Elite Model Look is the most renowned international modeling contest in the world. It is unique in providing the opportunity for young girls to enter the fashion world, become models and begin fabulous careers. The Elite Model Look contest is a prestigious event open to beginners with a professional aim: looking for and discovering the young hopefuls who will become the top models of the future.
Since 1983, Elite Model Look competition has discovered future industry luminaries. Super models such as Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Tatjana Patitz, Claudia Schiffer, Karen Mulder, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Denisa Dvorakova and Gisele Bundchen were all discovered through Elite.
Consistently discovering the stars of tomorrow, Elite launches the careers of young models that dream of being one of the glamorous few and represented by the most prestigious modelling agency in the world.
For the 4th consecutive year, the Elite team toured Nigeria to offer a unique springboard to the girls that dream of becoming models.
The 2011 Elite Model Look Tour Nigeria, composed of 5 castings, in different Nigerian cities. The Elite casting team selected 50 girls from Lagos, Abuja. Port Harcourt, Enugu and Benin to participate in the national finals and 14 girls were selected to compete at the semi finals.
During this semi-finals, every contestant will have the opportunity to communicate their motivation for becoming a model. The jury will study their photogenic qualities and their personality, real assets needed to become a Top Model of tomorrow.
Sponsors of Elite Model Look Nigeria 2011 include: Mercedes Benz, The Avenue Suites, Moet & Chandon, Arise Magazine, Montaigne Place, Black Up, Cool FM, Reze Bonna Photography, Perfect Coordinators, Blush Beauty, BellaNaija and many more.
The show itself is in 4 segments.The New Urban section featuring Eki Orleans and Republic of Foreigner, Swimwear by Melissa Odabash (Temple Muse), Vintage with Virgos Lounge and Bridget Awosika as the closer and headliner. Jewellery by Kristos & Anita Quansah London.
The 14 finalists for the 2011 edition of Elite Model Look Nigeria are:
- Oiza Olayebi
- Rita Ojo
- Ubi Mavefe
- Sharon Egwurube
- Funmilayo Adeoye
- Saratu Iliyasu
- Chinwe Princess Ejere
- Udoma Owia
- Rebecca Areola
- Ruky Imalele
- Ruth Okereafor
- Oluwaseun Adebayo
- Chidera Loveth Okoro
- Dorathy Chizoba Alieze
The finalists will meet in Lagos on the 28th of August 2011 for 7 days of intensive preparation. They will showcase their talent during the Final Show that will be held on September 3rd 2011 at the Civic Center Lagos Nigeria.
The winner will join the finalists of 80 other countries and will participate in the prestigious World Final which will take place on December 6th 2011 in Shanghai with hopes of following in the footsteps of the Cindy Crawfords, Linda Evangelistas, and Gisele Bundchens of the modeling world, who all got a start to their modeling career thanks to the Elite Model Look contest.
- Front row seating
- Black Carpet Photoshoot
- Pre Show dinner
- Photos with models and designers
- Backstage tour
- Complimentary Champagne
- Vip passes for After party
- Goodie Bags
VIP TICKETS: N25,000
- 2nd Row Seating.
- Complimentary Champagne
- Goodie bags
General TICKETS: N10,000
- General seating during the show
Ticket Hotline: 08033278752
Tickets Outlet: Blush, 1388 Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos
Photo Credit: Reze Bonna Photography
BellaNaija.com is a media partner for the 2011 Elite Model Look Nigeria Competition