If you thought the Victoria’s Secret runway was just a parade of the genetically blessed… well, you’d be right.
However, it takes a lot more than just having a body on which nothing moves (except your breasts, which should jiggle in an alluring fashion).
Securing a position in that showcase of lissome limbs and cheap nylon underwear is actually a gruelling undertaking, requiring dedication not dissimilar to that of a Navy SEAL.
Between 400 and 500 women vie for the Victoria’s Secret auditions, but only 45 will have the honour of strutting down the runway.
Those auditions must simply do wonders for the self-esteem!
Observe the audition process here… Post continues after video.
And just because you’ve walked in the VS show before, doesn’t guarantee you a position again.
“Every year it feels like it’s the very, very first show and one thing that I do all year long is really try to… work as hard as I can,” says Brazilian model Izabel Goulart, 31, fighting tears.
“So I can deserve to be here, to be a part of the moment that only happens at the show, at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.”
It kind of feels like the auditions are only for some of the lesser-known models.