Erin Heatherton, Genevieve Morton, Rose Bertram and Hailey Clauson are models featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue in 2015. Each model donned a body-painted swimsuit.
Erin Heatherton is a native of Skokie, Illinois. She's 26, stands 6 feet tall and graduated from Niles North High School. Genevieve Morton hails from a small town just outside of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. She appeared in "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" Rose Bertram is a Belgium native currently signed with IMG Paris and Marilyn in New York City. Hailey Caluson modeled for DSquared2, Jill Stuart and Gucci. She is from Thousand Oaks, California.
Each model's body-painted swimsuit was an ode to Americana and patriotism, with denim and American flag motifs throughout. Several of the models also appeared in fabric bathing suits. Samantha Hoopes, Lauren Mellor, Hannah Ferguson, Emily Ratajkowski and Cris Urena are models who wore body-painted swimsuits in the 2014 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.
Locations of photo shoots in previous issues included the Cook Islands, Cape Canaveral, Madagascar and the British Virgin Islands. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue is annual, typically released each February, and features a mixture of established and up-and-coming models as well female athletes and other non-models such as Danica Patrick, Serena Williams and Beyoncé Knowles.