July 14, Fahrenheit 88. The call for entry for this year’s X Top Model Search has finally ended. A number of contestants were shortlisted and those that were successful were invited to an Open Casting that were held behind closed door. I guess in Malaysia, it’s just too hard to conduct a bikini or swim suit parade in the open. You wouldn’t want to attract the wrong kind of crowds, especially those hypocrite religious nuts. Updates: Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have to remove all photos of girls in bathing suits. I am so sorry. If you would like to have your photos, do send me an email with your contestant number and I will reply you with your photo.
Judging by the quality of entries this year, I am hopeful they could uncover yet another successful X-factor personality that would embody the spirit of X Top Model Search in Malaysia. This year the contestants not only need to compete among themselves here, they would also have to contend with competition from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines to be able to earn the title of regional champion.
The contestants this year came better prepared. Most if not all have some kind of catwalk training. Although a good model struts will not guarantee you success, you have to start somewhere and a good catwalk is a good point to start.
Being tall and beautiful are some of the important prerequisite to being a good fashion model, but to win X Top Model Search, the ‘X’ factor is given more emphasis. No one actually knows what the ‘X’ factor is but most successful models, entertainers and politicians have this unquantifiable quality that made them great.
Therefore I honestly hope they would uncover yet another one this year.
There are in total 172 photos in this post. Do not click on “More” if you do not have the bandwidth to support the photos viewing. Cheers and good luck to all the contestants!