• 55-year-old model is a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit showstopper

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Kathy Jacobs is “55 years young” and feeling herself. The California-based model-actress has been in the game since the early 1990s, when she was a “petite” poser for NYC's iconic Ford agency. Nearly 30 years later, she says, she's “still fighting for inclusion in the industry.” And she's doing it in a bikini...
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  • Cynthia Rowley Made Halima Aden A Custom Burkini

    Cynthia Rowley Made Halima Aden A Custom Burkini

    1 month ago - By Essence

    It is currently Miami Swim Week and models are strutting down the runway in this seasons hottest bikinis, one-pieces, and all that in between. But for model Halima Aden who stands firm in her Muslim religion decided not to opt-out of swim week but instead, make a statement. Aden opened up the 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Runway Show in a floral print burkini designed by Cynthia Rowley that read, “Don't Change Yourself, Change the Game” on the sleeves. “Halima is a true role model and I feel so lucky to be able to help spread her message and encourage women around the world to live with...
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  • Halima Aden Wears Custom Burkini at Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Most Diverse Fashion Show Ever

    Halima Aden Wears Custom Burkini at Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Most Diverse Fashion Show Ever

    1 month ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is continuing to break boundaries, most recently using its platform to showcase a lineup of diverse women on the catwalk during Miami Swim Week.
    Muslim model and activist Halima Aden - who made history as the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the SI Swimsuit 2019 - opened the powerful Sports Illustrated 2019 Runway Show at the W South Beach Hotel wearing a custom-designed Cynthia Rowley burkini that read “DON'T CHANGE YOURSELF, CHANGE THE GAME” down the sleeves.
    SI Swim editor MJ Day tells PEOPLE that featuring Aden as the opening model in the show was...
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