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Candice Swanepoel launches Victoria’s Secret fragrance

The blonde Victoria’s Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel is launching a new Victoria’s Secret fragrance named Sheer Love, CBS reports. The South African lingerie model adds one more scent to the Fantasies collection.

Last week, Victoria’s Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel, 22, introduced the new fragrance of the company’s Fantasies body lotion and scent brand. The event included a photo shoot, interviews and a meet-and-greet fans session.  Swanepoel was wearing a romantic chic floral dress signed Balenciaga. In the evening, the event took a more elegant and sophisticated aura. Swanepoel changed her light-coloured dress with a black dress designed by Victoria Beckham and hosted the dinner at Chateau Marmont, which was organized to celebrate the release of the new product. The guest list included a huge number of celebrities, including actor and TV show host Mario Lopez and actress Kristin Cavallari.

Candice Swanepoel, who was discovered at age 15 by a model scout in a Durban flea market, is best known for her collaboration with Victoria’s Secret. Born in Mooi River, by the time she was 16 years old, Swanepoel was making about 5,000 euros ( about 7,000 dollars) per day of work. She has appeared on the covers of the most famous fashion magazines in the world: Vogue, ELLE, Ocean Drive. She has done advertisements for Nike, Diesel, Guess? and Versus Eyewear. Among the fashion houses that she has appeared on the catwalk for, there are Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, Shiatzy Chen, Sass and Bide, Betsey Johnson, Diane von Fürstenberg and many more.

Candice Swanepoel has started working with the lingerie company Victoria’s Secret since 2007 and has appeared in the lingerie commercials every year. Besides that, she was featured in the “SWIM” catalog of Victoria’s Secret in 2010, along with other well known supermodels, like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Erin Heatherton and Lindsay Ellingson. In 2010, Candice was officialy made a Victoria’s Secret Angel, which means that she is now an official spokeswoman for the brand, along with fellow supermodels Claudia Schiffer, Eva Herzigova, Ana Hickman and the more recent ones Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Karolina Kurkova and Miranda Kerr.

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