Everyone wants to be on top. When it comes to being Asia’s Next Top Model, at least.
The Open Ocean Gallery at S.E.A. Aquarium played host to the finale of Asia’s Next Top Model, the TV modeling competition franchised from its famed American version. What’s it like catwalking down the runway, with the world’s largest aquarium viewing panel as the backdrop? Amidst the glitz and glamour, were there bitchy cat fights and ferocious clawing?
We list three reasons why it’s important to keep your cool when modelling in the world’s largest oceanarium.
Fish (thousands of them) are watching
There are literally thousands of eyes looking at you as you stride down the runway. Home to 10,000 marine animals of over 800 species, the Marine Life Park is nothing short of magnificent. The last thing you want is to trip over your dress – especially when it’s designed by Singaporean designer Frederick Lee.
People are watching
It’s a TV show, after all. And what’s a TV show without lots and lots of audiences? When you are sashaying down the runway at S.E.A. Aquarium, you’d want to look your best. The fact that fashion director Daniel Boey, fashion photographer Todd Anthony Tyler and model Joey Mead Kingtook played judges only further established the fact that you must look good.
Tyra and Nadya are watching
Nadya Hutagalung took on the role of the head judge and host of the series, dishing priceless advice to the participants of the reality series. And having supermodel Tyra Banks to personally grace the finale? ‘Nuff said.