And the winner of Asia's Next Top Model Season 5 is...

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Maureen Wroblewitz is the first Pinay to win in Asia's Next Top Model.


Filipino-German model Maureen Wroblewitz is the winner of Asia's Next Top Model Season 5.

This is the first time the Philippines won the highly coveted titled from the said reality-modelling competition hosted by Thai supermodel Cindy Bishop.

The 18-year-old Fil-German bested 13 other finalists around Asia.

Minh Tu Nguyen of Vietnam and Shikin Gomez of Malaysia are her runners-up for the competition.

Maureen impressed the judges—comprised of Cindy Bishop, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Creative Director Yu Tsai, Ruby Adler of Storm Models, and Adele Chan, editor-in-chief of Nylon Singapore—during the final photoshoot and catwalk challenge.

"You've really proven that you're more than just a pretty face!" Pia told Maureen during the final panel with the judges.

The winner of Asia's Next Top Model Season 5 will take home a brand new Subaru Impreza, a cover and fashion spread in Nylon Singapore, and a modeling contract with Storm Model Management in London.

For the finale of AsNTM, Maureen, Tu, and Shikin had an avant-garde photoshoot with the theme "Motherland" as they channeled power and pride.

Meanwhile, the finalists wore couture designs at a fashion show held at the National Art Gallery in Singapore.




@mauwrob's reaction after the announcement! Congratulations for winning Asia's Next Top Model Season 5!

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