Ten models from around the island will on May 10th vie for the title of the first ever “Dominica’s Next Supermodel.”
Nichole Morson, Stevia Christopher, Kersha Breezie, Reshema James, Talia Celestine, Shaina Simon, Earlisha Brumant, Gholda James, Veda Phillip and Lynah Bontiff will be judged in Introduction, Swim wear, Business attire (Interview) and High Fashion segments.
CEO of Dominica Next Top Model Inc., organizer of the event, Ruth Augustine told a media launch of the show on Friday that it is being staged in an effort to showcase Dominican talent.
She further stated that the objective of her organization is to equip young and upcoming models with the necessary tools to survive in the modeling industry.
“Our objective is to effectively train, sensitize and educate young people between the ages of 16-30 with the necessary tools to enter, survive and ultimately become successful in the modeling industry,” she pointed out. “The organization is on a search for models that we will become Brand Ambassadors, who can fit into different varied modeling assignments which the world may offer.”
Awards will be given in the following categories: Best Photo Model, Ms. Popularity, Best Runway Model, Best Swimwear model and Best High Fashion Model
There will be guest performances by Asher Thomas, Marsha Augustine, Simplz band among others, during the event.
The winner will 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 modeling contract with Dominica Next Top Model Inc, Professional Photo shoot for Portfolio and Advertisement for Tempo water.
The show will be held at the Windsor Park Stadium.
See photos from launch below.
All photos by Zaimis Olmos