Victoria’s Secret (VS) Fashion Show 2013: $10 million bra worn by Candice Swanepoel


The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion show was packed with interesting lingerie ensembles, including the $10 million Royal Fantasy bra worn by Candice Swanepoel.

The fashion show featured the world’s elite models including Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, Alessandra Ambrosio, Ariana Lima, Karlie Kloss, Lindsay Ellingson and Lily Aldridge.

The much-anticipated 2013 Fantasy Bra is designed exclusively for the brand’s annual event by world-renowned jeweler Mouawad.

The glittering Dream Angels Demi Bra with matching belt made its debut on the Victoria’s Secret runway by Candice Swanepoel as she pays homage to the brand’s heritage. The $10 million bra includes a 52-carat pear-shaped ruby and some 4,200 other rubies, diamonds and yellow sapphires.

Candice Swanepoel who wore the Fantasy Bra this year is a South African model. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list.

She has featured in various advertisements for Nike, Diesel, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Dolce and Gabbana etc. The 25-year-old model sauntered confidently as she led other VS angels at the annual fashion show.

Several Victoria’s Secret Angels have sported the fantasy bra through the years, starting in 1996 with Claudia Schiffer’s Million Dollar Miracle Bra. Miranda Kerr wore one in 2011, Bundchen donned it twice (in 2000 and 2005), and Heidi Klum showed different versions off in 1999, 2001 and 2003.

Taylor Swift also performed at the Victoria’s Fashion Show 2013. The show was broadcasted on CBS Tuesday, Dec. 10, and was seen in 190 countries by more than 500 million people.