On Sunday, June 1st, Miami Swim Week reached its peak with the highly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2024 Runway Show at the W South Beach. The event, celebrating the brand’s 60th anniversary, gathered over 1,500 guests, including the crème de la crème of Miami Beach, eager to share the evening with celebrated models and influencers. The anticipation was palpable, with a long line of attendees eagerly waiting to witness the show of the year.

As the sun set, the glamour began. The red carpet sparkled with the arrival of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit stars such as Achieng Agutu, Brooks Nader, Camille Kostek, Christen Harper, Ellie Thumann, Hunter McGrady, Jena Sims, Kamie Crawford, Katie Austin, Lauren Chan, Nicole Williams English, and Penny Lane. The excitement grew with appearances from notable personalities like Abbie Herbery, the Cavinder twins, Jilly Anais, Lele Pons, and Sarah Nicole Landry.

The show kicked off with a heartfelt moment as Alix Earle, the digital edition cover model, took to the runway accompanied by her sisters. This unexpected family touch was echoed by the Cavinder twins, who followed, exuding confidence and charm. In a captivating twist, Brooks Nader revealed that her striking brunette hair was, in fact, a meticulously crafted wig by the renowned stylist Chris Appleton.

The runway itself was a showcase of the season’s hottest swimwear trends, featuring collections from Lain Snow, the Sports Illustrated Swimwear line, Knix, and more. Each design displayed innovation and style, setting the tone for what’s to come in swimwear fashion.

The night didn’t end there. The celebration continued at the exclusive VIP after-party at WALL Lounge. The atmosphere was electric as guests danced, enjoyed the lively music, and sipped on refreshing drinks from Poppi. It was an evening that confirmed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s 2024 Runway Show as the undisputed highlight of Miami Swim Week, leaving everyone in attendance with memories of a night filled with pizzazz, surprise, and style.