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Victoria's Secret Show 2015: Lily Aldridge to model $2 million fantasy bra

The wearer of this year's fantasy bra has been revealed as American model and Victoria's Secret angel Lily Aldridge. 

Emma Akbareian
Monday 02 November 2015 17:51 GMT
Lily Aldridge
Lily Aldridge

In 8 days time the world's most beautiful women will take to the catwalk in the annual lingerie extravaganza that is the Victoria's Secret show.

A highlight of the runway event is always the fantasy bra - a style designed exclusively for the event featuring a dazzling array of precious stones.

The honour of modelling the bra has this year gone to veteran angel, Lily Aldridge.

The American model has shown off the design in a new video which sees her dancing around in the design.

The Fireworks bra and matching belt as it has been named, is designed by jewellery designer Mouawad is valued at $2 million (about £1.3 million) and features over 6,500 previous gems including diamonds, blue topaz, yellow sapphires and pink quartz - all of which are set in 18 karat gold.

The bra and belt took a whopping 685 hours of work to complete.

Red garnets provide the focal point of the bra which is inspired by the brand's new 'Very Sexy Flirt bra.'

Last year's fantasy bra was actually a double act - worn by Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima coming in at around $2 million each.

The most expensive bras ever made include the 2000 creation worn by Gisele which was valued at $15 million.

The Victoria's Secret show takes place next week in New York and will be aired on December 9th.

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