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Gigi Hadid earns her Victoria's Secret wings and set for her debut in 2015 fashion show

Published 30/10/2015 | 07:47

Gigi Hadid during her Victoria's Secret Fashion Show audition
Gigi Hadid during her Victoria's Secret Fashion Show audition
Gigi Hadid at her Victoria's Secret audition
Model Gigi Hadid prepares backstage at Tommy Hilfiger Women's Spring 2016 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Pier 36 on September 14, 2015 in New York City.
Model Lily Aldridge walks the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

It's one of the most prestigious modelling gigs around and one of the few brands rising star Gigi Hadid hadn't yet cracked - until now.

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At just 20, she's fashion's reigning 'it girl' counting campaigns for Balmain and Guess and three Vogue covers to her name, but she's finally getting her Victoria's Secret wings.

The lingerie giant will host their annual fashion show next month in New York and posted a clip on Instagram highlighting Gigi's killer audition and the moment she's told she landed the job.

Hadid, who was a hot commodity for the 2014 show in London, said she botched her audition last year due to nerves. But

We love surprises…and we just gave a BIG one to @GigiHadid at today’s #VSFashionShow castings See you on the runway, Gigi

A video posted by Victoria's Secret (@victoriassecret) on

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The supermodel in the making tweeted her excitement last night, saying: "I'm so overwhelmed with joy, it won't stop bringing me to tears. Thank you all for your love & support. On cloud nine. #VSFashionShow2015."

"Couldn't keep back my tears!!!! Anyone that grew up with me knows that getting this show has been a dream of mine forever! THANK YOU @victoriassecret & @ed_razek! One of the happiest moments of my life. #vsfashionshow2015"

She joins the ranks of some of the world's most famous supermodels including Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell, among a few, who have walked the Victoria's Secret catwalk.

Model Gigi Hadid prepares backstage at Tommy Hilfiger Women's Spring 2016 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Pier 36 on September 14, 2015 in New York City.
Model Gigi Hadid prepares backstage at Tommy Hilfiger Women's Spring 2016 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Pier 36 on September 14, 2015 in New York City.

This year will see her appearing alongside Angels including Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge and Candice Swanepoel, among others.

Model Lily Aldridge walks the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Model Lily Aldridge walks the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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