Gabriella Halikas Turns 26 in See-Through Baby Blue Fishnet Dress at Coachella

The 2021 Swim Search model celebrated her big day on April 15.
Gabriella Halikas.

Gabriella Halikas.

Gabriella Halikas had a super exciting birthday this weekend, and tons of celebrities, influencers and music lovers celebrated alongside her. The 2021 Swim Search finalist turned 26 on April 15 while at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

She donned a gorgeous baby blue fishnet dress with a matching bandeau top and high-waisted booty shorts underneath. The maxi dress from The Kript featured one shoulder and a few intentionally distressed rips. Stylist Brigitte Shokouhi paired the monotone look with tiny oval sunglasses from Giant Vintage, a stack of gold necklaces from 8 Other Reasons and chunky silver bangles from Lili Claspe.

“coachELLA day 1 & my MF 26th BIRTHDAYYYYYY 💫🎉🥳🍾🎡,” the self-proclaimed “CEO of confidence” captioned her post.

Makeup artist Danielle Pavia opted for a full glam moment with a glowy bronzed base, dramatic lashes, feathered brows and a glossy pink lip. Halikas’s dark brown hair was perfectly blown out and loosely curled.

Tons of friends, fans and fellow influencers chimed into the comments to wish the model a happy birthday.

“Absolute GODDESS go off queen!!” Sarah Trott wrote.

“Ella is my religion 🙏🏻,” one fan joked.

“Happy birthday!!!! SLAY EVERYDAY BUT ESP TODAY 🔥❤️ hope it’s a blast and full of love 🎉,” another added.

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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.