Created in 1983, the Elite Model Look contest has become the most glamorous and prestigious model search in the world. It is an essential form of scouting for Elite’s 37 worldwide agencies.The contest gives the contestants a chance to launch successful careers as professional models. In over 60 countries each year, local organizers strictly recruited by Elite, set up regional castings, in which approximately 350,000 applicants take part.
As one of the major pillars in the modelling industry, the 34 year legendary Elite has represented some of the biggest stars in the business such as Gisele Bundchen, Oluchi, Naomi Campbell, Karen Mulder, Vanessa Hessler, Yasmin Lebon, Paulina Porizkova to Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio.
The groups clients include leading fashion houses and famous customers including Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Versace and L’Oreal.
The list of top models who have participated in the Elite Model Look contest includes Cindy Crawford, Elaine Irwin, Tatjana Patitz, Stéphanie Seymour, Karen Mulder, Ines Sastre, Gisele Bundchen, Ingrid Seynhaeve, Natalia Semanova, Yfke Sturm, Mini Anden, Irina Bondarenko, Raïca Oliveira and Alessandra Ambrosio, among others.