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It's difficult to imagine what went into outfitting veteran Victoria's Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrosio in one of two so-called "Fantasy Bras" for the taping of this year's VS runway (airing December 9 on CBS). When a bra costs $2 million, it should take a village to put on. It could also feed a village. For like severals months.