Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

See Kate Upton's Nude Body-Paint Outtakes From "Sports Illustrated"

  1. Begin Slideshow
    kate upton_00

    67

    SHARES

    19 comments
    See All Slides

    Leave it to Kate Upton to make a painted-on swath of purple beads and a bikini bottom look real. We won't go as far as to call it stylish — but real, sure. Sports Illustrated has been painting swimsuits on its models for years, but Upton's may be the icing on the carefully-placed cake.

    The photos that made the cut are basically what we imagine a photo shoot featuring the beautiful people of Burning Man would look like. The outtakes, though, are slightly more perplexing. We've got a few questions: One, where is the beach? Seriously, there's not even a hint of an ocean breeze or one grain of sand in sight. Two, since when does a bundle of necklaces constitute a bikini top? And three, where's the outtake part of the shoot? Excuse us, but Upton still looks gorgeous. If this is a blooper reel, then let it be a testament to her irresistible — if not controversial — beauty, killer of egos and men's hearts for years to come. (Celebuzz)

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Skin care

6 Reasons Your Skin Isn't Perfect — Yet

Perfect skin. It’s what we all want, and it's the reason so many of us spend countless hours (and dollars) trying to figure out which skin-care products to buy. Luckily, I’ve got the surprising scoop on what you’re doing — and not doing — that’s likely keeping your complexion from looking its best. read

Shopping

14 Fall Style Tricks That Are Pure Genius

Layer, layer some more, rinse, and repeat. It's the same styling directive we hear fall after fall. "Layer!" Layer what, exactly? If you're looking to get to the bottom of what that really means (and answer more autumn-fashion queries), you've landed in the right place. And, if you're hoping to sheath your body like a pro read