Ambrosio is the supermodel of this generation!
Like the iconic models of the early supermodel
era, Alessandra Ambrosio is one of the
most recognizable faces in the world.
has that special charismatic photogenic
look that only a few supermodels of today
have ever had.
Her eyes capture you, drawl you in and
tell a story. It could be the Champs-Élysées
in France , a front row seat at the Victoria's
Secret Fashion Show, or on the warm sunny
beaches of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her
eyes take you there.
bone structure is purely stunning, so
defining , edgy, and yet soft in the right
places that it capture lighting and shadows
perfectly. That is what makes her stand
out , what makes her a supermodel. Not
to even mention her 5'10" physique
most women would kill to have, so amazing
that just weeks after having her first
child she walked the runways for the Victoria's
Secret fashion show.
is this generations supermodel, but what
got her interested in modeling was a model
from a few supermodel generations back,
fellow Victoria's Secret model Karen Mulder.
When Ambrosio was around 8 years old she
saw a photo of Karen Mulder in a magazine
and hoped to one day be like her.
age 12 Ambrosio still had those childhood
dreams of becoming a model, so she enrolled
in modeling school. A few years later
she won Brazil's Elite Model Look contest
and that would soon open the door to her
dreams of modeling.
winning the prestigious contest Ambrosio
landed on the cover of Brazilian ELLE
magazine. The second huge moment in Ambrosio's
early career came in 2000 when she along
with best friend and other Brazilian supermodel
Ana Beatriz Barros were booked for the
eye catching Millennium GUESS? campaign.
Ambrosio first left her home in Erechim,
Brazil for New York it was rumored that
supermodel Gisele Bündchen lent Alessandra
her apartment for a few weeks and Adriana
Lima help translate English. Rumor or
was that the start of the VS angels Brazilian
four supermodel invasion ?
Well it must of been something in beach
waters of Brazil to produce supermodels,
because in that same year of 2000 the
four beauties from Brazil, Alessandra,
Gisele, Adriana, and Ana walked the runway
for Ambrosio's first Victoria's Secret
Ambrosio's career started she's been a
spoke model for Revlon, she's appeared
in ad campaigns for Escada, Calvin Klein,
Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, Giorgio
Armani, and Gucci. She has worked her
runway magic for designers Giorgio Armani,
Nicole Miller, Calvin Klein, and Christian
Lacroix just to name a few.
look and runway walk is like other, when
she takes her first step until the time
she's back off the runway all eyes and
cameras are captivated by her. She is
so unique and appealing that she was selected
first spokesmodel for the Victoria's Secret
Pink collection. She has become the face
of Victoria's Secret, sure there is plenty
of other VS angels and they are all loved.
However, you never see a VS commercial
or ad campaign without seeing Alessandra
Besides modeling Ambrosio also has her
own line of swim wear called Alessandra
Ambrosio by Sais that she successfully
launched since 2004.
Tyra Banks has called Alessandra Ambrosio
the future of modeling and year after
year she has been in People Magazines
"100 Most Beautiful People in the
Ambrosio truly is a angel, she has a fun
charismatic sense of humor and loves spending
time with her daughter Anja. Ambrosio's
father has been living with multiple sclerosis
for 15 years, yet in her glamorous world
of being a supermodel she spends time
as national ambassador for the National
Multiple Sclerosis Society.