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Miranda Kerr Victoria’s Secret Bra and the Most Expensive Bras Ever

Miranda Kerr is modeling Victoria's Secret's new $2.5 million bra. See the priciest lingerie ever.

Miranda Kerr is modeling Victoria's Secret's new $2.5 million bra. See the priciest lingerie ever.

Fantasy Treasure Bra

Value: $2.5 million


Victoria’s Secret’s extravagant Fantasy Collection produced a $2.5 million bra in 2011, which new mom and model Miranda Kerr had the honor of modeling in 2011. The hand-made, aqua-colored Fantasy Treasure push-up piece—a collaboration with Long Island’s London Jewelers—includes almost 3,400 precious stones. It boasts 142 carats of white and yellow diamonds, pearls, citrines, and aquamarines, all of which are set in 18-karat white and yellow gold.  “It’s such an honor to wear the bra,” Kerr exclusively told People magazine. “And it’s such a piece of artwork! It’s absolutely stunning—it kind of feels a little mermaid-like—but I can’t believe I’m wearing $2.5 million on my chest.”

Red Hot Fantasy Bra

Value: $12.5 million

Leave it to the most valuable model in the world to wear one of the most expensive bras. In 2005, Victoria's Secret's Gisele Bundchen modeled the Red Hot Fantasy Bra, which consisted of 1,300 precious stones—including 300 carats of Thai rubies stitched onto red satin.

Harlequin Fantasy Bra

Value: $3 million

Victoria's Secret unveiled the Harlequin Fantasy Bra in 2009, which was valued at $3 million. Marissa Miller modeled the look, which was covered in Damiani "white, champagne, and cognac-colored diamonds," and a 16-carat diamond pendant. "It's an enormous honor to wear the Fantasy Bra," Miller said at the time.

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Adriana Lima's Bombshell Fantasy Bra

Value: $2 Million

Adriana Lima unveiled the latest iteration of Victoria's Secret's Fantasy Bra collection in 2010. Each year, the lingerie line debuts bras that are increasingly over-the-top—and Lima flaunted the $2 million Miraculous Bra, with 3,000 white diamonds, 82 carats of sapphire and topaz stones. When she debuted the bra at a Victoria's Secret luncheon in New York, she insisted that it was comfortable, adding that "everything is in the right place." She wore the bra onstage at the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

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Korea's Gold Bra

Value: Over $1 Million

Korea entered the competitive international lingerie marketplace with a bra that debuted in Seoul. Designed by a company called Korea's Golden Zone, the million-dollar bra consists of liquid gold cups and diamond-encrusted straps.

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Madonna's Beaded Dolce & Gabbana Bra

Value: $23,850

Madonna's cone bra from the Blonde Ambition tour may be her most famous undergarment—but it turns out it's not the most expensive. The beaded bra designed by Dolce & Gabbana that Madge wore during her 1993 Girlie Tour fetched $23,850 at a Sotheby's auction in 2001—beating out the record previously held by its cone counterpart.

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Madonna's Blonde Ambition Tour Bra

Value: Over $21,150

The cone bra Jean-Paul Gaultier designed for Madonna's 1990 Blonde Ambition tour defined an era. In 2001, the bra was valued at $4,500—but fetched $21,150 at a Christie's auction. Later, it was sold for an undisclosed amount to the Museum of Fashion and Textiles in Santiago, Chile. But the great cones of the Gaultier bra made a comeback in Fall 2010 on Gaultier's runway and on several stars, including Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. The designer also collaborated with lingerie brand La Perla on a new line of cone-inspired wonders.

Marilyn Monroe's Lace Bra

Value: $7,000

A lacy black bra worn by Marilyn Monroe reportedly sold for $7,000 at a "Hollywood Legends" auction in October 2010. It surpassed her personal best of $5,200 spent by a fan to own her sling-strapped bra at a London auction in 2009.

Lady Gaga's Corset Auction for Haiti

Value: Over $5,000

In February 2010, Lady Gaga auctioned off her equivalent of the bra—a skeleton-shaped corset from her Monster Ball tour—to benefit Oxfam International's efforts to rebuild Haiti after the earthquake. She sold the diamond-encrusted skeleton piece on the website CharityBuzz.com, where it reportedly fetched an undisclosed amount over $5,000.

Body Rock's Trenta Sports Bra

Value: $1,850

Push-up bras may cost millions, but sports bras are now breaking the bank, too. Designer Kelly Dooley claims to have created the "World's Most Expensive Sports Bra," the Body Rock Trenta Bra, encrusted in both Swarovski crystals and sterling silver charms. The company's website boasts that the bra, from the "Show 'Em Off Collection," gives "the right amount of class and cleavage," and is good for both exercise and a night out. It can be worn with "jeans, a leather jacket and some boots for the ultimate BodyRockin' look."

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Japan's Solar Energy Bra

Value: Unknown

Japan's Solar Power Bra is expensive—but not because it's encrusted with diamonds. The bra, which debuted in Tokyo last February, uses solar panels on the stomach to generate electricity. And good news for women on the go: it can reportedly charge a mobile phone or an iPod. Unfortunately, however, it's not yet on the market—and a spokesperson said that "people usually cannot go outside without wearing clothes over it."

Octomom's Autographed Nursing Bra

Value: Priceless

Octomom Nadya Suleman, strapped for both cash and attention, held a yard sale in September 2010 at her home in La Habra, Calif. There, she reportedly dragged various items to the curb, including the red bikini she wore on the cover of Star magazine, underwear, and her autographed nursing bra. Though it's unclear how much someone was willing to pay for the bra, she certainly attracted fans: her street was reportedly blocked off by police due to the influx of crowds.