Sunday 15 December 2019

Male supermodel David Gandy jetting into Ireland to unveil new underwear range

Freya Drohan

One of the world's most famous male models is flying into Dublin this Friday to launch his new High Street collection.

Stop what you’re doing: top model David Gandy is coming to Ireland.

David Gandy: The world's most famous male supermodel and longtime beard purveyor
David Gandy: The world's most famous male supermodel and longtime beard purveyor
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 09: David Gandy attends the J.W. Anderson show at the London Collections: MEN AW13 at The Old Sorting Office on January 9, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)
Male supermodel, David Gandy
Actor Luke Wilson and model David Gandy show off their cheekbones at the drinks event
Laura Whitmore and David Gandy attend the 5th Rodial Beautiful Awards at the Sanderson Hotel in London, UK. 10/03/2014.
David Gandy attends the Burberry Prorsum show during the London Collections: Men SS15
David Gandy arrives at One For The Boys charity fashion ball in London.

The statuesque Brit has been invited by Marks & Spencers to unveil their new range of men’s underwear and sleepwear.

The 34-year-old will appear at their Grafton Street store this Friday afternoon.

Male supermodel, David Gandy is also in the new M&S line up. Photo: Getty Images
Male supermodel, David Gandy is also in the new M&S line up. Photo: Getty Images

The Essex native, who got his big break when a friend entered him in a Richard & Judy modelling competition, has been working with the department store for several years.

Following in the footsteps of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, he was enlisted by the company to collaborate on a capsule collection of boxers and briefs.

The range- David Gandy for Autograph- is comprised of 28 items that are inspired by his dapper and classic sense of style.

“I’ve always thought that you should never be aware that you are wearing  underwear,” Gandy told British Vogue recently. “Secondly, I don’t like too heavy branding. And, thirdly, the quality is important so that it keeps its shape.”

The 6’3” brown-haired-blue-eyed man became a household name after he featured in Dolce and Gabbana’s Light Blue fragrance ad in 2007, (we feel the above 50 square foot billboard of him in his boxers in Times Square, New York, might have helped this.)

He has worked for Jaguar, Johnnie Walker, Sergio K, Lucky Brand Jeans, and is considered one of the most influential males in British Fashion.

David Gandy
David Gandy

Aside from his modelling ventures, he is also an active charity campaigner, routinely raising funds for Oxfam, Environment Justice Foundation, Sport Relief and Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day.

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A chance to see David and pick up a bag of Percy Pigs on your way home? What better start to the weekend.

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