We can look forward to that ...
The countdown to the 19th edition of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on December 9, 2014 is underway and first details of the show of superlatives seep through. The most exciting 10 is revealed here.
It's only possible by invitation, but thanks to livestream, elaborate photo productions backstage and diligent on Instagram & Co. postenden models, we are well informed about the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show . Even though the label has angered readers with questionable campaign messages in recent days, preparations for the lingerie show, which will be held for the first time this year at the Earls Court Exhibition Center in London, will not stand still.
The first details we have so far about the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014 are ...
1. The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014 shows more outfits than ever before
In 2014, 79 outfits will be presented on the London Catwalk, last year it was a whole 10 less.
2. ... and more models!
Forget the ridiculous model cast of just 40 catwalk beauties, this time Victoria's Secret sends 47 models across the sparkling catwalk.
3. Two models present the millionaire Fanatsy-Bra
Victoria's Secret makes you on Big Spender and 2014 shows two Fantasy Bras. Value per item: $ 2 million - both adorned with ruby, diamond, sapphire, and 18-carat gold ornaments. They are presented by two old-fashioned bunnies: Victoria's Secret Angels Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima .
4. There is a black tie dress code
Each guest is asked to comply with a specific etiquette regarding clothes. In this case, this is the theme of the evening - Truman Capote's famous Black and White Ball in Manhattan in 1966. Fabulous!
5. The fashion show is divided into 6 categories
And these categories are: Gilded Angels, Exotic Traveler, Dream Girl, Fairy Tale, University of Pink and Angel Ball.
6. Lily Donaldson's outfit is a Swarovski spectacle
Swarovski crystals can be found in 29 runway looks of the show, but model Lily Donaldson is said to carry the most sparkling of them all. The sneak preview of the jeweled, violet winged fairy ensemble is available at wwd.com . Also magical: the facts of this look! 150, 000 Swarovski stones weighing a total of 20 kilos. There are five hours working time in one wing alone.
7. Serkan Cura is behind the looks of the show
For the second time in a row, the Parisian designer Serkan Cura has designed the outfits of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. "In my couture shows, you can do a lot, but there are rules, " he tells WWD. "But here one says 'Can we do that?' And [Victoria's Secret] replies, 'Sure, what do you want?' It's all about the vision. We are here to dream, to create something completely different. There are 60 minutes of showtime, when you need to move to another location ... Beamed. Voilà. "
8. The Victoria's Secret Team also includes these two Powerwomen
Sophia Neophitou is Editor-in-Chief of 10 Magazine, Creative Director of Antonio Berardi, Roland Mouret and Elie Saab, and responsible for the show concept and model cast of the lingerie giant for more than three years. Also on board: Monica Mitro - aka: Victoria's Secret Executive Vice President and Great Angel - will again put on the show this year.
9. The model cast remains strict
Anyone who is allowed on the stage at the event of superlatives must undergo a rigorous casting process. That goes for the old-established Victoria's Secret angels, as well as New Faces. "All girls are like athletes - that's really crazy, " says VS model Lily Donaldson to WWD. "I definitely eat a lot healthier, a good incentive, you almost want the show to happen twice a year, so you always stay as fit as possible."
10. Lily Donaldson is still getting nervous
Lily Donaldson's biggest fear? In addition traps! Even though the top model 2014 is already running its fifth show for Victoria's Secret. The 27-year-old Briton says, "I'm looking forward to the show in London, it's just going crazy."