The Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima He bowed his hands to his heart as he made his 18th and last annual Victoria's Secret catwalk with wings with white peacock feathers moving gently as the audience cheered.
A video tribute presented on Thursday during the parade's recording declared Lima "the greatest angel of all time", while Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" song played.
The parade will be broadcast on December 2nd a United States from the ABC and in 190 countries around the world.
The Struts, Shawn Mendes, The Chainsmokers, Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, Kelsea Dancers and Halsey They were some of the artists who accompanied 60 models in the center of Manhattan with their music, including sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Winnie Harlow.
Now he briefly walked hand in hand with one of the angels during his performance and one of the technicians managed to capture one of the gold pieces of his jewelry dropped on the floor.
Mendes was dressed in black and put his acoustic guitar on his back when he played "Lost in Japan" while Gigi Hadid walked with huge wings in the shape of a parachute and a floral print fabric that produced an airbag effect.
Jenner crossed the catwalk with a black and silver bikini and black feather wings adorned with bright stars. In another passage, the model wore a scotch bikini completed by a tiny red skirt, also in check, which had a long cauda with a different scottish motif. Harlow, who is a rookie debutant, walked with a silver ornament and pink feather ornaments.
Before the show, 37-year-old Lima, mother of two children, rested together with other models in short black coats decorated with golden stars. The models chatted with the journalists while doing the trick.
"I thought that over the years I would have relaxed more", the blue-eyed beauty told the Associated Press while the designers were working on her hair, "but no, I'm still nervous, it's like my first Victoria's Secret Parade.
Another angel who is a mother, the thirty year old Namibia Behati Prinsloo, he smiled broadly as he embellished her behind the scenes. Prinsloo, who is married to vocalist Maroon 5 Adam Levine, has been an angel since 2009, but this was his return after a break of two years and eight months of birth of his second daughter.
"It's an honor to be part of this again after having children," he said.
Giving birth gave her more security, added Prinsloo.
"It made me work a little more," he said. "It made me really appreciate my body, for what it can do, create life and then, frankly, go back to doing this."