LSU Athletes Angel Reese, Olivia Dunne Serve Stunning Looks at SI Swimsuit’s Launch Party

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Angel Reese and Olivia Dunne.<p>Noam Galai/Getty Images</p>
Angel Reese and Olivia Dunne.

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Angel Reese and Olivia Dunne have several things in common: they are both incredible NCAA athletes who are rightfully taking advantage of name, image and likeness rules. Additionally, they both have LSU Tiger pride, each made a marvelous impression in the 2023 SI Swimsuit issue and both women looked absolutely fabulous at Thursday night’s magazine launch party. The event took place at the Hard Rock Hotel in New York City and included a formal red carpet and private party inside.

Dunne, 20, wore a gorgeous black lace dress featuring a thigh-high slit, a sweetheart neckline, floral mesh embroidery and thin straps by Peaches Boutique. In an interview on the red carpet, she adorably revealed that her mom picked out the gown.

View Olivia Dunne’s full 2023 SI Swimsuit gallery here.

The gymnast, who is the highest-paid female college athlete in the country, said she basically manifested her feature with the magazine by adding it to her vision board last year. She was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico.

Olivia Dunne.<p>Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images</p>
Olivia Dunne.

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Reese, who was named Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, wore a gorgeous ruby red Fashion Nova gown featuring asymmetrical sleeves and an ab- and under boob-baring cut-out. The Baltimore native was styled by Maddie Alexandria, who paired the look with a YSL clutch and sleek, strappy black Dior heels.

View Angel Reese‘s full 2023 SI Swimsuit gallery here.

Reese, 21, told SI Swimsuit during a red carpet interview that she felt super confident during her photo shoot with Yu Tsai in Los Angeles. She was proud to be able to change the standard and embrace her athlete body.

Angel Reese.<p>Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images</p>
Angel Reese.

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The 2023 SI Swimsuit Issue launch party continues this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Click here to learn more about the launch of the 2023 SI Swimsuit Issue in Florida, including Instagrammable moments, activities, celebrity guests, live entertainment and more.

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