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Kate Upton Missing From Victoria’s Secret 'Magical' Fashion Show Lineup


Some details from the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Missing from the model list is Kate Upton. Maybe casting director Sophia Neophitou will stick to her word. In February she was quoted saying:

“We would never use” Ms. Upton for a Victoria’s Secret show, Ms. Neophitou said by telephone last week from London. And, while Ms. Upton has, in fact, modeled on occasion for the company’s catalog, her look, said Ms. Neophitou, is “too obvious” to be featured in what has become the most widely viewed runway show in the world.

“She’s like a Page 3 girl,” Ms. Neophitou said, referring to the scantily clad voluptuous women featured in The Sun, a London tabloid. “She’s like a footballer’s wife, with the too-blond hair and that kind of face that anyone with enough money can go out and buy.” 

That was February though. Since then Upton has landed in Vogue US, & Vogue Italia amongst other magazines, so we'll see if Sophia holds firm, or if she surprises us.

What we know:

Date Wednesday November 7
Time: 4pm & 8pm
Location: 69th Regiment Armory
Entertainers: Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars
After Party at: Lavo

Confirmed Models: Karlie Kloss, Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Cameron Russell (Pictured), Cara Delevingne (Debut), Hilary Rhoda (Debut), Jourdan Dunn (Debut), Izabel Goulart, Behati Prinsloo, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge, Lindsay Ellingson, Barbara Palvin, Bregje Heinen, Cameron Russell, Constance Jablonski, Dorothea Barth Jorgessen, Elsa Hosk, Flavia de Oliveira, Frida Gustavsson, Isabeli Fontana, Jacquelyne Jablonski, Jasmine Tookes, Jessica Hart, Joan Smalls, Lais Ribeiro, Lily Donaldson, Maud Welzen, Shanina Shaik, Sharam Diniz, & Toni Garrn

Preview via WWD:

Todd Thomas, collection designer, described this year’s show as “magical.”

“This year’s show will open with a spectacular theme that sets the tone for the entire show....There will be nostalgic romance, historical fashion and epic references to pop culture,” 

Below is model Cameron Russell.

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