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How To Get A Butt Like A Victoria’s Secret Model

It goes without saying that being a model for Victoria's Secret requires strict beauty and fitness regimens. But not even that rigorous upkeep is enough to make her runway-ready—New York magazine reports that makeup artists then need to beautify her butt. Apparently, each girl gets 20 (20!) layers of makeup on her derrière and i…

By: Leonora Epstein / December 2, 2009

Victoria’s Secret Hires First Asian Model

File this one under "We Can't Believe It Took Them This Long": Besides all those expensive bedazzled bras and Heidi Klum flaunting her post-baby body, there's one more reason to watch the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, airing on CBS tonight. Chinese model Liu Wen, 21, will be the first girl of Asian descent to float…

By: Erin Flaherty / December 1, 2009

Watch The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Preview

We know you guys are freaking out that you can't watch this until it airs on Dec. 1 (uh sure). So here ya go, the preview in all its glory: who wore the $3 million diamond bra, the surprise guests, and a super random pink carpet moment with Dr. Dre (!?), who shares how hi…

By: Erin Flaherty / November 24, 2009

Backstage At The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

We have to wait until Dec. 1 to see the full insanity of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, but this teaser is totally making us want to tune in. Seriously, who can say no to a bevy of insanely hot girls (one of whom brought her puppy!), the unprecedentedly minimalistic wings, and fancy underwear?

By: Lily Q / November 20, 2009

Victoria’s Secret Models Converge In Times Square

Who says those Angels all look alike? The name of the game here is clearly D-I-V-E-R-S-I-T-Y. We knew we should've tried out for their model search contest!

By: Erin Flaherty / November 18, 2009

Victoria’s Secret Model Finally Admits To Not Magically Losing Baby Weight

Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosia walked in the VS fashion show four months after giving birth to her first child. And she looked the sort of good that inspires teenage boys everywhere to steal mommy's catalog for, well, personal use. Given that most women complain endlessly about the difficulty of losing baby weight coupled with…

By: Lily Q / October 20, 2009

Are You An Agent Provocateur Or Victoria’s Secret Kind Of Gal?

Now that fancy British underwear brand Agent Provocateur is invading New York Fashion Week, we're going to have to pick our allegiances: Is your loyalty to American mainstay Victoria's Secret or Agent Provocateur, home to all things even vaguely kinky? Here are a few points to consider as you choose sides...

By: Lily Q / August 18, 2009

Victoria’s Secret PINK Arrives On HBCU Campuses

Victoria has two secrets. One for the sexy and sleek vixen who has come to embody the brand. And another for the sexy and comfy collegiate represented by the PINK line, which favors comfy sweats, hoodies and T-shirts over garter belts and corsets. Now HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) students are being let i…

By: Annika Harris / January 20, 2009

Hypothyroidism Credited For Model’s Figure

Last month we asked if you thought Karolina Kurkova, the Victoria’s Secret model under fire for gaining weight, was fat. Kurkova wasn’t even included in pre-show materials for the 2008 Victoria’s Secret fashion show because it was a last minute decision to let her strut the runway. After snacking on pretty much nothing but veggie…

By: Wendy Atterberry / January 12, 2009

Does This Victoria’s Secret Model Look Fat To You?

In case you missed the "Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show" on CBS last night, the New York Post reports that at least one of the models was "fat." Yes, fat. The Post was at the taping in Miami last month and knows for a "fact" that model Karolina Kurkova had put on the pounds, at least…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 4, 2008

Victoria’s Secret: She’s Giving You A Rash!

Victoria’s got a secret. Formaldehyde, the same stuff that preserves corpses, may be giving your boobs a lift, a rash, and even permanent scars. A few women are claiming they developed medical issues from wearing the “Angel’s Secret Embrace” and “Very Sexy Extreme Push Up" bras, and want Vicky to compensate them. Lead by Roberta…

By: Simcha / November 12, 2008

Supermodel Karolina Kurkova Gets Called Fat

Oh no they didn’t! Karolina Kurkova, the Victoria’s Secret supermodel that Elle recently posted about in the forums, has been called fat by the Brazilian press. The smack talk started after a show in Sao Paulo, where Kurkova walked the runway with more meat on her bones than usual. And gasp, she has cellulite o…

By: Simcha / June 26, 2008

Danger! Beware Of Thong!

A woman in Los Angeles is suing Victoria’s Secret over a defective thong. Um, one could argue, they’re all defective, after all, we’re talking about paying for a permanent wedgie here. But seriously, 52-year old Macrida Patterson is taking the lingerie line to court because she claims a “design problem” caused a metallic decoration o…

By: Simcha / June 18, 2008

Shopping For Lingerie In Saudi Arabia

In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, lingerie stores that display their wares on mannequins make many people uncomfortable. "If I was passing by with my family and saw something displayed vulgarly on a mannequin, we would all find the situation awkward and embarrassing," said one shopping mall manager. However, the store owners displaying lingerie in their window…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 18, 2008

The Frisky Girl’s Guide to Wearing Lingerie

The night before Valentine's Day this year, I received a frantic text message from my friend Sara, who I knew was on a mission to pick up something frilly to wear for her new boyfriend. "OMG, I’m in the store and I don’t even know what the eff a garter belt is. Help…" I flipped…

By: Jessica Bartlett / April 11, 2008

Cheaper Can Be Better

We didn't know anything about bras until we got properly fitted. Before that, we had really only ever bought them from places like Kmart, Target, and Filene's Basement, where no one cares whether you buy the wrong size. And even though we love the lacy bras we bought, we may have been onto something by…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 10, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Dita’s Bras, Classical Music, And Movie Theater Popcorn

Dita Von Teese has been recruited by Wonderbra to design vintage-style underthings, including a limited-edition bra for Victoria's Secret. [AHN] Ever wonder why a box of Raisinets costs, like, $5 at the movie theater when you can get them for $2 at a convenience store? Well, charging so much on snacks is what keeps the…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 28, 2008

An Illustrated Guide For Buying Lingerie

As much as we’d like to think we could replace Adriana Lima if she ever called in sick, we don’t all have the figure of a Victoria’s Secret model -- some of us have bigger boobs. And just like clothing, certain lingerie styles fit certain body types better than others. Luckily, the guys at Debonair

By: Catherine Strawn / January 15, 2008

Heidi Klum, Bid Your Singing Career “Auf Wiedersehen!”

Just because you're the cutest celebrity couple of the moment does not mean you should pull a Marc Anthony and J.Lo and do a duet together in front of a nationwide audience at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Seal, you are in, Heidi you are out! [Red Lasso]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007
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