Gisele Bundchen sparkled in gold at her first public event after her divorce from Tom Brady.
The supermodel attended a 60th anniversary dinner of jewelry company Vivara in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Dec. 12. For the event, Gisele wore a gold dress and swept her hair back into a high ponytail. She completed her look with a pair of earrings and a sparkly necklace.
Gisele, 42, and Tom, 45, filed for and finalized divorce in October after 13 years of marriage. In their respective statements on social media, the former runway star and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback said they had parted amicably and expressed their gratitude for their time together.
They also noted that they will continue to work as a team to raise their children. Gisele and Tom share a son Benjamin13, and daughter Vivian10, and the athlete also has a son named Jack15, from his previous relationship with Bridget Moynahan. A source told E! News Tom and Gisele have agreed on joint custody of their children, and their followers have already seen subtle signs of co-parenting on social media.
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“My priority is and always will be our children whom I love with all my heart,” Gisele said in her statement about the divorce. “We will continue co-parenting to give them the love, care and attention they so desperately deserve.”
While Tom and Gisele noted that their decision to part ways was a difficult one, they also made it clear that they wish each other well.
“The decision to end a marriage is never an easy one, but we grew apart,” she continued, “and while it’s obviously hard to go through something like that, I feel blessed for the time we’ve had together And I wish only the best for Tom always.”
Gisele had hinted in an interview that they should all do what made them happy ELLE‘s October issue, where she discussed Tom’s decision to return to the NFL after previously announcing his retirement.
“Of course I have my concerns – this is a very violent sport, and I have my kids and I wish he was more present,” she told the magazine in the interview, released in September. “I’ve definitely had those conversations with him over and over again. But at the end of the day, I feel like everyone has to make a decision that works for them.” [them]. He must also follow his joy.”
And Gisele noted that she has more goals she would like to achieve. “I’ve done my part, that is [to] be for it [Tom]’ she continued. “I moved to Boston and focused on creating a cocoon and a loving environment for my kids to grow up in and be there to support him and his dreams. Watching my kids succeed and become the beautiful little people they are, watching him succeed and be fulfilled in his career – that makes me happy. At this point in my life, I feel like I’ve done a good job of that.”
She added, “I have a huge list of things I need to do, things I want to do. At 42, I feel more connected to my purpose.”
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