The Sexy Body Issue: Adriana Lima
DEREK BLASBERG What’s the first thing you think of when I say the word sexy?
ADRIANA LIMA My husband!
DB Who do you think is the sexiest woman?
AL Marilyn Monroe was the sexiest. She was very feminine and confident with a touch of innocence.
DB Who is the sexiest man?
AL Of course my husband! Because he is very smart, he makes me laugh, and I love how athletic and energized he is all the time.
DB In your life, when have you felt the sexiest?
AL Right after I had my beautiful daughter, Valentina.
DB What is your definition of sexy? Is it only physical?
AL To me, it is all about confidence in yourself both physically and mentally. But you also have to have a slightly playful attitude about everything.
DB Some people say showing skin is sexy, others say leaving something to the imagination is sexier. What do you think?
AL Both can be sexy, but I still think sexy is really not about what you expose. It’s about how you say and do things and the attitude!
DB What’s the sexiest thing in your closet? And when do you wear it?
AL Lingerie...morning, afternoon, and night.
DB Who is the sexiest designer?
AL Riccardo Tisci, definitely.
DB Can anyone be sexy?
AL I think it’s like charisma—in many cases you have to be born with it.
DB What tips would you give someone on being sexy?
AL Have confidence, attitude, but mostly be yourself. Be unique!