It’s official: Winnie Harlow has finally earned her wings!
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The Canadian model is the latest to join the Victoria’s Secret family, announced at the IMG VIP Lounge by Principessa Prosecco that she is the newest Victoria’s Secret Angel. A rep confirmed the exciting news to Just Jared.
Following the thrilling announcement, a video surfaced on social media of the moment the 24-year-old learned that she had been selected as the newest VS Angel.
On Thursday night, Harlow was honoured with the Breakthrough Model of the Year award at Daily Front Row’s Fashion Media Awards.
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Wow.. i can’t believe you did this. @NickiMinaj you came all the way to NYC to present me with BreakThrough Model of the Year award at @DailyFrontRow. The accomplishment in itself is breath taking to me! But to have someone I’ve looked up to for Soooo long and now call my friend present this iconic award to me.. I’m crying right now writing this. You know i love you. ❤️❤️
Now that Harlow is a full-fledged Angel, she’ll be walking in the coveted Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in November.
The location for the show has yet to be announced.
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Harlow made a name for herself after appearing as a contestant during cycle 21 of “America’s Next Top Model”. She’s also a public spokesperson for vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its pigment and colour in blotches.