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Guide To The Victoria's Secret Angels

There are currently 14 of them!

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I don't know about you guys but I am OBSESSED with the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

I've spent way too much time watching, re-watching and analysing each year's show over the course of my life. I've practically got all the wings, segments, musical acts and locations memorised.

I keep my ears eagerly peeled for any news about each year's impending show... Who's walking?? Who's NOT walking?? Who's wearing the coveted Fantasy Bra?? Who's performing this year??

The VS Fashion Show would be nothing, of course, without the models. More specifically, it wouldn't be the VS Fashion Show without our beloved VS ANGELS.

But wait... what's the difference between a VS model and an Angel, you ask?

A VS model is basically anyone who's hired to walk in VS's annual fashion show. They may or may not be rehired for the following year's show, depending on availability of spots and previous performances. They get a spot in a show, based on how they well they do in their casting.

A VS Angel, on the other hand, is contracted to be an all-round ambassador/spokesperson for the brand. VS Angels appear in the brand's ad campaigns and at store openings, go on promotional tours and host events. As Angels, they're automatically guaranteed spots in the annual fashion show.

So contrary to popular belief, although a model may wear wings as part of her outfit on the runway during a show, she may not necessarily be a VS Angel. Geddit??

Now that that's been cleared up, let's meet the 14 lovely ladies who currently ARE VS Angels.

Adriana Lima

Age: 35

Nationality: Brazilian

Achieved Angel Status: 2000

Shows Walked: 1999 - 2016 (Missed 2009 show due to daughter's birth)

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010 & 2012 shows

* Wore Fantasy Bras in 2008, 2010 & 2014 shows

* Achieved Angel Status after one show

Alessandra Ambrosio

Age: 36

Nationality: Brazilian

Achieved Angel Status: 2004

Shows Walked: 2000 - 2016

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened 2009 show

* Wore Fantasy Bras in 2012 & 2014 shows

* PINK Ambassador 2004 - 2006

Behati Prinsloo

Age: 27

Nationality: Namibian

Achieved Angel Status: 2009

Shows Walked: 2007 - 2015 (Missed 2016 show due to daughter's birth)

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened 2014 & 2015 shows

* PINK Ambassador 2008 - 2011

* Opened PINK segment in 2008, 2009 & 2010 shows

Candice Swanepoel

Age: 28

Nationality: South African

Achieved Angel Status: 2010

Shows Walked: 2007 - 2015 (Missed 2016 show due to son's birth)

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened 2011 & 2013 shows

* Wore Fantasy Bra in 2013 show

Elsa Hosk

Age: 28

Nationality: Swedish

Achieved Angel Status: 2015

Shows Walked: 2011 - 2016

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened 2016 show

* PINK Ambassador 2011- 2014

* Opened PINK segment in 2014 show

Lily Aldridge

Age: 31

Nationality: American

Achieved Angel Status: 2010

Shows Walked: 2009 - 2016

Notable VS Achievements:

* Wore Fantasy Bra in 2015 show

* Achieved Angel Status after one show

Taylor Hill

Age: 21

Nationality: American

Achieved Angel Status: 2015

Shows Walked: 2014 - 2016

Notable VS Achievements:

* Opened PINK segment in 2015 show

* Achieved Angel Status after one show

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