On a chilly Sunday afternoon, nineteen models competed for the winning ticket to London Fashion Week thanks to Top Model World Wide Search (Model)! The show held at Shadow Lounge was organized by Vogue Model Management and sponsored by none other than eve.com.mt!
The fashion shows featured apparel by She Wear and Sands of Sliema; and designs by a number of Mcast Fashion Design students namely:
• Antonella Montonaro
• Chiara Darmanin
• Kirsten Camilleri
• Malcolm Cremona
• Maria Bezzina
• Maria Cutajar
• Maria Mallia
The judges, Ms. Juleen Margaret Short and Ms. Lizzie Elliot (Winner of Top Model UK 2010) flew down to Malta especially for the night in order to choose the winning model to represent Malta!
During the selection process, four teams of photographers, make-up artists and hairstylists set up fashion shoots featuring the participating models, which were judged by a professional team of judges, not only to win a prestigious award but to also compete for a feature in Just Beauty Magazine.
… on to the winners:
Best Make-Up Artist: Clarabelle Fenech
Best Hair Stylist: Adriana Debono of Scissors Palace
Best Photographer: Janice Azzopardi
Just Beauty Magazine Winner: Marina Gavryusheva (together with: Violet Vella, Make Up Artist; Dominic Bartolo Jr from Dreads Hairdressing, Hair; and Keith Darmanin from Kitz Klikz Digital Art, Photography.
Top Model Malta Winner: Marilyse Pace
A special award sponsored by Geoffrey Cox was given to Maria Bezzina who will have the opportunity to showcase her pieces in London.
A big well done to all the teams taking part in the competition and a heartfelt Good Luck to Marilyse Pace, we wish you all the best in your career!
Thank you to Amanda Hsu Photography for providing the photos for this post: www.facebook.com/AmandaHsuPhotography
Martina was involved in helping with one of the fashion shows, check out the behind the scenes post featured on our blog at: www.allthingsfabulousblog.blogspot.com