Lana Bramlette, Chicago Designer, Lands Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

04/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lana Bramlette's life took a significant twist Tuesday when The Today Show unveiled the cover of this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.

Right there, on model Brooklyn Decker's neck, was the Chicago-based designer's "Peace" necklace.

"It doesn't hurt that she doesn't really have a top on. I feel bad for the swimsuit designer, but what are you gonna do?" Bramlette said.

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