NEW YORK, Oct 25, 2011/ — Designed exclusively for Victoria’s Secret by London Jewelers, this year’s Fantasy Treasure Bra will be worn by Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr which will unveiled on national TV on November 29th when the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will be aired.
Wearing the Fantasy Treasure Bra is a prestigious honor for a Victoria’s Secret model and considered a high point in any model’s career. Miranda follows in the footsteps of the most legendary supermodels that have had the honor in years past: Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Marisa Miller and Claudia Schiffer among others.
Valued at $2.5 million, the Fantasy Treasure Bra is handset with nearly 3400 precious gems, including white and yellow diamonds, pearls, citrines and aquamarines, all set in 18 karat white and yellow gold. The bra is inspired by an underwater dreamland of luxury, exotic glamour and sexy aquatic Angels.
The centerpiece tassel is adorned with two exquisite white diamonds, over 8 carats each, and two astonishing yellow diamonds, over 14 carats each. Overall, the bra features 142 carats of diamonds. All of the magnificent gems were embroidered onto Victoria’s Secret Gorgeous Push-up Bra frame with custom scalloping.
The intricate design of the bra required an inspection of over 10,000 stones from around the world to find the perfect colored, sized and shaped gems. Every stone was meticulously hand placed by master craftsmen in 500 hours of skilled work.
The Fantasy Bra is featured in the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams and Fantasies Catalogue arriving in mailboxes nationwide on October 21st. It’s the ultimate fantasy gift this season!