After weeks of casting speculations and expensive bra ogling, the Victoria’s Secret Show is finally upon us. (The catwalk portion will be taped tonight, November 9, and will air on CBS November 29 at 10 pm EST.)
But the lingerie runway—which has become synonymous with giant angel wings and celebrity performances (Kanye West is performing this time around)—was not always the opulent affair we’ve come to expect.
The first VS runway in 1995 was relatively sedate compared to today’s hoopla: no bells and whistles, just drop dead gorgeous women in sexy underwear. (JUST.) Watch the video below to see where it all started and visit Fashionista.com to check out the entire 16 years of evolution.
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