In early 2002, Candice relocated to New York and signed with Ford models, going on to appear in international campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Versus for Versace and J Mendel. She has been photographed by Steven Meisel and Bruce Weber and walked on international catwalks for the likes of Louis Vuitton, Fendi and Chanel.
Returning to Australia in 2005 to pursue her love of photography, Candice enrolled at the University of New South Wales and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons.1). Her graduate show was featured in Vogue and later exhibited at the Australian Centre of Photography.
In 2009, she moved to London and began to work with Vogue UK to photograph its street style pages online at the international Fashion Weeks.
In February 2010 she also began working with Parisian fashion house Rue du Mail, overseeing global client relations and acting as an ambassador for the brand.
In 2011, she began her blog candicelake.com and by September had her first US photographic exhibition on Fashion’s Night Out in New York and was featured in US Vogue’s Best Dressed Special Issue.
In 2012 she was named blogger of the season by Net a Porter and walked in the Alberta Ferretti Demi Couture show which began a strong friendship that would lead to Alberta Ferretti designing her wedding dress that later featured on US Vogue.com.
Candice photographed editorials for magazines Vogue Australia, UK Glamour and Spanish Vogue.
Candice collaborated with Louis Vuitton, Onobieol, Coca Cola, Westfield, Blackberry, Ebay, Brahmin, Sportsgirl and Tiffany & Co
Candice was featured in the following publications: Vogue US, Italian Vogue, Spanish Vogue, Teen Vogue, Vogue Brazil, Vogue Australia, Vogue Korea, Allure, Marie Claire US, Lucky, Instyle, W, Flare, New york Times, Tatler UK, Glamour UK, French Glamour and German Glamour.
Candice is also a regular contributor to Vogue.com (UK) and Teen Vogue.