Lower than a month till the Angels jet off to Shanghai for the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, we lastly know who will likely be sporting the legendary Fantasy Bra. Drumroll, please…. It is Lais Ribeiro!
The 27-year-outdated Brazilian mannequin, who formally grew to become an Angel in 2015 however has been working with the model since 2010, was chosen to put on the 2017 "Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra." The information was revealed through a fairly hilarious Vogue video: In it, Ribeiro excitedly awaits her massive announcement shoot, solely to have it hold getting delayed; she passes the time by serving to out and taking good care of errands on set. (Sure, apparently you possibly can go about your on a regular basis, mundane duties whereas sporting an embellished, multimillion-greenback bra.)
The "Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra," which is valued at $2 million, is gold with diamonds, yellow sapphires, and blue topaz, that includes a caged-entrance impact because of an ornamental necklace. Ribeiro wore it with a nude panty that includes an identical gold-leaf-patterned waistband.
Apparently, Ribeiro did not know she obtained the Fantasy Bra till she went into the Fashion Show fittings: “I had no concept that [the fitting] was for the bra—I got here in and after I tried it, I cried; it was unbelievable," she tells Vogue.
Yearly Victoria's Secret selects certainly one of its Angels—i.e., the fashions who're on contract with the model to seem in campaigns, commercials, and e-commerce imagery all through the 12 months—to put on the bejeweled Fantasy Bra, which often bears a price ticket in the a number of thousands and thousands. Previous recipients of this honor embrace Claudia Schiffer (who wore the inaugural Fantasy Bra again in 1996), Heidi Klum (twice!), Gisele Bündchen (additionally twice!), and Miranda Kerr. At the 2016 present in Paris, Jasmine Tookes donned the Eddie Borgo–designed, Aziz & Walid Mouzannar–jewel-embellished quantity dubbed the "Brilliant Night time Fantasy Bra."
Apart from the Fantasy Bra, there's loads to stay up for on this 12 months's program: a new location, a collaboration with Balmain, a potential Taylor Swift–Harry Styles reunion on the glitter-coated runway. There's by no means a boring second when the pink jet involves city.
The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show will air on November 28 on CBS.