The lingerie and "wings" get crazier every year. The show was split into five themed sections: 1) Ballet--real ballet dancers opened the show, models wore ribbons laced up their stilettos as if they were toe shoes 2) "Super Angels"--capes, bubble wings, super sexy super heros 3) "Passion"--ornate, Spanish bullfighter-inspired bling 4) "Angels Aquatic"--angels on the half shell, under the sea 5) "I put a spell on you"--vampy, dark 6) "Club Pink"--models-as-disco balls. Some highlights: spinning umbrellas in lieu of wings, neon light-up wings, and ass cheeks a plenty thanks to very revealing g-strings.
Maroon 5, Cee Lo Green and Kanye West were the billed musical acts. As we mentioned, Nicki Minaj replaced Cee Lo, and for the highlight of the evening, Jay-Z made a surprise appearance alongside West for one song. Jay and Ye got the entire high-heeled designer-clad crowd up off their seats. It was awesome. More awesome? A very pregnant Beyonce in a drapey white gown was cheering her man on in the front row.
There was a lot to love from last night's show so we've boiled it down to the 10 best moments, from Karlie Kloss' anticipated debut turn on the VS catwalk (yes, she was just as good as you expected her to be), to Chanel Iman's bare bum (hello!), to the surprise appearance of NYC's royal couple, Jay and Bey.
Here they are.
1. Jay-Z's surprise performance with Kanye. Beyonce cheering Jay on in the front row, mouthing every lyric.
2. Karlie Kloss makes her highly anticipated Victoria's Secret debut and she does not disappoint. Girl has legs for MILES.
3. Chanel Iman's light up wings. Oh, and bare ass.
4. Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine walks hand in hand down the runway with his girlfriend, model Anne Vyalitsyna, during his performance. Awwww.
5. Somehow, Izabel Goulart made these umbrellas look sexy.
6. Miranda Kerr wears the $2.5 million bra inside a glittery sea shell.
7. Alessandra Ambrosio does her best first position. Nice port de bras.
8. Nicki Minaj being Nicki Minaj. She also had her own harem of male dancers.
9. Alessandra Ambrosio makes walking with 30 pounds of wings look easy.
10. They put a disco ball on Karlie Kloss' ass. Why?
All eyes were on Victoria's Secret first-timer Karlie Kloss last night, and for good reason. The supermodel-in-the-making has a killer walk and outsize personality so it was no shock that she killed it on the glitter-filled Victoria's Secret runway. We sat down with Kloss before the show to ask her the pressure of being "the one to watch," if she would switch up her signature walk, and if she indulged in any crazy diet or exercise pre-show. During our chat, Kloss also stumbled upon Victoria's secret.
The annual Victoria's Secret fashion show taped last night, and though you'll have to wait until November 29 to see the Angels walk the runway (as well as Nicki Minaj, Kanye and Jay-Z's live performances!), you can check out every look from the show right now. We've got all the outfits, from Miranda Kerr's $2.5 million bra to Alessandra Ambrosio's ballerina shoes to first-time VS walker Karlie Kloss' disco-ball butt. Click through our gallery to see the spectacle in its entirety. Which look is your favorite?
Those kids in the back room at Victoria's Secret sure know what they're doing: Year after year for its annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, the lingerie megabrand manages to string together a slew of feathers, rhinestones, shoestring undergarments and pop acts into a massive spectacle. The event is eagerly anticipated by millions the world over -- and 2013's production, which filmed last night in New York, was no different.
Yeah, so that Native American headdress Karlie Kloss wore with a fringed leather bikini at the Victoria's Secret fashion show? That was a bad idea. Victoria's Secret showcased the look at the taping of its annual fashion extravaganza mere days after Gwen Stefani and No Doubt were forced to pull their new music video because Stefani was wearing...sexy Native American garb. Turns out Karlie's headdress number won't be getting any screen time either, when the fashion show airs in December.