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Surprise, Surprise: Kate Upton Launches a Bikini Line

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19-year-old newcomer Kate Upton has been on the up and up ever since she landed the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2012 Swimsuit Issue last month. From starring in a racy commercial for Carl's Jr. to partying the night away at Vanity Fair's star-studded post-Oscar bash, the girl is taking any and all opportunities to ensure that she gets the most out of her fifteen minutes.

Upton can now add designer to her résumé because she has just teamed up with LA-based swimwear label Beach Bunny (a brand that she regularly models for) to launch a capsule collection of teeny tiny bikinis. Tops feature a sliding triangle cut in chiffon roses ($155), layered ruffles ($135) or solid black ($135) with a clear/crystal stone piece at the center. Lowrise bottoms come with side ties ($140) or clear/crystal stone hip pieces ($149). So, who will wear these barely-there looks besides SI models? We'll have to wait and see.
· Kate Upton [Official Site]
· Beach Bunny [Official Site]