Candice Swanepoel might be best known for her eight-year tenure as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, but her appearances on the runways at Versace, Chanel, Diane von Furstenberg, Dior, Givenchy and others have cemented the 29-year-old’s high-profile model status.
As such, she’s perfected an off-duty model wardrobe we regularly dream of owning. Candice Swanepoel’s street style is a thing to covet—just look at how she mixes bohemian prints, casual separates and sleek shapes. Whether the South African model is hanging out in NYC with fiancé Hermann Nicoli or walking the red carpet in haute couture, she always looks effortlessly cool. For her best looks yet, keep scrolling through the gallery.
Style Notes: Swanepoel makes a statement at the 2017 Met Gala in a fairy tale–inspired gown by Topshop.
Style Notes: Here she is proving her effortless street style whilst strolling around NYC’s East Village with model fiancé Hermann Nicoli.
Style Notes: On the runway at Versace’s S/S 18 show at Milan Fashion Week.
Style Notes: She nails the cool-girl style by wearing ripped denim with a slouchy jersey and a Givenchy handbag. Airport style perfectly executed.
Style Notes: Keeping cool in the sunshine during her first pregnancy, thanks to a maxi dress by Jen’s Pirate Booty—one of the model’s favourite labels.
Style Notes: Over-the-knee boots and oversized knitwear are go-tos for many off-duty models at New York Fashion Week.
Style Notes: Here, the model tackles the tux trend in an embellished Naeem Khan ensemble.
Style Notes: A fan of simple silhouettes, Candice adds a belt to this lavender KaufmanFranco slip dress to give it a more casual feel.
Style Notes: When your one of your jobs is to sell undies, it pays to seek out the sheer-clothing trend. Candice wore this two-piece by Mach & Mach at a private screening of the Victoria’s Secret 2017 Fashion Show.
Style Notes: On the runway at Alexander Wang’s "Wangfest" showcase during S/S 18 New York Fashion Week.
Style Notes: The model looks stunning with peroxide-blonde hair and a custom-made sequin Theyskens’ Theory dress at the 4th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York.
Style Notes: On the runway at Diane von Furstenberg’s S/S 15 show.
Style Notes: The fastest way to add edge to a wrap dress? Get it in slick black leather.
Style Notes: Channelling menswear trends in Christian Dior at the brand’s F/W 14 menswear show.
Style Notes: Swanepoel at the Tony Awards in crystal mesh Prabal Gurung. She’s clearly a fan of the "naked dress."
Style Notes: A statement frill never fails. Case in point? This white jumpsuit by Wanda Nylon.
Style Notes: We’re getting retro Pamela Anderson vibes here (in the best possible way).
Style Notes: Keeping things tonal for a perfect gym-to-brunch ensemble.
Style Notes: Catching eyes in nude Michael Kors lace at the 2015 Met Gala.
Style Notes: Nailing the summer maternity wardrobe once again in a floral maxi.
Style Notes: If this white lace Zuhair Murad dress feels familiar, you’re not wrong. Beyoncé first wore a version of it to the 2014 Grammy Awards before Candice followed her lead.
Style Notes: Sometimes, only an embellished yellow dress will do. Especially if it’s Valentino.
Style Notes: A white shirtdress works for all occasions. Candice adds that supermodel touch by pairing her look with an Alexander Wang handbag and corset belt.
Style Notes: On the runway for Forum at São Paulo Fashion Week.
Style Notes: The epitome of cool off-duty model style in a khaki coat and black ankle boots.
Style Notes: Candice takes her white Stone Cold Fox sundress to the next level by adding a bow-tied Mara Carrizo Scalise ribbon belt.
Style Notes: Touching down in L.A. wearing fresh summer whites and strappy black sandals. Chic.
Style Notes: Easy off-duty style in between shows at Milan Fashion Week.
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