Meet The Winners For Schwarzkopf Elite Model Look Czech Republic And Slovakia 2023
On Wednesday 30th August, the National Final for Elite Model Look Czech Republic and Slovakia was held in the Spanish Hall of Prague Castle. The contest, which attracted thousands of applicants, saw 5 Winners named: Aneta Matúšková and Filip Kocábek for the Czech Republic, Zuzana Kistyová and Ivo Korčák for Slovakia and Nikity Podovaylenka for Ukraine.
The Finalists represent the new class of model talent for 2023, and were seen by the panel of judges. These included top model and face of Schwarzkopf Elite Model Look Slovakia 2023, Michaela Kocianová; Global Director of Elite Model Look, Jennifer May Cope; Director of Oriflame Czech Republic, Jessica Andersson; representative of Elite Paris, Lena Bodet; and the director of Elite Prague and Elite Bratislava agencies, Saša Jány, who said, "I am very pleased that we were able to organise a beautiful final evening of Schwarzkopf Elite Model Look for the Czech Republic and Slovakia once again in the Spanish Hall. The strong potential of all the Finalists will certainly allow us as the mother agency to realise successful long-term careers for these young people."
The Finalists follow in the steps of past Winners. Saša Jány, the competition director, adds, "I am delighted that today we introduced new faces with the potential of Linda Vojtová, Karolína Čapková, Hana Jiříčková, Daniela Kociánová, Michaela Hlaváčková, and Josef Utěkal to fashion experts and guests, and that we will soon meet them in the world's fashion capitals and see them on the covers of fashion magazines."
Top models from Elite Prague and Elite Bratislava agencies were present, including winners of the Elite Model Look World Finals Eva Klímková, Aneta Měšťanová, Karo Čapková, Agáta Burešová, Rezi Šimonová, and Slovak top models Sasha Gachulincová and Michaela Hlaváčková, among others.
The final event provided the opportunity for the new models to put their skills to the test and walk in a fashion show. During the show, there was a performance singer Dan Bárta. Slovak singer Katarzia also performed and hosted the event. Stage design was provided by Lucia Škandíková.
The main fashion partner of the final event was OBSESSION concept store, which stocks brands such as Zimmermann, Victoria Beckham, Jil Sander, Elie Saab, Etro, Oscar de la Renta, and more in the Czech Republic. Male finalists also showcased clothing by prestigious Czech designer Jan Černý. Styling for the event was by Daniela Pilná.
The contest’s main partner and co-organiser was hair cosmetics brand Schwarzkopf. Roman Kýr, the CEO of Henkel Czech Republic and Slovakia, said, "I am delighted that the Schwarzkopf brand could once again be the general partner of the prestigious Elite Model Look project in the Czech Republic and Slovakia this year. I congratulate this year's winners and wish them success at the global finals and in their future careers."
The beauty partner for makeup was the brand Oriflame. Finalists and VIP guests wore jewelry by Czech jewelry brand ALO diamonds, and the family-owned Halada jewelry. Another partner was the lifestyle magazine Feminity.
A National Bootcamp before the Final took place from 26th August at the Andaz Prague Hotel, where the finalists were also accommodated. Before the gala evening began, guests had the opportunity to enjoy exclusive G.H.Mumm champagne.