Alessandra Ambrosio: One of the World’s Greatest Supermodels

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alessandra-ambrosio-fantasy-braThe latest edition of Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in December saw some of the world’s most beautiful models or ‘Angels’ gracing the catwalks.

One of these Angels was Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio, who has featured on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show since 2000.

Alessandra Ambrosio is undoubtedly one of the most successful models of the last decade. It seems as if the Brazilian beauty was born to model, which is evident considering the young age that she started her career. This article is a brief outline of Alessandra Ambrosio’s highly successful modelling career, spanning from her early work to her most recent achievements.

Alessandra Ambrosio: Early Days

At the tender of twelve, Alessandra Ambrosio enrolled in modelling classes. After three years of groundwork she joined the local Brazilian talent agency Dilson Stein at the age of fifteen. After completing some minor work, her break finally came when she won Brazil’s Elite Model Look. This achievement acted as a launch pad for her international modelling career.

Alessandra Ambrosio: Her Rise to the Top

Her first feature in a major publication was a cover for the Brazilian edition of Elle. The cover gave her much exposure and soon her images reached the desk of the fashion brand guess. The fashion director considered her look ideal for the Millenium Guess? campaign, which she modeled for successfully alongside Brazilian supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros.

The campaign solidified her status as a serious fashion model and ever since then she has been much in demand, appearing on international magazine covers and modelling for the biggest fashion labels.

Alessandra Ambrosio and Victoria’s Secret

The world’s largest lingerie brand, Victoria’s Secret, is renowned for its fashion shows and features some of the most beautiful international supermodels. It’s a coveted position in the modelling world to be selected as a Victoria’s Secret model. She first participated in the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2000, and has been in subsequent shows ever since.

Alessandra Ambrosio’s highlights from the show include walking down the runway in 2005 in lingerie made entirely from candy. This year, the supermodel was the fortunate Angel to wear the ‘Fantasy Bra’, with a value of $2.5 million. The bra is studded with diamonds, gemstones and intricate beading.

Alessandra Ambrosio’s Awards and Earnings

The gorgeous model has been voted one of the world’s most beautiful women. Furthermore, Forbes listed her in the top ten highest earning models. It’s been reported that Alessandra Ambrosio has estimated earnings of $6 million this years alone.

This is a guest post.  Penny Munroe is an avid writer in fashion related news and tips. Articles include selecting the ideal evening top for the occasion.

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