Ciara wears black dress with risque cutouts to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit launch party


Ciara wore Laquan Smith on the red carpet for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit opening night. (Photo: Gotham/FilmMagic)

Ciara showed off abs during her appearance at the Sports Illustrated swimsuit launch party on Thursday evening.

The singer arrived at the Hard Rock Hotel in New York wearing an all-black look by Laquan Smith that featured multiple revealing cutouts. The 36-year-old was there to celebrate her spot on the magazine’s cover.

“My type A party is an SI cover party,” Ciara captioned Publish on Instagram.

Naturally, people praised her stunning, “ripped” look featured in the comments section.

“Wow the body is crazy,” one person commented. Another wrote, “legs for days”.

Ciara’s feed is currently filled with photos of her beautiful body as she shares footage from her shoot with Sports Illustrated swimsuit since being announced as one of four cover girls on Monday. In her original post breaking the news, she shared her excitement about being included in the 2022 issue.

After walking the red carpet at Thursday’s launch party, where Ciara was joined by hubby Russell Wilson, the ‘1, 2 Step’ singer took the stage for a performance of her greatest hits, wearing leggings in jeans over leather pants.

Ciara performs onstage at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2022 issue launch. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)

Ciara performs onstage at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2022 issue launch. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)

She also encouraged participants, “Don’t stop believing in what you want to do. If you believe in it, it’s so possible.”

“You have no idea, it’s a dream come true,” she said of landing the coveted cover. “You know how they say something in the making. It was a dream in the making. 18 years ago, me, a little girl from Atlanta, Georgia, dreaming big. I remember seeing Tyra Banks on the cover and I thought it might be me one day… It happened.

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