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Padma Lakshmi

They’re getting better with age! Padma Lakshmi is one of a few 40-plus celebrities who have been spotted flaunting their jaw-dropping bikini bodies recently. In Miami Beach for Art Basel, the “Top Chef” host, 42, enjoyed an afternoon at the beach in a head-turning baby blue two-piece adorned with fringe and featuring a flirty side-tie bottom. In November, the single mom of 3-year-old Krishna told Playboy that her job as a professional foodie has impacted her waistline over the years. "I usually gain between 10 and 15 pounds over six weeks each season,” the reality TV judge said. “Then I spend 12 weeks working it off." Well, this photo of her is certainly one from post-production because she looks perfect. And she’s not the only one! Check out these other age-defying beauties... (12/8/2012)

Celebs Over 40 Flaunt Their Killer Bikini Bodies

Padma Lakshmi, Kate Walsh, Sheryl Crow, and other stars defy age in itty bitty bikinis.