For Ashley Graham, when it comes to body confidence, her actions speak just as loud as her words. In a new video posted to Instagram, Sports Illustrated shows what it was like behind the scenes of the curvy model’s shoot for the annual swim issue. Graham and the magazine’s senior editor Darcie Baum got down on the set while the rest of the crew cheered them on.
Despite the criticism the Sports Illustrated swim issue has recently received, the magazine’s cover star believes it’s the “perfect” time for the annual publication to come out. “I can be in a swimsuit and feel sexy and feel empowered,” Danielle Harrington said during an interview in AOL’s Build Series on Thursday.
Olympic great Aly Raisman has returned to the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, and this time, she brought along a message. “I would like to remind everyone that being a survivor is nothing to be ashamed of, and going through a hard time does not define you,” she told the magazine.
The highly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover was finally unveiled Tuesday morning, and the cover girl is a fresh face to the pages of SI. Instead of tapping a swimsuit issue regular, the editors of SI Swim went with newcomer Danielle Herrington, who was first featured as a Rookie in 2017. Read on to find out how she got her big break, which SI Swim veteran inspired her to get into modeling and what she hopes to do next.
The 23-year-old plus-size model Kate Wasley is a fierce body-positive activist and will be part of this year's Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.
"There is no such thing as a ‘wrong’ body. What’s wrong is the way you see it, the beliefs you impose on it, the labels you attach to it.
Several models appear in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated wearing nothing but a hand-painted swimsuit. 21-year-old Brazilian face Anne de Paula wore rainbow body paint (covering up all the necessities, of course) for a sultry shoot on the beach. Size 16 Hunter McGrady was one such name that stood out after it was announced that she was the curviest model to ever feature in the magazine’s pages.
Sports Illustrated‘s party to celebrate their 2017 swimsuit issue saw a whole host of famous faces turn out in their very best. Kate Upton, who stars on the front of three rather racy covers, was joined by the magazine’s previous cover stars including Christie Brinkley who stunned in a vibrant red jumpsuit. Meanwhile, Ashley Graham showed off her style credentials once again in a skintight snakeskin dress while Chrissy Teigen covered up in a wrap-like design. Twitter points out the lack of swimsuits in Kate Upton’s Sports Illustrated covers, and they’re right Chrissy Teigen makes her Sports Illustrated comeback after having baby Lun
Here's Hunter McGrady in body paint in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The process took 12 hours from start to finish, and the end result is sensational.
This isn’t the first time that Kate Upton has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, but it’s certainly one of her racier shoots. As always, the covers feature Upton wearing next-to-nothing, adorned with heavy chain jewellery, a metallic jacket and white string bikini (or an aesthetically pleasant piece of rope, depending on how you look at it).
Will Hiring Hot Models Convince Women That Tinder Isn’t Scummy? Dating app Tinder wants you to know that it has its users’ best interests at heart. Eh, we all make mistakes.) To spread the Super Like gospel, Tinder made a promotional video starring my favorite former Victoria’s Secret Angel Erin Heatherton and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model Nina Agdal—who have definitely never had to go on Tinder, themselves, seeing as their exes are Leonardo DiCaprio and Adam Levine, respectively.