The fourth edition of Max Elite model look 2017 contest grand finale was held at Goa Marriott Resort and SPA recently, the winners — Mustafa DG (Hyderabad) and Arya Bendkhale (Pune) — will have the privilege of representing India in the 34th World Final taking place at Milan in November this year.
The Max Elite model look 2017 contest started in July, travelled to different cities in search of the best talent. These cities included Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Nagaland, Kolkata and Goa. Of the thousands of contenders, Elite Model Look India 2017 chose 16 finalists who were then trained and groomed by industry experts like Marc Robinson — Elite Model Look India 2017 licensee and fashion director, Carol Gracias — supermodel, Clint Fernandes – hair and makeup artist, Dino Morea — super model and actor.
The finale was attended by socialites, fashion designers, stylists, bloggers and the likes. The venue was buzzing with energy and excitement. There were a total of three rounds; the first one had models walk in black-and-white outfits, the second round showcased models in Max Winter Collection and the third and final round had models adorned in the breath-taking collection of renowned designer’s Wendell Rodricks and Arjun Khanna.
The show was judged by Alexandra Parolini — general manager, Elite World, Marc Robinson — licensee, Elite Model Look India, and Vasanth Kumar — executive director, Max Fashion, and super model Carol Gracias — runway trainer for Max EML India 2017.
The winners of the world finale win an exclusive contract with Elite and become an international supermodel. The female model who wins the international Elite Model Look Contest will receive cash prize of € 1,50,000 while the male model gets € 50,000.