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9 Times Victoria's Secret Tried to Inject Substance Into Its Hour Long Bikini Montage

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Victoria's Secret struck gold with their annual runway show, functionally an hour long commercial for VS lingerie. So the company made an attempt to replicate that stunning success with a focus on swim. But how do you justify what is, at its heart, an hour-long bikini montage on CBS with Puerto Rico as a backdrop (confusingly STILL with actual Victoria's Secret commercials during the breaks)? I don't know, stuff? Here's some stuff:

Perilous predicaments!


Juice. For real. There was a part where the Angels made juice.

A pony.

Insider-y behind-the-scenes activities like butt makeup.

And sunscreen lines.

Musical snacks by Juanes and Maroon 5.

Amazing feats of athleticism.

And beautiful people reassuring beautiful people of their beauty.