David Gandy

BRITISH MODEL & 'DOLCE & GABBANA' MUSE

David Gandy came to modelling fame after winning a televised model-search competition. Now he is a hugely successful British model who became the lead male model for Dolce & Gabbana, a luxurious well established Italian fashion house. Gandy is known for changing the fashion designers standards with his muscular build which was unusual in an industry that’s heavily dominated by skinny models. On top of being an international supermodel, Gandy is also a designer, columnist and charity ambassador.

A hugely successful career that spans over two decades with Gandy at the forefront of the male modelling industry. His career took off after his victory on ITV’s This Morning modelling competition in 2001 where he went on to work with the industry’s top names including Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana and GQ. Gandy is also the designer and front man of his own popular collections, with Marks & Spencer, which includes underwear, swimwear and loungewear.

David Gandy’s career rocketed with his iconic partnership with Dolce & Gabbana, a huge name in the fashion industry. He became the brands muse in 2006 which led to him becoming one of the most recognisable faces in fashion, especially with his feature on a 50ft billboards on Times Square. Gandy appeared annually in their apparel campaigns and became the face if their Light Blue Fragrance. Being the face of Light Blue was a huge career highlight for Gandy, generating over 11 million internet hits and appearing in the first Light Blue winter campaign shot by Mario Testino.

Gandy has an incredible career CV having worked with some of the best names in fashion from Naomi Campbell for Fashion for Relief to supermodels including, Eva Herzigova, Bianca Balti, Gisele and actress Scarlett Johansson. Gandy was also the only male model to represent his country in the London 2012 closing ceremony, he walked alongside Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell. On Top of the Olympics in 2012 Gandy also made history becoming the only male model to ever be nominated for the BCF’s Model of the Year award.

Gandy’s talents span way past modelling and he has multiple of his own projects including his Men’s Style Guide app as well as his extremely popular Autograph collection. Autograph was launched in 2015 and contains an 8-piece swimwear line, this collection became the brand’s fastest ever selling menswear collection. Ontop of working with Marks & Spencers as a tailoring ambassador he has also collaborated with Aspinal London for The Aerodrome Collaboration. Mixing Gandy’s well known sense of style with Aspinals trademark craftsmanship to create 18 sky inspired accessories.

David Gandy is a globally recognised success making him a great option for your after dinner speaker. Not only is he an extremely popular addition to any event and a face that will be remembered by all, but he also can offer an insightful talk on his career, charity work and passions.

To book David Gandy as the fashion speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.