Alexandra Whittaker
Sep 08, 2017 @ 10:15 am

Karlie Kloss has walked catwalks all over the world, but even a pro supermodel like her had to start somewhere, and that somewhere was a 2007 Calvin Klein show.

Much like young up-and-comer Kaia Gerber (who walked in her first show—also Calvin Klein—on Thursday), Kloss hit her first catwalk when she was young enough to be a sophomore in high school and hasn't slowed down.

In the 10 years since then, Kloss has come a long way, and in a reflective Instagram post, she showed that she knows it.

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"It's hard to believe that 10 years ago this week, I came to NYC for my very first NYFW. After that 20-minute runway show, my life changed," she wrote Thursday.

"I couldn't have fathomed the next 10 years of adventures that were to come, it has far exceeded my wildest dreams. I am eternally grateful to @calvinklein for giving me my first chance, I will never forget it. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone that has been part of this wild ride. #TBT :heart::blush::pray_tone2:."

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We're pretty grateful we get to witness her "wild ride" as well. Next up for the model? Hitting the Victoria's Secret runway in November. Because, of course, Kloss deserves angel wings.

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