2023 SI Swimsuit Rookie Ellie Thumann Rocks Cropped Crochet Cover-Up and String Bottoms

The lifestyle, beauty and fashion YouTuber is ready for summer.
Ellie Thumann.

Ellie Thumann.

Ellie Thumann is kicking off summer with a a gorgeous and moody series of Instagram pics. The 2023 SI Swimsuit rookie recently posed in the back of her new truck and donned a strappy white bikini set with a cropped beige crochet long sleeve cover-up top.

Thumann, who grew up in Arizona and now lives in South Carolina, sported a glowy and minimal makeup look, including a dash of blush and feathered brows. Her blonde locks were left naturally wavy and pinned back in a half-updo.

“beach in 5 @alo #alopartner,” she captioned the May 31 post she shared with her 1.6 million Instagram followers and tagged activewear brand Alo Yoga.

The 21-year-old accessorized with gold hoop earrings and several mixed-metals rings.

Ellie Thumann.

Ellie Thumann.

The social media influencer, who is best known for her lifestyle, beauty and fashion YouTube account, was photographed by Ben Watts in Puerto Rico earlier this year.

“beaut,” complimented Sarah Brand.

“I have never seen a cuter picture of u than the second one !!!! So cute 😭💖,” one fan commented.

“I’ll be right there,” another added.

“Angel,” someone else wrote.

“please what is your camera setting!!!” one person asked in reference to the high-quality snaps.

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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.