Celebrating 50 years of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
There's a chapter about bodypainting, a feature introduced in 1999 when “SI's editors decided it was the perfect time to radically rethink the swimsuit. Or, one might say, reject it altogether,” according to a line in the book. Next up is a collection …
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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue celebrates 50 years with coffee table book
They paired athletes with their wives. They used body paint in lieu of bathing suits. They paired models with wild animals. They made bathing suits out of guitar picks, beer caps, hot peppers and Chia Pet grass. In 2000, the magazine included 3D glasses.
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