The 22-year-old model has now made history as the first-ever Filipina to walk in the famous runway fashion show in the world.
Kelsey Merritt, born Filipino-American, walked together with 60 other angels in the biggest and much-awaited Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018 that was held in New York City on the eve of Thursday, November 8.
In her Instagram post, Kelsey said “yesterday was a dream and it is so much more than I ever imagined!!”
She then rendered her gratitude to the VSFS team who gave her the opportunity to walk in the runway.
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Soooo this just happened!!!!! Ahhhhh yesterday was a dream and it so much more than I have ever imagined!!! I can’t thank @victoriassecret enough for giving me the opportunity to walk in this year’s fashion show!! ❤️ Thank you @johndavidpfeiffer, Ed, @monica.mitro, and @10magazine 💕 Don’t forget to tune in the show on December 2 on ABC. 🙏🏼 #VSFashionShow
Merritt also had the chance to walk the most coveted runway alongside Adriana Lima, a renowned supermodel and a veteran angel.
This year’s show also concludes Lima’s wings as a VS angel as she took her final walk in the runway.
The full Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air on Sunday, December 2 on ABC Network.