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An emotional Adriana Lima bowed her head in thank you and crossed her fingers over her center as she made her 18th and ultimate runway stroll in the once a year vacation Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York. (Nov. nine)

NEW YORK – The angels are again on the town for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

The annual show landed back in New York City after spending two years out of the country, with world romps in Paris (2016) and Shanghai (2017).

The night time marked the tip of an generation for one Victoria’s Secret Angel: Adriana Lima. The twiglet hung up her wings with an emotional tribute, retiring from the rage display that made her a family title.

“The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special” airs Sunday, Dec. 2 (10 EDT/PDT) on ABC, however we were given a seat on the display Thursday at Pier 94. Here are the 5 greatest moments from the 2018 tournament:

Adriana Lima teared up during tribute

The display paid a different tribute to Lima, that includes a video montage of clips from her previous iconic Victoria’s Secret moments. The video ended with a “thank you” message to Lima earlier than the catwalk darkened and the style herself got here out.

Lima, 37, strutted solo down the runway, visibly tearing up when she reached the tip of the runway whilst the group rose to their toes to cheer for the twiglet as she walked in her 19th and ultimate VS display.

Lima additionally shared her gratitude in an Instagram submit Wednesday.

“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,” she wrote within the caption of the submit. 

The most sensible supermodels persevered their reign

Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Lima, Elsa Hosk, Candice Swanepoel, Jasmine Tookes and Behati Prinsloo returned to the Victoria’s Secret runway, proceeding to flex their most sensible style standing.

Hosk used to be tapped to put on the coveted, diamond-encrusted Fantasy Bra, value $1 million. Jenner and Gigi skipped out at the Shanghai display, however they strutted of their angel wings and lengthy trains as though they might by no means ignored a beat. 

Shawn Mendes and Co. rocked out

The superstar energy used to be now not what it’s been over the last decade – suppose Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga in 2016, The Weeknd in 2016 and 2015, Taylor Swift in 2013 and 2014 and Katy Perry in 2010.

This yr, Shawn Mendes, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, Leela James and The Struts have been at the lineup as performers, and even though their attraction may not be as high-wattage as their predecessors’, they placed on a full of life display with robust vocals and excellent power.

Behati Prinsloo returns to the catwalk post-baby

That’s one scorching mama! Prinsloo walked the runway simply months after giving delivery to her 2d kid with husband and “The Voice” superstar Adam Levine.

The 30-year-old style is again after a three-year hiatus from the display to concentrate on her kids with the Maroon five entrance guy, 2-year-old Dusty Rose and 7-month-old Gio Grace. She gave delivery in February, ultimate strolling the display again in November 2015.

Prinsloo posted about her triumphant return on Wednesday, writing on Instagram: “Felt like i never left, i love my @victoriassecret family so much, my first show was 2007 it’s crazy to think about how time flies. I’m nervous and more grateful for all of it then ever. LETS DO THIS.”

Size variety took a backseat – once more

Despite underwear manufacturers like Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty – which closed out New York Fashion Week with a various solid of girls of all shapes, colours and sizes – and architects like Christian Siriano – who steadily attire stars different designers refuse to outfit on account of their length – Victoria’s Secret nonetheless hasn’t moved previous its one-(small)-size-fits-all mentality in the case of casting fashions.

The display billed itself as being one of the crucial aggressive castings within the trade, however it sort of feels transparent that the contest simplest applies to lengthy and lean fashions that now we have noticed for the previous 23 years of the display’s lifestyles.


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