Founded in 1983, Elite Model Look is the world's most prestigious international modelling contest. It is credited with discovering Super Models including Cindy Crawford, Gisele Bundchen, Lara Stone and Alessandra Ambrosio.
Each year up to 350,000 candidates across 30 countries participate in this extraordinary modelling competition that is a launching pad, not just for a modelling career, but for the world stage.
The search goes on.
Winner of the Elite Model Look World Final 2013 Eva (second from left) with (L-R) runners-up Amilna, Alexandra and Dalma (Photo: World Vision by AG)
Watch a recap of the competition featuring Elite Models Liu Wen, Malgosia Bela and Charlotte Di Calypso
A vision in black and white: Winner Eva from Czech Republic (far right) with runner-ups (L-R) Alexandra from Monaco (2nd place), Dalma from Hungary and Amilna from Angola (joint 3rd place)
Previous world winner of Elite Model Look Charlotte Di Calypso opened the show with international models Liu Wen and Malgosia Bela (Photo: World Vision by AG)
Liu Wen on the catwalk, wearing La Perla (Photo: World Vision by AG)
Meet the Top 15 winners: A short film by Shelly Jones from Milk & Blue
Finalists pose during the intensive training bootcamp prior to the show, held in the Longhua Fashion Valley district
Go behind the scenes at the model training bootcamp with supermodel Liu Wen
In 2013, Elite Model Look brought the World Final to Shenzhen, China’s fashion manufacturing hub which links Hong Kong to mainland China.
This year marked the 30th anniversary edition of the competition which was created in 1983.
Mentoring the competitors and providing invaluable experience were supermodels Liu Wen and Malgosia Bela and previous Elite Model Look world winner Charlotte Di Calypso. They joined the finalists on stage for the finale, which featured guest performances from Chinese pop singer Chris Lee and saw Eva of the Czech Republic named overall winner.
Scroll down to meet the Top 15 Finalists 2013.