Top Austin Model WINNER
Celebrating 5 Years of Top Austin Model as central Texas’ premiere model and fashion competition!
After six weeks of competition, ten finalists competed on the runway at the 5th Annual Top Austin Model Finale where judges names Arianna Joslin the 2015 Top Austin Model winner!
At Mercury Hall during Austin Fashion Week, Top Austin Model finalist contestants debuted looks by Austin designers Elaine Marie Bridal, LaLa, and SixChel: Sexy Cool Chic Chic featuring jewelry and accessories by Crystal Diane Studios with hair by Jackson Ruiz and makeup by Mandy Hernandez in an intimate runway presentation while attempting to improve their scores and impress the judges. The top three models were announced at the end of the evening with a SURPRISE walk-off to determine the winner greeted with a collective gasp from the audience.
Anna Cash, Arianna Joslin, and Deborah Zachgo gave their best strut down the runway and provided their best five editorial poses before the judges - competition creator and model Brianna Fleet, founder of Fashionably Austin Cheryl Bemis, and fashion and lifestyle photographer Peter Tung - announced Arianna Joslin as the 2015 Top Austin Model winner.
Since the Top Austin Model Kick-Off & Casting with over 50 models trying out for one of the coveted spots as a 2015 contestant, selected models have participated in a variety of competition challenges including training and research, runway, and styled shoots. After each challenge, family, friends, and fans have cast their vote for Fan Favorite saving the model with the most votes from that elimination round.
Top Austin Model is an annual, multistage competition for Austin-based models. Top Austin Model was created by ButterFly Entertainment in 2011 and exclusively features Austin-based talent and businesses to serve as a platform for creative professionals in Austin, Texas.
Additional information about the competition and events can be found at www.TopAustinModel.com.