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Candice Swanepoel

While shopping at a Durban flea market Candice Swanepoel was discovered. A local modeling scout saw potential in this South African beauty from KwaZulu-Natal. Her work consists of fashion shows, television campaigns, and print ads for the giant of lingerie, Victoria's Secret. While not her only modeling job it is probably her most famous. She opened the 2011 Victoria's Secret televised show. Currently she is one of the faces of their new Fearless campaign. Candice's work encompasses covers, runway and editorials for many of the most famous designers. When she is not working Candice loves to swim, practice yoga or ballet.

Candice has posed for 10, CR Fashion Book, Elle UK, Harper's Bazaar Turkey, I-D, Interview, Interview Germany, Lucky, Marie Claire, Maxim, Self, and W magazines. She has also been in Vogue UK, Spain, Russia, Mexico, Korea, Italy, Germany, and Brazil. When modeling for brands she typically wears Diane Von Furstenberg, Forum, Marc Jacobs, and Michael Kors.

Personal Details

  • Nationality: South African
  • Height: 5’ 10”
  • Bust: 33
  • Waist: 23
  • Hips: 34
  • Shoes: 8 (American)
  • Hair and Eye Color: Blonde hair, blue eyes


Candice Swanepoel has been associated with several agencies including Way Model Management Sao Paulo, Munich Models, Modelwork Hamburg, Elite Copenhagen and Barcelona, and IMG New York, Paris, and London.

Work History by Year

Ms. Swanepoel has worked for advertisements, editorials, magazine covers, shows, lookbooks and other modeling jobs. The highlights by type and year will be explored here.

Magazine Covers

Being on the cover is something many models strive for and Candice certainly can be considered a cover girl with her many appearances. In 2015 she has been on at least three covers including Maxim March, Self March and 10 Magazine spring/summer.

2014- This year is no less busy with work and magazine covers as she appeared on Vogue Italy September, Korea August, Brazil July and January, and Elle South Africa February.

2013- The year ended with a pose in Mickey Mouse ears for I-D winter. She also appeared on the cover of Elle UK December, Vogue Mexico September, Australia June, Espana Belleza May, Espana April, GQ South Africa August, and Elle South Africa January issues.

Her first magazine cover was for Ocean Drive in 2009 for the November issue.


In 2015, Candice was in two Victoria's Secret spring advertisements, Versace Bright Crystal Absolute Fragrance ad, Osmoze Winter campaigns, and Max Factor Contract. The year before, she was in more than four Victoria's Secret ads as well as the Max Factor Christmas 2014 campaign. She also posed for Agua Bendita, Forum, Denim, and Osmoze.

Since her start in she has been in Victoria's Secret advertisements and Guess Swimwear ads.


Candice started off 2015 with a March publication called “Candice” with a spread in Maxim Magazine. Photographs were taken by Gilles Bensimon. The year before, 2014, was certainly busy with editorials in British Vogue, American Vogue, Vogue Italia and Korea, as well as work for Lucky, Marie Claire and Vogue Germany. In 2013, Candice was photographed by Kai Z Feng for Elle UK's Being Candice editorial as well as by Sebastian Kim for American Vogue's Generation X. Throughout the years she has appeared in several editorials with her first in 2009 for Elle Italy with photographs by Giorgio Gatti.


Each year Candice appears on numerous stages walking the runway. In 2014 she was in the December Victoria's Secret Show, March Jacobs spring/summer, Michael Kors spring/summer, Diane Von Furstenberg spring/summer, Givenchy June spring/summer show, Alexander Wang fall/winter, and Desigual fall/winter. She is credited with shows dating back to 2010 for Victoria's Secret. She also had quite a bit of diversity in 2011 walking for Tom Ford, Francesco Scognamiglio, Fendi, Oscar de la Renta, and Animale shows.


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