ESSENCE.com gains backstage access to the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
Diddy works the scene before the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Head hairstylist Oribe Canales applies clip-in hair extensions to a Victoria’s Secret model backstage.
Actress Gabrielle Union greets Diddy and Martha Stewart before the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
This $1 billion renovated resort opened exclusively for the weekend of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
A spread of Victoria’s Secret Beauty goodies are used backstage to make the models look glam.
Mariah Carey hits the stage opening night at the Fontainebleu Hotel with a blinged out microphone.
Mariah Carey returns to the stage after making a quick costume change.
ESSENCE Assistant Beauty Editor Andrea Arterbery shares a bag of Doritos with Victoria’s Secret Model Selita Ebanks after a quick interview backstage.
Ebanks dished that her favorite beauty product is Victoria’s Secret Very Sexy High-Definition Mascara because it, “Lengthens, thickens and darkens my lashes,” she said.
The pink carpet next to the newly erected tent where the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was held.
Usher performs his classic song “Yeah!” at the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
The glamour is back!