She may have been booted off Love Island Australia in tears, but Vanessa Joli certainly isn’t losing any sleep over her ‘hurtful’ exit from the villa - nor the love she left behind.
Just one day after departing the reality TV show, the Vanuatu-born babe appeared to have bounced back in spectacular fashion, sharing a sizzling bikini snap on her Instagram account.
Posing on the beach in a sleek black two-piece swimsuit, the Sydneysider bared (almost) all thanks to her tiny bikini bottom that left little to the imagination.
Vanessa’s daring bikini
The briefs - by swimwear brand Pérdu - are exceptionally hi-cut and feature a daring triangular-shaped cut-out that sits just above the pubic bone.
Vanessa teamed them with the matching one-shouldered bikini top which also features a small cut-out under the bust which artfully exposes more than a hint of cleavage.
While the French speaker claimed in the caption for the saucy snap that she harboured no hard feelings toward her on-screen beau, model and wrestler Matthew Zukowski, she made sure to show him what he was missing.
The brainy beauty - she’s studying a Masters in computer science - appears to be a big fan of the brand, popping up multiple times on the Pérdu Instagram account modelling their wares.
In particular, Vanessa is snapped sporting the revealing Mrs Winkle bikini top and bottom which leaves the vast majority of her under-bust exposed.
She also wore another of the brand’s bikinis - a blue number with buckle detailing - on Love Island.
Skin-baring designs seem to be de rigueur for the brand, having released an ‘invisible’ bikini that appears to be stuck on to the model’s body thanks to the transparent straps.
It’s not the first time a bikini bottom with an extreme groin cut-out that leaves very little to the imagination has raised eyebrows online.
The itsy-bitsy bikini bottom by European brand HARD Swimwear features a high-cut, string sides that tie below the belly button.
But the most controversial part has to be the triangular cut-out that leaves several inches of the pubic area completely exposed.
US Big Brother star Liz Nolan, 28, sported the ‘Tie Me Down’ string bikini bottom on Instagram back in July, whipping her fans into a frenzy.
“Loveeee but interesting tan line that would leave!” commented one of the Miami native’s followers.
“That suit is cray,” said another.
“Doesn't seem practical for swimming, but it looks good,” pointed out one.
Another was concerned about the hair removal required to carry off the look, commenting, “Close shave”.
The racy beachwear comes in leopard and snake print as well as plain black - if you prefer a more subtle look - and costs about $45.
Those looking to quite literally top off their look with an equally skin-baring style might consider the brand’s ‘Sport’ top which exposes some serious underboob.
Just don’t forget to slather all skin left open to the sun’s rays with sunscreen, including any bits that, well... you get what we mean.
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