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New York Loses Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

ShutterstockAdrianaLimaThere was a bit of a New York fashion bombshell dropped this morning across the pond at Victoria’s Secret’s Bond Street store in London. Model Adriana Lima, dressed according to The Cut contributor Hattie Criswell in “exactly what any of us would choose for a breakfast event: a jeweled cut-out dress with generous sideboob,” announced – together with Candice Swanepoel and company CMO Ed Razeck - that the chain’s next annual fashion show will be held at Earls Court in London.

During the press conference, Lima came up with one logical and one not-so-logical celebrity as possible UK first-row guests:

Lima seemed more interested in which Brits would be in the audience for the show. “There are a bunch that we’d like to invite,” she said, giggling. “I’d love to see Elton John because I’m a big fan — I really love him. Hopefully, also — I’d like to invite Prince Harry.”

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Media Mulls ‘Shockingly Skinny’ Model Candice Swanepoel

On the high heels of a March 30th promotional event at LA’s Mondrian Hotel for the 2011 Victoria’s Secret “Swim” collection, the blogosphere is off and running with prurient speculation about the emaciated appearance of one of the models, Candice Swanepoel (pictured).

The South African stunner looked very different a few months ago. But now, per media pick-ups on Huffington Post, Hollyscoop.com, Hollywood Life and beyond, everyone is reacting to photos of the hotel event shot for Getty Images by Patrick McMullan and others. Per Hollywood Life:

Just look at the legs–skinny, they look like straight lines. (That’s not how the human body is meant to look.) Likewise, her waist appears to have disappeared completely… Is this the way VS wants the world to see women?

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