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The 7 most stunning Brazilian models

Author: Elle Canada

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The 7 most stunning Brazilian models

 

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Our favourite Brazilian models

Top Brazilian model: Adriana Lima

Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Highlights: Placed second thanks to her unique beauty and striking blue eyes in Ford's "Supermodel of the World" competition in 1996; spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009; has been a Victoria's Secret model since 2000 and has gained recognition as one of the Victoria's Secret Perfect 10. 25 most popular supermodels of all time

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Our favourite Brazilian models

Top Brazilian model: Isabeli Fontana

Hometown: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil Highlights: Has walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion show from 2008 to 2010; appeared on the covers of Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, and Vogue Brazil; is now the ambassador of L'Oreal Paris in Brazil and Latin America. Must-see: An oral history of the crazy, sexy, cool '90s supermodel era

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Top Brazilian model: Gisele Bündchen

Hometown: Três de Maio, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Highlights: Was one of Victoria's Secret Angels from 2000 to 2007; was one of the first in a wave of Brazilian supermodels to find international success; creator of the stomping runway movement known as the "horse walk"; placed first on the Forbes top-earning models list in 2012; is now the spokeswoman for iconic fragrance Chanel no. 5.  Gisele Bundchen: Brazil's top model, mother and career maven

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Top Brazilian model: Izabel Goulart

Hometown: São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil Highlights: Izabel is best known for her participation as a Victoria's Secret Angel where she was first contracted in 2005; became the face of Armani Exchange in 2008; appeared on the cover of GQ Portugal in December of 2013, and was elected as the magazine's "International Woman of the Year" in May of the same year. 20 backstage pics guaranteed to make you smile

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Top Brazilian model: Alessandra Ambrosio

Hometown: Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Highlights: Best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel and was chosen as the first ambassador for Victoria's Secret Pink line in 1999; has been the face and global brand ambassador of brands including Dolce & Gabbana, GUESS, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Moschino, Armani Exchange, Giorgio Armani, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Escada, Rolex, Revlon, and Loewe; is now an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Off-duty mode style: Victoria's Secret edition

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Top Brazilian model: Caroline Trentini

Hometown: Panambi, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Highlights: Casted by Marc Jacobs himself for his Fall Marc by Marc Jacobs ad campaign in 2003; was named one of the "World's Next Top Models" by Anna Wintour in May 2007, as well as "Face of the Moment" in May 2009; is often cast by Vogue for shoots that require athleticism and movement, scaling peaks in Patagonia and dancing on basketball courts in taffeta and tulle. How to dress like an off-duty model: Street style inspiration

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Our favourite Brazilian models: Ana Beatriz Barros

Hometown: Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil Highlights: Won the 1996 Brazilian version of the Elite "Look of the Year" competition, and placed second in the worldwide competition; has appeared on Sports Illustrated in the Swimsuit Issue from 2002 to 2008; appeared in the millennium GUESS campaign alongside best friend and fellow supermodel, Alessanda Ambrosio; featured in the 2010 Spring/Summer campaign for Marks and Spencers. Fashion's top model moguls

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