When it comes to fashion shows, we're pretty used to the hectic backstage atmosphere. Endless legs everywhere, shimmering makeup powders flying through the air, edgy hairstyles taking shape left and right. But, backstage before the annual TV phenom that is the annual (televised!) Victoria's Secret Fashion Show? Well, that's a whole different ball game. These aren't just models, these are full-blown celebrities, and even the most jaded writer can get a little dizzy with excitement seeing Miranda Kerr (and her abs) up close and personal.
We tried to calm our nerves before chatting with a few Angels and Victoria's Secret execs... and, once we got to talking, we could hardly stop! We grabbed the deets on what makes this show unlike any other in the biz, plus juicy interviews with the heavenly creatures themselves! Hit the slideshow for supermodel beauty tips, what Doutzen Kroes' take on Kate Upton, and true-life stories of the amazing race to slim down post-baby.
Can't get enough? Don't forget to watch the televised version on CBS on December 4.
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