What’s the one thing that sets Victoria’s Secret Angels apart from all other fashion models — and all women, for that matter? Sure they get an employee discount on glitzy bras, and sure they get two weeks in St. Barts with Leonardo Dicaprio, but that’s not it.
It’s the wings.
Anyone who’s ever contemplated bankruptcy, or even a costly divorce, has thought about maxing out their credit cards before calling the lawyers (don’t do it — it’s illegal).
Now, as America lurches toward another financial debt crisis, Victoria’s Secret is offering the fashion equivalent of such willfully blind indulgence: the new jewel-encrusted Royal Fantasy Bra, valued at $10 million.
Someone in the Victoria’s Secret design department must have missed the memo that made it clear, once and for all, that the lingerie retailer absolutely does not ever under any circumstances market its products to teenage girls.
Only two months after being labelled a “toxic villain”, Victoria’s Secret is back on the side of the angels as far as Greenpeace is concerned.
Limited Brands, parent company of both VS and La Senza, yesterday became the latest major international retailer to commit to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign to eliminate hazardous chemicals from clothing manufacturing and textile production.
The best commercials from Victoria’s Secret are the ones that don’t take themselves too seriously — like this little gem featuring a handful of supermodels butchering the lyrics to “Deck The Halls“.