Once a year, Victoria’s Secret graces us with the presence of angels. Reminding normal woman that we’re not all created equal and that it’s the woman behind the $2 million jewel encrusted bra that makes it va va voom.
But, I appreciate their efforts in humanizing unearthly creatures such as Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge, Erin Heatherton, Liu Wen, Rosie Huntington Whiteley, Candice Swanepoel, Karolina Kurkova, Izabel Goulart, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lais Ribeiro, Selita Ebanks and Jessica Stam by giving us a sneak peak of the prep work that goes into being a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Not surprisingly, they make it look effortless (although Adriana Lima begs to differ) – having their hair and make up done, trying on the elaborate costumes that will go down the runway. “The runway costumes are usually elaborate and heavy, making walking in them a challenge,” explained The Daily Mail‘s behind-the-scenes article.