Meet The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 Rookies

16 girls will join the runway show with Adriana, Alessandra, Lily, Elsa, Taylor and the rest of the gang

Since Victoria’s Secret is staging their fashion show in Paris this year, it was safe to say the stakes were higher than ever for the casting of the biggest runway show of the year. And with Candice Swanepoel and Behati Prinsloo sitting out to tend to their newborn angels, there are some pretty big wings to fill. Alanna Arrington, Bella Hadid, Dilone, Xiao Wen Ju, Zuri Tibby amongst others have been tapped for this year’s lingerie extravaganza—also proving the brand is embracing a wider variety of beauties. Get to know the 16 new faces for this year’s show and see how they shared their exciting news on social media.

Bella Hadid, 20, Malibu, California

Height: 5’8.5″

Georgia Fowler, 24, Auckland, New Zeleand

Height: 5’9.5″

Dilone, 21, Long Island, New York

Height: 5’11”

lanna Arrington,19, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Height: 5’10”

so last night i received the absolute best news of my life and I finally get to share it with you guys…. IM WALKING IN THE 2016 VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW! I can't even put into words what I'm feeling right now, this is beyond a dream come true for me. I just want to thank you guys from the bottom of my heart, for making this dream of mine a reality @victoriassecret @ed_razek @johndavidpfeiffer @monica.mitro @sb_cast . And thank you to the amazing team I have behind me @mothermodel @nextmodels and to all of my friends and family for all of the love and support! ❤️ And lastly, to all of the girls & guys out there with dreams like mine… NEVER GIVE UP, anything is possible xx #VSFashionShow #VSFSParis2016 #MotherModels #NextModels #sohpieaneophitou

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Brooke Perry, 24, Great Falls, Monatana

Height: 5’9″

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Herieth Paul, 20, Tanzania

Height: 5’10

Lameka Fox, 18, Washington, D.C.

Height: 5’9.5″

Luma Grothe, 22, Joinville, Brazil

Height: 5’10”

Xiao Wen Ju, 27, China

Height: 5’9.5″

Zuri Tibby, 21, West Palm Beach, Florida

Height: 5’10.5″

Megan Williams, 22, London, England

Height: 5’9.5″

Maggie Laine, 19, Columbus, Georgia

Height: 5’10.5″

So, last night I got the most amazing news of my life. I'M WALKING THE VICTORIA SECRET 2016 FASHION SHOW IN PARIS!! I couldn't be more happy then I am in this moment. Well, actually I'll be happier once my heels hit the stage. But I just want to thank my awesome team @meansss @globalmanagement101 @imgmodels @theantoneolee With out you guys none of this would have ever happened. By pushing me and giving me nothing but love, motivation, and always believing in me. Thank you @johndavidpfeiffer @ed_razek for casting me in the most amazing show of the year. Literally can't thank you guys enough. Lastly, I want to thank my biggest fans @ronnievitelli @jennylaines you guys made me and have raised me to be the woman I am today. Have never doubted me and have always been my back bone. Hold it down in GA!! Love you all! WE DID IT!!! -Mags ?

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Lais Olivera, 27, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Height: 5’9″

?⚡️? OMG IT'S OFFICIAL #PARIS #VSFS2016 HERE WE GOOOO! ?⚡️? I can't thank YOU enough @ed_razek (I ❤️ you) for MAKING MY DREAM COME TRUE! All my appreciation to @johndavidpfeiffer #MonicaMitro @10magazine for trusting my in my work! I want to SCREAM LOUD THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart to all my FANS and VS PAGES that gave me strength to never give up! YOU ALL ROCK MY HEART! OMG ❤️ LOVE YOU ALL!!!! YEAHHHHH!!!!! @kadywylie THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING ME! ???✨??#thankful #believeinyourdreams #thankyougod ✨ @laisvibes @angelaisoliveira @laisoliveirageo @laisoliveiraclub @laisoliveirafanaccount @adorelaisoliveira @laisoliveira_01 @lovelaisoliveira @ohmylais @laisoliveiraworld @laisoliveiraprincess @laisupdate @laisoliveira_fan @laisoliveirafans @laisoliveirafansarg ❤️❤️❤️❤️????

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Keke Lindgard, 22, Ka’a’awa, Hawaii

Height: 5’11”

Jourdana Elizabeth, Garland, Texas

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Grace Elizabeth, 19, Lake City, Florida

Height: 5’9.5″

From: Harper’s BAZAAR US

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