High Fashion Cycle of 'America's Next Top Model' Premieres Wednesday, September 8 on The CW

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August 18th, 2010

via press release:

THE BAR IS RAISED AS

“AMERICA’S Next Top Model” GOES HIGH FASHION

FOR THE LANDMARK 15th CYCLE PREMIERING

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 ON THE CW

THE WORLD’S TOP DESIGNERS,

PHOTOGRAPHERS AND FASHION ELITE

LEND THEIR EXPERTISE AND VISION AS GUEST JUDGES

NEW PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUDES

A SPREAD IN THE COVETED MAGAZINE VOGUE ITALIA,

AND CONTRACTS WITH IMG MODELS AND COVERGIRL

August 18, 2010 (Burbank, California) – The CW’s hit series AMERICA’S Next Top Model steps into the world of high fashion when cycle 15 kicks-off on Wednesday, September 8 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET).

Lending their expertise as guest judges during this high fashion cycle are designer Diane Von Furstenberg, designer/stylist Patricia Field (“Sex and the City”), top beauty photographer Matthew Rolston, supermodel Karolina Kurkova, top fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier, Italian photographer Francesco Carrozzini, designer Zac Posen, designer/model Margherita Missoni, IMG Models executive Kyle Hagler, Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani and designer Roberto Cavalli.

Fourteen model hopefuls will compete for the new, ultimate career-launching prize package: a contract with IMG Models, one of the top international modeling management companies in the world; fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker.  Jay Manuel serves as the photo shoot creative director while Miss J Alexander returns as the runway trainer.

“AMERICA’S Next Top Model” CYCLE 15 PARTICIPANTS:

Name: ANAMARIA

Age: 19

Hometown: Queens, New York

Occupation: Unemployed

Height: 5’10”

Favorite Designer: Alexander Wang

Favorite Shoe: boot

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: myself

Would Never Wear: gangstah clothing

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: my boyfriend

Name: ANN

Age: 19

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Height: 6’2”

Occupation: Student

Favorite Designer: Betsey Johnson

Favorite Shoe: flats

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: eyeliner

Would Never Wear: holiday sweaters

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: satellite phone

Name: CHELSEY

Age: 22

Hometown: Boise, Idaho

Height: 5’10 ¾”

Occupation: Waitress

Favorite Designer: Karl Lagerfield

Favorite Shoe: ankle boots (high heel, of course)

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: mascara

Would Never Wear: high water bell bottoms

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: sunscreen

Name: CHRIS

Age: 20

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Height: 5’10 ½”

Name: ESTHER

Age: 18

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts

Height: 5’9”

Occupation: Student

Favorite Designer: Oscar de la Renta, Missoni, Marc Jacobs

Favorite Shoe: slippers

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: sweater (the air conditioning is always on and I’m freezing)

Would Never Wear: hot pants

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: food!

Name: JANE

Age: 19

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Height: 5’9”

Occupation: Student

Favorite Designer: Ralph Lauren

Favorite Shoe: sandals

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: coffee

Would Never Wear: Duke basketball jersey

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: books

Name: KACEY

Age: 20

Hometown: Palmdale, California

Height: 5’9”

Occupation: Dance Teacher

Favorite Designer: Rocco Barocco

Favorite Shoe: boots

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: Tancho wax stick, razor

Would Never Wear: pleather catwoman suit

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: my hot comb

Name: KAYLA

Age: 19

Hometown: Rockford, Illinois

Height: 5’9”

Occupation: Waitress

Favorite Designer: Stella McCartney

Favorite Shoe: high heels

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: music

Would Never Wear: over-alls

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: cell phone

Name: KENDAL

Age: 23

Hometown: Northport, Alabama

Height: 5’11”

Occupation: Unemployed

Favorite Designer: Versace

Favorite Shoe: a comfortable one

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: my man

Would Never Wear: animal print

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: cell phone

Name: LEXIE

Age: 18

Hometown: Geneva, Illinois

Height: 6’

Occupation: Unemployed

Favorite Designer: Marc Jacobs

Favorite Shoe: Toms

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: Vaseline (sounds weird but it is helpful!)

Would Never Wear: hammer pants

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: my best friend

Name: LIZ

Age: 21

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Height: 5’10”

Occupation: Shoe Sales Rep

Favorite Designer: Kimora Lee Simmons

Favorite Shoe: 5” black leather pumps with buckles and straps

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: my eyebrow and/or nose piercing

Would Never Wear: granny panties

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: my car!

Name: RHIANNA

Age: 20

Hometown: San Diego, California

Height: 6’1 ½”

Occupation: World explorin’, dance feverin’, people lovin’, wild child!

Favorite Designer: Viktor & Rolf, Prada, Zac Posen

Favorite Shoe: whatever it is, its high as hell!

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: my imagination

Would Never Wear: cheap clothes

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: magic

Name: SARA

Age: 21

Hometown: Menifee, California

Height: 5’10”

Occupation: Mother

Favorite Designer: Proenza Schouler

Favorite Shoe: flip flops

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: lip gloss

Would Never Wear: my grandma’s clothing

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: Diet Coke

Name: TERRA

Age: 24

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Height: 5’8 ½”

Occupation: Unemployed

Favorite Designer: Alexander McQueen

Favorite Shoe: Converse

Must-Have Photo Shoot Accessory: energy drink

Would Never Wear: I have a unique style so I pretty much wear anything.

If Trapped On An Island, Would Bring: cell phone

AMERICA’S Next Top Model is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment, in association with Bankable Productions.  Tyra Banks is the creator and executive producer along with Ken Mok (“Making the Band”) and Laura Fuest (“Pit Boss”).

 
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