Winnie Harlow is getting her wings.
After the mannequin was noticed downtown at casting for a coveted spot at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show this week, her rep confirmed to Web page Six on Friday that she’ll be taking the runway.
“We couldn’t be extra thrilled and happy with her,” her rep advised us.
Despite the fact that the 24-year-old Canadian magnificence has not taken to social media to substantiate the milestone achievement herself, she has retweeted effectively needs from varied followers, together with a video of her discovering out she scored the gig.
The present is scheduled to happen in November.
Found by supermodel Tyra Banks, Harlow starred in Cycle 21 of Banks’ “America’s Subsequent Prime Mannequin” and has proceeded to rise to fame, touchdown campaigns with Desigual, Swarovski and Covergirl whereas elevating consciousness for self-acceptance, as she’s lived with vitiligo her entire life.
Though she’s gained success in the type of trend campaigns and journal covers — and has 4.1 million Instagram followers — Harlow has all the time had her sights set on the Victoria’s Secret runway.
Eventually 12 months’s British GQ awards, the mannequin stated in an interview with the UK’s ODEntertainment: “Oh my gosh I might love that,” when requested about walking for the lingerie model. “You already know what? That’s the purpose for subsequent 12 months. I’m placing it [out] in the world, I’m going to work actually laborious and goal for VS. I feel i simply must get in the fitness center, strut myself, observe my stroll and I’ll make it.”
Harlow additionally acquired the Breakthrough Mannequin of the 12 months award at Every day Entrance Row’s Fashion Media Awards on Thursday evening.