Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018: Everything you need to know
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Model Christmas is just around the corner - and you know what that means. Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018 is less than a couple of days away and like every year, this one is set to be as extravagant as ever.
Apart from the extravagant lingerie selection and the drop dead gorgeous models, the show will also feature multiple performances by the hottest singers! There are also 18 new faces added to the model flock. Here's all you need to know about the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018.
How to watch it?
The 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will officially air on December 2 on ABC at 10 pm ET on ABC. The network will also be streaming the show on both its streaming platform and the ABC app. You'll have to check in with your cable provider for a paid sign up. Both platforms are free to use after. Additionally, you can also watch it on YouTube TV as well as Hulu's Live TV. Both will stream the event on the same day. Youtube TV will cost you about $35 for a monthly subscription, while Hulu will cost you $39.99.
Who is performing?
Apart from the extravagant lingerie selection and the drop dead gorgeous models, the show will also feature performances by singers like Shawn Mendes, Rita Ora, The Chainsmokers, Bebe Rexha, Halsey, Leela James, Kelsea Ballerini, and The Struts.
Who is walking the runway?
The show's roster has 41 models walking the runway, which is a mix of old angels as well as the new. Alessandra Ambrosio and Lily Aldridge will not be walking, while the likes of Behati Prinsloo, Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Shanina Shaik, Barbara Palvin, Toni Garnn, and Kelly Gale will be returning to the catwalk. The newcomers include the likes of Winnie Harlow, Duckie Thot, and Kelsey Meritt.
Who is wearing the fantasy bra?
Elsa Hosk will strut in the fantasy bra this year. Made by Atelier Swarovski, it is a bejeweled bralette with a matching body chain. Priced at $1 million, the bra took 930 hours to make and contains 2,100 Swarovski created diamonds and topaz. The bralette's centerpiece has over 71 carats of Swarovski Created Diamonds.
What is the lingerie like?
This year around, Victoria's Secret has 7 categories to choose from, each of which is very different from the other. The designers have experimented with prints and pops of colors and the show also features a collaboration with designer Mary Katrantzou. Katrantzou brings in a burst of floral elements to the traditional lace negligee giving this year's runway show the freshness it needs.
The categories include:
Glam Royale, which is the perfect mix of posh and punky. An exploration of tartan, expect to see a lot of red, lace, Argyle, Gingham and exaggerated belts with gold accents. Golden Angel which is a mixture of rich brocades and lace with an urban fashion twist. The collection features foiled detailing with three-dimensional gold embroidery. Gucci, Etro, Prada, Dolce, Off-White and tribute t-shirts galore.
Flights of Fancy is a collection that oozes feminine sparkle, romantic, sherbet tones, lots of diamond embroidery. Inspired by Valentino Couture, Schiaparelli, Francesco Scognamiglio, nudes, and pastels.
There's Floral Fantasy which is the Katrantzou collaboration, is an exploration of Victoria’s Secret heritage; the iconic pink and white stripe, logos and symbols mixed with bright florals.
Downtown Angel is rooted in street style, this category features oversized, sculpted puffer coats intermixed with exaggerated performance wear shapes paired with Victoria Sport. A bold black pallet with punches of flora. Powerfully feminine, seductive and strong, this one has techno fabrics, neoprene, and nylon.
Celestial Angel is this year's dreamy collection. Inspired by the stars, this collection is all about midnight skies, mixed metals, gold and silvers, dreamscapes and the moon. Foiled laces, transparent and diaphanous fabrics make you think about McQueen, Dior, and Valentino.
Pink segment has more logos than last year and is better with bold, bright neon colors, fun patterns, and playful techno fabrics.