August 22, 2010

Meet the Models of 'ANTM' Cycle 15

The premiere of America's Next Top Model Cycle 15 is only a few weeks away and we're finally getting to know more about the potential models.

Photo by Jessica Brooks/Pottle Productions

Last week we got to watch interviews with the 14 contestants, and now we're getting to see the official photos of all of the girls, one of which will win a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Here are some new photos of the models and more info about their backgrounds...


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Age: 20

Hometown: Arlington, Texas

Height: 5’10 ½”


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


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


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

Lending their expertise as guest judges on Cycle 15 are designer Diane Von Furstenberg, designer/stylist Patricia Field, 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.

Looks like ANTM is really stepping up its game for Cycle 15. I have to say that I am excited that Top Model is going deeper into the actual world of fashion versus television. Who's your fave so far? Are you excited for the new season premiere? Leave a comment!

America's Next Top Model Cycle 15 premieres on Wednesday September 8 at 8pm on The CW.