Last month, we shared the twelve nominees for the SI Swimsuit 2014 Rookie of the Year, and today Swim Daily revealed that the winner with 32 percent of the vote is: Sara Sampaio. The brunette babe is the first Portuguese model to appear in the annual Swimsuit Issue, and thanks to her previous work for Victoria’s Secret, has a dedicated online following. Sara beat out Hannah Ferguson and Emily Ratajkowski who came in second and third place respectively. Congratulations to Sara, and in case you missed it, here are some photos of the model from the magazine photographed by Ben Watts.
Printed Matter – Portuguese model Sara Sampaio shows off the colorful patterns from the resort collections in a new fashion spread for Modern Media China’s January issue. Stockton Johnson captures the Victoria’s Secret babe in New York City wearing designs from the likes of Michael Kors, Givenchy, Stella McCartney and Jil Sander selected by stylist Kevin Chow. / Hair by Yoichi Tomizawa, Makeup by Deanna Melluso
New Year’s on Instagram – Kicking off the New Year, some of our favorite models shared party snaps and holiday photos on Instagram this week. Check out FGR’s weekly Instagram roundup featuring leading faces such as Hilary Rhoda, Sara Sampaio, Doutzen Kroes, Natasha Poly and more. And in case you missed our previous roundups, click over here.
Rooftop Temptress – Rising star Sara Sampaio shows off her seductive side in a new fashion spread featured in Flaunt Magazine. The dark-haired beauty poses for model turned photographer David Agbodji in the sultry snaps. Styled by Long Nguyen, Sara wears designer looks from labels such as Lanvin, Bottega Veneta and Valentino on a rooftop setting.
Summer Heat – Photographer Emre Dogru snaps Portuguese fashion model Sara Sampaio for the June 2013 edition of L’Officiel Turkey. Dressed by stylist Ayca Elkap, the stunning brunette dons sexy beach styles from designer labels at a pool setting. / Hair by ibrahim zengin, Make Up by Melis ilkkilic, Post Production by Firat Meric & Mustafa Cetin