Karlie Kloss on VS: “A show like this celebrates allows all of us to be the best versions of ourselves”

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On how the Victoria’s Secret show is empowering:

‘There’s something really powerful about a woman who owns her sexuality and is in charge. A show like this celebrates that and allows all of us to be the best versions of ourselves. Whether it’s wearing heels, make-up or a beautiful piece of lingerie – if you are in control and empowered by yourself, it’s sexy. I personally love investing in a powerful scent or piece of lingerie, but I ensure it’s on my terms. I like to set a positive example, so would never be part of something I didn’t believe in.’

… says Karlie.


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Karlie Kloss Talks about Her Love for Running

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The full story from Runner’s World:

Growing up I was really athletic and played every sport in the book, but I hated running. Each year in school, you were timed for a mile run. It was the worst day of the year.

The first time I really went for a run longer than four miles was only three years ago when I trained for a half marathon in Paris.

I like to do things that take me out of my comfort zone, and the idea of running a half marathon was beyond scary and definitely took me out of my comfort zone.

I definitely have a lot to learn about getting faster and controlling my pace. I think that will be a big thing for me on New York City Marathon day, but I’m hoping that the adrenaline of the crowd will keep me energized.

Sometimes fans notice me when I go for a run, but that’s part of the fun. I’m quick, so they can’t catch me.

In Paris during Fashion Week, I went for a long run along the Seine River. When I go on long runs in new places, I try to make the most of them. It’s a great way to see a beautiful place.

I love to run in the rain. There’s something really romantic about it, especially in New York. When it’s raining, it’s almost like I get the city all to myself.

I bring my sneakers everywhere. If I need to be uptown or downtown, I will actually block out time to run the West Side Highway and go to appointments in my gym clothes. Sometimes, it’s actually a faster way to get around New York City than a taxi.

I’m not into staying on a treadmill. That’s one reason why I waited so long to start running—a treadmill is not the most inspiring way to do it.

I like putting my mind to something difficult and figuring out how to tick it off my bucket list.

Running a marathon is something I never dreamed I would do. As the day gets closer, I’m a bit nervous, but I like to do things that scare me.

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