Swedish girls
       
     
 At a pool party in Beverly Hills
       
     
 Planning the Swedish Bikini Team Tour
       
     
 Closet in rented house
       
     
 Tanning
       
     
 Laser hair removal
       
     
 Pre photo shoot
       
     
 Power walk on Venice beach
       
     
 Agent meeting
       
     
 Photo shoot in Brooklyn apartment
       
     
 In line for the ladies room
       
     
 Waiting for the photographer
       
     
 The Swedish bikini team photo shoot
       
     
 Clubbing in downtown LA
       
     
 Runyon canyon hike
       
     
Swedish girls
       
     
Swedish girls

Since the sixties, the Swedish girl has been a symbol of sin and sexual liberation. For my thesis at university I spent a month in Los Angeles exploring the myth of Scandinavian girls abroad. I met the Swedish Bikini Team and came in to a world where youth and beauty are commodities that can take you up to the highest circles of the Hollywood elite -where your biggest asset, your body, must be kept absolutely flawless. A beautiful girl provides a man the same status as an expensive car in this world and these Swedish girls use that fact to acquire a life of luxury unparalleled in their homeland.

 At a pool party in Beverly Hills
       
     

At a pool party in Beverly Hills

 Planning the Swedish Bikini Team Tour
       
     

Planning the Swedish Bikini Team Tour

 Closet in rented house
       
     

Closet in rented house

 Tanning
       
     

Tanning

 Laser hair removal
       
     

Laser hair removal

 Pre photo shoot
       
     

Pre photo shoot

 Power walk on Venice beach
       
     

Power walk on Venice beach

 Agent meeting
       
     

Agent meeting

 Photo shoot in Brooklyn apartment
       
     

Photo shoot in Brooklyn apartment

 In line for the ladies room
       
     

In line for the ladies room

 Waiting for the photographer
       
     

Waiting for the photographer

 The Swedish bikini team photo shoot
       
     

The Swedish bikini team photo shoot

 Clubbing in downtown LA
       
     

Clubbing in downtown LA

 Runyon canyon hike
       
     

Runyon canyon hike