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Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 Episode 4: Shanghai Beauty Photoshoot

At this week’s episode, Loretta found herself bouncing back from the bottom pit of last week’s elimination barely surviving the cut by winning the make-up challenge. A challenge win she shared with fellow contestant from Hong Kong, KB.

For their photoshoot, the girls will have to impress the judges by igniting romance out of their shoot with  a partner – a male model that is!

This week first call out was given to Monika  – although not my most favorite photo in the bunch, I thought it was at least in the top three. That’s just for me though. I just really loved Amanda’s shot!

Monika finally getting the top spot!

Monika finally getting the top spot!

First Call Out: Monika
Aimee
Amanda
KB
Melissa
Tahlia
Gani
Barbara

Bottom Three: Celine, Franchesca and Lorretta

Eliminated: Celine and Lorretta

Did you expect a double elimination this early and do you think the Celine and Loretta deserved their early exit in the competition?

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Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 Episode 3 – Makeovers and Photoshoot

The episode this week was all about transformation, attitude and lots of tears from girls who are more worried with their hair than staying one more week in the competition.

Pre Makeover Cast

My personal favorite transformation are from Melissa, Aimee and Chesca – gah – Melissa’s exceptionally gorgeous this episode I feel like she should just get the title this early…LOL but yeah – we’ll have to wait and see…

At the photoshoot, the girls wore diamonds – some of them were like diamonds in the sky and some simply couldn’t make the cut.

Aimee Bradshaw

Aimee Bradshaw

Call Out Order
First Call Out: Aimee (who also won the makeover challenge!)
Melissa
Monika
Chesca
Celine
Amanda
Gani
Barbara
Tahlia
KB

Melissa Tan

Melissa Tan

Monika Sta.Maria

Monika Sta.Maria

Franchesca Lagua

Franchesca Lagua

Celine Dương

Celine Dương

Amanda Chan

Amanda Chan

Gani Ayu

Gani Ayu

Barbara Katsuki

Barbara Katsuki

Tahlia Raji

Tahlia Raji

Kirsteen "KB" Barlow

Kirsteen “KB” Barlow

Lorretta Chow

Lorretta Chow

Bottom Two: Legetta and Rani (Legetta is Loretta Chow who questioned the judges why they picked that photo – LOL)

Eliminated:  Rani

Rani Ramadhany

Rani Ramadhany

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Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 Episode 2 – The Girl With K-POP Fever!

This season’s second episode got all K-POP on us with the girls posing in groups trying to outshine each other while donning colorful and vibrant K-pop ensemble.

As for their challenge, the girls did their best to impressed by dancing K-POP style which consequently won by the trio of Aimee Bradshaw, Franchesca Lagua and Melissa Tan.

During the photoshoot, the girls were group into four where they will be posing as Korean Pop singers. Pretty neat concept If I may say but the end result – not really digging them but I gotta say Melissa’s group totally nailed this shoot!!! Special mention to Melissa – she’s bringing that K-POP attitude in the pose! Just amazing!!!

Melissa Gani and Celine

Melissa Gani and Celine

Melissa – damn girl. Winner potential! Not gonna complain if I’ll see here in the final four this early in the competition!
Gani – oohhchow! Beautiful Gani is beautiful!
Celine – Not a fan of her face here but as a whole – she’s totally complementing Gani and Melissa.

Loretta, Barbara, Aimee

Loretta, Barbara, Aimee

Loretta – She’s really working it in her pose but her face does not really work for me here.
Barbara – Too studied for me but no one can deny how pretty Barbara is.
Aimee – I loved Aimee here and I don’t understand why she got a very low score.

Amanda, Franchesca, Monika

Amanda, Franchesca, Monika

Amanda – IMO, the worst this week. I can’t at her styling. From top to bottom. Ugh. I think she’s got tons of potentials though so let’s see in the upcoming episodes.
Chesca – Loved her face! Need more neck.
Monika – Not a stand out but she’s okay.

KB, Rani, Tahlia, Kiana

KB, Rani, Tahlia, Kiana

KB – A bit hoochie.
Rani – Very surprising! Loved the face but that thigh is killing me!
Thalia – I’m not a fan of that pose but I loved the attitude!
Kiana – Forgettable but IMO, not the worst.

Call Out Order
Group First Call Out
Melissa
Celine
Gani

4. Tahlia
5. Franchesca
6. Loretta
7. KB
8. Barbara
9. Monika
10. Rani
11. Aimee
12. Amanda

ELIMINATED: Kiana (Thailand’s sole rep)

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Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 – Episode 1 Photoshoot (The Girl In A Spin)

Bias aside, I think Amanda totally killed this shoot! I'm so inlove with it!!!!

Bias aside, I think Amanda totally killed this shoot! I’m so in love with it!!!!

The first episode saw the the fourteen lucky hopefuls settled into their new house. They then meet with host Georgina and fellow judge Joey to evaluate their runway walk which will be part of their very first challenge. As per Top Model outrageous tradition, the girls were asked to walk the runway with a turn table at the end. Barbara (JPN) won the runway challenge although the judges were unanimous about Monika’s runway prowess. (just gotta get that out yeah? home girl and all LOL) Their first shoot was a swimsuit shoot where the youngest contestant Amanda from the Philippines easily stood out from the rest along with Barbara and Monika. Meanwhile, Shareeta (so gorg btw) struggled so much which led to her untimely demise on the show >a bit extreme I know< but I really loved the girl and thought that she’d go so far!!!! Too bad really!!!

Barbara

Barbara

I loved the proportion of her body although I was a bit distracted by the angle of her face. This was a beautiful shot overall.

Monika

Monika

The girl whom the judges thought was born for runway! I couldn’t agree more. Loved this shot but found her waist too thin! Still, that face! that face!

Tahlia

Tahlia

I’m not really a fan of this shot but I loved her face so I’m okay with her position so far.

Gani Ayu

Gani Ayu

Gawd! You gotta love that Asian flavor! Not my favorite shot in the bunch but I so love her oriental beauty!

Aimee

Aimee

I’m not that impressed with her facial expression here but the neck below was almost perfect!

Loretta

Loretta

This one though reminds me of an underwear catalog from Avon – dunnowhy?

KB

KB

This for some reason reminds me so much of a GUESS? ads!

Chesca

Chesca

Gaaahhh. I don’t understand this one. It’s too pedestrian.

Melissa

Melissa

A wee bit cliche yeah? Remember Anamaria from America’s Next Top Model Cycle15?

Kiana

Kiana

I actually loved this shot!! The feel is very “Tropical” and I loved the contour of her body. What drag this down though was her eyes. Too bad really.

Rani

Rani

Not exactly a good shot of her – proportions were off and the styling. Just tsk.

Celine

Celine

Great face. Lacks inspiration.

Shareeta

Shareeta

As much as I loved the beauty of this girl, I just have to agree with the judges. It’s the weakest photo in the bunch. I won’t be blaming it all to Shareeta though. I thought her styling overall does not suit her.

Call Out Order First Call Out: Amanda 2. Barbara 3. Monika 4. Tahlia 5. Gani 6. Aimee 7. Loretta 8. KB 9. Franchesca 10. Melissa 11. Kiana 12. Rani 13. Celine ELIMINATED: Shareeta Do you agree with the judges’ decision to eliminate Shareeta this early in the competition?

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Meet The Contestants Of Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3!!!

Asia's Next Top Model S3After the highly successful first two season of Asia’s Next Top Model – the region is yet again searching for the new face of said show. Last year, Liam Yee Sheen better known as Sheena from Malaysia was awarded the title amidst tremendous backlash from Pinoy netizens. Right now though, all is well and dandy and with Filipina top model/endorser Georgina Wilson spearheading this season replacing last year’s host Nadya Hutagalung and will also judge along with with third time judge Joey Mead-King and Australia’s Next Top Model resident judge and fashion designer, Alex Perry. With this, the show promises to have its best season so far.

So let’s meet the fourteen girls who made the cut in the hopes of becoming Asia’s Next Top Model!

COUNTRY: Hong Kong

Loretta Chow

Loretta Chow

Full Name: Loretta Chow
Nickname: Lori
Age: 27
Height: 179cm
Country: Hong Kong
Occupation: Actress / Singer / Part‐time model
Favourite Feature: Smile
Worst Feature: Armpits
Favourite Model: Candice Swanepoel
Favourite Designer: Christian Louboutin / Alexander McQueen
Phobias: Insects that sting / bite

Kirsteen Barlow

Kirsteen Barlow

Full Name: Kirsteen Ching Wing MacGregor Barlow
Nickname: KB
Age: 25
Height: 171cm
Country: Hong Kong
Occupation: Model
Favourite Feature: Upper abdominals
Worst Feature: Arms
Favourite Model: Kate Moss
Favourite Designer: Elie Saab / Givenchy
Phobias: Deep open water

COUNTRY: Indonesia

Ayu Gani

Ayu Gani

Full Name: Ayu Gani
Nickname: Gani
Age: 23
Height: 173cm
Country: Indonesia
Occupation: Student
Favourite Feature: Eyes
Worst Feature: Big legs
Favourite Model: Karlie Kloss
Favourite Designer: Dolce & Gabbana
Phobias: Alone in a dark room

Tahlia Raji

Tahlia Raji

Full Name: Tahlia Raji
Nickname: Tahlia
Age: 18
Height: 173cm
Country: Indonesia
Occupation: Model
Favourite Feature: Eyes and lips
Worst Feature: Teeth
Favourite Model: Miranda Kerr
Favourite Designer: Karl Lagerfeld
Phobias: Being alone at night when it’s raining.

Rani Ramadhany

Rani Ramadhany

Full Name: Rani Ramadhany
Nickname: Rani
Age: 20
Height: 173cm
Country: Indonesia
Occupation: Student / drummer / model
Favourite Feature: Eyes
Worst Feature: Shoulder
Favourite Model: Cara Delevingne / Adriana Lima
Favourite Designer: Nina Nikicio
Phobias: White bright light

COUNTRY: Japan

Akemi Katsuki

Akemi Katsuki

Full Name: Barbara Akemi Katsuki
Nickname: Akemi
Age: 27
Height: 173cm
Country: Japan / Brazil
Occupation: Model / student
Favourite Feature: My smile
Worst Feature: My feet
Favourite Model: Kiko Mizuhara (Japan) / Alessandra Ambrosio (Brazil)
Favourite Designer: Ralph Lauren
Phobias: Snakes

COUNTRY: Malaysia

Melissa Tan

Melissa Tan

Full Name: Melissa Tan Li Hsia
Nickname: Mel
Age: 27
Height: 173cm
Country: Malaysia
Occupation: Financial Industry / Part‐time Model
Favourite Feature: Arms
Worst Feature: None
Favourite Model: Coco Rocha
Favourite Designer: Alexander McQueen
Phobias: Heights / certain types of insects

Shareeta Selvaraj

Shareeta Selvaraj

Full Name: Shareeta Selvaraj
Nickname: Sharee
Age: 24
Height: 168cm
Country: Malaysia
Occupation: Freelance Model / Content Manager
Favourite Feature: Eyebrows
Worst Feature: Scary fingers
Favourite Model: Joan Smalls
Favourite Designer: None
Phobias: Fingernails on a chalkboard / things with holes

COUNTRY: Philippines

Amanda Chan

Amanda Chan

Full Name: Amanda Bianca Chan
Nickname: None
Age: 17
Height: 176cm
Country: Philippines
Occupation: Student
Favourite Feature: Legs
Worst Feature: Feet
Favourite Model: Cara Delevingne
Favourite Designer: Steve Madden
Phobias: Heights

Franchesca Lagua

Franchesca Lagua

Full Name: Franchesca Denise Lagua
Nickname: Chesca
Age: 23
Height: 172cm
Country: Philippines
Occupation: Model
Favourite Feature: Teeth / legs
Worst Feature: Nose
Favourite Model: Kendall Jenner
Favourite Designer: Vera Wang
Phobias: Flying cockroach.

Monila Sta.Maria

Monila Sta.Maria

Full Name: Marlena Monika Sta Maria
Nickname: Monika / Mon
Age: 23
Height: 177cm
Country: Philippines
Occupation: Model
Favourite Feature: Freckles
Worst Feature: Kinky baby hair on my hairline
Favourite Model: Candice Swanepoel
Favourite Designer: Michael Cinco
Phobias: Flying cockroach

COUNTRY: Singapore

Aimee Bradshaw

Aimee Bradshaw

Full Name: Aimee Rose Cheng‐Bradshaw
Nickname: ACB
Age: 19
Height: 175cm
Country: Singapore
Occupation: Model
Favourite Feature: Hair texture
Worst Feature: Sideburns
Favourite Model: Miranda Kerr
Favourite Designer: Marciano
Phobias: Cicada

COUNTRY: Thailand

Kiana Guyon

Kiana Guyon

Full Name: Kiana Anora Guyon
Nickname: Kay
Age: 20
Height: 170cm
Country: Thailand
Occupation: Student
Favourite Feature: Smile
Worst Feature: Thighs
Favourite Model: Candice Swanepoel
Favourite Designer: Elie Saab
Phobias: Spiders

COUNTRY: Vietnam

Celine Duong

Celine Duong

Full Name: Duong Celine Thuy‐vi
Nickname: Celine
Age: 18
Height: 174cm
Country: Vietnam / France
Occupation: Student / Part‐time model
Favourite Feature: Eyes / arms
Worst Feature: Ears
Favourite Model: Gia / Naomi Campbell / Liu Wen / Cara Delevingne
Favourite Designer: Isey Miyake
Phobias: Spiders

At the moment, my favorite are Celine, Shareeta and my homegurl Monika! Do you have favorites by now?

The first episode is airing tonight via Star World 8.45PM 7.45PM JKT/BKK/VN!!!

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