The bells are ringing at Victoria’s Secret with a new group of Angels just receiving their wings, The newest names joining the list of VS Angels is Barbara Palvin, Grace Elizabeth, Alexina Graham.
Getting to know Victoria’s Secret Angel Barbara Palvin
Barbara Palvin a native of Budapest, Hungary, was discovered at age 12 while running errands with her mother in a nearby village. She received her first break in 2010 walking as an exclusive for Prada in Milan, and since then has walked for designers such as Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Jeremy Scott, Nina Ricci, Philosophy and Dolce and Gabbana.
In less than two seasons on the international fashion circuit, Barbara made her debut at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2012. She has since returned in 2018 to grace the runway again and in March 2019 she was contracted as a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She is the first Hungarian Victoria’s, Secret Angel.
Barbara has raised awareness in unison with Giorgio Armani’s organization Acqua for Life, a philanthropic initiative focused on helping to provide the world’s children with access to safe, clean water.
As of late 2018, Barbara has made New York City her home. While off-duty, she travels home to Budapest to spend time with her family and dog, Sushi, and is involved with the design for the family shoe business, Palvini. Her hobbies consist of fishing and being in touch with nature, as she spent much of her childhood on the countryside. She’s an avid reader (her favorite author is Leslie L. Lawrence) and loves to cook. She is a lover of animals, especially pandas, hence her nickname ‘Panda’ amongst close friends. Keep an eye out for this Angel as she spreads her wings.
Hello, Victoria’s Secret Angel Grace Elizabeth!
Grace Elizabeth, declared the modern reincarnation of the original supermodel by Vogue, V Magazine and GQ alike, is the model fast becoming an icon in her own right. In 2016, she made her debut in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris and has walked the runway ever since.
From her appearing on the cover of Vogue Italia, their best-selling issue in 15 years, to her top ranking on Models.com, Grace Elizabeth’s international presence will see her amongst the most requested models for years to come. With Vogue Paris, Vogue España, Vogue Russia, Vogue Turkey, Vogue Germany, and multiple Vogue China covers under her belt, Grace has additionally appeared on covers of V Magazine, InStyle, Porter Edit, Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE and on the 15th Anniversary cover of The Daily Front Row. Grace is a favorite of world-renowned photographers including Inez & Vinoodh, Alasdair McLellan, Russell James, Willy Vanderperre, Steven Meisel, David Sims and Glen Luchford, and of star-maker stylist Katie Grand.
Hailing from Lake City, Florida, Grace’s star power has been undeniable since her debut as the face of Guess where she seems sure to follow in the footsteps of Guess-girls Claudia Schiffer and Gigi Hadid.
With audiences around the world watching, it is no wonder Grace has garnered a social following of over 830k.
Having modeled for only three years, Grace has proven herself a dominating force. She has scored over 40 advertising campaigns for the world’s biggest fashion houses including Chanel, as photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, Versace by Steven Meisel, Carolina Herrera, Hugo Boss, Max Mara, Tory Burch and Ralph Lauren to name just a few. Grace is undoubtedly shaping the course of the fashion industry. She was also honored with a ranking on BOF500 list of the most influential people in the fashion industry, for her second consecutive year.
For Grace Elizabeth, this is just the beginning.
Taking 5 with Victoria’s Secret Angel Alexina Graham!
Charismatic and beautiful are two words that are commonly used to describe Alexina Graham. She was born and raised in Nottinghamshire, Great Britain. As a child she started studying ballet when she was six years old. Dance was her introduction into modeling, by teaching her to move her limbs, look elegant and understand how to be in front of a camera and connect with it. She then went on to participate in a theatre group at age fifteen. Singing in public gave her the confidence to pursue modeling.
She made her modeling debut in Burberry’s Spring 2009 Campaign. Alexina was an instant success, and rapidly reached the heights of the fashion industry.
She consistently works with the industry’s most talented photographers: Daniel Jackson, Phil Poynter, Russell James, Mariano Vivanco, Kacper Kasprzyk, Ellen Von Unwerth, Walter Chin, Tung Walsh, Philip Gay, Victor Demarchelier, Kenneth Willardt, Jan Welters, Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello and Jerome Duran.
Also in top demand with the most noted designers, Alexina has done extensive runway work in numerous collections from New York, Milan, to Paris, for the likes of MaxMara, Brandon Maxwell, Balmain, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giorgio Armani, and Zimmerman. She has also shot advertising for brands such as Burberry, Balmain, Brunello Cucinelli, Aquascutum, Sportmax Code, Brooks Brothers, and L’Oreal.
In 2017 she made her debut at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai. Since then she has collaborated closely with the brand, walking in the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Show in New York and shooting the brand’s advertising with Russell James and Jerome Duran. In March 2019, Alexina was contracted as a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Dancing and singing remain Alexina’s passions. Currently she resides in NYC.