How a Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret An­gel gets her wings.

Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret An­gel Martha Hunt on earn­ing her wings.

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on dream­ING BIG “It all started when I was in high school and ev­ery­one kept telling me I should be a model. I’ve al­ways looked up to Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret An­gels. When I got the call that I was cast for the Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret fash­ion show, it was life chang­ing.” ON BE­ING AN An­gel “I feel that the An­gel is such an iconic state­ment in the fash­ion in­dus­try and in pop cul­ture, so it’s def­i­nitely an hon­our to be one of them.” run­way moves “I don’t have a sig­na­ture move on the run­way be­cause I think it’s all about cre­at­ing new ones. But I do think you need to keep it sassy!” On find

ing bal­ance “When you’re re­ally busy, it can be a chal­lenge to make time for ev­ery­body, but it’s im­por­tant to see your friends and fam­ily. I try to meet up with my friends at least once a week for brunch or din­ner, just to keep up with ev­ery­body and make sure we’re all in each other’s lives for sup­port. A good group of girl­friends can be there for you in ways that your boyfriend can’t.” On the ad­vice worth giv­ing “Work re­ally hard, and fo­cus on your goals. I also be­lieve that a strong body equals a strong mind.” On stay­ing grounded “When I’m overreacting about things that don’t re­ally mat­ter, my boyfriend and my fam­ily re­mind me of what’s im­por­tant.” n


“The best mo­ti­va­tion for work­ing out is walk­ing in a bikini in the Vic­to­ria’s

Se­cret fash­ion show.” An­gel BFFs “Lily Aldridge and Elsa

Hosk.” STATS Also known as The all-Amer­i­can girl. Al­ter ego “Homes­lice” from

Tay­lor Swift’s Bad Blood brigade. Home­town Wil­son, N.C. First Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret fash­ion show 2013. Earned the ti­tle of “An­gel” 2015. Favourite thing about her­self “I’ve worked re­ally

hard to get to this spot, so per­se­ver­ance pays off.”

Who’s who

“Adri­ana is the bomb­shell. Lily is the fash­ion­ista. Candice is the beachy-earthy god­dess. Be­hati is the fun rock-star per­son­al­ity.”

Oh, snap!

Hunt’s selfie game is strong. Just ask her 1.4 mil­lion In­sta­gram


Model uni­form

Moto jacket, Saint Lau­rent ($6,700, ysl. com); cot­ton T-shirt, Ba­ba­ton ($45, at Aritzia,; “Wedgie” jeans, Levi’s ($98, le­vis. ca); leather sneak­ers, WANT Les Essen­tiels de la Vie ($390, want


Post-show cel­e­bra­tion meal

“Pep­per­oni pizza.”

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