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Hannah Davis on Her Favorite Designers & Who She Looks Up to


Hannah Davis on Her Favorite Designers & Who She Looks Up to

By Katie Jackson | July 11, 2016 | People

The ultimate Miami Swim Week model, Hannah Davis has graced the cover of everything from Ocean Drive to Sports Illustrated.


When bombshell Hannah Davis isn’t jet-setting across the globe for photo shoots, sitting front row at Fashion Week, or judging Project Runway: Junior, she’s busy planning her nuptials to ex-Yankee slugger Derek Jeter.

What’s a swim shoot like? I love swim shoots! It is work—I’m not lounging on the beach drinking piña coladas—but most people don’t get to “work” on a beach in some exotic location.

How did it feel going from an Ocean Drive cover right into a Sports Illustrated cover? It has been the best moment of my career. Ocean Drive was a great start to an amazing year. Sports Illustrated changed my life and my career. I will be forever thankful.

Who inspires you? I have always looked up to Heidi Klum. She is not only a model, but she’s a mom and a businesswoman. She has an amazing work ethic; she is kind to people and has had success in so many different aspects of her career.

Cheat meal? I love chicken wings! And I love dessert—ice cream, cookies, and going to Cold Stone Creamery.

Swim designers you love? Basta Surf and Mikoh. Basta is reversible, so you’re buying two for one.

Advice to aspiring swim models? Work hard; stay humble!

Photography by: Photography by Dove Shore/Contour by Getty Images