After 20 years Gisele Bündchen is retiring from the runway

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen is retiring from the runway and with that an era is coming to an end! The 34-year-old former Victoria’s Secret model is truely one of the greatest runway models that graced the international catwalks! And I’m not just saying that, of course I did some research to proof my point!

Her decision to step off the runways for good is a loss to the fashion world, but at the end of the day it was her decision and if you have a look at her over 20 year long career it’s quite understandable, that the model wants to focus more on her family and other projects in the industry. And she deserves it!

 

Let numbers do the talking!

Gisele’s net worth has $320 million, that’s for example more than Katy Perry’s ($130 million) and Rihanna’s ($140 million) net worth together and makes her by far the richest model on the planet! Quite frankly you can say that she worked her beautiful butt off to reach a point in her career where she’s leaving (a part of) the fashion industry and not the other way round. The Brasilian über model has graced all the fashion magazine covers, stomped down the catwalk for the most well renowned designers of our time and booked major campaigns. Without a doubt you can call her a living legend in the fashion industry! And by the way if you haven’t read my article about Gisele and her Chanel No 5 campaign, head over to this link!

On her official instagram the mother of two wrote

Gisele_instagram

 

The runways will miss you, Gisele!

In honor of Gisele’s runway career I trawled through her youtube videos and decided to share some of my favourite ones with you! Scroll down to the very last video to see her emotional final runway walk at Sao Paolo Fashion week for the Spring/Summer 2016 Colcci show!

Gisele Bündchen Ft. Bob Sinclar – Heart of Glass

Gisele Bundchen – Victoria’s Secret Runway Compilation

Model Documentary – Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen for Vogue Korea May 2010

Gisele Bündchen Shows Jimmy Planking Exercises

Gisele Bündchen for Vogue Australia January 2015

Gisele Bündchen – Colcci S/S 2016

… and if you still can’t get enough of the brazilian beauty head over to this channel and you’ll find even more short clips of Gisele! Have fun and leave me a comment below!

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