The American lingerie firm makes an annual parade called ‘Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’ one of the most anticipated by fans. Sapphires, diamonds, rubies, precious stones and millions of dollars make up each bodice, turned into pieces of ultra-luxury. A tour of the best
1997: Tyra Banks was the first African-American woman to wear the fantasy bra for the first time. They called it the “Diamond Dream Bra”. This support is made with 93 natural pearls and 100 diamonds around the edge of the cup. In the center, the chosen pendant is a broken diamond with 42 small pearls. Its value: USD 3,000,000
2000: Gisele Bündchen, the Brazilian model, paraded for the first time the fantasy bra on the Victoria’s Secret catwalk. This was called “Red Hot Fantasy Bra”, made with more than 1,300 gems, 300 pieces of Thai rubies and that same year it entered the Guinness Record for being the most expensive piece of lingerie in the world. Its value was USD 15,000,000.
2002: Karolina Kurkova, former Czech angel of Victoria’s Secret paraded the “Star of Victoria Fantasy Bra” made with more than 1,150 rubies and 1,600 emeralds embroidered on flowers in pink, red and green. Its value: USD 10,000,000.
2003: Icon of the catwalks, Heidi Klum took for the third time the fantasy bra of the firm called “Very Sexy Fantasy Bra”. More than 370 hours of work were needed to create this bodice. It has 70 pieces of diamonds in the center being the second longest in the world. Its value: USD 11,000,000.
2005: Again Gisele is chosen by the firm to wear the Fantasy Bra, the “Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra”. Made with more than 2,900 pavé diamonds, 22 rubies and 101 pieces of 18-carat white gold diamonds. Its value: USD 12,500,000
2008: Adriana Lima was chosen by the firm VS to wear the Fantasy Bra, called “Black Diamond Fantasy Bra”, was made on a black soutien with 117 diamonds and 34 rubies. Its value: USD 5,000,000
2010: Once again the chosen one was the Brazilian Adriana Lima. The “Bombshell Fantasy Bra” made with 3,000 brilliant white diamonds with a mix of celestial. This solution took more than 1500 hours of full-time work to finish in time for the show. Its value: USD 2,000,000
2011: The Australian model Miranda Kerr was chosen to wear the “Fantasy Treasure Bra”. It was made by 3,400 precious gems that included 142 pieces of white and yellow diamonds, pearls, and aquamarines, these gems were also made with 18 carats of white gold. Its value: USD 2,500,000
2012: Alessandra Ambrosio was chosen for the “Floral Fantasy Bra” of the VSFW of the year. Made in 5,200 precious gems including amethysts, sapphires, rubies, and pink, white and yellow diamonds of 18 carats. In addition to the soutien, he was accompanied by a belt valued at $ 500,000. The value of the bra: USD 2,500,000
2013: Candice Swanepoel shined on the catwalk with the “Royal Fantasy Bra and Belt”, handcrafted with 18-carat gold accompanied by 4,200 gems like rubies, blue and yellow sapphires and diamonds. The support had a large ruby in the center. Its value: USD 10,000,000
2015: The Californian Lily Aldridge. His set called “Fireworks Fantasy Bra” was made of diamonds, a blue topaz and yellow sapphires on 18-carat gold. Its value was USD 2,000,000 and required 685 hours of work.
2016: Jasmine Tookes was commissioned to wear the ‘Bright Night’ in the latest edition of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show composed of 9,000 precious stones, diamonds in 18-carat gold with more than 700 hours of work. Its value: USD 3,000,000
2017: Lais Ribeiro will be the model in charge of presenting on the catwalk in Shanghai on November 28 the “Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra” made of diamonds and yellow sapphires. Its value: USD 2,000,000