Marleigh Petras, the representative of Wisconsin, was crowned Miss Bikini United States 2021 by Miss Bikini 2019/20, Dare Taylor at the end of the pageant kicking off Miami Swim Week with SwimSET, a swimwear and resort show featuring 10 up and coming swimwear designers from the U.S., Brazil and Colombia. The pageant took place at the Hilton Cabana Miami Beach overlooking the ocean on July 7, 2021. The final show included a Victoria’s Secret style runway show choreographed by famed model coach Chris Franz and was hosted by actor Cannyon Ramos and Miss Bikini 2019/20, Dare Taylor.
This year the Miss Bikini SwimSET FashionShow featured an 80’s theme. The 45 pageant contestants modeled designs from Copacabana Swimwear, City & Swim, Eido Swim, Hidden Talent Swimwear, Haylez, MJ Designs, Chixit Swim, We Party Swimwear, Take Me Too Collection, and Tipe’ Swimwear.
The 2021 Miss Bikini United States’s court includes Jadalynn Haia, representing Hawaii, as Miss Bikini Model and Miss Bikini Montenegro, Jovana Nikolic, as Miss Bikini Fitness 2021.The new Miss Bikini United States 2021, Marleigh Petras will travel to China to represent the USA in the international Miss Bikini Universe competition, once Covid restrictions are lifted.