Go Behind the Scenes at the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show with the Angels!

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Photo: Lee Robbins

What do you get when you fuse 47 models with 25 makeup artists, 25 hairstylists, nine manicurists, and countless photographers, all in one room? Organized chaos—the most beautiful chaos possible. Backstage at the Earl's Court Exhibition center in London, models waited patiently all morning while the pros worked their magic transforming them into jaw-dropping sex bombs for the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (as if they weren't gorgeous enough already, but we digress).

Despite all the pre-show jitters and mad rushing to get everything done for show time, it's no secret that there was a hell of a lot of fun happening backstage as well. From endless group model selfies to cheeky banter between the Angels, the entertainment factor was at an all-time high. What was it really like backstage before the show? InStyle gives you a VIP pass with our backstage gallery. Check out our gallery now!

Then, watch the 2014 Victoria’s Secret fashion show Dec. 9, at 10 p.m. ET. on CBS.

PHOTOS: Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

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Candace Swanepoel flips her hair to get that perfect curl backstage before the show begins. "When I first start modeling I moved to London I was 15, so I have many memories of living in London in my early days," she tells InStyle. "I’m most excited about a different crowd. English people are a little bit naughty and I think it’ll add a really fun element!"

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"My morning has been pretty chill," Behati Prinsloo tells InStyle."I woke up, had some breakfast, had some coffee, we all got on the bus together, all the girls are excited. That’s why I love when we do it in a destination cause it’s just such a fun experience if you’re all together. And then we came here this morning and it’s been pretty crazy!"

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Who's responsible for whipping all those glossy locks into bombshell waves? 25 hairstylists worked tirelessly all day to transform the supermodels into Angels. Va-va-voom.

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This model gets the finishing touches to complete her glam look.

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Strike a pose! Brazilian bombshell Danielle Braga waits patiently while getting the finishing touches to her hair and makeup.

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Who's responsible for whipping all those glossy locks into bombshell waves? 25 hairstylists worked tirelessly all day to transform the supermodels into Angels. Va-va-voom.

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210 Victoria's Secret hair products and 150 Beauty Rush lip glosses were on hand backstage to get the 47 models hair and makeup ready. That's a lot of product!

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Australian beauty Shanina Shaik is all smiles pre-show, moments before changing into her first look of the night for the "Exotic Traveler" section of the show--a designer collection bra and matching panty with a vintage leather jacket and leather bustier."

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Does the Angel, who was graced with the huge honor of opening the show as the first model to walk, have any tricks for how to deal with pre-show jitters? "Ahh! Nothing! It’s literally so nerve-wracking," Behati Prinsloo tells InStyle. "I did the rehearsal this morning and I was so nervous! But I’m very excited for today. It’s big--it’s a big day."

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Constance Jablonski takes a break to spray paint the walls inside the hair and makeup room.

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Lily Aldridge texted with her husband while getting hair and makeup done. "I can't wait to see my family after the show. They are all coming," she tells InStyle. The best part about backstage? "The friendships that we have made over the years. I love these girls and we just have a blast together!"

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Alessandra Ambrosio lounged on a pink couch backstage while in hair and makeup rotations before channeling her artistic side and spray painting one of the walls with the word "lovely."

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Sexy, tousled waves were created with GHD curve curling tongs. The result? Glossy, polished, come-hither runway locks that have us rich with envy.

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One of best things about being an Angel? "The friendships," many of the girls told InStyle. Which was apparent from the moment they got on the plane to London, to the moment they came home together after the show.

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What a jokester! Ambrosio laughs up a storm backstage while perched comfortably on a couch.

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Even through sheer exhaustion, pro Karlie Kloss knows how to work it for the cameras. "Yesterday we started at 6 a.m. and finished at 6 p.m. Then I went to the British Fashion Awards, and then I got home and did a training session and finally went to bed," she says of her packed day before the show. "I am feeling a little frazzled at this current moment," she laughs, "but I am definitely just trying to enjoy the moment, this is such a special show andis something that not many models or women have that honor to do. I grew up watching it with my sisters every year so it?s unbelievably amazing to now be walking in the show!"

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There was plenty of time for selfies backstage!

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The girls say their goodbyes before heading to change into their looks. It's almost showtime!

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