Jourdana Phillips owned as much as having some main pre-show jitters earlier than she dons her Victoria’s Secret wings.
“Twenty-four hours earlier than every VS present, I’ve a whole existential disaster,” Phillips informed The Reduce in a wide-ranging Q&A on Thursday. “I’m identical to, ‘What’s the which means of my life, am I gonna utterly embarrass my complete household? Are they gonna love me? Am I gonna fall? Will my complete profession be ruined?’ You simply undergo a curler coaster of feelings and concern and pleasure and your thoughts goes loopy.”
The mannequin, 26, who has walked within the lingerie present earlier than, turned recognized being the primary stunner to rock her pure hair on the runway.
And apart from questioning life and her profession earlier than stepping on stage, Phillips additionally mentioned that whereas she’s taking the catwalk, “each curse phrase doable” goes by means of her thoughts whereas being surrounded by VS legends resembling Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel.
“In my head, I’m additionally reminding myself, ‘You belong right here too. You labored exhausting, you’re stunning, you’re a robust girl, this expertise is particular, and also you belong right here,’” she added, when explaining how she calms herself down.
As for prep for the massive night time, Phillips revealed that she ups her every day skincare routine and hits the health club extra typically, particularly celeb-favorite studio, Dogpound to get in Angel form. She’s at present working to grasp sprinting whereas pushing a weighted sled.
Along with getting extra exercises in, the mannequin revealed she additionally does “cheek push-ups.”
“There’s one [exercise] the place you stick out your tongue actually, actually far for like 5 seconds, or smile so exhausting that your cheeks hit your eyeballs, and you retain flexing your cheeks up,” she mentioned.
This yr’s runway present movies on Thursday in New York and can air on December 2.