But putting the annual issue together is no small feat.
People magazine broke down some of the numbers of everything that goes into SI’s swimsuit issue, from the bikinis to what the models drink while on shoots.
Check out the breakdown below:
30,000 bikinis were submitted before the final 500 were chosen.
1000 coconut waters consumed by the girls.
250 models were submitted for consideration before narrowing the field down to 23.
100 tubes of St. Tropez tanning lotion contributed to the models’ golden sheen.
143 plays at the photoshoots of the pump-up song “We Ready for the Road” by Bunji Garlin.
36 topless shots in the magazine.
14 models are U.S.A.-born, while 9 come from countries including Russia, Portugal, Canada and Denmark.
3 nude pictures in the magazine.
3 people are solely dedicated to bikini adjustment and proper placement.
2 rolls of fashion tape kept everything secure.
1 makeup artist per shoot made sure everyone was appropriately bronzed.
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