Kelsey Merritt making history for the Philippines is making her Filipino supporters ooze with pride, including us!
You’ve heard of the very stunning Kelsey Merritt and how she’s making her Filipino fans grin from ear to ear with her achievements. But with the massive hype caused by the Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2018, we just need to talk about our very own Kelsey Merritt making history for her country!
Who is Kelsey Merritt?
Kelsey Merritt is a 22-year old Filipino-American and is the first Filipina to walk the runway of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show! (Really, how fabulous is that?)
She graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts major in Communication Arts at the Ateneo de Manila University despite flying in and out of the country for her modeling career. She rejected modeling training and offers in the US in order for her to finish her studies as a full-time student. Yup, our girl certainly is beauty and brains!
Her huge achievement as the first Filipina to be a part of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show definitely caused a great hype amongst the Filipino crowd.
The Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2018
Ladies and gents all over the globe await the world-class runway of The Victoria Secret Fashion Show every year! And we are amongst the millions of viewers who are always so excited for this event as stunning ladies grace us with their catwalk extravaganza.
Every year, Victoria’s Secret show brings its famous bejeweled Angels together. But last November 8, things were very different for us as our very own Kelsey Merritt walks the runway representing the Philippines.
And Kelsey Merritt generously gifted us with a lot of BTS and updates of the much-awaited catwalk! Let’s have a recap on that, shall we?
The post that hyped us all:
The entire country was abuzz when Kelsey posted this one! We know we went nuts! And we surely can’t stop seeing reposts of this photo all over various social media platforms.
Farewell, Adriana (huhuhu we’re not crying, you are!)
Kelsey Merritt with the iconic angel Adriana Lim, who unfortunately announced that it’s going to be her last walk in the VS runway. (We’ll definitely miss this jaw-dropping angel!)
Well-deserved VS Angel title!
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This song from first segment of the fashion show always brings me to tears… So powerful. “When the sharpest words wanna cut me down I'm gonna send a flood, gonna drown them out I am brave, I am bruised I am who I'm meant to be, this is me” #VSFashionShow @victoriassecret ❤️❤️❤️ 📸 @timur
I am brave, I am bruised
I am who I’m meant to be, this is me
Yep, that song is for you, Kelsey! You are definitely where you’re meant to be! We’re just so proud! #PinoyPride
Stunner! We are definitely swooning!
Kelsey owning a very sexy look at the pink carpet! She sure looks good standing there and posing for the paparazzi!
Backstage shenanigans with Kelsey
Kelsey with her fellow angel, Maia Cotton!
For someone who’s about to walk in the #VSFashionShow, her nerves just don’t show, right? Kelsey surely is a happy bee!
How adorable! Kelsey Merritt definitely hyped us up!
The catwalk extravaganza!
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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
Her catwalk outfit, finally! Isn’t she soooo stunning, guys? We can’t contain the feels! We can’t help but feel her happiness as her dream finally came to life.
We’re so happy for you too, Kelsey! And you look like an absolute VS Angel sitting there!
(Speechless… just… wow.)
Don’t worry, Kelsey! We can’t stop gushing over the Victoria Secret Fashion Show as well! And we are counting down the days, hours, minutes ’til it’s finally airing!
What do you think of Kelsey Merritt making history? Did she make you swoon? Tell us what you think of this gorgeous Filipina by leaving a comment below! You could also send us a message on our Facebook or Twitter @UDoUPh. We’d love to talk about Kelsey Merritt with y’all!