Recession? What recession? Victoria’s Secret threw a grand old party at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami. Two days of luxe resort life and lavish lingerie
sure sounded good to the 3,500-plus who showed up for the hotel’s grand
re-opening and Victoria’s Secret annual fashion show this past weekend!
The famous hotel cost $1 billion to restore! The Chateau, built in 1954, has been blown out to include two new
towers, 1,500 guest rooms, 11 restaurants and lounges, three ballrooms
and a 40,000-square-foot spa. Such extravagance is a risky business in
times like these.
Such over-the-top opulence would be a tough act for anyone to
follow. But Victoria’s Secret, armed with an estimated $15 million
budget, not to mention a bevy of bronzed, buxom beauties, promised to
give the Fontainebleau’s festivities a run for its money. Its lineup
included not one, but two, shows, each staged before an audience of
1,000, that featured runway performances by Usher and will air on CBS
on Decwmber 3.
While Friday night’s party people recovered by
the pool, 35 models from 17 countries, including Angels Heidi Klum,
Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes and Miranda Kerr, and more editorial girls,
such as Lara Stone, Behati Prinsloo and Julia Stegner, were primping,
prepping and enduring armies of camera crews and press in the
Let’s see who walked the ‘pink’ carpet:
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