Victoria Secret Model Alessandra Ambrosio Retires After 17 Years

Alessandra Ambrosio walked her last Victoria Secret Fashion Show this weekend in Shanghai, China. The Brazilian supermodel confirmed the news on Instagram saying that she’s retiring after 17 years.

“Words cannot describe how grateful I am to have been working for this amazing brand that inspires me and women all over the world,” Ambrosio wrote. “In my wildest dreams I would have never imagined doing 17 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows.”Alessandra Ambrosio presents a creation during the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, November 30, 2016.
She thanked her fellow Angels and VSFS executive producer Ed Razek for making these memories unforgettable. “Last night was so emotional to say goodbye to my #angel sisters but we put on the biggest and best show ever,” Ambrosio continued. “I could not have done this without all the love and support from my fans. It gives me great pride to be part of the Victoria’s Secret movement! I will always be cheering for you! Love you forever ❤️.”

She plans to spend more time on her swimsuit line, Ale by Alessandra and focus on her acting career.

Words cannot describe how grateful I am to have been working for this amazing brand that inspires me and women all over the world. In my wildest dreams I would have never imagined doing 17 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows. Thank you Ed, and all my Victoria’s Secret family for making these memories unforgettable. Last night was so emotional to say goodbye to my #angel sisters but we put on the biggest and best show ever. I could not have done this without all the love and support from my fans. It gives me great pride to be part the Victoria’s Secret movement! I will always be cheering for you! Love you forever ❤️