All props for the impeccable styling of our models go to Senior Editor MJ Day. But the models know a thing or two about what makes for a beautiful shoot. After all, when you spend enough time in a swimsuit you learn the ropes (or in this case, the strings) pretty quickly. (In fact, SI model-turned-designer Tori Praver's designs have appeared in some of our more recent issues.)
In this throwback from 2010 Zoe Duchesne, Julie Henderson, Daniella Sarahyba, and, in her own design, Irina Shayk discuss their personal favorites.
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