02/05/2015 04:38 EST | Updated 02/05/2015 04:59 EST

Kate Upton Stuns In A Sexy Swimsuit For Express

She might not be on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue this year but Kate Upton has moved onward and upwards!

Proof? Her contract with retailer Express, which just released a sizzling photo of the budding actress sporting a sexy one-piece swimsuit.

The 22-year-old shared the racy snap with her Instagram followers on Wednesday:

Sorry about the cold #floridaiswarm #suckstobeupnorth @expressrunway

A photo posted by Kate Upton (@kateupton) on

In the pic, the blond beauty stands in an infinity pool while wearing the plunging swimsuit underneath a fringed cover-up.

Upton, who covered not one but two Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues, was named the face of Express last March, making her the first celebrity spokeswoman to appear in the brand's campaigns in the past decade.

Since her star-making Sports Illustrated covers, Upton has become a full-fledged celebrity, appearing in movies such as "The Other Woman" and "The Three Stooges," and appearing on countless magazine covers—the latest being the March 2015 issue of Elle UK.

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