UPDATED (with photos): Lynah Bontiff is “Dominica’s Next Supermodel”

Lynah Bontiff

A young lady from Calibishie has captured that title of “Dominica’s Next Supermodel” at a show held at Windsor Park Stadium on Friday night.

Ten models took to the stage to compete for the title but Lynah Bontiff was the one who eventually walked home with it.

She won in four segments: introduction, swim wear, business attire/interview and high fashion while grabbing awards for best photo model, best spokes model in interview and best opening dance.

Other competitors who won awards are Earlisha Brumant for best swimwear model, Kershia Breezie for best runway model and Reshema James for best high fashion model.

CEO of Dominica Next Top Model Inc., Ruth Augustine who organized the event,  said it was staged in an effort to showcase Dominican talent and to assist in equipping young and upcoming models with the necessary tools to survive in the modelling industry.

The winner is expected receive a trip to St. Marteen Fashion week, a trip to Antigua Fashion Extravaganza, make up supply by Mio Cosmetics, wardrobe by Casual Behavior including accessories, bags and shoes, one year modelling contract with Dominica’s Next Top Model Inc. and a professional photo shoot for portfolio and advertisement for Tempo water.

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  1. miss concern
    June 9, 2013

    i hate when we hide behind the curtains and criticize. why don’t u come out and try. we need to stop bringing down our own. that is why we will never reach far cause once someone try something new or try to make a good investment we bring them down. but thank god there a persons brave enough not to worry what society thinks . if u have to live for society especially in D/A, u will reach nowhere. do what you got to do and make us proud and to the CEO congratulations on your positive work.

  2. May 17, 2013

    excellent Lynnah!
    you worth it!
    soon Paris?
    lots of hugs


  3. Tbaby
    May 14, 2013

    I must say we have potential here in Da but the girl with the chains with her tits all over the place HAVE SOME RESPECT FOR YOURSELF. imagine what your parents thought wen they saw you like that. Shame

    • Jessie
      May 16, 2013

      How can she have shame when that is her mother posing next to her. I’m so proud of you baby. Welcome to America people.

    • Yes Fada!
      May 16, 2013

      Her tits were not all over the place…stop the blasted exaggeration. Let’s just be frank, Dominican society is not ready to embrace modelling and what it fully embraces. Gholda is international modelling material, in its rough stages. If she can be as daring as this on home soil, girl the world is at your feet, get out there and do your thing. Tbaby, maybe you and I won’t make such a choice but do not lash out at the young lady for hers. If anything, let God judge her, NOT YOU!

  4. tralala
    May 14, 2013

    Horrible photos…good grief what’s up with all that makeup? Less is more people!!

    • african sweetz
      June 6, 2013

      fashion is about modelling clothes and not skin its about modelling jewellery make up and colour.

  5. me1
    May 13, 2013

    that young lady with the chains, hummmmmm, she is a model, look at how she models those tits. That girl should be my girl….. sweet chick……….

  6. smally
    May 13, 2013

    Some tits too small to expose.
    DNO were kids allowed to be there

    May 13, 2013

    I NEVER knew that the honey was so sweet.
    Great show
    I loved it
    Enjoyed the BIGOLDFLESH
    Cannt wait for nest year
    Da girls are fully armed above and below and dangerous

  8. softporn
    May 13, 2013

    If you can show off all dat in d public den I don’t want to see you in private.
    DNO too much make up.
    Those girls , for most part, were not looking their normal natural Dominican beautiful styleee.
    The show was just average in standard.

  9. VIP
    May 13, 2013

    I thought make up was supposed to make you look pretty. Why allu putting make up to look ugly

  10. AObserver
    May 13, 2013

    Congrates lyn, you made us proud, keep reaching for the sky and you will find that their is no limit to what you can do. All the best to you my dear.

  11. me
    May 13, 2013

    congratulation to you lynah, you did well. i admire your ambitions,in basketball and as a model. make good use of what God has given you. continue to make your parents proud, your father must be so happy

  12. Bounty
    May 13, 2013

    It may be asking a lot. But could DNO please identify the people in pictures they publish? I still dont know which of the lovely girls in the pictures is the winner.

    • Anonymous
      May 13, 2013

      the last one with flowers

    • wooty chick
      July 18, 2013

      the tallest model

  13. Queenie
    May 13, 2013

    thank you for capturing this! i believed in you. u made my day! congrats darling!

  14. Cocooopuff
    May 13, 2013

    But but but..

  15. Rupert
    May 13, 2013

    I dont understand this…those girls are pretty girls an they painting themselves an putting on stuff that making them look hideous!!! :twisted:

    • Spectator
      May 13, 2013

      You should see some of them without make up

  16. Tri-State Beauty
    May 13, 2013

    Congratulations to Lynah. Damn girl your are FIERCE!!! work it!!

    Congratulations to all the contestants, the organizer and all those who attended making the show a success.

  17. Nel
    May 12, 2013

    looks like it was a great show. Thank u Ria good luck

  18. Francisco Telemaque
    May 12, 2013

    Lyna; your pose in practically all of your pictures are very good standing; however the sitting pose is not actually appropriate, There is a standard set for a lady’s when they sit, and the spreading of one’s legs, as wide as you have done in the sitting picture is not appropriate!

    Whosoever influenced, or advised you to sit and spread your legs so far apart has done you an injustice, model or simply a decent human has ways in which to conduct themselves. You remind me of someone I know from your village, a former beauty queen on the island of Antigua, now a resident of the United States.

    With that said I wish you all the success, nonetheless a modeling career in Dominica is unlikely!

    Paris, Milan, London, or the United States you may have a good chance of success if you get connected to an honest and clean agent, one who will not get you hooked on drugs.

    Out of the poorest, and most backward parts of Africa, came many black models, if they were discovered, and made it; so can you!

    Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque

  19. Cherise
    May 12, 2013

    Congrats Lynah I knew you could do it from the jump. Now the haters are definitely gonna have something to talk about! Go on now and rep bishie/Dominica to the fullest and good luck with the rest of your modeling career.

  20. luvin it
    May 12, 2013

    who run the world? TALL GIRLS!!! :-P :-P :-D :-D

  21. NaMeLess
    May 12, 2013

    Congratulations Lyna! All the best! However DNO,your wording for the third paragraph is wrong. There were 5 segments judged: Introduction, Swimwear, ProfessIonal/Interview,High Fashion and photographs taken previously.

    She Won Intro, Photograph and IntervieW.
    Swimwear won by Earlisha BrumanT, High Fashion by Reshema James and also best on the runway was won by Kersha Breeze. :)

    Great job ladies!

  22. WoodCock
    May 12, 2013

    Don’t know her, however I wish she can make a career and some good money from modelling.

  23. Debra John-Pierre
    May 12, 2013

    Congratulations! It’s quite obvious that the best girl won! For Lynah has all the qualities necessary (elegance, brains, beauty & style & poise!) to represent Dominica to the outside world when the time is right! It’s about time we had a representative in beauty from Dominica! The other Caribbean islands have had theirs from time!! Well done young lady, hold your head up high & walk tall!!

  24. Waps
    May 12, 2013

    Congrats Lynah. You really deserve to be the winner. You are tall, beautiful and most of all exotic. I expect to hear great things about you in the future. People book that name Lynah Bontiff she is going to rock

  25. balla
    May 12, 2013

    Heard this girl is 6 foot 5 inches making her about 7feet tall when in six inch heels wow

  26. Matthan J Walter
    May 12, 2013

    Congrats! Always thought you were a winner!!

  27. John Baptiste Ridge
    May 11, 2013

    WOW!! no editing huh? Okay..I have no Idea who she is or her family.

  28. John Baptiste Ridge
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations Lynah, and to the other winners also.
    I’m from Calibishie, But I have idea who she is. :-?

  29. Jean Zicack
    May 11, 2013

    Ewww, Calibishie

    • John Baptiste Ridge
      May 12, 2013

      Whats your problem with .. her being from Calibishie??? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

  30. Anonymous
    May 11, 2013

    Will there be another show?

  31. May 11, 2013

    This is for the the person name”Jesus we need mercy” why should she be ashamed of herself.it better not be Lynah you talking about ,I don’t know who you are but you sound like a real hater ,insecure looser. If there was something about her to be ashamed off she would not exposed her entire life before Dominica and maybe the Caribbean .you should be ashamed of yourself go and find a life of your own and stop fighting with yourself .i guess you watch the whole show and couldn’t take it that You still remain the insecure person that u are,

  32. Education
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations to you! Keep on striving for the best! so proud of you my past student

  33. bad
    May 11, 2013

    She could pass for a guy with that strong face. Or most dominican women look like that,so she’s ok.. She would be an ‘exotic’ to the model industry that counts.

  34. Georgia Peach
    May 11, 2013

    Congrats Lynah!

  35. May 11, 2013

    No cash?

  36. jesus we need mercy
    May 11, 2013

    u should be ashamed of your self

    • Anonymous
      May 13, 2013

      Who should be ashamed of themselves?

  37. Dominican
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations to Lynah. How tall is she?

  38. May 11, 2013

    give us the up date on the prime minister wedding

    • Bwa kWAIEB
      May 11, 2013


    • Mamiez
      May 12, 2013

      who cares about PM wedding, you so daff you not seeing this is a distraction. Up next Elections.
      The man has a degree in Physiology

      • ...............
        May 13, 2013

        psychology not physiology LOL.

  39. vcase/ny
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulation young lady you are a model your height tells it all.

  40. Jessy
    May 11, 2013

    The girls were all good, but the photographer tried to much to make it look like america’s next top model. The fake backgrounds did not work at all. The gorgeous girl looks like Gulliver in lillyput.

  41. Dr Z
    May 11, 2013

    I salute this Dominica Beauty. Keep that body in top shape baby and the sky is the limit

  42. Devil in D Cocoa
    May 11, 2013

    Yessss!!! Das the tall one right! Girl i back u up since i spot you! Damn proud! U just had that look that none of the others had!

  43. dreObaye
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations to Miss Lynah Bontiff on your successfully showcasing your style, attitude, intelligence and talent ….an excellent display by all accounts.

    I would also like to extend my sincere admiration and respect to Ruth Lea Augustine for her vision, tenacity, perseverance and determination in putting together such a challenging and creative event. Much ” kudos ” to you and your organization, Dominica’s Next Top Model, Inc.

    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations Miss Bontiff. From day one the title was yours.

    Height, figure, poise, you have it all. Looking forward to hearing your name mentioned along with the international super models.

  45. wat boy
    May 11, 2013

    I viewed the show online at home in D/ca and the girls were good and confident, but the winner deserves it. Great Job Lynah. And congrats to the organisers we doh need an ‘America’s Top Model thing,” let us learn to be local, show local and promote local DA/Caribbean style!

    • Truth Prevails
      May 13, 2013

      Do research first, the outfits you saw are actually made locally by a Dominican fashion designer. Check it out on their fb page.

  46. Tall Woman
    May 11, 2013

    Don’t know her at all but she was my number 1. She is definitely model material. Congrats! Hold your head high and do your stuff with dignity and pride!

  47. Dominicantothebone
    May 11, 2013

    Congrats to you. You did yourself, village and country proud

  48. Easy E
    May 11, 2013

    That’s all she gets?

    • Still Waiting
      May 11, 2013

      Let’s hope she gets it….Ms Big & Beautiful winners are still waiting on their prizes.

    • Anonymous
      May 11, 2013

      Here’s your opportunity to become a sponsor and give her something!

    • LoveHearts
      May 13, 2013

      I think that’s quite a lot. It’s only a stepping stone. The competition cannot magically turn you into the next Naomi Campbell; you need to work hard continously.

  49. anonymous
    May 11, 2013

    congrats! It would have been cool if they did a America’s next top model type thing though.

    • Anonymous
      May 12, 2013

      Did you hear the name? not “America’s top model”

      • anonymous
        May 13, 2013

        i didnt mean anything bad. I just meant in making a tv show so they could display their modeling talents on a weekly basis through a series of challenges. I had no intention of offending anyone.

      • anonymous
        May 13, 2013

        and we could have a local show to look forward to every week.

  50. chavista
    May 11, 2013

    Congratulations young lady. You are a true model

  51. star
    May 11, 2013

    We are so proud of Lynah, she worked really hard, I expect great things from her in the future.

  52. islegirl
    May 11, 2013

    wow congrats!

    May 11, 2013

    congrats hoping to see in the next edition of Caribbean top model

  54. May 11, 2013

    u go grl

  55. May 11, 2013

    congrats to her

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