'I wasn't always confident': Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill reveals past insecurities about her body, as she bares her buttocks to pose panty-less for cheeky V Magazine cover
- Taylor, 20, poses in just a top and heels alongside male model Troye Sivan
- Her cover is one of two for the magazine's September issue; the other features Mormon model Lucky Blue Smith and singer Kacy Hill
- Taylor gleefully announced that this is her first US magazine cover
- In an interview, she admitted that coming into her own in fashion has given her confidence
- She also revealed how she and her three siblings — who are all signed to IMG — took the leap into modeling
Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill is used to baring a whole lot on the runway, modeling the lingerie brand's bras and undies — but the 20-year-old seems to have forgotten one crucial thing in her latest photoshoot.
Starring on the cover of V Magazine's September issue, Taylor went panty-free, opting for just a leather top and going fully naked from the waist down.
The bum-baring image is a milestone for the star, marking her first-ever US magazine cover.
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Cover girl: Taylor Hill poses sans undies with male model Troye Sivan on the September issue of V Magazine
All in a day's work! The Victoria's Secret model is known for baring skin on the runway
'I'm so excited to share my FIRST American cover for the September issue of V Magazine,' she wrote on Instagram.
'Thank you to everyone at @vmagazine for your support[.] I'm so grateful and can't believe this is real!'
The brown-haired, blue-eyed stunner is pictured sitting between the legs of male model and singer Troye Sivan, curling her high-heeled feet under her exposed backside.
She pouts her lips at the camera, holding one slim arm in front of her as Troye rests his hand on her thigh.
On an alternate cover, Mormon model Lucky Blue Smith poses with singer Kacy Hill
Splurge! The 20-year-old said being a model has given her the opportunity to buy expensive bags and shoes
The shoot is a huge honor for Taylor, not just because it's her first US magazine cover, but also because it's the September issue — a big deal in the fashion world — and was shot by legendary fashion photographer Mario Testino.
Taylor's cover is just one of two put out by the magazine, which will hit stands September 1. On another version, singer-songwriter Kacy Hill poses with Mormon model Lucky Blue Smith.
She, too, models a top but no bottoms, resting her tattooed backside on Lucky, who is shirtless.
Major modeling milestone: V Magazine is Taylor's first US magazine cover
All over the world: She posed for covers of other international magazines, including Canada's Fashion magazine and Numéro Russia
Free: She's also covered Harper's Bazaar Germany — for which she was also pantsless
Inside the magazine's pages, Taylor is no more covered up than she is on the front. In another shot, she wears red shorts and no top. In a third, the slim supermodel wears a belt over her chest as a makeshift, barely-there tube top.
She also participated in an interview, revealing how she and her equally genetically blessed siblings — sisters Logan, 22, and Mackinley, 19, as well as brother Chase, 17 — got into the modeling business.
'Okay, so, we went on a horseback riding trip — my sisters rode side saddle. Someone was doing a photoshoot at the ranch, and he mistook us for the models, and we were like, "Um, no."
'He told my mom I should move to New York and start modeling and all that stuff, and that’s how it all started,' she said. Her siblings are also now working professionally, and signed to IMG.
Good genes: Taylor's sisters Mackinley (left) and Logan (right) are also models with IMG
Good-looking family! Their brother Chase, 17, has signed with IMG as well
Being a model definitely has its perks, she said — for one thing, she's has access to designer clothes and accessories she wouldn't otherwise be able to afford, like Saint Laurent boots.
'Usually I buy expensive bags and shoes — I like to keep my clothes more affordable. The nice accessory dresses them up,' she said.
For another, it's helped her self-esteem, something she said wasn't as high as one might expect when she was younger.
'I wasn’t always super confident or sure of myself. But growing into my own while being in the fashion industry — it has really forced me to find out who I am, and to not be afraid,' she added.
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