Adriana is still grateful for her time at Victoria's Secret and wrote the perfect parting message. 1
“Dear Victoria,” Adrianna shared on Instagram, “thank you for showing me the world, sharing your secrets, and most importantly not just giving me wings but teaching me to fly.”
She left on a high note. 2
"I think this year is going to be the highlight of my career," Adriana told People. "This has been my 18th fashion show and I am still as excited as I was from the first day. I always love to be on runways and being part of the Victoria’s Secret show. It my favorite to do."
Her star grew exponentially since she joined Victoria's Secret in 1999. 3
She became an Angel by the following year.
Adriana always brought tons of energy to the runway. 5
Look at her giving some serious attitude back in 2006.
Her charisma is part of what made her a fan favorite. 6
The black and white wings she wore in 2008 were epic!
Adriana always oozed tons of sex appeal. 7
Her confidence was everything!
She had the honor of rocking the annual Victoria's Secret Fantasy Bra on more than one occasion. 8
She wore an Old Hollywood-inspired, diamond encrusted design in 2010 that was worth $2 million!
Alessandra was a huge part of Adriana's Victoria's Secret journey. 9
The pair frequently walked down the runway together.
Adriana always pushed herself extra hard to look her best before every show. 11
Boxing is one of her preferred ways to stay in shape.
She walked the 2012 show just two months after giving birth! 12
"Adriana does what she has to in the gym. Her work ethic is out of control! When she gets in her mind she wants to get something done, she does it," her personal trainer Michael Olajide, Jr., told Shape at the time.
She was a total rockstar on the 2013 runway. 13
This red angel moment was jaw-dropping.
Just look at those wings! 14
She was a seasoned mother of two by then and still ripping the catwalk to shreds.
She killed every single look that year. 15
Her abs were on another level in 2015. 16
Adriana was clearly going even harder with her diet and workouts at this point.
She walked the 2017 show in Shanghai. 18
It's no wonder why being a Victoria's Secret model is such a highly-coveted job.
Even near the end of her tenure, Adriana was considered the most influential Angel on social media. 19
Who What Wear revealed the results of an independent study done by analytics company D'Marie in 2017, which gave Adriana the crown.
There's no question that she was one of the greatest to ever do it. 20
This regal look from 2012 fit perfectly.
Adriana is looking forward to empowering women in the future. 21
"I’m looking forward to support women and being connected to different projects which support women around the world," she told People. "That like my future from now on, but I am still happy that I am part of Victoria’s Secret this year. You guys are going to love this year’s show. To me it is definitely going be very special.”