Who better than a trio of sexy supermodels than to construct a list of the sexiest celebrities of the year? Lingerie retailer Victoria's Secret issued their annual What is Sexy? list for 2012 generated by Lindsay Ellingson, Doutzen Kroes and Erin Heatherton during the What's Sexy Now event in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Thursday.

Ellingson, Kroes and Heatherton appeared at the event in a pink striped tent wearing long, flowy summer dresses and posed with Victoria's Secret products as photos were snapped. The trio also created a video released on Tuesday prior to the event delineating their celebrity picks, which ranges from overall sexy to the sexiest eyes to the sexiest mom.

The list of celebrity winners in categories are:

Sexiest Actress - Charlize Theron

Sexiest Legs - Stacy Keibler

Sexiest Bikini Body - Annalynne McCord

Sexiest Summer Style - Blake Lively

Sexiest Summer Hair - Ashley Benson

Sexiest Smile - Jessica Chastain

Sexiest Eyes - Jennifer Lawrence

Sexiest Lips - Amanda Seyfried

Sexiest Curves - Amber Heard

Sexiest Sense of Humor - Emma Stone

Sexiest TV Cast - Pretty Little Liars

Sexiest Mom - Beyonce

Sexiest Songstress - Britney Spears

Sexiest International Import - Diane Kruger

Sexiest Summer Glow - Olivia Wilde

Sexiest Cyber Star - Elin Kling of StylebyKling.com

Sexiest Up & Coming Knockout - Elizabeth Olsen

Sexiest Tweeter - Kristen Bell

In its seventh year, the annual What Is Sexy campaign serves not only to name the sexiest celebrities but as a way to introduce the Summer Knockout collection of lingerie, swimwear, beauty, clothing items and accessories. This year, the Limited Brands-owned company introduced the Victoria's Secret Knockout bra and a new fragrance, Victoria's Secret Bombshell The Summer Edition.

View the photos to see the winners named in the 2012 What is Sexy list.