February 23, 2011

'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 16 Episode 1 Recap

In the premiere of Cycle 16 of ANTM he semi-finalists headed to Los Angeles, where Tyra Banks pulled a surprise switcheroo before the 14 finalists are chosen and move into the Top Model penthouse. The models met model/designer Erin Wasson and walked a runway in a giant plastic bubble! Top fashion photographer Russell James was on hand for a backstage photo shoot. Finally, Andre Leon Tally and Nigel Barker joined Erin and Tyra on the judges’ panel for the first elimination of Cycle 16.

Keep reading for the full episode recap and panel order...

Panel order (click to see each girls' photo)
  1. Molly
  2. Brittani
  3. Alexandria
  4. Mikaela
  5. Dalya
  6. Hannah
  7. Ondrei
  8. Monique
  9. Nicole
  10. Kasia
  11. Jaclyn
  12. Sara
Bottom two
  1. Dominique
  2. Angelia (eliminated)
What do you think about this week's elimination? Did you like the premiere? Leave a comment!