Only 1,000 copies will be printed and they will cost $700 each. You can bet most are spoken for already.
The 35-year-old model and mom is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her career in front of the camera. Her book, published by Taschen, a German publishing company, will be released in November in time for the holidays.
Gisele will also autograph every copy of the large format, (11×15) coffee table book, which she “personally designed and curated,” according to a statement from the publisher. Brazilian-Italian creative director Giovanni Bianco, collaborated.
Close friends, family and fashion industry leaders have provided commentary and tributes for the tome, the statement said. Gisele also provides insights into her career.
The photos were taken by some of the hottest photographers in fashion, including David LaChapelle, Juergen Teller, Inez & Vinoodh, Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott and Corinne Day.
Irving Penn’s famous nude photo of Bundchen will grace the cover. It first appeared in the July 1999 issue of U.S. Vogue.
The Brazilian native was ranked the highest paid model in the world by Forbes magazine with an estimated $44 million in earnings last year.
She’s never had a problem posing nude. In her most recent pose, she graces the cover of Vogue Paris’s 95th anniversary issue, wearing only a pair of skimpy white panties.
Bundchen, a six-generation Brazilian of German descent, grew up in southen Brazil. She was discovered by Elite Modeling Agency at a shopping mall when she was 14 years old.
She got her big break two years later at New York Fashion Week. She landed her first cover on British Vogue two years after that. The rest, they say, is history.
Over her career, she’s appeared on more 600 magazine covers around the globe, second only to Princess Diana.
Gisele quit runway modeling in April and closed out her catwalk career at the Colcci spring/summer 2016 show in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
After a string of high profile romances, including actor Leonardo diCaprio, she began dating Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, in 2006. They were married in 2009 and have two children together.
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