VICTORIA’S SECRET ANGELS FASHION SHOW HISTORY

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

No other show in the history of the fashion world got such immediate fame in quick succession but Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show. Similarly, in the span of just two decades, “Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show” emerged as a million-dollar event. One of the great success stories of the “Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show” is the selection of high-quality and A+ world-class models.

Victoria’s Secret models not only have excellent height, gorgeous look, glamorous style, and amazing body shape but these models have got all the skills about how to walk, pose, and move during a show. There is a lot to share with you so let’s cut our intro and start knowing each and everything in detail about this awesome “Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show.” ictoria's Secret Fashion Show

Beginning of the Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show

In New York city’s Plaza hotel, the first-ever show of Victoria’s Secret Models was held back in August 1995. This inaugural show was held under the brand of lingerie. Similarly, during the 90’s era, some of the first shows were held in the days preceding Valentine’s Day, linking the brand to the holiday’s romantic theme. However, at the very beginning of the 21st century, the show was shifted to take place prior to the Christmas holiday season. Since its first show till 2018, “Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show” was held in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Cannes, Paris, London, and Shanghai.

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Immediate Fame of  Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show

There is no other opinion but a “brand of lingerie” as far as the immediate fame of Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show is concerned. I mean Victoria’s  Secret Models wearing sexy and hot lingeries got immediate attention and audiences’ attraction drew towards this stage-shattering lingerie catwalk show. Additionally, the show’s producers spent a massive budget on its success. For instance, in 1999, Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show spent $4 million on international newspaper publicity.

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Major Source of Income of  Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show

Mainly The owners of the show capitalized on the sale of their various lingerie, perfumes, lipsticks, earrings, and other cosmetics products. Similarly, Victoria’s Secret Angels Show production shops were opened in all the major cities of the USA and Europe. The company’s various brands including lingeries and perfumes are still very much famous and in high demand across the globe.

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Introduction of Music Inside Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show

The company’s owners very cleverly included the twist of music inside Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show that not only made this show a big hit but also drew a massive audience. Singers and bands like  Lady Gaga, Ellie Goulding, Taylor Swift, Neon Jungle, and Fall Out Boy have been performing from 2013 to 2018. The inclusion of the music helped Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show to reach a huge figure of 9.2 million views in 2014.

VICTORIA'S SECRET ANGELS FASHION SHOW HISTORY

Unique Events of Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show

On different occasions, there took place some unique but interesting events at Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show. Some of them are the inclusion of “wings-bra line outfits, “$1 Million Bra” worn by Elsa Hosk in 2018, and “ S2 Million Fireworks Fantasy Bra” worn by Adriana Lima in 2015. All such events brought immediate fame to Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show.

VICTORIA'S SECRET ANGELS FASHION SHOW HISTORY

Criticism & Cancelation of Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show Since 2019

From 2019 until today no Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show has taken place. Actually, the show has been canceled due to a number of reasons. according to The New York Times report, Victoria’s Secret Angels Fashion Show has been canceled due to Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse scandal and Wexner’s ties to Epstein. However, L Brands CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer officially confirmed that the 2019 fashion show had been canceled due to declining viewership and falling sales post-broadcast.

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Similarly, critics have described the 21st-century televised editions of the show as “pornographic” and “outright commercialism”.  Additionally, the Show has been very harshly criticized by different media houses which also created huge pressure on the production house company to quit the show immediately.

VICTORIA'S SECRET ANGELS FASHION SHOW HISTORY

It is certainly a huge disappointment for the audience and followers that Victoria’s Secret Models Fashion hasn’t taken place since 2019. Followers are of the view that the show must restart in near future and go on irrespective of criticism, scandals, and other reasons. On a closing note, let’s hope that the show may come once again to rock the stage of the world of fashion. let fashion move forward and let things happen in the larger interest of the fashion industry and people associated with it.

 

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