The women the world are watching

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, gentlemen – and it’s happening tomorrow. The annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show will be taking place on Tuesday night in New York – the city that kicked it all off for the world famous underwear brand 20 years ago. In case you’re blindly unaware, the Victoria’s Secret show is hottest fashion and lingerie show on the planet; where the world’s most beautiful women walk and the production, music and outfits rival all others. So, who are the women the world are watching this week?

Gigi Hadid

As one of the Victoria’s Secrets newest recruits, Gigi Hadid comes with good experience. Having modelled for Guess since she was two, Hadid has since worked with some of the biggest brands in the world – from Chanel to Sports Illustrated.

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Kendall Jenner

Jenner last week confirmed that she would be walking in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show – much to the delight of her millions of fans. Jenner has carved out a name for herself apart from the Kardashian dynasty and worked for some of the biggest brands in the world, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Balmain.

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Candice Swanepoel

As one of the most famous faces (and bodies) in the modelling world, South African beauty Swanepoel as been a part of the Victoria’s Secret extravaganza for the last 5 years and is often heard crediting the brand of her success in the industry as a whole – having worked for almost every major fashion brand in the world.

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Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima is one of the oldest standing Angels; she was first crowned in 2000 and received the much sought-after honour of wearing the fantasy bra in 2010 and then again in 2014 (where that be lone was worth $2,000,000). The Brazilian beauty embodies everything the Vicitoria’s Secret brand epitomises and has carved out an incredibly successful modelling career.

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Alessandra Ambrosio

This Brazilian beauty has been a part for the Victoria’s Secret fashion show since 2004 and, much like Adriana Lima, is a name synonymous with the brand. In 2008 she famously returned to the runway 3 months after giving birth to her first child and then went on to open the 2009 show. She walked alongside Lima in 2014 wearing the second fantasy bra – also worth $2,000,000.

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Lais Riberio

Lais Riberio first walked the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2010 and this year got her wings as an Angel. She has been modelling since 2009 and has since become an internationally recognised face who has graced the pages of magazines such as Vogue and catwalks such as Tom Ford and Dolce & Gabbana.

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Stella Maxwell

Although she’s only been a part of the Victoria’s Secret fashion show since 2014, Maxwell has already received her wings as an Angel. The Irish born, New Zealand raised beauty has modelled for brands such as H&M, Jeremy Scott and Alexander McQueen in her short career – which continues to grow by the year.

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Lily Aldridge

The American beauty has had her wings since 2010 and is this year wearing the aforementioned fantasy bra – this year covered in diamonds and gold with an estimated value of $2,000,000. Aldridge has also graced the catwalks and photoshoots of some of the most famous magazines and brands in the world – from GQ to Vogue and Dolce & Gabbana and Carolina Herrera.

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Behati Prinsloo

Having been given her wings in 2009, Behati’s face has since become synonymous with Victoria’s Secret. The brand has kick started her career in a major way and she has since modelled for everyone from Prada to H&M and almost everyone in between.

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Jasmine Tookes

This American stunner first graced the Victoria’s Secret catwalk in 2012 and has this year been crowned an Angel. This year she became the face of Calvin Klein and has walked for the likes of DKNY and Tom Ford and appeared in countless magazines, including Vogue.

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