Elite Model Look

The Elite Model Look is a yearly be transmitted, international modeling contest, which is organized by the international modeling agency Elite Model Management. The first election took place in 1983 under the name " Look of the Year " instead. In 1995 the name was changed to the present one. All participating countries are entitled to suggest girls who were never or only recently started working as a model, for the competition. In exceptional cases, or in larger countries like the United States, several girls are allowed to participate from a country.

The main gains international modeling contracts beckon with a total value of $ 325,000 with Elite Model Management to work as a photo model and mannequin.

Winning the Elite Model Look is thanks to the press and the competition itself an ideal introduction to the modeling business. The winner gained through the media in a relatively short time a high level of awareness, whereby potential customers are aware of them. In addition there exists within the world of fashion a great interest in the Elite Model Look.

Known female models who their entry into the fashion world gained through the Elite Model Look - but without winning the competition - include Karen Mulder, Gisele Bündchen, Alessandra Ambrosio, Linda Evangelista, Ana Beatriz Barros, Stephanie Seymour and Cindy Crawford. The winner from 1995, Sandra Wagner, chose a different path and fulfilled her desire to become a therapist.