Lifestyle Style 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Models Answer Everyone's Burning Question: 'How Many Bikinis Do You Own?' Spoiler: 50 seems to be the magic number By Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico is PEOPLE's Deputy Style Director, where she oversees the brand's digital Style and Beauty coverage. This includes running lead on the Met Gala, which is among PEOPLE.com's top-trafficked red carpet events every year, interviewing the industry's top influencers (including all the Kardashian-Jenners), and breaking A-list celeb news (a New Jersey shore native, it is no surprise that her favorite interview ever was with Bruce Springsteen). Brittany is a style contributor to People Every Day Podcast and has represented the brand on national TV programs including Good Morning America and The CW's two TV specials on the British Royals. She joined PEOPLE from Cosmopolitan in 2013, where she was an Associate Editor. People Editorial Guidelines and Mabel Martinez Published on February 17, 2017 05:24 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 13 CHRISTIE BRINKLEY: 40 Emmanuelle Hauguel/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Oh, I have a large drawer of bathing suits -- probably 40." See more photos of Christie here! 02 of 13 KATE UPTON: 50+ Yu Tsai /SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Oh my god! One thing about being in Sports Illustrated -- you have a lot of swimsuits and very little that you would actually wear on a public beach. I don’t even know, maybe like 50 or more." See more photos of Kate here! 03 of 13 ROBYN LAWLEY: 50 Ruven Afanador/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "I’m a swimsuit designer so I have a lot. I have so many. At the moment I probably have 50 for sure. I give away a lot too." See more photos of Robyn here! 04 of 13 HUNTER MCGRADY: 150 Josie Clough/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Probably like 150! I love swimsuits. The smaller the better. A lot of people are trying to cover the plus girls up and I say 'why not flaunt it.'" See more photos of Hunter here! 05 of 13 BARBARA PALVIN: 50 Ben Watts/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "50 because they [SI] sent me 49 last week, and I had 1." See more photos of Barbara here! 06 of 13 MYLA DALBESIO: 15 Ben Watts/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "A lot, like 15. I used to be a girl that had one swimsuit. I was that girl with one suit, 'Oh it’s wet? Got to put it on anyways,' or 'Oh it’s stretched out? Got to tie it tighter.'" See more photos of Myla here! 07 of 13 HANNAH FERGUSON: 100 Yu Tsai/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Probably 100 but some of them are a little too small so I keep them and just hope I’ll be able to wear it some day." See more photos of Hannah here! 08 of 13 LAIS RIBEIRO: 70 James Macari/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Oh my gosh, I’m Brazilian and I have a lot of them. Close to 70. I think that's a lot. I love bikinis." See more photos of Lais here! 09 of 13 KATE BOCK: 120 Ruven Afanador/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "We get big gift bags every year and I keep a lot but I give a lot to my girlfriends. I have over 100 for sure. I will never purchase a bathing suit again. I have 120 and I just got a gift bag so I should have more." See more photos of Kate here! 10 of 13 BIANCA BALTI: 30 + James Macari/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "Too many! Shoes and swimsuits, I have too many. For sure 30 or more [bikinis]." See more photos of Bianca here! 11 of 13 DANIELLE HERRINGTON: 50 Yu Tsai/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "I would say maybe 50 -- not too many." See more photos of Danielle here! 12 of 13 KELLY GALE: TOO MANY TO COUNT James Macari/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "I don't think I could count them. I have five drawers full." See more photos of Kelly here! 13 of 13 VITA SIDORKINA: 45 Ben Watts/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED "I own a lot of them. I love different kinds of bathing suits but my favorite are one-piece bathing suits -- I just love them I don’t know why. My boyfriend is like 'Oh, no wear a two piece,' but I love them. I don’t care because the best part about it is you can wear it with shirts and go to brunch then you take off the shirt and go in the ocean." See more photos of Vita here!