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.
“Modeling is an expensive career when you first start — you have to pay for photo shoots and maintain your appearance."
Australian models Kate Wasley and Georgia Gibbs went viral a few months ago when Gibbs posted a photo that emphasized the friends' different body shapes.
To celebrate the agency's 50th anniversary, Wilhelmina Models is releasing a new book that "defines beauty." Here's what the company's CEO, Bill Wackermann, says is the key to being beautiful and becoming a successful model.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue isn’t stopping with Ashley Graham. While the magazine took a major step in the right direction by crowning their first ever curvy cover girl and rookie of the year in 2016, it’s still making moves towards including more size diverse women. Case in point: the magazine has just added another plus size beauty to its roster.
“I still want designers to cast more sizes and not segregate sizing, and for agents to step up and not segregate sizing. I want to see all sizes, races, ethnicities, ages, everything."
Lindsey Vonn stuns at Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50. The skier attended Sports Illustrated’s annual Fashionable 50 party, where the most stylish people in sports are honored. The athlete’s platinum hair and smokey makeup completed the icy look, and brought the heat.
Mayim Bialik and Sports Illustrated plus-size model Hunter McGrady get real about stretch marks, body image, and why postpartum bodies are “badass.”
Chrissy Teigen, with her hair tousled, skin dewy and glowing, and voluptuous body clad in a bikini, could be the poster child for motherhood.
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.
For the third time, model and actress Kate Upton is the cover star of Sports Illustrated‘s annual Swimsuit edition. The 24-year-old, who rose to fame through her debut for the magazine in 2011, followed by 2012 and 2013 cover appearances, recently revealed her latest cover photo looks.
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).
Since she first appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2014, Ashley Graham has brought more and more diversity to the magazine with each coming year. This time, she’s adding more shapes, ethnicities, and ages in a Swimsuits for All campaign that was shot in the streets of San Juan, Puerto Rico. See our ad in @SI_Swimsuit 2017! Bring the flavor to the beach in the new #AshleyGrahamxSwimsuitsForAll collection – now sizes 6-22! Shop link in bio.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue queen is back, and she’s bringing friends. By she, we mean the one and only Christie Brinkley, and by friends, we mean her daughters. And this was a major accomplishment for up-and-coming model Sailor Brinkley Cook.
Hot mama! Chrissy Teigen is back for the 2017 swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated after taking a brief hiatus. “It’s been awhile since I’ve done anything swimsuit,” Teigen said in a behind-the-scenes video of her photo shoot.
From three gorgeous ladies who made history in Sports Illustrated, to Kate Middleton’s blogging-appropriate workwear, check out the gallery above to see who was this week’s best dressed. Did we miss someone? Let us know what you think by tweeting @YahooStyleCA.
Though it may be hard to believe, even Sports Illustrated swimsuit models have body issues. The girls opened up to Mimi at the Swimsuit Issue launch on Wednesday night. Between freckles and thighs, they revealed that we’re not the only ones with silly body hangups. Click through the gallery above and let us know what you think by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA