Yumi Nu Becomes First Asian Curve Model for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit: 'Still Pinching Myself'

Yumi Nu is breaking down barriers. The model and singer-songwriter makes her debut in the upcoming 2021 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, becoming the first Asian curve model to grace the pages of the magazine. "I'm so beyond honored to be a part of the SI Swim family and to represent

Gigi Hadid Is Back to Work (in a Crop Top!) After Giving Birth to Daughter Khai in September

Gigi Hadid's back in front of the camera. Four months after Hadid, 25, welcomed daughter Khai, whom she shares with boyfriend Zayn Malik, 28, the supermodel returned to work for a Maybelline New York gig (she's an ambassador for the brand). The model showed off her post-pregnancy body in a

Elsa Hosk on Cozy Quarantine Style, Pregnancy Cravings and Clothing She's Saving for Her Daughter

We typically see supermodel Elsa Hosk strutting down the runway in couture and sky-high stilettos. But because of the pandemic and her pregnancy, the model has been embracing a much more relaxed, low-key look lately. "These days it's been all about staying in, not only because of the pandemic but

Kimora Lee Simmons and Her Daughters Relaunch Baby Phat — See the Teens Model in the First New Campaign

The new era of Baby Phat is officially here. Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner’s iconic early-2000s brand Baby Phat — which she founded with then-husband Russell Simmons in 1999 — relaunched Friday on babyphat.com with 16 totally nostalgic pieces, including velour tracksuits and bedazzled tank tops, ranging from $80 to $300.

Why Do Publications Keep Mislabeling Black Models?

Adut Akech, one of the most in-demand names on the runway, has decided to speak out about her disappointment with an all-too-frequent error many publications make regarding black models. The model and Valentino muse was born in South Sudan, grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya, and moved to

Emily DiDonato Reveals She Lost 20 Lbs. After Modeling Agencies Told Her She Was ‘Too Big'

Model Emily DiDonato has been photographed for Maybelline, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and has walked countless high-fashion runways. But her time in the modeling world hasn’t always been easy. In a new YouTube video, she’s opening up about her struggle with body acceptance. https://youtube.com/watch?v=W4bQzB98Vk4 DiDonato, 28, shared a 15-minute video

Gigi Hadid Defended Her Comments About Greece with a Strongly Worded Statement

Gigi Hadid is speaking out after receiving backlash for the comments she made about being robbed in Greece.  Hadid, who revealed over the weekend that was robbed along with sister Bella in Mykonos, posted a photo on her second Instagram account for her disposable film photos (@gisposable) with the caption, "Mykonos film

Muslim Model Halima Aden Wears Custom Burkini at Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Most Diverse Runway Show Ever

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is continuing to break boundaries, most recently using its platform to showcase a lineup of diverse women on the catwalk during Miami Swim Week. Muslim model and activist Halima Aden — who made history as the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the SI

‘S.I. Swim’ Models Are Obsessed With This Drugstore Beauty Product

The 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has arrived, not only featuring cover stars Tyra Banks, Alex Morgan and Camille Kostek, but models like Olivia Culpo, Barbara Palvin, Jasmine Sanders, Kelsey Merritt and Danielle Herrington. Lucky for Us, that second set of ladies stopped by the Us Weekly studios to spill

Tyra Banks Came Out of Supermodel Retirement for the Cover of SI Swim

Tyra Banks is back to breaking records in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue. After becoming the first African American supermodel to grace the magazine's the cover in 1996, the 45-year-old appears in the magazine for a third time — more than two decades later and as one of the oldest models. Looking hot