Supermodel Gisele Bündchen's $700 book sells out

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The hotly-anticipated book by Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen has already sold out despite its $700 price tag.

Published by Taschen, the book entitled Gisele Bündchen, marked the supermodel's 20-year milestone in the industry. A total of 1,000 copies were to be produced and each signed by Gisele, containing 536 pages of the model's most iconic images from 74 photographers.


The legendary nude portrait by Irving Penn was chosen as the book cover which quickly sold out on Thursday, a day before it even hit shelves.

The 35-year-old beauty teased fans with a head-spinning video on Instagram ahead of the book being released.


The book contains 536 pages of photos of the supermodel

The caption read: "Almost time! Super excited for the release of my book tomorrow!"

Born in the Brazilian countryside, Gisele came from humble roots. The statuesque beauty, made her breakthrough at 18 when she featured in Alexander McQueen's Rain show. The designer praised "The Body" for her ability to walk in towering heels on a slippery runway.

The same year, Gisele secured her first British Vogue cover, and swiftly became the most in-demand cover girl of her generation. She has since appeared on more than 1,000 covers around the globe, in approximately 450 fashion shows, and in multinational campaigns for the biggest fashion and beauty brands. So it's no wonder the book has been such a success.

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