From cover girls Christie Brinkley to Heidi Klum to Kate Upton, the
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s annual celebration of the world's most
exquisite bodies has launched the careers of so many supermodels.
Elle, Tyra and Brooklyn have become household names. In Swimsuit:
50 Years of Beautiful, SI reveals the inside story of how what began as
an eight-page travel piece has emerged as one of the most powerful—
and hotly anticipated—media events of the year, with a global audience
of more than 70 million.

Every model who has graced the issue is here, including Cheryl Tiegs
in her fishnet suit to Kathy Ireland and her record 12 appearances.
Within its alluring pages, you’ll find star athletes in swimsuits, the magic
of bodypainting, never-before-seen outtakes, and all the unforgettable
covers. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is the definitive account of this
extraordinary publication illuminated by hundreds of unique and
breathtaking photographs—stunning women in captivating poses
in exotic locales. Beautiful.