Gigi Hadid looks angelic in silky white dress with thigh-high slit at ...

She's one of Victoria's Secret's favorite Angels.

So there was no way that Gigi Hadid would pass up the launch of the book Backstage Secrets: A Decade Behind the Scenes at the Victoria's Secret Show by photographer Russell James in New York Thursday.

At the event the 23-year-old stunner made an impression in a white silk dress by Vivienne Westwood which expertly flattered her statuesque figure.

Heaven sent! Gigi Hadid looked white hot in a silk Vivienne Westwood number during the launch party for the book Backstage Secrets: A Decade Behind the Scenes at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show by Russell James in New York on Thursday

Heaven sent! Gigi Hadid looked white hot in a silk Vivienne Westwood number during the launch party for the book Backstage Secrets: A Decade Behind the Scenes at the Victoria's Secret Show by Russell James in New York on Thursday

Gigi smoldered in the high-necked creme look with a dramatic leg slit.

The dress was cinched her waist with a sash that matched the silky necktie.

Adding an extra bit of shimmer, the IMG put on crushed velvet heels and diamond rings galore.

She tucked her dark blonde locks behind her ears, letting them cascaded down her back with a bit of natural texture.

High and low: Gigi smoldered in the high-necked creme look with a dramatic leg slit

High and low: Gigi smoldered in the high-necked creme look with a dramatic leg slit

Kick it up: Adding an extra bit of shimmer, the IMG beauty put on crushed velvet heels and diamond rings galore

Tied up: The dress was cinched her waist with a sash that matched the silky necktie

Kick it up: Adding an extra bit of shimmer, the IMG put on crushed velvet heels and diamond rings galore

Best tressed: She tucked her dark blonde locks behind her ears, letting them cascaded down her back with a bit of natural texture

Best tressed: She tucked her dark blonde locks behind her ears, letting them cascaded down her back with a bit of natural texture

Gigi gushed about the book on her social media, sharing several of her favorite pages with her 40million Instagram followers.

'My childhood dream was always to be in the VS show and have RJ shoot me backstage,' she wrote over a sizzling portrait of herself in the book. 

She used another post to praise Angel Candice Swanepoel and her world-class derriere, captioning images of the blonde: 'Cuz we all know I've been obsessed [peach emoji.]

'I grew up w some of the pics in this book !!!!! They made me dream!' adding, 'and I used to do practice runway walks during VSFS commercial breaks.' 

Not worthy! Photographer Russell James bowed in the presence of fashionista Gigi

Not worthy! Photographer Russell James bowed in the presence of fashionista Gigi

Look at that! The older sister of Bella Hadid showed off one of her beautiful spreads in the book

Look at that! The older sister of Bella Hadid showed off one of her beautiful spreads in the book

Dream come true! Gigi gushed about the book on her social media, sharing 'My childhood dream was always to be in the VS show and have RJ shoot me backstage'

Dream come true! Gigi gushed about the book on her social media, sharing 'My childhood dream was always to be in the VS show and have RJ shoot me backstage'

Iconic: She used another post to praise Angel Candice Swanepoel and her world-class derriere

Iconic: She used another post to praise Angel Candice Swanepoel and her world-class derriere

Can't go wrong: Hadid posed with Martha Hunt, who looked classic in a little black dress which was hiked up her thigh

Can't go wrong: Hadid posed with Martha Hunt, who looked classic in a little black dress which was hiked up her thigh

All together now! They caught up with Martha Hunt

All together now! They caught up with Martha Hunt

Browsing: The model and photographer combed through the pages of the tome together

Browsing: The model and photographer combed through the pages of the tome together

Sara Sampaio smoldered in a patent leather look with chandelier-like beading hanging from the hem of an off-center skirt.

Sara Sampaio smoldered in a patent leather look with chandelier-like beading hanging from the hem of an off-center skirt.

Of course all of VS's most beloved Angels also made appearances.

Sara Sampaio smoldered in a patent leather look with chandelier-like beading hanging from the hem of an off-center skirt.

The Portuguese tied her hair back into a high ponytail while keeping her face at a natural glow with just a hint of mascara and bronzer.

Pony up! The Portuguese beauty tied her hair back into a high ponytail

Pony up! The Portuguese tied her hair back into a high ponytail

Open book! The tall brunette posed with the coffee table book

Open book! The tall brunette posed with the coffee table book

Angels on Earth: Lais posed with Sara and fellow VS model Josephinie Skriver (center)

Angels on Earth: Lais posed with Sara and fellow VS model Josephinie Skriver (center)

Special guest! Sara teamed up with the evening's man of honor, fashion photographer Russell James

Special guest! Sara teamed up with the evening's man of honor, photographer Russell James

Sara teamed up with the evening's man of honor, photographer Russell James.

The Aussie talent looked thrilled to see his muse. 

RJ, as he's known by the models, was both relaxed and sharp in a white shirt and blazer worn with blue jeans and sandals. 

Stunner Lais Ribero put her jaw-dropping figure on display in formfitting red look.

Red hot! Stunner Lais Ribero put her jaw-dropping figure on display in formfitting red look

Red hot! Stunner Lais Ribero put her jaw-dropping figure on display in formfitting red look

Tight alright! Her dress hugged her bombshell figure and highlighted her full chest

Tight alright! Her dress hugged her bombshell figure and highlighted her full chest

Nice to see you! The Brazilian stunner also made sure to catch up with the pro photog

Nice to see you! The Brazilian stunner also made sure to catch up with the pro photog

Show and tell: Lais opened the book to reveal the colorful pages within

Show and tell: Lais opened the book to

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