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VICTORIA’S SECRET ANGELS TAKE FLIGHT DURING FASHION SHOW

Posted in Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Chanel Iman, Erin Heatherton, Isabeli Fontana, Izabel Goulart, Jessica Stam, Karolina Kurkova, Lily Donaldson, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Selita Ebanks on November 11, 2010 by fadedblog

They’re some of the most beautiful women in the world and tonight (November 10) the Angels of Victoria’s Secret joined forces at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City for its annual star-studded runway show.

Adriana Lima opened the show in a giant set of wings, making her return to the catwalk for the first time since giving birth to daughter Valentina a year ago.

Backstage she told reporters: “To be back in shape for the fashion show, it wasn’t easy for me. I really worked very hard.”

Adriana gained 50 pounds in her pregnancy. She has been hitting the gym seven days a week, she said. “I’m very proud of myself, I gotta say, because it wasn’t easy. Sometimes I would go to work out and I had, like, days of not sleeping.”

Adriana undoubtedly looked back in pre-pregnancy shape as she modelled the $2 million Bombshell Fantasy diamond bra she first debuted last month.

Designed in collaboration with Italian jeweller Damiani, and containing more than 3000 jewels, the piece took six craftsmen 1500 hours of work to complete.

On the catwalk, Adriana was joined by Selita Ebanks, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Lily Donaldson, Karolina Kurkova, Jessica Stam, Izabel Goulart, Isabeli Fontana, Erin Heatherton, Chanel Iman, Candice Swanepoel and fellow Brazilian beauty Alessandra Ambrosio.

Conspicuously absent was Heidi Klum, who bowed out of the Victoria’s Secret label recently.

“Obviously, it’s different,” said Alessandra, when asked about Heidi’s departure. Added Adriana: “I miss the way she walks and her laugh and her personality.”

Also missing in action? Mom-to-be Miranda Kerr, who is expecting her first child with actor Orlando Bloom.

Pregnant Doutzen Kroes, who married to DJ/producer Sunnery James earlier this week, was also understandably otherwise engaged.

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is set to air on CBS on November 30.

RACHEL BILSON AMONG THE FASHIONISTAS AT THE CAVALLI PARTY

Posted in Bar Refaeli, Heidi Klum, Karolina Kurkova, Rachel Bilson on September 30, 2010 by fadedblog

Lead by small screen actress Rachel Bilson, a bevy of beauties stepped out in Paris, France on Wednesday night (September 29) for the Roberto Cavalli party at Les Beaux-Arts de Paris as part of the Paris Fashion Week.

Fellow Cavalli fans Karolina Kurkova, Bar Refaeli, Taylor Swift, Leona Lewis and Heidi Klum all turned up to honor the Italian designer as they commemorated the released a book about his last 40 years in the fashion industry.

Meanwhile, next up for Rachel? She’s re-teaming with her O.C. producer Josh Schwartz for an NBC romantic-comedy pilot.

Though details are scant at the moment, the series is reportedly titled Ghost Angeles and is about an L.A. woman (Rachel) who can see dead people.

In the meantime, she’ll keep herself busy as she’s signed on to the indie comedy BFF Baby and will star opposite Kate Bosworth and Krysten Ritter, who penned the script.