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Supermodel of the Bahamas 2015 Competition Set for This Weekend
By The Bahamas Weekly News Team
Jun 5, 2015 - 10:01:29 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Supermodel of the Bahamas is officially underway and 7 beautiful women from seven of our Bahamian Islands are representing.  The theme SPLASH this year was established to focus on the beauty of our Bahamian waters. Now accomplishing eight seasons of the event Supermodel of the Bahamas, the model search will display seven beautiful ethnic young women from seven Bahamian islands.

This year's finalists are from Inagua - Kyra Gibson; New Providence - Miar Rolle; New Providence - Katiana St' Julian; Exuma - Sarah Brown;  Andros - Jennifer Petitfere;  Cat Island - Wi'de Baraccen; and from Grand Bahama - Misty Thompson.

"I'm especially excited this year as we again have support from a good friend Beth Sobol, founder of Miami Fashion Week," said OilinSha Coakley, Founder of Supermodel of the Bahamas. "Miami Fashion Week is where many international supermodels began their careers. She will bring new and interesting opportunities for the winner and great tips for the girls that are competing this year.  All seven young women are working especially hard to gain scores leading up to the finale. We wish them all the best!"

Tickets are available at the door. The public is welcome to attend all events. The event details are as follows:
  • Friday, June 5th, 7:30pm Supermodel of the Bahamas Launch, Towne Hotel - Tickets $15
  • Saturday, June 6th, Swimsuit Awards, 7:30pm, Towne Hotel - Tickets $35 includes dinner
  • Sunday, June 7th, Finale, 7:30pm, Avista Coffee Lounge & Bar, Elizabeth & Marina - Tickets $35 includes one drink.
Guest models appearing will be Charlene Elliott, Miguel Wright, and Georgette McKenzie;  2013 Supermodel of the Bahamas, Patricka Ferguson; and the 2014 current title-holder, Stephoine St' Louis.
Online voting began May 15th, 2015 and closes on Friday, June 5th. 

Log on to the competitions Facebook page and vote for your 2015 Supermodel of the Bahamas choice in the Voting Photo Album.

This year's sponsors are Avista - The Bahamas Weekly - Aqua Pure - The Towne Hotel - Pirates of Nassau - LenzView Foto - Dezz Creations - Bahamas Air - The Shoe Medic - Fasha Magazine.

Supermodel of the Bahamas is the #1 model search in the country which discovers new faces and new vocal talents. It was founded by Oilinsha Coakley, owner of Oilinsha Models and Talent, Nassau. Similar to America's Next Top Model the candidates are selected, trained and pushed to perform, whereupon it becomes obvious after photo shoots, runway shows, and interviews, who is made for the life of a model. 

Credit: LenzView Foto

Miami Fashion Week, Founder and President, Beth Sobol in Couture Gown by Samy Gicherman

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