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November 20, 2009

Okay, this is the point we’ve come to in America.

We are told in a bunch of captions that this is a $3 million bra, but we are given no clue as to why it costs at least two and a half million dollars more than a regular bra.

Here are some possible reasons for that price tag, but these are only wild guesses…

  • The model comes with it?
  • It’s made from real t-bone steak?
  • All proceeds from the sale go to fight Lupus?
  • It’s half of an outfit worn by Lee Majors in a very special episode of The Six Million Dollar Man?

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Above: Model Marisa Miller presents a $3 million bra during the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York, November 19, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Right: Model Marisa Miller poses with the $3 million dollar bra, November 19, 2009. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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I’ve just got one thing to say – diamonds are a girl’s best friend – especially when it’s 150 carats of them sprinkled on a bra.

Posted by Beth | Report as abusive
 

Did you mean diamonds are a girl’s breast friend?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Funny: spam word was Broad!Robert, I’d go with your last option; the problem is I think that was the episode they censored because in the late 70s transgender heros were considered to be not politically correct. Thus, they had to re-operate him and that bumped the price tag all the way to 6 million!

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

Oh, and by the way, NOW I can relate to previous comments about abs…

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

Diamond bras are definitely not a guy’s best friend! Sharp edges can do a job on the hands.

Posted by JavaJ | Report as abusive
 

Are you kidding me? Who cares about the bra, look at Marissa Miller!!

Posted by Ryan | Report as abusive
 

“…two and a half millions dollars more than a regular bra…” …um did i miss something? so are you saying a bra these days costs $500,000 …i think you meant 2 and half million TIMES more…….anyway, you’re real late on the news, this isn’t the first time VS has launched a precious gem collection for the Holidays. In fact, VS is known for doing just that. While it is indeed excessive, especially now, given the times, it is not the first. It would be interesting to do a certificate search on those diamonds…one may find blood.

Posted by Aleezalinah | Report as abusive
 

So according to Basler a regular bra costs 500K? what are you on?

Posted by Catherine | Report as abusive
 

Catherine, if your husband isn’t buying you $500,000 bras, then he just doesn’t love you.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

She’d have to wear a cubic zirconia bra to prevent the real one from being stolen.

Posted by the Gaul | Report as abusive
 

$3 million for 1 bra?it better come with the model includedand a life-time guarantee!

Posted by Name | Report as abusive
 

With inflation about to hyperjump with Bernacke’s finger on the printing presses, $3 million looks cheap for a bra.

Posted by mapleleaf3 | Report as abusive
 

Yo Blog Guy! Thanks for the gratuitous flesh shots. ’bout time you paid us guys back for enduring all the beefcake shots you were pandering to your female fans with. It took me a while to figure out what bra you were talking about, but then I realized it was the scrap of glittering stuff covering up the more delectable parts.Catherine, sorry your husband is such a tight-wad. The last bra I bought for my wife cost $750k. And I thought I was a low-budget shopper….

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive
 

It’s not even that pretty either.The bra, not the model. I think the model is very pretty.

Posted by Little Miss Random | Report as abusive
 

I am suffering from a complex!!!!! Meds please!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

the model looks like a stick figure

Posted by Name | Report as abusive
 

THANK YOU, Name!!! Btw, are you a guy? Coz if you are, I would like you to tell this to the other guys!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

For $3 Mil, that bra better lift and seperate like no other!

Posted by JaxieJ | Report as abusive
 

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