And just like that, another VS Angel calls it quits! Adriana Lima, who has literally given about two decades of her modelling life to Victoria's Secret as one of their best assets, has announced her retirement from the brand as she hangs her angel wings. Today's walk would be her last on the VS runway. However, she does hope that her last walk makes her kids (daughters Valentina, 8, and Sienna, 6) proud, as stated by US Weekly.
On her Instagram, the model posted a video of her 18 years on the Victoria's Secret Runway with a caption stating, “Dear Victoria, Thank you for showing me the world, sharing your secrets, and most importantly not just giving me wings but teaching me to fly,” the 37-year-old captioned Opens a New Window. a video montage of her last 18 fashion shows with the brand on Friday. “And all the ❤️ to the best fans in the 🌎! Love, Adriana 💖.”
Speaking of the show to US Weekly, the 37-year-old diva revealed that her kids will be present for her final VS walk, “They’re going to be there tonight. They’re going to be watching the show,” Lima said. “I want to make my children proud. I want to give the best for them, so I hope that tonight I will pull it out.”
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For those unaware, last year, hr counterpart Alessandra Ambrosio also announced her retirement from Victoria's Secret with a lengthy Instagram post stating -
“Words cannot describe how grateful I am to have been working for this amazing brand that inspires me and women all over the world. In my wildest dreams I would have never imagined doing 17 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows,” the Brazilian model gushed on Instagram at the time. “Thank you Ed, and all my Victoria’s Secret family for making these memories unforgettable. Last night was so emotional to say goodbye to my #angelsisters but we put on the biggest and best show ever. I could not have done this without all the love and support from my fans. It gives me great pride to be part the Victoria’s Secret movement! I will always be cheering for you! Love you forever ❤️.”