Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Returned to Miami with Runway Show at Mondrian Hotel South Beach During Paraiso Miami Beach
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit returned to Miami Beach with an impressive and inclusive runway show during PARAISO Miami Beach. The show was held at the newly renovated Mondrian Hotel South Beach’s Baia Beach Club on July 10th.
Socialites and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit supporters gathered at the panoramic pool deck at Baia Beach Club, where the runway was built over the stunning Miami pool. The backdrop? The beautiful Miami city skyline. The highly anticipated event was sponsored by VOSA Spirits, Cincoro Tequila, and with hair and makeup by Sean Donaldson Hair.
Why am I a fan? Sports Illustrated Swimsuit continues to redefine the cultural conversation around beauty. They’re known to celebrate a diverse group of women who include professional athletes, entrepreneurs, models, mothers, and swim search contestants. The annual Miami runway show has become the go-to show during swim week in Miami.
The star-studded model lineup was hot! Sports Illustrated Swimsuit supermodel Jasmine Sanders opened the show and was followed by Natalie Mariduena, Kathy Jacobs, Brooks Nader, and Katrina Scott. Thirteen swim search hopefuls selected from Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s annual open casting call were in attendance as well.
Along with Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, designer brands graced the runway featuring 2022 Resort collections debuting in individual shows during PARAISO Miami Beach, the official platform for swim shows, events, and brand activations in Miami from July 8 to 11.
Designers in the show included: Asherah, HAUS OF PINKLEMONADE, Norma Kamali, AEXAE, Matte Collection, Bfyne, ViX Paula Hermanny, Nessy Swim, Tropic of C, Anna Kosturova, Tori Praver, Missoni, Toluca Swim, Andi Bagus, Frankies Bikinis, Yandy, Monica Hansen Beachwear, Oh Polly, Avis Bendita, Indah, Fisch, TRIANGL, Lybethras, Sage Swim, Ola Vida, Beach Riot, Savannah Morrow, Myra Swim, Chloe Rose, Agent Provocateur, Bain de Minuit, The Merger NYC, Heavy Manners, and Lace by Tanaya.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is one of the most influential symbols of pop culture featuring talent from most areas of the world. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has become a new lifestyle brand that champions body confidence and self-expression and continues to have a strong focus when it comes to connecting with diverse audiences through digital content and experiences that nurture one’s body, soul, and spirit.
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