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Rain or Shine | Sports Illustrated Annual SI Swim Runway Show

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Legends and Brooks Nader Make a Splash at the Annual SI Swim Runway Show during Miami Swim Week 2023


Miami Vibes Magazine, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Annual SI Swim Runway Show

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit hosted its official 2023 runway show at the W South Beach during Miami Swim Week®. Models from the 2023 issue in addition to Swim Search hopefuls graced the runway in the latest swimwear trends. The show also paid homageto the magazine celebrating its 60th anniversary next year by bringing back some of the legends who are synonymous with the brand: Carol Alt, Elsa Benitez, Roshumba, Samantha Hoopes and Vendela Kirsebom.



Miami Vibes Magazine, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Annual SI Swim Runway Show

Undoubtedly the highlight of Miami Swim Week, this year's event was packed with surprise moments. The return of the brand’s legendary Vendela Kirsebom celebrated her remarkable journey since her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover was revealed 30 years ago, which coincidentally was shot in sunny Florida. The crowd erupted with excitement as current cover girl Brooks Nader sizzled down the catwalk alongside her three sisters – Grace Ann Nader, Sarah Jane Nader and Mary Holland Nader – making it a heartwarming family affair. Nicole Williams English graced the runway with her baby India Moon creating a full circle moment for the Rookie who announced her pregnancy on SI Swimsuit’s runway last year!


The fashion show presented a captivating collection of swimsuits and accessories, featuring empowering statements created by each model. Swim Search finalist Sharina Gutierrez donned a swimsuit stating "Love Always Wins," while Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kamie Crawford wore a piece declaring "Forward Thinking is Forward Fashion," among others. The VIP crowd continued the festivities at the exclusive nightlife hotspot Medium Cool, where the event was presented by La Adelita Tequila.

Miami Vibes Magazine, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Annual SI Swim Runway Show

The weekend also included fun activations, pop-ups and gifting moments from brands including, Amino Lean, DIBS, Divi, Electric Picks, Get Quickies, Grande Cosmetics, JCPenney, JUVÉDERM® Collection of Fillers, Lain Snow, Left on Friday, Little Words Project, Mario Badescu, NIA LYNN, Royce & Rocket, and Sean Donaldson Hair.



 

WHO: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models: Brooks Nader, Camille Kostek, Christen Harper,

Kamie Crawford, Katie Austin, Lorena Durán,


Rookies: Ellie Thumann, Lauren Chan, Mady Dewey, Nicole Williams English and Sixtine, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit


legends: Carol Alt, Elsa Benitez, Roshumba, Samantha Hoopes and Vendela

Kirsebom


Swim Search finalists: Achieng Agutu, Berkleigh Wright, Brittney Mitchell,

Jena Sims, Penny Lane, Nina Cash and Sharina Gutierrez


Special appearance from Grace Ann Nader, Sarah Jane Nader and Mary Holland Nader and a

DJ set from Xandra Pohl.


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