On Saturday, Sports Illustrated magazine unveiled its three cover stars for the 2016 swimsuit issue: Ronda Rousey, Ashley Williams and Hailey Clauson. The televised event (it’s a big thing—even Ne-Yo performed) took place in New York to coincide with fashion week and was one big model love-in, with Chrissy Teigen presenting Elle Macpherson with the inaugural Julie Campbell Award for her iconic modelling career and business acumen. While Gigi Hadid and Irina Shayk—who appear in the issue—on hand for interviews.
British model Megan Williams was also at the event on Saturday. She is part of the magazine’s Model Search competition to win a place in the 2017 swimsuit issue. We called on Megan to share a photo diary of her day in preparation for the event. Keep scrolling to see the pictures.
“Early workout before a long day—as you can see it's still dark outside, haha!
“Recently I have started jump-roping, boxer style. I like to do this for 20 minutes every day of the week leading up to a big event. I feel it works every muscle and shows results quick!”
“Choosing from some beautiful Manon jewellery for the event.”
“My talent badge—officially an SI swimsuit girl!”
“Time for hair and makeup; it’s all starting to sink in.”
“All dolled up for the big reveal!”
“Here I am with fellow SI girl Caroline Kelley.”
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