Gisele first hit my radar back in 2004 when she started dating Leonardo DiCaprio. I remember seeing the photograph of them together (below) and getting excited that I had discovered a new style icon or girl crush, how ever you chose to describe it. Even looking at this image now, I'm still transfixed on how amazing her overall look is.
This romance between the 2 may have been what first had the mass media take interest her, but this clever & beautiful woman was already well on her way to worldwide fame and success. At 28 Gisele is now the highest paid model in the world & also the 16th richest women in the entertainment world. Having been the face of more than 20 Brands Internationally she recently teamed up with Brazilian footwear company Grendene (iPanema) to produce her own line of sandals.
Now I'm not just saying this because I've been stalking Gisele for 4 years now, these sandals are AMAZING. The designs are stylish, the colours are all earthy and natural, and the comfortably.... Wow! We can spend 100's of dollars on shoes that we will happily wear because they look great but need to take them off after a few painful hours, you will no doubt want to absolutely live in these.
Anyway, enough of my raving as you will just have to see for yourself. They certainly have my endorsement.
Gisele & Leo in 2004
Gisele's casual and chic style
The iPanema Gisele Greta2 $39.95 and Chin $34.95