Fourteen days, twelve of our gorgeous models and one epic luxury resort. Yes, this is how MAXIM does the “Cradle of Polynesia”…
Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I was born and raised in outback Queensland, Australia and I’ve always been a country girl at heart. When I turned 18 I moved to the city to pursue my dreams and now I’m 24 living in Sydney running a successful florist business three years and counting. I work seven days a week with my business and my skincare line that is launching this month. I also love travelling and go to one to four countries a year depending on how much time I can take off. Travelling feeds my soul, I love learning and experiencing different cultures and making life long memories.
What is your best asset?
My knowledge. I prefer to use my time wisely and to feed my mind with positivity, wisdom and knowledge instead. I’m a student for life and haven’t even touched the surface with the amount of knowledge and wisdom that’s out there.
When do you feel sexy?
When I’m healthy, both psychically and mentally. I take great pride in my appearance with a healthy diet, regular exercise and yoga which gives me confidence with my appearance and keeping things together in my personal life.
What do you look for in a man?
A man who is happy within his own life – you can’t start a healthy relationship unless you are happy within yourself. Ambition and drive is also a super turn and authenticity is super important.
Would you ever date one of your social media followers?
If the chemistry is right, definitely!
Describe your ideal date.
I love a good adventure and great food! Personally, my favourite kind of date is a nice hike followed by a picnic with great cheese and wine.
What’s next for you?
My next project is my skincare line Bondi Blooms Botanical. They’re all completely Australian-made, vegan plant based products.
NAME: Sophie Collins
BORN: September 12, 1995
LIVES: Sydney, NSW
FIVE-WORD SELF-DESCRIPTION: “Sexy, adventurous, compassionate, motivated and goal-orientated.”
HOBBIES: “Hiking, travelling and creating.”
PHOBIA: “I have a towel phobia! They need to be washed, dried, ironed and have lavender oil on them.”
GO-TO DRINK: “I love a nice Australian Pinot Noir or Malbec.”
HANGOVER CURE: “Day spa and an IV drip! If you haven’t tried it, please do. You can thank me later.”
LIFE MOTTO: “Live a life you want, not what is expected from other people.”
Photographed by Rocky Batchelor
Produced and Styled by Belinda Roelofs
Hair & make-up by Simmy Carr
Lingerie & bikinis by Mary Holland Lingerie
Videography by Alex Scapens
Shot on location at Taumeasina Island Resort