Los Angeles: Model Erin Heatherton says she has learned "never to doubt" herself.
The 24-year-old, a top model for Victoria`s Secret, credits the luxury lingerie brand for giving her opportunities and boosting her confidence.
"My favourite thing about being an Angel is having the opportunity to play with my femininity - it`s a kind of creativity I never tapped into growing up," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Heatherton as saying.
"I love to learn and Victoria`s Secret has given me more opportunities than I ever thought possible. I like doing things that scare me - I`ve learned never to doubt myself," she added.
Heatherton, who was previously in a relationship with actor Leonardo DiCaprio, says she thinks the global brand`s popularity comes from the fact they have such a personal way of marketing.
"I think the brand`s success comes from embracing the personality of each girl and using that to create a real brand spokesmodel. Customers and fans are able to be a part of the experience with us - watching our careers grow and learning more about us," she said.