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Teen Vogue's Feature on Kelsey Merritt Talks About Her Filipino Pride

We're so proud of you, Kels!
Teen Vogue's Feature on Kelsey Merritt Talks About Her Filipino Pride
IMAGE INSTAGRAM/kelseymerritt
We're so proud of you, Kels!

Officially the first Filipina to walk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Kelsey Merritt has been turning heads left and right with her gorgeous looks, stunning bod, and down-to-earth personality. Even the international media is catching on! Teen Vogue, arguably one of the largest and most popular publications in the United States, just featured the new VS model on their website, essentially serving as her introduction to their millions of followers.

Kelsey shared the news on her Instagram stories:

Kelsey's IG story on her Teen Vogue feature 
PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/kelseymerritt

Teen Vogue's article—titled Get to Know Kelsey Merritt, the First Filipino Model in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show—lists down some fun facts on the model, including her experience during the casting process for VSFS, her college life pre-modeling success, all the agencies she's signed with, and her continuous pursuit for body positivity.

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Even her Olympic-medalist boyfriend, Conor Dwyer, made the cut.

Teen Vogue also talked about the backlash Kelsey got for "not looking Filpino enough," and how the model had the perfect response to netizens doubting her Filipino roots.


You can read the full feature on Teen Vogue here.

Congratulations, Kelsey and keep on shining!

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