And not a single one wasted this crucial street style photo opportunity
The NYC sidewalks leading to the Victoria Secret Fashion Show casting call this week became a runway of their own, as models from the world over made the long jaunt to the front door in front of paparazzi cameras. This is the rare kind of paparazzi coverage that can only be good for one's career, but some models engaged with them more than others. And while the casting call dress code was pretty casual, everyone (up-and-comers and established VS faces alike) brought A-game handbags.
Ebonee Davis carried this little black Gucci Marmont Bag to the call. Ebonee has a unique qualification that no other VS Angels past or present have: She gave a TED talk. Shop the Gucci Marmont Bag via Gucci ($1,890)
Norwegian model Frida Aasen brought a grey croc-embossed Saint Laurent Sac de Jour. She may or may not be able to see through those sunglasses. Shop the Saint Laurent Sac de Jour via Neiman Marcus ($3,150)
Jasmine Tookes was inarguably one of the most high-profile faces of the lot, but she used the opportunity on Monday to create a cute photo op with a pair of eclipse glasses. She also brought along her treasured Chanel Classic Flap Bag. Shop Chanel Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Russian model Kate Girogrieva has also worked as an Angel for the last two years. She brought a black Saint Laurent Sac de Jour. Shop the Saint Laurent Sac de Jour via Neiman Marcus ($2,890)
Here's Kelly Gale, carrying a smaller, sleeker version of the Givenchy Antigona. Kelly has already announced that she made the cut and will be appearing in the 2017 Fashion Show. Shop the Givenchy Antigona via Neiman Marcus ($2,290)
Kristina Romanova brought this gorgeous Fendi Peekaboo with neon piping to the casting call. She and Frida might've worn the same top. Shop the Fendi Peekaboo Bag via Neiman Marcus ($4,850)
Maggie Laine brought this sophisticated Gucci Marmont Top Handle Bag. We haven't seen celebs carry this one nearly as often as other Gucci top-handled styles, for reasons unknown. Shop the Gucci Marmont Top Handle Bag via Gucci ($2,390)
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