Filipina-American model Kelsey Meritt proudly announced on social media that she was chosen to walk the runway of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
Just a few months after she appeared as a sportswear model for Victoria's Secret, Kelsey Merritt finally announced that her dream to become an international supermodel one of the biggest women's brand in the world is now a reality.
"We did it Philippines! What an honor it is to be the first Filipino to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018! Ahhhhhh I can’t believe this," she wrote in her Instagram post.
It was only earlier this week when her callback to be a VS model was announced online.
WE DID IT PHILIPPINES!!!!!! 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 What an honor it is to be the first Filipino to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018!!! Ahhhhhh I can’t believe this!! Thank you soooo much @johndavidpfeiffer, @monica.mitro, @10magazine, and Ed Razek for making my dream come true!! ❤️❤️❤️ And to my agents at @suprememgmt @nomadmgmt @romanyoung @david_kimm @marissasurmenkow thank you for believing in me and being there for me throughout this journey!! 💕🙏🏼
Miss Universe 2012 Janine Tugonon also tried out her luck to become a Victoria's Secret model but failed to make the cut. However, she had the opportunity to become one of the endorsers of one of Victoria's Secret affiliated brands.