Pierre Cardin

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show mixes lingerie, models and music from Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, the Weeknd

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show mixes lingerie, models and music from Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, the Weeknd

Ahh, Paris: The cradle of couture, a hot spot for lingerie, and the birthplace of the expression “ooh la la!”

Victoria’s Secret, what took you so long?

“It’s been a dream for a long time,” Ed Razek, chief marketing officer of Victoria’s Secret, confessed about the brand’s first French showing here Wednesday night, an extravaganza of feathers, flesh and fantasy wings, some the scale of early satellite dishes. “It doesn’t get any bigger than this in the fashion world. Paris is the home of fashion. It’s the home of lingerie and it’s the home of fashion shows.

“It’s a very big deal to be at...

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