Kelsey Merritt Brings the Tube Top and Maxi Skirt Trend to Fall With Knit Set, Celebrates Major Life Milestone

The fashion icon and model just purchased her first home in Los Angeles.
Kelsey Merritt.

Kelsey Merritt.

Kelsey Merritt is celebrating an exciting life milestone—and she sure looks good while making her dreams come true. We love a fabulous girlboss moment!

The SI Swimsuit alumna and Instagram fashion icon just purchased her first home in Los Angeles, and stunned in a recent photoshoot in her new crib. The 26-year-old donned a gorgeous figure-hugging sweater material tube top and maxi skirt set in an elegant cream color from Almada Label. The minimalist clothing brand is known for its “sustainable luxury knitwear.”

The Filipino-American model paired the “shell” number with small gold hoop earrings and a dainty pendant necklace from Tiffany & Co.

Almada Label Lulu Bustier Top, $200 and Umi Maxi Skirt, $390 (

“did a thing.. bought my first home in LA ❤️ I was searching for a while and fell in love instantly with this charming house! Can’t wait to show you guys more of her 🏡@adrianmartinn and I had a fun little photo shoot before I moved in 🥰 do we want home content?” she captioned the carousel shared with her two million Instagram followers.

“SO PROUD OF U!!!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” 2023 SI Swimsuit cover girl Brooks Nader commented.

“Ahhhh screaming!! Congratulations babe! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️,” Aimee Song added.

“So happy for you!!” Gigi Caruso wrote.

“Ahhh, congrats Kelsey! Always rooting for u❤️🔥,” one fan gushed.

Shop similar knit looks below:

Amiblvowa Y2k Mini Dress Strapless Knit Tube Dress, $22.99 (

H&M Ribbed Viscose-Blend Top, $37.99 and Rib-Knit Pants, $37.99 (

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.