Emerging from the ocean with her bikini fitted just so, Andress, who was then 26, embodied the perfect woman... all curves, wide eyes, slicked back wet hair and pouty lips.
No model, actress or pop star has ever surpassed her, until now.
Gold standard: Candice Swanepoel comes to close to the legendary Ursula Andress in this stunning bikini shoot fir the new Victoria's Secret video
The South African looks sensational in a tiny gold bikini as she emerges from the ocean a la Andress's Bond girl, Honey Ryder, then writhes on the sand.
The campaign is accompanied by a very fitting slogan: 'Turn Up The Heat'.
What a silhouette: Candice cuts a fine figure as she splashes into the ocean
Curves: Candice possesses the perfect hourglass figure
The lens zooms in on her curves, showing off her body and the bikini as she strikes sultry poses and waves crash over her.
The blonde beauty flirts with the camera from beneath her eyelashes and from behind palm leaves as she showcases 'The Very Sexy Baudeau' gold bikini to perfection.
Hot stuff: Candice stars in the entire length of the gold bikini video
Very Sexy Bandeau: Candice is a perfect model for the new two-piece
The 25-year-old Victoria's Secret model slipped into her new Brazilian bikini and shared a snap with her Twitter fans.
The very revealing two-piece features tiny bottoms that accentuate Candice's pert derriere and a white top with knotted detailing at the back.
The new swimsuit was a gift from a Los Angeles-based swimwear line and Candice couldn't have been more thrilled.
'Thank you @frankiesbikinis for the Gift! i Love the tribal patterns #bikinioftheday #brasil,' she wrote.
The scene changes from beach to jungle but the bikini still looks just as good
Ample: The 44 second clip features Swanepoel's curves filmed from various angles
The video sees Candice lie around in the sand and walk into and out of the seaWhile Frankie Bikinis is a label from Malibu, California, it seems they have captured the essence of the 'Brazilian bikini' in their swimsuit collection.
An avid Twitter and Instagram fan, Candice had taken the snap in the comfort of her own bedroom.
The blonde beauty recently purchased a home in Brazil, which is also the home country of her boyfriend of six years, Hermann Nicoli.
The supermodel has been holidaying there since she was 17 years-old, and while it is the perfect place for relaxation she says she and her beau keep active during their getaways.
The ultimate bikini babe: Ursula Andress in 1962's Dr. No
With this performance Candice could join the ranks of Ursula Andress's sexy beach scene from Dr No
Candice Swanepoel stars in the sexy video with suitable slogan 'Turn Up The Heat'
e lens zooms in on her curves and assets showing off her body and the bikini as she strikes sultry poses
The model shows off her enviable figure, oozing confidence
Candice features in the Victoria's Secret swimwear catalogue modelling the gold bikini
Candice Swanepoel slipped into her new Brazilian bikini and shared a snap with her Twitter fans on Thursday
The beauty purchased a home in Brazil, the home country of her boyfriend Hermann Nicoli