Victoria's Secret Supermodels Hit the Road in a Cross-Country Tour 'Angels Across America'

First-Ever Tour to visit New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles

Sep 22, 2004, 01:00 ET from Victoria's Secret

    NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ --
     WHO:  Victoria's Secret Supermodels: Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen,
           Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio
     WHAT:  Victoria's Secret celebrates the 2004 holiday season with a first-
 ever nationwide tour: Angels Across America.  The Victoria's Secret Angels
 (Supermodels Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima, and
 Alessandra Ambrosio) will deliver holiday spirit to cities across the country,
 including New York, Chicago, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, via a private,
 customized 'Angels' jet.  The Angels will stop in each city to present the
 2004 Holiday Gift collection, interact with fans, donate memorabilia, attend
 sporting events and rock concerts, and host their own version of the 'Walk of
 Fame' ceremonies.  The Angels Across America tour is Victoria's Secret's
 biggest, boldest holiday initiative yet.
     New York, NY
     The Angels will kick off their tour on Monday, November 8th in New York at
 the Victoria's Secret flagship store in Herald Square.  They will arrive via a
 customized Angels Across America tour bus to present the 2004 Holiday
 collection and interact with fans.  In the spirit of a true cross-country
 tour, the Angels will each be wearing custom-made Angels Across America tour
 jackets, designed exclusively for each Angel.  Following their appearance, the
 Angels will head off to an undisclosed location to board the private Angels
 jet and embark upon the tour.
     Chicago, IL
     On Tuesday, November 9th, Victoria's Secret Angels will arrive in Chicago,
 the second stop for the Angels Across America tour. They will continue to
 spread holiday spirit at the Victoria's Secret Water Tower store and present
 the 2004 Holiday collection to their Chicago fans.  Later all five Angels:
 Gisele, Heidi, Tyra, Adriana, and Alessandra will make a special appearance at
 a major Chicago sporting event.
     Las Vegas, NV
     Las Vegas welcomes the Victoria's Secret Angels Across America tour on
 Thursday, November 11th.  The first stop in Vegas is the Las Vegas Hard Rock
 Hotel and Casino, where the Angels (Tyra, Gisele, Heidi, Adriana, and
 Alessandra) will be inducted into the Hard Rock Hall of Fame. In honor of
 their induction, the Angels will donate one-of-a kind Victoria's Secret
 memorabilia, which will be unveiled and prominently showcased in the Hard Rock
 lobby.  At the Bellagio Hotel, the renowned fountain show will be more
 spectacular than ever with pink water to celebrate the arrival of Victoria's
 Secret, and the Angels will introduce a special holiday 'Santa Baby' version
 of the fountain show.  Later in the evening, the Angels will announce a
 special performance by the Black Eyed Peas at the Palms Resort & Casino, which
 will be fully 'wrapped' in a Victoria's Secret building banner.
     Los Angeles, CA
     The final stop of the Angels Across America tour is Los Angeles, CA on
 Friday, November 12th. The Victoria's Secret store at the Grove will be the
 venue for the Victoria's Secret version of the Hollywood 'Walk of Fame'
 ceremony.  Tyra, Gisele, Heidi, Adriana, and Alessandra will each leave a
 cement handprint to be displayed at the Grove, commemorating the 2004
 Victoria's Secret Angels Across America tour.  After the unveiling, the Angels
 will sign autographs for fans on commemorative photos, in the Grove Victoria's
 Secret store.
     The VH1 'All Access' special, documenting the entire journey, will be the
 ultimate All Access Pass to everything behind-the-scenes on the whirlwind
 Angels Across America tour, including footage of the Angels in their private
 jet, daily appearances in each of the four cities, and everything in between.
 Viewers will see what the life of a Victoria's Secret Supermodel is really
 like and experience a close up on the lives and career paths of Gisele
 Bundchen, Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Adriana Lima, and Alessandra Ambrosio.  In
 addition, VH1 will reveal previously unseen footage from years past that was
 too hot for network television.  The one-hour special will air on Monday,
 December 13th.
     Victoria's Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty
 products, dominating its world with modern, fashion-inspired collections,
 prestige fragrances and cosmetics, celebrated supermodels and world-famous
 runway shows.  A business of Limited Brands (NYSE:   LTD), its nearly 1000
 Victoria's Secret Lingerie and 1000 Beauty stores, the catalogue and allow customers to shop the brand anywhere, any time, from
 any place.
      WHEN:     November 8-12, 2004
      WHERE:    New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV; and Los Angeles, CA

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