The 24-year-old supermodel is the first black woman to wear the $3 million Fantasy Bra in nearly a decade.

By Faith Brar

Jasmine Tookes recently made headlines when Victoria's Secret announced she'll be modeling the brand's infamous Fantasy Bra during the VS Fashion Show in Paris later this year. The 24-year-old supermodel will be the first black woman to wear the $3 million coveted garment in nearly a decade, and she couldn't be more excited.

"It is...a milestone for Victoria's Secret to have a woman of color wearing the bra this year because there have only been two in the past & I am so happy to represent that for the brand and women out there," she wrote in a heartfelt Instagram post.

"I hope that I can be as much of an inspiration to young girls as these girls were for me. ... This truly means the world to me and it is proof that with hard work, dedication & a positive attitude that you can accomplish anything you want in your life."

Last week, Victoria's Secret released a series of unretouched images that showed off a glimpse of the dazzling bra along with another unexpected surprise: stretch marks on Tookes' upper thigh.

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These photos come on the heels of a recent debate about how much Photoshop is too much (Read: Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid Don't Have Knees in New Photoshop Fail). Victoria's Secret, in particular, is known for its overtly photoshopped images, making these unretouched images an especially welcome change.

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It's empowering to know that even Victoria's Secret Angels have their "flaws" - giving us more reason to celebrate their undeniable beauty.


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