Over the years, Elite has developed an unrivalled ability to scout new talent through the Elite Model Look competition thus proving to be an instant and guaranteed boost to the winners’ modeling careers, surpassing any of their dreams.
Elite model management remains at the forefront of the industry and has launched the careers of celebrities such as our very own Oluchi Orlando, Gisele Bundchen, Naomi Campbell, Stephanie Seymour, Tyra Banks, Cindy Crawford, Demi Moore, Cameron Diaz, Andie McDowell, Linda Evangelista, Heidi Klum, and Claudia Schiffer.
The group clientele spans includes leading fashion houses and famous individuals, including Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Versace, L’Oreal, Vogue, Elle and many more.
Elite Model Look is the largest, most glamorous and most prestigious model search competition 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 goal: looking for and discovering the young hopefuls who will become the future top models.
Each year, Elite Model Look competition sees over 350,000 female contestants between Age 14 to 22, attending national casting held in over 80 countries around the world.
For the 28th consecutive year, Elite is organizing the most prestigious modeling contest in the world offering thousands of girls the opportunity to achieve their dream and follow in the footstep of top models.
Throughout the years, Elite Model Look competition has offered many young girls a chance to start a career of international model at the highest level. The winners are not only selected for their photogenic qualities, their personality and their natural beauty but also for their potential to correspond to current fashion trends.
From a rigorous selection progress, at least one contestant in each country is elected in the National Final and gets to participate in the main event: the international final, with $325,000 of modeling contract at stake.
Elite representatives from PARIS will choose the finalists from the National Finals in Lagos August 16 2011.
Selected contestants will be accommodated in August for a week of intensive grooming. This training will cover all the professional aspects of modeling. The 14 finalists will experience and undergo fitness training, makeovers, nutrition lectures, professional photo sessions as well as a run through of the event.
Elite model look Nigeria Finale would be held in September 3rd 2011 at the Civic Center Lagos, Nigeria
If you think you have what it takes to become a model don’t let the chance to be discovered slip away.
The Elite team would be touring Nigeria on the following dates…. JULY 9th PORTHARCOUT - X-LOUNGE BAR. JULY 16TH BENIN-LINCX BAR, JULY 30TH LAGOS - REHAB POOL LOUNGE, AUGUST 6TH ABUJA -TERMINAL 5 BAR.
To take part in one of the Elite Model Look castings, applicants must be:
- A Nigerian Citizen
- The age between 14 and 23
- At least 5’8 in or 172cm tall
- Must have no signed contract with any Agency in Nigeria (Very important)
- Must be ready to travel abroad
- A genuine interests a modeling career.
- Ø The winner of Elite model look International gets a chance to win a modeling contract with Elite model Management.
- Ø All expense paid trip to New York City
- Ø Opportunity to represent Nigeria at the Elite Model Look Finale in Asia 2011
- Ø A chance to win 150,000USD at the international finals.
If you think you have what it takes
Download forms online at (www.elitemodellooknigeria.com) and come with two recent pictures : a head shot and a full body shot.
Elite model look London winner 2008 Nyasha Matonhodze is the face of LOUIS VUITTON a.s face of Louis Vuitton
Nyasha Matonhodze entered the modeling world just two years ago after winning Elite Model Look UK competition in 2009.
The student was scouted in the street in her Northamptonshire home country by the model agency and invited down to London to take part in the contest.
The schoolgirl, who arrived for her first casting wearing her school uniform - experienced a meteoric rise through the echelons of the fashion industry, with an impressive debut season that saw her walking for shows including Louise Gray, Clements Ribeiro, Jonathan Saunders during London Fashion Week SS11 as well as Loewe, Emanuel Ungaro, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac and Louis Vuitton in Paris.
Mrs Elizabeth Aisien