Music and fashion have started to take center stage at CBS' Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, as some of the world's top models begin to walk the catwalk for Tuesday's one-hour lingerie-filled TV special.
Taped Nov. 8 in New York, the 2012 event features Victoria Secret "Angels" Doutzen Kroes, Adriana Lima, Joan Smalls, Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldrige, Erin Heatherton, among other models.
This year's star-studded special kicked off with an announcer noting that Victoria's Secret and CBS had each donated to superstorm Sandy relief efforts. The announcement also thanked the National Guard members based out of the Lexington Avenue Armory in Manhattan, where the annual show takes place.
The 2012 special also includes performances by Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Bruno Mars, who sing alongside Victoria's Secret models.
"It's like a dream come true," Bieber said before the show. "I would rather be here than anywhere in the world." Shortly after the show's taping, there werethat Bieber was cozying up with Victoria's Secret model Barbara Palvin.
Alessandra Ambrosio dons the jewel-heavyCreated by London Jewelers, it features amethysts, rubies, sapphires and diamonds, including a 20-carat white diamond in the center.