~ bodacious beauties ~

9 Sep

Victoria’ s Secret Girls!

Fashion’s most bodacious beauties, Victoria’s Secret Models Chanel Iman, Miranda Kerr, Doutzen Kroes, and Adriana Lima channel the more-is-more fashion ethos of classic ‘80s ELLE—offering proof that bombshells never go out of style—in our October covershoot, hitting newsstands nationwide on September 20.

Stretch viscose jacket, canvas skirt from Yves Saint Laurent, bandeau bikini top from Victoria’s Secret, vintage faux pearl necklace, chain belt from Douglas Rosin Decorative Arts & Antiques, Chicago,  vintage pendant necklaces from House of Lavande, Palm Beach, vintage bracelets from Madison Avenue Couture, NYC,  gold and white ceramic link bracelet from Verdura, vintage belts from Rare Vintage New York.

More: Watch a video of Miranda Kerr from our archives discussing how she embraces her curves and career

Twist bandeau top, $24, string bikini bottom, $16, both, Victoria’s Secret, visitvictoriassecret.com. Cap, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, $975. Scuba-fabric boots, Jimmy Choo, $1,095. Vintage 1960s earrings, $999, gold-tone and leather ID choker, $1,199, pendant necklace, $900, charm bracelets, prices on request, gold-tone and leather ID bracelet, $949, charm-front belt, $2,700, all, from Madison Avenue Couture, NYC. Vintage chain belt, from House of Lavande, Palm Beach, $1,898 each. Vintage leather and chain belt, from Rare Vintage New York, $895.

Kerr, a dimpled Aussie married to Orlando Bloom, nearly caused Sydney broker David Kiely to lose his job after a live TV news camera caught him intently studying Kerr’s figure on his office computer. (Perhaps aware that men cannot be held responsible for decisions they make around her nearly nude body, Kerr offered to sign a Save Dave petition.)

Cashmere sweater, bikini from Michael Kors, choker from Yves Saint Laurent, toggle bracelet from Elsa Peretti, Tiffany & Co., link bracelet from Seaman Schepps, vintage pendant necklaces (one as bracelet) from House of Lavande, Palm Beach, and vintage earrings, bracelets fromVineyardVintage.com.

More: Watch our exclusive, behind-the-scenes video on the set of our models covershoot!

Tweed jacket, Marc Jacobs, $2,900, at Marc Jacobs, NYC. Crop top, $990, shorts, $750, both, Oscar de la Renta. Brass choker, Fallon, $220. Vintage 1996 earrings, 1993 coin pendant necklace, 1994 medallion necklace, 2001 pendant necklace, coin bracelet, logo lock bracelet, 1996 ID bracelet, all, fromVineyardVintage.com. Vintage long pendant necklace, vintage charm necklace (as bracelet), both, from House of Lavande, Palm Beach, $1,898. Yellow gold link bracelet, Seaman Schepps, price on request.

Faille parka, python miniskirt from Gucci, swimsuit from Hervé Léger by Max Azria, pendant necklace from Lanvin, vintage logo necklace fromVineyardVintage.com.

Nylon-and-Lycra swimsuit, Victoria’s Secret, $120, visit victoriassecret.com.

Terry cloth jacket, jersey swimsuit, crystal bracelets from Chanel, Estate necklace from Van Cleef & Arpels, pendant necklace, toggle bracelet from Elsa Peretti, Tiffany & Co., diamond bracelet from Harry Winston, and vintage earrings, bracelets fromVineyardVintage.com.

Sequined bodysuit, Dolce & Gabbana, price on request, at select Dolce & Gabbana boutiques nationwide. 1950s yellow and white gold Estate necklace with diamonds, Van Cleef & Arpels, price on request. Yellow gold pendant necklace, Elsa Peretti, Tiffany & Co., $1,350. Vintage logo earrings, fromVineyardVintage.com, price on request.

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