Gisele Bündchen Retires from the Runway: Female Supermodel Calls It Quits!

Lot’s of emotion surrounding the famous and beautiful supermodel this week. As Gisele Bündchen retires from the runway, the entertainment world is buzzing. One main reason the news is so disturbing is that Gisele is one of the highest paid models in fashion. She is an icon in every sense of the word.

Julie Miller writes in Vanity Fair:Gisele Bundchen retires

“The notification was published on Instagram before the 34-year-old Brazilian strutted her final fashion show, for Brazilian streetwear label Colcci, during São Paolo Fashion Week.

‘I am grateful that at 14, I was given the opportunity to start this journey,’ Bündchen wrote. ‘Today after 20 years in the industry, it is a privilege to be doing my last fashion show by choice and yet still be working in other facets of the business.'” Read more ..

In an article from Hollywood Life, Nikki Ogunnaike shares her feelings of Gisele’s departure from runway. ..

“It is truly the end of an era! After 20 successful years of runway modeling, Gisele Bundchen has announced that she’s had enough and she will be retiring her catwalk shoes after one last show for Brazilian fashion line, Colcci!

We know, we’re pretty shaken up too.” Read more ..

And finally, in US Weekly, the female supermodel gives her deepest thoughts about leaving the industry.

From Gisele & US Weekly:

“Automatically my body tells me if what I do is worth it, and it asked to stop,” she told Brazlian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo (via Yahoo!), ahead of the Sao Paulo Fashion Week, which begins Monday, April 13.

The mom of two, 34, has walked in hundreds of shows from Paris to New York City, not to mention her work strutting for Victoria’s Secret with heavy Angel wings strapped to her back. “I respect my body, it’s a privilege to be able to stop,” Bundchen expressed to the newspaper.

And further..
“I don’t see how to continue [modeling on the catwalk]… and stopping will leave room for other projects I have for myself,” she said, hinting that something even bigger could be in the works. Read more ..

 

How Do You Feel about Gisele Bundchen’s Retirement?

If you’ve got your own thoughts and feelings about her leaving the runway, let everyone know below. Also, you might have some speculation as to what Gisele Bundchen will do next?

I’m sure her fans will truly miss Gisele Bündchen for all she’s contributed to fashion, the runway and to the hopes & dreams of every girl who wants to become a model and work in this field called entertainment.

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