Why The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Worried About Terrorism

Why The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Is Worried About Terrorism

The City of Lights doesn't need it, but it just got a little brighter thanks to some fashion angels.

Victoria's Secret said it is to stage its annual fashion show in Paris, confirming a report in WWD on September 13 that it was eyeing the French capital.

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Kendall Jenner at the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

The show which "merges fashion, fantasy and entertainment", according to the organisers, will be shown on CBS television in the U.S. on December 5.

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Past performers during the show have included Selena Gomez, The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande and Hozier. TMZ reports that the organizers chose to hold the show in Paris months ago, but made the decision to delay the announcement as much as possible as to not give terrorists time to plan a sophisticated attack.

From the bejewelled lingerie - hello, $2 million fantasy bra! - to the super-secret line-up and musical talent, the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show never fails to surprise us.

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Other angels returning this year include Josephine Skriver, Lais Ribeiro, Martha Hunt, Romee Strijd, Sara Sampaio, Stella Maxwell, Taylor Hill, as well as new faces. Nor does it take place during London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week or Paris Fashion Week. The show will air on CBS on December 5 at 10 p.m. EST and will broadcast in more than 190 countries globally.


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