This year’s bejeweled brassiere is a $2.5 million floral-themed bra-and-belt set featuring 5,200 hand-set precious gems: amethysts, sapphires, tsavorites and rubies along with white, pink and yellow diamonds, set in 18-karat rose and yellow gold.

Designed by New York-area retailer London Jewelers, the bra, Victoria’s Secret “Very Sexy Push-up” model, has two removable diamond flower pins, and the drop centerpiece features two large white diamonds, one 12.5 carats and the other 20 carats.

Model Alessandra Ambrosio has been tapped to model the bra this year, following in the stiletto-clad footsteps of past Fantasy bra models such as Gisele Bündchen, Heidi Klum and Claudia Schiffer. She’ll also wear it on the runway during the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, which is set to air Dec. 4 on CBS.

This year, Victoria’s Secret also added a bejeweled perfume bottle, putting white, pink and yellow diamonds, along with sapphires, tsavorites, rubies and a 10-carat colorless diamond, on a bottle of its “Bombshell” fragrance. The price tag on this perfume: $500,000.

Victoria’s Secret said it examined more than 15,000 gemstones in order to select gems for the bra, belt and bottle. The bra set and the fragrance are available in the Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams & Fantasies Catalogue and via the retailer’s holiday iPad app.

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