Friday 20 October 2017

Here's what the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models look like in real life

(L to R) Kate Upton, Ashley Graham and Hannah Jeter
(L to R) Kate Upton, Ashley Graham and Hannah Jeter
Vita Sidorkina attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Hailey Clauson attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Kate Bock attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Mia Kang attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Model Chrissy Teigan attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Chrissy Teigan and musician John Legend attend the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Chrissy Teigen attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Model Chrissy Teigan and musician John Legend attend the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Barbara Palvin attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Hannah Ferguson attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Hannah Ferguson attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Alexa Ray Joel attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
(L-R) Alexa Ray Joel, Christie Brinkley and Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook attend the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Barbara Palvin attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Barbara Palvin attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Mia Kang attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Eugenie 'Genie' Bouchard attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Vita Sidorkina attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Kate Upton attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Chrissy Teigen attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Ashley Graham attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Ashley Graham attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Hannah Jeter attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Model Hannah Jeter attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Samantha Hoopes attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Anne de Paula attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Nina Agdal attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Lisa-Marie Jaftha attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
(L-R) Sailor Lee Brinkley-Cook, Christie Brinkley, John Legend, and Chrissy Teigen attend Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Kelly Gale attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Kate Upton attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Hunter McGrady attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Christie Brinkley attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Ashley Graham attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Hannah Jeter attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Model Nina Agdal partners with Edge Shave Gel to celebrate the launch of this year's Sports Illustrated Issue on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Edge Shave Gel)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

They're all members of the most exclusive club in swimwear modelling.

And the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit models showed their killer style isn't limited to beaches and bikinis. Here's what they wore tho the 2017 issue's launch party in New York City.

Ashley Graham

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Model Ashley Graham attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
 

Former cover girl Ashley Graham opted for a shimmering black snakeskin dress which hugged her curves.

Chrissy Teigen

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Chrissy Teigen attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

At 31, Chrissy is something of a veteran SI model, appearing in every issue since her 2010 debut. She covered up on the red carpet in a silk wrap dress with killer thigh high boots.

Kate Upton

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Model Kate Upton attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

This year's cover girl showed off her endless legs in this fun mimidress.

Hannah Jeter

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Hannah Jeter attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
 

Hannah showed off her unique maternity style in a figure-hugging sequin gown.

Hailey Clauson

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Hailey Clauson attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

The rising star took the plunge in a white mini-dress.

Barbara Palvin

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Barbara Palvin attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

The Hungarian model opted for an entirely different uniform in a semi-sheer mermaid style number.

Mia Kang

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Mia Kang attends the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WeissANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

Newcomer Mia Kang made a splash in this leaves-nothing-to-the-imagination dress.

Hunter McGrady

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Hunter McGrady attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

After her SI debut made headlines around the world, Hunter proudly showed off her curves in this sheer black combination.

Nina Agdal

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Nina Agdal attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

The Danish supermodel beamed as she walked the red carpet minus boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio.

Anne de Paula

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Anne de Paula attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

Anne stuck to the plunging neckline theme of the night.

Kate Bock

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Kate Bock attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017 NYC launch event at Center415 Event Space on February 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

Kate Bock proved that sometimes less really is more.

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