Candice: the urban sportsgirl

The new go-to girl for sports-themed shoots?

Candice Swanepoel maintains the toned, tanned limbs to pull off that title – one of the many upsides to having a contract with Victoria’s Secret, one would suppose. Last time it was a shoot by Terry Richardson for Harper’s Bazaar, now it’s this particularly bronzed looking photo series for February’s issue of Vogue China.

candice swanepoel urban sports

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12
Candice Swanepoel: Vogue China, February '12

Alastair McKimm’s styling adheres closely to the shoot’s title of Urban Sports: a black and white palette broken up by bursts of bright orange, textured sports mesh and neoprene, zips, utility buckles, figure-hugging cuts that allow for movement. Aside from some sporty high-heeled shoes, these are mostly outfits that would be practical to hit the gym or running track in.

Click on the gallery above for the full shoot, photographed by Daniel Jackson.

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