Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are some famous Victoria's Secret models. One can find a list of the hottest and most famous Victoria's Secret models on numerous websites, including MensFitness.com and Wonderslist.com. One can also find a complete list of all Victoria's Secret models on Who2.com and Wikipedia. Doutzen Kroes, Brooklyn Decker, Ana Beatriz Barros, Lindsay Ellingson and Behati Prinsloo are some other models who feature in the top Victoria's Secret models lists.
Wholly owned by L Brands, Victoria's Secret is the largest women’s lingerie retailer in the world. It designs, manufactures and markets premium lingerie. It was founded on June 12, 1977, by Roy Raymond and his wife. The first store was opened in Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California. By 2012, it had over 1,050 stores in the United States and 23 stores in Canada. As of 2015, the company is focusing on international expansion and many stores have come up in the UK.
In the 1990s, Victoria's Secret started hiring renowned models, and they soon came to be known as Victoria's Secret Angels. The Angels featured in commercials and other promotional activities and helped the company gain brand presence. Starting in 1998, the Angels started appearing on runways at Victoria's Secret's annual fashion shows. The Angels also go on numerous fashion tours promoting the brand. One can find the current list of Victoria's Secret Angels on VictoriasSecret.com.