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SI Swimsuit 2015 Casting Call: Lauren Bedford

CASTING CALLS for Swimsuit 2015 are in full swing and we are bringing you a sneak peek at some of this year's Swimsuit hopefuls. Who do you think will make it in?

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LAUREN BEDFORD is simply googly-eyed over her fiancé, Rangers forward Brian Boyle. Presumably he's a little tied up in a few other things at the moment, but to be fair so is she. Last week the 30-year-old Orlando-native stopped by for a little meet and greet with the SI Swimsuit team. Next week, though, she'll be married, which has to be exciting for the model who has covered her fair share of bridal mags. No more pretending; she's ready for the real deal.

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Name: Lauren Bedford

Age: 30

Hometown: Orlando

Current city: NYC <3

Years modeling: 15

When I travel I always bring my: sunscreen, a candle, photos of my honey and puppies, and good hair oil!

The most expensive thing in my closet is my: favorite Céline bag

The craziest thing I've had to do on a shoot is: swim with dolphins full speed in a lagoon; so fast that dolphin was that I lost my bottoms—really fun job with Abercrombie

I am best known for my: my fiancé would say my butt, haha

When I was younger I was: always goofing around . . . some things never change

I feel sexiest when: I wake up . . . and a tan always helps

My pets are: chihuahas named Kingsley & Snickers

My friends think I spend too much time: working! But never! I love my job

My biggest fear is: being underwater

The celebrity I'd do a kissing scene with is: my cutie fiancé <3

The book everyone should read is: Sarah'sKey by Tatiana de Rosnay and Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

The movie everyone should see is: The Notebook! Love that one!

My favorite musical artist is: Zac Brown Band

My go-to karaoke song is: I Got You, Babe by Sonny and Cher

If I started a charity it would be to: help animals, and autism

I am: a morning person / not a morning person

I am an: amazing cook / O.K. cook / awful cook...."pretty good cook"

The best dish I make is: crispy parm chicken and gnocchi

My favorite foods are: sweet / savory....."salty!"

I am: single / in a relationship / it's complicated / I'll never tell!....."getting married in two weeks!" [Ed note: This was a week-and-a-half ago!]

I am: spontaneous / a planner....."major planner, but I love spontaneous surprises!"

My personal style can be summed up as:

  1. Leather jacket and motorcycle boots
  2. T-shirt, jeans and Converse
  3. Chanel sunglasses and Louboutins....."but always love a good leather [jacket] and jeans"
  4. Maxi dress and sandals
  5. Other

The three items on my bucket list are:

  1. Visit Ireland
  2. Save another life
  3. See Bora Bora

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LAUREN IN PICTURES:

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LAUREN ONLINE:  Instagram • FORD Models portfolio

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LAUREN'S FLIPAGRAM: 

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