Padma Lakshmi's best beach moments


Padma Lakshmi’s best beach moments

Our May cover girl shows you how to work that bikini

By ELLE team  May 2nd, 2016

You can never be sure of anything, except that Padma Lakshmi knows how to work a bikini. Our May cover girl, author of the delicious new memoir Love, Loss And What We Ate, and founder of the hashtag #idliboobs is never too far from a beach holiday. We scrolled through her Instagram profile for cues on effective beach bumming:       

 1. Sombreros are great for sun protection, and embarrassing family  

 

 2. Making sea breeze work to your advantage is an art

 

 2. Fashion shoots are unforgiving. #BehindTheScenes    

Desperate times.. #Goa

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Dec 8, 2015 at 8:01pm PST

 

 4. So much #fitspiration can’t handle

My friend claims it looks like I have a penis in this pic. One guess as to whether he’s gay or not… #onhismind #tbt

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:16pm PST

  

 5. What’s the perfect shade of sun-kissed, you ask? 

Goodbye summer….

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Sep 8, 2015 at 6:13am PDT

 

6. Be partial to cover ups that dial up the drama   

Welcome 2016!!!!

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Jan 1, 2016 at 7:54am PST

 

7. Special thanks to Padma for creating our favourite hashtag: #idliboobs 

The only benefit of gaining weight is what it does to your boobs! #idliboobs

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Aug 13, 2015 at 4:06pm PDT

 

8. Buy beach-friendly snacks in pop colours for best results  

#hamptons #popsicle #nofilter

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Jun 21, 2014 at 4:19pm PDT

 

9. How Padma Lakshmi does hangovers. No one said life was fair.

Ouch my hangover hurts! #miami #artbasel

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Dec 8, 2013 at 9:27am PST

 

10. We’re now slightly obsessed with #LittleHands

Some moments should last forever….#sunset #motherlove

A photo posted by Padma Lakshmi (@padmalakshmi) on Jul 31, 2014 at 9:27pm PDT