All about the style icon David Gandy

The essence of style, David Gandy, is an English model born in 1980. His career began when he won a televised model search competition at the age of 21 in which he won a signing with select model management in London.

 In an industry of slim models, he stands out as he is known for his muscular physique.

For many years Gandy was the lead male model for Dolce & Gabbana, both for marketing and runway. His portfolio is very broad including high profile campaigns for Marks & Spencer. He has a deep sense of style with an understanding of menswear and trends which are immediately visible throughout his work.

Along with his modelling career he has invested in many fashion brands, created his own line of gin and written for magazines and newspapers.

Gandy is definitely someone to take inspiration from when developing your own look. He was even appointed to the British fashion council committee for London menswear collections.  Not just on the runway or campaigns Gandy is a style icon in his own right, his street style looks are always flawless and impressive.

With Gandy being a big motorcar fan he is always a prominent face at Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex.

It’s an event where people show of their cars as well as their great style.

Gandy is also a pioneer in the fashion industry for being the first male model to be nominated for “Model of the year” in 2010 by the British fashion council as well as other awards around the world.

If you are ever in need of looks and style inspiration,  David Gandy is the man to Google. He is a font of inspiration.

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