who got the crowd going last year when she bared a toned, fit body just weeks after giving birth, recently ended their affiliation. Longtime model Isabeli Fontana did enjoy a fully engaging moment during this show when she strutted in a silver bra and sequin swim bottoms carrying an oversized barbell and tossed it to a group of bare-chested male gymnasts … Other themes were the exotic “Wild Things,” the heavy metal-infused “Tough Love,” the flirty “Pink Planet,” the sports-themed “Game On,” and the wholesome-but-not-really “Country Girls.” For that, model Lindsay Ellingson put on a straw corset and Alessandra Ambrosio wore a high-neck chiffon baby-doll top with a super-low panties … TV audiences get a chance to see the action when CBS televises the show on Nov. 30.
Wanna see a few more Victoria’s Secret Angels modeling their wares on the runway last night? Check ‘em out, after the jump …
The VS Fashion Show always brings the eye candy but … without Heidi Klum and Miranda Kerr, the show is bound to feel like it’s missing some of magic. Still, I think I’ll be tuning in on November 30 to see these Angels, both old and new, in action.