Models Candice Swanepoel and Miranda Kerr, wearing a $2.5 million diamond encrusted bra, strutted into television history last night (Nov. 29), after the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show posted its highest ratings ever.
The show pulled in 10.3 million viewers for its 10 p.m. time slot, its biggest audience since 2002 when supermodels like Heidi Klum and Gisele Bundchen dominated the show.
In all, the show scored a 4.6 rating in the key 18- to 49-year-old demographic, up 36 percent from last year and the best showing for that demo ever.
Kerr was a no show last year, about to give birth to son Flynn. After delivering in January, she bounced back in three and a half months to her bikini body shape.
Despite her thin frame, she was more than ample up top to fill out the bra. She credits her fuller size to breast feeding.
The runway extravaganza, was filmed Nov. 9 at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City.
Musical guests included Jay-Z, Kanye West, Maroon Five and rapper Nicki Minaj.
Maroon Five frontman Adam Levine gave his girlfriend, Anne Vyalitsyna, a model in the show, a kiss as she walked by in a dazzling outfit.
The show was divided into six themed sections, from “Ballet” to “Super Angels,” “Passion,” “Angels Aquatic,” “I Put a Spell on You” and “Club Pink.”
The models showed off a variety of fanciful lingerie, which included Victoria’s Secret’s trademark angel’s wings as well as huge peacock-like displays.
The pricey, $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure bra, encrusted with yellow diamonds and pearls was the highlight of the show.
Although a super bra is featured every year, this was Miranda’s first modeling it. In years past, model Klum did the honors. Klum has since retired from the show.
Kerr’s husband Orlando Bloom gave his wife a standing ovation as she passed by.
“I’ve waxed, shaved, done laser. I’m prepped at this point,” Kerr said before the show.