Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel returned to the runway at the 2017 fashion show in Shanghai, after taking 2016 off to have a baby.
Welcoming her first son, Anacã last October the Brazilian-born supermodel watched last year's show the way most of us do. "I watched the show from my couch in Brazil, which was a very different experience,” Candice revealed during a backstage interview.
“I’m opening this year, which [in itself] is a big ‘I’m back’ moment, so I’m looking forward to that,” the Angel said.
Candice Swanepoel on the runway.
“I definitely missed it, so of course I’m excited to be back,” says Swanepoel.
Candice's first Victoria's Secret show was in 2010, she joins the ranks of other VS-mums including Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo and Adriana Lima. The latter of which revealed she's retiring from the catwalk after 16 years with the lingerie brand to focus on family life and spending more time with her children Anja, 9, and Noah, 5.
Alessandra Ambrosio confirms she's retiring from the Victoria's Secret runway to focus on motherhood.