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Summer of Swim: Scenes from the Maui Jim VIP Lounge

Get a BTS look into the Maui Jim VIP Lounge at SI's Summer of Swim Fan Festival. 

Couldn't make it out to Coney Island yesterday? Don't worry! We've got a behind-the-scenes look from the Maui Jim VIP Lounge at our first-ever Summer of Swim Fan Festival. 

From beach volleyball to boardwalk carnival games, the ladies of SI Swimsuit managed to make one of New York's most iconic beaches hotter than ever before. But when our gorgeous girls weren't soaking up the sun with their loyal fans, you could find them relaxing and kicking back in an exclusive lounge at the Ford Amphitheater. Complete with a Maui Jim sunglass station and all the snacks you can think of (a literal dream come true, y'all), the space provided a secluded (and shaded!) haven for the ladies you already know and love. 


We caught up with three-time SI Swimsuit model Samantha Hoopes, who showed off her new sunnies during a fun Facebook Live video. See what she has to say about our favorite adult playground in the video below: 

Couldn't make it down for our festival yesterday? Be sure to catch up on all the action with our Summer of Swim diary and favorite GIFs from the day. It'll almost feel like you were there!

BONUS: See some of our favorite moments from the Summer of Swim Fan Festival!