Filipino-American model, Kelsey Merritt received a confirmation last Friday, September 7, 2018, that she will be one of the models of the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Kelsey will be the first Filipina to walk alongside international supermodels in the said fashion show.
Kelsey took her excitement to Twitter: “We did it, Philippines! I’m walking in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018! I can’t believe this!”.
Kelsey shared a photo of her in tears while holding a bouquet of flowers. She had always dreamed of participating in the iconic Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
WE DID IT PHILIPPINES!!!!!! 🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭 I’m walking in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018!!! Ahhhhhh I can’t believe this!! Thank you soooo much @johndavidpfeiffer, @monica.mitro, @10magazine, and Ed Razek for making my dream come true!! ❤️❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/sjR7X2FuEn
— Kelsey Merritt (@kelsmerritt) September 7, 2018
After Merritt earned her bachelor’s degree on AB Communications from Ateneo de Manila University in 2017, she moved to the United States to pursue her modeling career full time.