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.
Myla Dalbesio is carving out a place for herself in the modeling industry: In 2014 she became the first curvy model to land a Calvin Klein underwear campaign, and now she’s been named one of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s rookies of the year.
Every year, we admire the supermodels on the covers of Sports Illustrated. We grew up seeing these women on the cover, and sometimes wondered if these were the only types of bodies society would ever consider beautiful. But this year, we decided to take things into our own hands and make ourselves into models. We think it’s very important for women of all different shapes, sizes, and colors to be represented and give an accurate depiction of what a beach body really is. Which, by the way, is just a body on a beach.
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
When it was announced that plus-sized model Ashley Graham had earned herself a spot in the coveted Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, fans were elated. Not only did it reflect the magazine’s move towards a more progressive image of women’s bodies, but it also created a little variety within the pages, known for featuring mostly stick-thin models. And Graham’s not this year’s only exception. Click through the gallery above to see some of the women who have broken the Sports Illustrated mold over the last 52 years.
This morning, Sports Illustrated announced its Sportsperson of the Year to be Serena Williams, a clear choice considering she won 53 of 56 matches and three of four Grand Slam events this year. But the cover decision, photographed by Yo Tsai, is also monumental: Williams is the first and only Sportsperson of the Year to be slathered in baby oil and photographed without pants. ...
Agee Taylor, a 20-something who works by day for designer Rebecca Taylor, is trying to make inclusive swimwear a reality. (Yes, the swimwear collection isn’t even a full-time gig—talk about an overachieving multi-tasker.) Her newly-launched line, Rise City Swim, is already making waves in the fashion world.
Hannah Davis on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition 2015 Cover. Photo: Ben Watts/Sports Illustrated Who knew wearing a bikini on a farm could skyrocket a person to international fame?Hannah Davis sure didn’t . “I was riding horses and fly-fishing, doing all of these outdoorsy activities so I never thought that I could get a cover being that I was not on a beach,” saysSports Illustrated’s 2015 cover star .
Credit: James Macari/Sports Illustrated Fresh off the heels of the news that plus-size model Ashley Graham’s “Swimsuits for All” ad campaign will be featured in the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, comes news that an actual plus-size model is being featured inside the magazine. Australian Robyn Lawley has been named one of the magazine’s rookies of the year, a huge deal in the world of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit modeling (Kate Upton was a rookie in 2011, then she landed the cover). The thing is, when you look at Robyn Lawley, who is 6’2” and wears a size 12, you hardly see a plus sized woman. Not “a great plus size body” or “a great skinny body,” she just has a great body! And while plus size should not be taken as an insult, it’s just ridiculous to call this woman “plus size.” Even though Lawley has built a career as a plus size model, she has expressed that she dislikes the term, “In the beginning, I didn’t mind getting called (plus size), but I am not a plus-size person,” she said in a press release earlier this year, “I don’t think anyone should be called plus size.” While it’s great to see that Sports Illustrated is embracing—I guess?—so-called different body types, it’s sad that a woman with a healthy body is making the news because… she looks healthy?
If Kate Upton’s Sports Illustrated cracked the mold when it comes to the typically sample-sized models who land near-naked magazine covers, Ashley Graham is about to shatter that already cracked mold. The 26-year-old will be featured in an ad for swimsuitsforall, marking the first time SI will incorporate a campaign for plus-size swimwear. “swimsuitsforall helps women feel confident and sexy in swimsuits and I am so thrilled to be a part of the #CurvesInBikinis campaign!” Coming in at a size 16, Graham certainly stands out from the Marissa Millers, Bar Rafaelis, and Brooklyn Deckers.