She is now one of the veteran Victoria’s Secret Angels. Alessandra Ambrosio earned a place in the sexiest team in the world back in 2000. She started her adventure in the fashion world just a year before, by participating to the famous Elite Model Brasil-Look of the Year contest, which she didn’t win, but that led to her sign with the Elite modeling agency.
Soon after, she conquered the cover of Marie Claire Brasil and Guessadvertising campaign, the first of a long series of brands to choose her as a testimonial. Among all, Dolce & Gabbana, which sees her beside Izabel Goulart and Isabeli Fontana. In 2003, she posed for the Pirelli Calendar, photographed by Bruce Weber and throughout her career she walked the runways of several fashion houses, including Fendi, Kenzo, Dior and Oscar de la Renta.
In 2016, Alessandra took part in the famous Victoria’s Secret fashion show. For the lingerie brand, she had the privilege to wear twice – in 2012 and 2014 – the Fantasy bra, the precious bra that Victoria’s Secret entrusts only to its favourite angels. And last year, the top-model earned 5 million dollars, reaching the ninth place in the Forbes annual ranking of the highest-paid models.
Alessandra, who is a mother of two children – a boy and a girl -chooses casual outfits for her walks, preferring tank-tops, shorts and flip flops. She loves the boho-chic style and often sports Seventies inspired pieces. The cult accessories of her outfits? Boots and bags with fringes. For the red carpet, she prefers seductive dresses with slits and transparencies.