Selita Ebanks proves she's got sass
The beautiful Selita Ebanks has graced the covers of countless fashion magazines and has walked the walk on plenty of catwalks. However, the gorgeous model recently changed gears, opting to instead create the looks that go down the runway. BET reports that Ebanks revealed her first collection of swimwear, coverups and shoes to the general public on March 21.
The former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model is no stranger to rocking itsy-bitsy bikinis and women's urban clothes, so it's not surprising she killed it with her new line, Sass by Selita.
The swimsuits were edgy and fresh - some with jewel accents and chain detailing. According to Ebanks, she wanted to create a line that was fierce and brought out women's confidence.
"That's [a swimsuit made with chain links] definitely not for the timid," Ebanks told The New York Daily News. "But the great thing is that if you have a one-piece swimsuit that's pretty boring, this is something you could just throw on top of it and reinvent it. It’s fun and sexy."
As for the name, Ebanks told the source she wanted something that represented how she feels about herself and how all women should feel.
"I wanted a name that covers all of my aspirations in the designing world," she told the newspaper. "Sass is basically the female version of swag. I wanted something that will empower women and let them know that their sass is untouchable. It takes a certain kind of women to have sass - very confident, sexy and independent."