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21 Questions With… Victoria’s Secret Model Rachel Hilbert


Image: Courtesy of Victoria’s Secret PINK

Prepare yourself to see a lot more of American model Rachel Hilbert. Not only was the 21-year-old named the official spokesmodel for Victoria’s Secret PINK, she’s also walking in the brand’s legendary fashion show next week. When she’s not shimmying in her bras and panties, you can see her in glossies like Cosmopolitan and ELLE and in campaigns for the likes of Urban Outfitters and Kohl’s. To find out more about this model on the rise, we asked the pickle-loving former dancer our quickfire questions.

  1. My morning routine… consists of coffee, breakfast and then training.
  2. My beauty essentials include… water, moisturizer, sunscreen and mascara.
  3. I’m dying to splurge on… a new Gucci bag.
  4. The person I’d love to work with is… Kate Moss.
  5. In 20 years hopefully… I will have my own business or be a talk show host and have a family and kids!
  6. For fitness… I have a personal trainer that likes to switch up my workouts every day. Also running, boxing and Pilates.
  7. When I can’t motivate myself to work out… I call my mom and she motivates me to get up and work out.
  8. If you looked in my fridge you’d find… pickles.
  9. When it comes to modeling, I struggle with… how last minute everything can be, but I guess that also makes it exciting.
  10. One thing people don’t know about modeling is… it’s exhausting! I thoroughly enjoy what I do, but the travel and long days can be a lot sometimes.
  11. My favorite beauty trick is… Bio-Oil on your face overnight — it changes your skin so much.
  12. A tip for looking good in a picture is… always stand on your toes and find your good angles. Practice in the mirror before, too.
  13. When it comes to dealing with insecurities… embrace them and try to remind yourself how amazing you are!
  14. If my days had one extra hour… I would sleep an extra hour!
  15. The best place I’ve ever traveled is… I really love St. Bart’s.
  16. The most memorable runway experience was… the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, of course!
  17. If I wasn’t modeling I’d be… doing something with children.
  18. If you looked at my desktop you’d see… a 1950s picture of women on the beach.
  19. The best piece of advice I ever got was… take every day as it comes and always be yourself.
  20. My biggest pet peeve is… liars.
  21. One thing I wish people knew about me is… I’m very into astrology and dancing.