‘Sports Illustrated’ gets another huge ‘slice of Kenya’

By: nairobinews
Model Anne de Paula
Supermodel Anne de Paula. PHOTO | SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

After featuring Kenyan-born Somali model Halima Aden model wearing a hijab and bikini as part of their 2019 swimsuit issue, Sports Illustrated magazine is now set to feature more of Kenya and its unique culture and picturesque scenery.

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The magazine shared pictures taken of supermodel Anne de Paula wearing a swimsuit complemented with Maasai beaded jewellery covering her torso.

The magnificent Maasai Mara, with all its splendour, acts as her background.

Supermodel Anne de Paula. PHOTO | SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

In one of the pictures, a giraffe is seen grazing peacefully in the background.

Supermodel Anne de Paula. PHOTO | SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

This is not the first time Kenya is being cited as a perfect location for magazines photo-shoot for popular international fashion and lifestyle magazines.

Supermodel Anne de Paula. PHOTO | SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

British supermodel Naomi Campbell was in the country in June this year for a photo shoot she did in collaboration with British Vogue Magazine.

Supermodel Anne de Paula. PHOTO | SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

In the pictures shared by Campbell giving her fans a sneak peak, she is completely nude and only adorns a beaded waist chain.