Just eight months after giving birth
Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde
Candice Swanepoel is one of the most recognisable and influential Victoria’s Secret Angels. The 28 year-old has walked the runway for some of the biggest designers on the planet, she’s graced the covers of the most respected fashion magazines and she has kept a firm hand on her Angel wings for seven years.
So it’s probably not too surprising that the new mum is keen to get back at work just eight months after giving birth to her daughter, Anacã.
Victoria’s Secret announced the news of Candice’s return on their Instagram account with a video of the South African model casually hanging out in a white lace bodice, making us wish we kept our New Years yoga resolution instead of Pret tortilla-ing every damn day.
Candice welcomed her first child with Brazilian model, Hermann Nicoli, back in October and has seemingly defied the laws of nature by snapping back to her pre-baby body so quickly.
She previously admitted that the life of an Angel can be gruelling to say the least when the famously winged beauties revealed what it really takes to get a Victoria’s Secret body (hint: it’ll make you hungry).
‘I eat a lot of protein because my metabolism is really fast, and if I work out too much I get smaller, so it’s a good balance of working out and resting in between. My first splurge meal is going to be something light because I have to eat a lot of steak and mashed potatoes to keep my weight, so I’m excited to have a nice ceviche or something.’
Yeah, we’d totally go for ceviche after months of gruelling exercise and dieting. Or a ceviche burger. Or just a burger.