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The Philippines' Next Top Model judges are (L-R) Preview's creative director Vince Uy, acclaimed fashion model Wilma Doesnt, PEP blogger Ruffa Gutierrez-Bektas, fashion director Robbie Carmona, Preview's editor-in-chief Pauline Suaco-Juan, and ace photographer Xander Angeles. Photo: Courtesy of Solar Entertainment and RPN-9

Based on Tyra Bank's America's Next Top Model, the top-rating reality show that catapulted the American audience and fashion aficionados around the globe, Solar Entertainment and RPN-9 proudly present a TV reality series that will add glamour to your Tuesday nights starting March 13.

 

Out of the more than 3,000 aspirants nationwide who auditioned, meet the final 14 candidates who will compete to become the Philippines' Next Top Model.

 

Witness the challenges they face from hectic daily chores to rigorous modeling trainings packed in an hour from 24/7 surveillance cameras.

 

Hosted by acclaimed TV personality and beauty queen Ruffa Gutierrez-Bektas and joined by runway experts and fashion specialists like acclaimed fashion model Wilma Doesnt, fashion director Robbie Carmona, Preview's editor-in-chief Pauline Suaco-Juan, Preview's creative director Vince Uy, and photographer Xander Angeles, who will lend their expertise to the aspiring models and judge their performances.

 

Who will be the Philippines' Next Top Model and take home the coveted modeling contract including a package of fabulous prizes?

 

The candidates for Philippines' Next Top Model are:

Jean Laurice Santos—18, 5'7" ½, student from Arayat, Pampanga.

Grendel Alvarado—22, 5'8", student from Bacolod.

Mirabel Coleen Baino—20, 5'8" ½, student from Cainta, Rizal.

Sara Kae Custodio—19, 5'9", student from Cabuyao, Laguna.

Camille del Rosario—23, 5'7", businesswoman from Quezon City.

Gemma Gatdula—24, 5'7", sales administrative assistant from San Fernando, Pampanga.

Dorothy Joy Pagurayan—19, 5'6", student from Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.

Rina Lorilla—23, 5'9", junior manager trainee from Parañaque City.

Marjorie Cornillez—18, 5'8", student from Antipolo City.

Jenilyn Olivar—21, 5'7", student/part time model from Las Piñas City.

Elvira Stehr—19, 5'10", student from Cebu City.

Sheena Sy—24, 5'6", MBA student from Makati City.

Jayna Consolacion Reyes—26, 5'9", bar waitress from San Pablo City, Laguna.

Raine Larrazabal—21, 5'6", student from Quezon City.

 

Philippines' Next Top Model premieres on March 13 (Tuesday), 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. on RPN-9.

 

 

Click more photos to view the pictures of the aspiring models.