Elite model Maggie Rawlins is #goals. She’s gorgeous, looks seriously amaze in a bikini, and can even save your life (she was a nurse before swapping her scrubs for swimwear). Get to know the Ocean Drive: Swim Guide cover star.
Where did you grow up?
MAGGIE RAWLINS: South Carolina.
How were you discovered?
MR: On social media!
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done for a shoot?
MR: Swam with sharks.
Favorite swim trends?
MR: I love a high cut bikini. I think they’re flattering for every body type.
What's on your summer playlist?
MR: Anything by the Alabama Shakes. I am obsessed.
What makes you feel sexy?
MR: Feeling healthy and strong. I always feel better when I’ve been eating clean and working out regularly.
How do you prep the night before a shoot?
MR: I always try to drink a ton of water and get plenty of sleep. My skin always looks so much better when I’m hydrated and well rested.
Best kept beauty secret?
MR: I’m a sucker for a good facial. I try to go every month if I have the time.
What’s a place you’ve never been but are dying to go to?
If you weren’t a model, what other career would you pursue?
MR: I would still be working as an RN.
MR: Lots and lots of hot yoga. Maham Yoga Studio is my go-to when I’m in Miami.
MR: Lucali Pizza or Casa Tua...don’t make me pick!
Go-to spot in Miami to grab a drink?
MR: The Standard! There is no better place to watch the sunset in Miami with a big glass of rosé.
Advice to aspiring models?
MR: You don’t have to conform to the industry's standards. Be you.
Photography by: PHOTO BY EDUARDO REZENDE