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Best known as a Victoria’s Secret girl, Candice Swanepoel was born in 1988 and discovered at age fifteen on a shopping trip to a flee-market in her native South Africa. A year on she had already gained fashion fame (and the nickname ‘Perfection’) walking the runways of some of the world’s biggest designers and shooting campaign for the likes of Miu Miu, Ralph Lauren, Versace, and Tom Ford, before she found her perfect match in Victoria’s Secret. Since the age of seventeen, Candice – who is fluent in Afrikaans and Portuguese – has been in a relationship with Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli.


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