Jan. 4, 2013 - Victoria's Secret is launching its 2013 collection, which coincides with the release of the brand's swim catalogue. The first of four 2013 Victoria's Secret Swim catalogues will hit mailboxes nationwide today. Shot by famed fashion photographer Russell James on the sunny beaches of Turks and Caicos and Miami, the catalogue features the sexiest swimsuits, inspired by old Hollywood, glamorous starlets and their chic escapes to the most luxurious destinations in the world.
The brand, known for launching the careers of the most iconic supermodels in the world, has selected Angel Candice Swanepoel to appear on the cover of the first Swim catalogue cover of the year. The cover suit is the new Very Sexy Bandeau bikini, a retro inspired push-up bandeau available in an assortment of colors, prints and embellishment fabrics. Additional catalogues shot in Tulum and St. Barths will hit mailboxes throughout the season. The trends featured in this year's VS swim collection include embellishment, novelty fabrics, seductive prints, neon, and mix and match pieces. Customers can create their perfect suit by mixing and matching an array of colors, prints, styles and sizes to show off their personality and shape. New this season – hot musical artists will provide the soundtrack for swim videos ever. The Angels & Artists video series features four swim videos, four hot tracks and beautiful supermodels. The first video in the series, "Bikinis & Bruno Mars," launches today featuring sizzling swim footage of Angels Candice Swanepoel and Doutzen Kroes – all set to the current #1 Bruno Mars smash "Locked Out of Heaven." Additional videos featuring music by chart topping artists will be released throughout the swim season.