Worthy of their wings: Victoria's Secret angels Adriana Lima, Gracie Carvalho and Behati Prinsloo sizzle in St Barts photo shoot
The Victoria's Secret Angels are known for being some of the best looking women in the world.
And three of them showed just how hard working they are when they flaunted their fantastic figures for a photo shoot on the beach in St Barts.
Adriana Lima and Gracie Cavalho took their turn in front of the camera first, splashing in the waves as they modelled tiny two pieces for the brand.
Tropical delight: The supermodel also into this Hawaiian floral swimsuit
Flexible: The brunette bent her body into several different poses as she crouched in the waves
30-year-old Lima donned a series of
skimpy bikinis including a floral number as she lay seductively in the
surf and smouldered for the camera.
Meanwhile Carvalho, 21, was sporting a
fluorescent pink string bikini as she showed of her trim frame while
wading through the water.
The models, who are both Brazilian, showed that they were worthy of their Victoria's Secret Angel wings as they expertly worked the camera to show off their bodies in all their glory.
Don't get wet! Adriana uses her muscular arms to strike another mid-air pose
Not an inch to pinch: The Brazilian showed just how toned her body really is
They were joined by a third Angel, Namibian born Behati Prinsloo.
The 22-year-old stayed on dry land for her portion of the photo shoot, posing under a palm tree.
She wore a tiny peach coloured string bikini with silver detailing, and held a straw hat in one hand as she struck various stances for the camera.
Toned and tanned: Gracie Cavalho showed off an equally enviable frame at the photo shoot
Sexy and sweet: Carvalho showed her versatility in the Victoria's Secret range of beachwear
Say cheese!: Carvalho flashes her gorgeous smile as the St Barts waves crash over her
Mismatched: The model wore a white bikini too with fluorescent floral bottoms
Lima signed on as a face of the
lingerie brand in 2000, while Carvalho and Prinsloo are a more recent addition to the
beautiful representatives of the label.
And the trio appeared to have worked hard to achieve their enviable figures for the location shoot.
Lima, who has a two-year-old daughter Valentina, looked reassuringly healthy and toned.
Dare to bare: Behati's string bikini left little to the imagination
No wet hair for her: Behati Prinsloo stayed on dry land and posed under a palm tree
Seductive: The South African modelled a pink bikinis and carried a straw hat
Cheeky: Behati Prinsloo showed off her incredible frame as she lay on the sand
New addition: Behati has joined the team of Victoria's Secret Angels fairly recently
The Victoria's Secret Angel, who is
married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić, 33 , caused
controversy last November when she admitted to living off just liquids
in the run up to the iconic lingerie brand's yearly show.
Brazilian-born beauty admitted to months of everyday workouts, a
carefully restricted diet and a liquids-only nine-day pre-show regimen.
the 30-year-old brunette dismissed regime – which raised eyebrows far
and wide for condoning extreme dieting – as nothing more than a
Angelic: Adriana Lima looked incredible as she posed for a Victoria's Secret campaign in St Barts today
Flirty: The 30-year-old did some of her signature flirty poses for the camera which clearly couldn't get enough
Hands up if your sexy Adriana stretches out as she pouts for the camera
Speaking with E! Canada, the Brazilian model urged impressionable teenage girls to ignore her stringent preparations.
'Those teenagers out there, don't go starving yourself or only drinking liquids… Don't do that please.'
she made a show of flashing her Starbucks coffee and cake: 'I have my
Starbucks coffee right there,' and said that her intense diet comments
were simply 'a misunderstanding.'
Cheeky: Adriana gave her best cheeky grin as she crouched down into the water for the shoot
Sparkle: Even a sequin-studded bikini top couldn't distract from the Brazilian's incredible looks
Striking a pose: Adriana worked the camera like a pro in the Caribbean heat
The mother and catwalk queen had told
the Telegraph that her pre-show planning involved months of training,
upping to twice-daily workouts in the weeks before the lingerie
She said she has a protein-heavy
liquids-only diet for nine days in the run-up to the finale and drinks a
gallon of water each day.
the final stretch, for 12 hours before the show, she will stay away
from liquids altogether, explaining to the newspaper: 'No liquids at all
so you dry out, sometimes you can lose up to eight pounds just from
Curves: Adriana showed off a healthy but slender figure as she frolicked in the surf
She's got the moves: The mother-of-one clearly knows how to work her body for the lens
Good influence: Adriana insists she eats a sensible and balanced diet
But it appears her comments were a confusion.Nor is her workout routine as hard as portrayed, she said, and it is something she does not adhere to throughout the year.
'It's not that I do crazy diets throughout the year. I just do it for this particular thing. After this show, I become normal again!' she told the Canadian network. I know it's very intense but…I just have an athlete's mind and I appreciate doing this thing.'
If anything, the model has held back on her usual routine, she said: 'This year, even though my diet was intense, I took it a little bit easier on
the working out so I won't be as muscular.
Ms Lima joined a bevvy of beautiful models including Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Karlie Kloss for the annual show.
Tribal: Adriana also tried on this halterneck tribal printed two-piece on for size
How do I look Adriana gives her best over-the-shoulder smoulder for the camera