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Introducing the SI Swimsuit Best of Awards

For the first time, the 2023 SI Swimsuit Issue will include official selections of favorite swim products and places.
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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has been at the forefront of swimwear, fashion and women’s lifestyle since 1964. For years, our editors have traveled the globe searching for the most beautiful locations, fashion and trends. This year, we are bringing to life our first Best of Awards. Brands will be able to submit for a chance to get their products and places recognized by our roster of cover models, expert makeup artists, hairstylists and editors as we vote on the best in swimwear, beauty, fitness and travel.

In the spring of 2023, winners will be announced as an ultimate guide for our readers as the best in Swim Lifestyle in the magazine and on SI Swimsuit’s website and social channels (Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook) Winning brands will receive a short write-up with why they were selected.

The inaugural Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Awards categories are:

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Celebrating what SI Swimsuit knows better than anyone else, the best swimsuits on the market today. SI Swimsuit will feature a variety of swimsuits from bikinis to one pieces, from swimsuits that make a statement to swimwear that meets activewear–this category highlights swimsuits and brands for design, quality, value and popularity.

Apparel and Accessories

Because a swimsuit is not the only thing you need for a perfect beach day, this category will recognize products and brands making fun, chic apparel and accessories including sunglasses, cover-ups, beach bags, chairs, sun hats, sandals, towels, resort jewelry, and more.

Health and Wellness

The best apparel and accessories to keep you beach-ready and feeling your best year-round. This category will highlight some of the best products in Health and Wellness today, from premium activewear to essential fitness technology and equipment.


Whether it's an SI Swimsuit Issue shoot or just a typical hot summer day, SI Swimsuit will honor the beauty products that help you look your best all day long; from makeup and haircare to essential skincare–especially sunscreen.


Throughout the year, the SI Swimsuit team is busy traveling for epic shoots in beautiful places around the world–teaching them a thing or two about travel essentials. This category will celebrate the best luggage to bring on any trip, and the best places to stay once you arrive in a tropical paradise.

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