EXCLUSIVE: David Gandy, 42, oozes sex appeal while parading his ripped physique as he strips down to model his new Poolside Collection and shows off his goofier side in campaign video

He became the world's first male supermodel after starring in a Dolce & Gabbana advert wearing nothing but tight white pants in 2007.

And in sizzling new shots obtained exclusively by MailOnline, David Gandy, 42, oozed sex appeal while parading his ripped physique as he stripped down to model swim shorts from his new Poolside Collection. 

The father-of-two also unveiled his goofier side in a campaign film showing him having fun on the set of the sundrenched photoshoot at the Mett Hotel and Beach Resort in Bodrum, Turkey, where photographer Ciaran Spencer worked his magic.

EXCLUSIVE: David Gandy, 42, oozed sex appeal while parading his ripped physique as he stripped down to model swim shorts from his new Poolside Collection

EXCLUSIVE: David Gandy, 42, oozed sex appeal while parading his ripped physique as he stripped down to model swim shorts from his new Poolside Collection

David accessorised his poolside ensembles with a low hanging necklace and a statement timepiece on his wrist.

The 6ft 3 hunk showcased his best poses in elegant swimwear for men, while dripping wet from time in the pool.

The accompanying video for his new Poolside Collection - the latest offering from his eponymous fashion and lifestyle brand David Gandy Wellwear - documents the model larking around on set.

The new range is a carefully edited selection of swim shorts and towelling essentials, designed with both comfort and skin protection in mind, and priced from £40 - £60. 

Oh my! The 6ft 3 hunk showcased his best poses in elegant swimwear for men, while dripping wet from time in the pool at the Mett Hotel and Beach Resort in Bodrum, Turkey

Oh my! The 6ft 3 hunk showcased his best poses in elegant swimwear for men, while dripping wet from time in the pool at the Mett Hotel and Beach Resort in Bodrum, Turkey

Wow! David accessorised his poolside ensembles with a low hanging necklace and a statement timepiece on his wrist

Wow! David accessorised his poolside ensembles with a low hanging necklace and a statement timepiece on his wrist

Sizzling: The father-of-two emerged from the infinity pool with his toned muscles on display

Sizzling: The father-of-two emerged from the infinity pool with his toned muscles on display

The jaw-dropping shots come just two months after David admitted he couldn't get any dates when he was a teen - despite carving out a reputation as Britain's most handsome man.

The fashion icon told Alan Carr on his Life's a Beach podcast, he said: 'They were not my good years. I think you have a different impression, I grew out and then up so I wasn’t in my best fighting fit form.' 

Quickly butting in, Alan shocked asked: 'You were minging?'  to which David responded: 'Not far off!'

All covered up: David also wore a sleek blue polo shirt with swim shorts for one relaxed shot

All covered up: David also wore a sleek blue polo shirt with swim shorts for one relaxed shot

Hunky: The male model made the most of the golden hour for a snap in a long sleeved top

Hunky: The male model made the most of the golden hour for a snap in a long sleeved top

And back in March, David told Richard Eden's, Eden Confidential: 'I'm not particularly happy with the way I'm looking at the moment. I'm not at my fighting weight, as I call it.'

He admitted to fearing changes to his chiselled good looks as he ages, saying: 'The two things that scare me is that apparently your ears and nose carry on growing. If that's true, I am in massive amounts of trouble.'

The star is father to daughters Matilda, three, and Tabitha, seven months with barrister girlfriend Stephanie Mendoros.

David, who is Britain's highest-paid male model, has been dating barrister Stephanie for five years yet remains coy over his private life.

Cute: David also showed that he doesn't take himself too seriously

Cute: David also showed that he doesn't take himself too seriously

Joker! The father-of-two also unveiled his goofier side in a campaign film showing him having fun on the set of the sundrenched photoshoot

Joker! The father-of-two also unveiled his goofier side in a campaign film showing him having fun on the set of the sundrenched photoshoot

The model, reported to be worth £12 million, has previously said he dreams of having a big family one day.

David shot to fame back in 2001 when his then-housemate entered him into a modelling competition on ITV's This Morning without his knowledge. He subsequently won the competition and was awarded a contract with Select Models.

He has appeared in numerous high-profile campaigns for the likes of Dolce & Gabbana Hugo Boss and Carolina Herrera, as well as being a face of high street brand Marks and Spencer.

Stepping forwards: The accompanying video for his new Poolside Collection documents the model larking around on set

Stepping forwards: The accompanying video for his new Poolside Collection documents the model larking around on set

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David Gandy, 42, parades his ripped physique as he strips down to model his new Poolside Collection

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