EXCLUSIVE: The Victoria's Secret Angels On Loving A Bit Of Brit Cheekiness

16 April 2014 by

Victoria's Secret Models Adriana Lima & Candice Swanepoel On British Style

Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima at the VS store [Victoria's Secret]

By now, you'll be well aware that the Victoria's Secret show is coming to London this year. We've had 24 hours to digest the news, giving us ample time to get over-excited about the outfits! the acts! the Angels! but there's MORE. Grazia Daily grabbed a chat with two of the glossiest Angels of them all - Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima - to find out what they love most about our fair city...

GD: What's your favourite thing to do in London?

Together: Shopping!

Adriana: The shopping is amazing in London and there are some really beautiful sights too. Hopefully today I’ll have time to go to Kew Gardens.

Candice: We’re always travelling in and out so there’s not usually time to see too much, but I do love the English sense of humour.

GD: And are there any British style icons you admire?

Adriana: Victoria Beckham's style is very simple but elegant.

Candice: I agree, she's impeccably dressed. I've worn some of her dresses in the past and they are very A-line, elegant dresses.

Victoria's Secret Model Candice Swanepoel On Victoria Beckham.jpg

Candice Swanepoel loves Victoria Beckham's designs [Getty]

GD: And how would you sum up British style?

Candice: It depends on the individual. I think British women push the boundaries and they’re not afraid to show their personality through clothing. There are so many options here in the UK - just driving around, you see so many stores - so you have the chance to be whatever you want to be.

GD: It's quite a contrast to the Coachella style this weekend. How do you go to a festival and still look glamorous?

Candice: I don’t know if 'glamorous' and 'festivals' in the same sentence works! But Coachella is definitely more of a fashion forward festival. But really my festival must-have is handwipes!

Adriana: Boho style always works if you’re going to Coachella and Alessandra [Ambrosio] pulls it off really well, but I’ve never been to any myself. Honestly, I’m not like a person who would go to festivals and big concerts because I’m very reserved. I do like see the pictures to get inspiration for my style though.

GD: Are you a festival fan, Candice?

Candice: I do love it because I don’t go to clubs so it’s nice to go to a festival and see live music. I also love watching live DJs and dancing to electronic music. It’s just the energy. Live music gets me going.

 EXCLUSIVE: The Victoria's Secret Angels On Loving A Bit Of Brit Cheekiness

Grazia gets up-close to The Angels [Grazia_Live Instagram]

GD: So what are your essentials for summer?

Adriana: Bikinis worn with little light dresses and flip flops are good for me. I love wearing yellow in the summer.

Candice: I tend to wear a lot of denim shorts and summer's perfect for wearing colour. In winter, I tend to wear a lot of beige and black so I have a lot of girly dresses when the sun's out.

GD: Lindsay Ellingson recently showed us her bracelet designs, Karlie Kloss is making cookies, Alessandra Ambrosio and Lily Aldridge are designing... are there any secret talents you’ve got?

Adriana: My secret talent is jumping rope and cooking. I love to cook Brazilian food. And Candice likes a little Brazilian too. She’s always there!

Candice: Yeah, I like to cook Brazilian food as well and invite family over for dinner.

GD: Any hostess-with-the-mostess tips?

Candice: It depends on your guests. My guests are normally family so it’s pretty laid back, but just be sure you make enough!

Don't forget to read the first part of our interview with the Angels and swoon over the highlights from last year's show below...

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