Illustrated sports swimsuit has just announced the final six models in its search for the annual edition of the swimsuit and diversity is a thing of beauty – just like all women!
After hosting its annual Model Search event during Miami Swim Week on Wednesday, February 12, the publication declared a group of six exceptionally beautiful women as finalists.
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“The whole concept of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search was born out of frustration. We were not seeing the diversity and representation in the sector that we wanted to include in our brand, ”said editor MJ Day. Week. This proves that more and more women, regardless of age, color or background, are feeling worthy and empowered to be part of something that is much more than just wearing a bikini ".
She continued that these six finals represent exactly the direction in which she is excited to take the magazine. "The last six in this year's Model Search are all unique and adorable in totally different ways. I love it so much," she said. "I love that we’re finally closer to being in a place where women and men are supporting and celebrating each other's individual beauty. Being honest about it, not apologizing and feeling the freedom to embrace the best version of yourself like never before is the ultimate goal. We are moving forward from now on. "
These women will join the others in Turks and Caicos to film the 2020 edition.
Keep rolling to see the finalists and what they told us about getting here in the process.
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