Shop Swim Search Finalist Saje Nicole’s Bikini While It’s on Sale for Less Than $35

The model donned a two-piece from the Sports Illustrated for JC Penney collection.
Saje Nicole

Saje Nicole.

Saje Nicole, a finalist in the 2021 Swim Search open casting call, recently rocked the perfect sporty-chic swimsuit for summer. On Thursday, the Haitian-American model donned a purple and blue tie-dye bikini from the Sports Illustrated for JC Penney collection on Instagram.

Nicole sat on the side of a lifeguard tower as she showed off her two-piece in the first few snaps. Her post also included a video clip in which the actress and activist grinned for the camera and adjusted her swimsuit bottoms.

“Ready for the perfect blend of sporty and sexy? 🔥,” Nicole wrote in her caption. “The new @sportsillustrated X @jcpenney collection is a must-have for vacay, pool day or vibes at the beach, thank me later!! 😉.”

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“This has to be one of our favorites! 😍,” the official JC Penney IG account commented.

“Always so inspiring my love 🔥🔥😍,” one fan added.

“Yaasssss boo👌😍,” someone else applauded.

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Cara O’Bleness


Cara is a trending news writer/editor for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. A passionate writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in print and online media, she loves storytelling and believes that words have the power to change the world. Prior to joining the team, Cara worked as a writer and editor across a number of content verticals, including food, lifestyle, health and wellness, and small business and entrepreneurship. In her free time, Cara loves reading, spending time with her family and making her way through Michigan’s many microbreweries. She is a graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism.