Nina Agdal for Leonisa, 2014
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LEONISA AS a swimwear brand has never dealt in the less-can-be-more design philosophies of brands like, say Beach Bunny or Kate Swim. They are first and foremost a lingerie and shapewear manufacturer. But damn, do they know how to pick their models.
The longtime lingerie brand designs pieces that are more modest than the stuff you'll see in the pages of the SI Swimsuit Issue, but then they hire Nina Agdal to model them. That's a whole different story.
Take a look at a few of her pics (and if you want more, you can see some exhaustive—read: 76 photo-gallery—Nina for Leonisa coverage over at rsvlts.com):
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But lest you think that Nina is the only model making the brand's comfort-centric garments look like something better suited for a Maxim spread, here are a few contributions from SI Swimsuit two-timer Natasha Barnard, who also makes frequent appearances in the Leonisa catalog.