Home / Fashion / Victoria’s Secret model Jasmine picked for $ 3 m fantasy bra

Victoria’s Secret model Jasmine picked for $ 3 m fantasy bra


Comments / 2003 Views / Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01


untitled-7Reuters: Victoria’s Secret angel Jasmine Tookes earns wings and diamonds for the 2016 runway show.

The model has been selected to wear the $3 million dollar fantasy bra during the companies’ annual show and gave the press a sneak peak on Tuesday (1).

“It is such an honor to be wearing the Bright Night Fantasy Bra this year. It is more stunning than ever and I feel so blessed to be joining a list of supermodels in the past,” said Tookes, who only became an angel last year.

Models who have worn the bra in the past include Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum and Lily Aldridge.

The brassiere is adorned with emeralds and diamonds weighing more than 450 carats, set in 18-karat gold and was custom made to fit Tookes. “First I had a molding of my upper body were I had to sit for three hours and be still, I could barely even breath so that it would be perfect. And then they take that molding and build a bra on top of it. And then my first time seeing the bra, I saw it without actually diamonds,” said Tookes.

“Then when I saw it without diamonds I was like, ‘oh, my gosh, this bra is so beautiful, it sparkles from every angle,’” added Tookes.

This year, the U.S. based company will hold the show in France’s captiol.

“We’ve been in a lot of exciting places but Paris seemed like the perfect place for us to go this year and this time. It’s the capitol of fashion, it’s an exciting city, our models know Paris, we know Paris. It’s just a very exciting place for us to be,” explained co-executive producer, Monica Mitro.

w, Bruno Mars and The Weeknd will share the runway with the models for special performances.

“We’re really excited to work with all three of them and it’s going to be a great collaboration. So we’re working out which songs, and which sections, and who’s coming out when. There is always some interaction with the models and the musical artist, so there is still a lot to do,” said Mitro.

Forty-seven models will walk in the show that will feature 75 looks, split into six sections starting with ‘The Road Ahead’ and ending with ‘Bright-Night Angel.’

The runway show will be taped at The Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées on November 30 and air on the U.S. network CBS on December 5, eventually broadcasting in 190 countries.


Share This Article


COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

India’s new plan for TN fishermen could end row with Sri Lanka over fishing

27 May 2017

  India’s new INR 16,210 million ($ 250.9 million) plan to enable Tamil Nadu fishermen to exit fishing in the Palk Bay in three years from this year could end its decades-long row with Sri Lanka over poaching in Sri Lan...


Mayday! Mayhem in the making?

26 May 2017

By the time you read this, you would have perused many pieces, no doubt, on the precarious state of the nation of late. The painful memories of April-May – Meethotamulla pitfall and the proposed appointment of a military panjandrum to curb, ...


Tiny commitments from a thousand homes – mind separating matter!

25 May 2017

     Some may be wondering after Meethotamulla where all the Colombo waste is going. However, I do have a feeling that most had no idea whatsoever where things were disappearing into until the pictures of Meethotamul...


Why do agricultural value chains fail? Part V: Incentives to exploit

24 May 2017

Introduction Farming is better when it is done collectively. Collaboration might happen between farmers, traders and agricultural extension officers. The collaborations can be at different strength levels, for example in some farmer commun...


Columnists More