Thursday 23 May 2019

Candice Swanepoel on the perfect – and the worst – Valentine’s Day gifts

She transformed into a beautiful butterfly for her turn on the catwalk.
She transformed into a beautiful butterfly for her turn on the catwalk.
Candice Swanepoel has created a denim range
South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel earned $3.3 million last year. She's one of the most famous VS Angels, alongside Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima, and shows no sign of slowing down. She has also worked with Versace and Juicy Couture.

Bibby Sowray

What does it take to make a Victoria's Secret Angel smile on Valentine's Day? Read on to find out...

As one of the most beautiful women in the world, we'd imagine Candice Swanepoel is inundated with bunches of red roses, boxes of chocolates and sparkling diamonds every Valentine's Day. But while she may well be, it's not these fancy gifts that really bring a smile to her face - it's the simple things in life, like a handwritten love note or a home-cooked meal. Here she tells us the sure-fire ways to woo the object of your affections this February 14, and a word to the wise; you may want to hold on to the receipt for that heart shaped necklace...

Victoria's Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel and Lily Aldridge Share Some Love for Valentine's Day

What are your Valentine's Day plans this year?

I haven't planned anything yet but I want to travel somewhere warm .

What would be your perfect way to spend Valentine's Day?

Quality time at home with a home-cooked meal is the perfect way to spend the day

Most romantic gesture someone has done for you?

Handwritten love letters are always romantic.

What gift would you hate to receive on Valentine's Day?

A heart shaped necklace.

What would you love to receive?

I love the new Victoria's Secret Love Me fragrance for Valentine's Day. It is the perfect floral scent. Lingerie is also the perfect gift. If you don't know the size of your special someone - you can never go wrong with a Victoria's Secret gift card. I also love flowers. Especially peonies and lilies - I love getting anytime, not just for Valentine's Day

You look incredibly confident when you're modelling for VS, what are your tips?

Be confident and make sure to take care of yourself daily

What will be your Valentine's Day evening essential?

My boyfriend [Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli]!

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel and model Hermann Nicoli attend the after party for the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at TAO Downtown on November 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

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