Tuesday 1 September 2015

The Rise of Kate Upton

Published 26/02/2013 | 11:10

Kate Upton arrives to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party for the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California.    AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate Upton arrives to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party for the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Sunset Tower on February 26, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ (Photo credit should read ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Kate Upton: The early days. She attends a Victoria's Secret bash in 2011 and, in an uncharacteristic move, covers up her curves.
The photos that made Kate an internet sensation. She walks the runway in a barely there bikini for Beach Bunny Swimwear in Miami.
Kate goes for glam in Cannes.
Kate is the lady in red at last year's Vanity Fair Oscars party.
Showing off her SI cover at the Las Vegas launch.
Kate goes for an all-black rocker chick look.
What we'd give to be a fly on the wall for this conversation: Kate poses with Solange Knowles, aka Beyonce's little sister.
The swimsuit models shows that she certainly isn't camera shy.
Proving that some high fashion designers adore her, Kate poses alongside Michael Kors and other models.
Proving how to pose with the best of them.
The blonde bombshell goes for a slicked-back hairdo and statement lip at the Met Gala.
It's a covergirl-off. Kate poses with her predecessor Irina Shayk at a Sports Illustrated bash.
The supermodel promotes her new Sports Illustrated cover on American talk show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Kate Upton poses with fellow swimsuit rising star, Miss Alabama Katherine Webb, who also landed a coveted spot in the issue.

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