Natacha Meunier, 25, a French full-time model who has been working in Malaysia for the past five years was crowned the winner of the 4th Estee Lauder 2010 Model Search competition for women for the below 29 years old category while Jasmine Ngee Phay Koon, 34, accountant was adjudged the winner for the above 30 years old category.
The model search finale event held on July 13, 2010 at Suria KLCC concourse in Kuala Lumpur saw twenty finalists of women (10 from each category) walked the runway before a panel of judges who had the arduous task of selecting a winner each in both the below 29 and above 30 years old category.
The winners received prizes worth RM50,000 each, including an all-expense paid six-day/five-night professional photo-shoot in Australia, a seven-page beauty spread in Malaysia’s top fashion magazine, RM10,000 worth of Estee Lauder products and shopping vouchers.
Special Thanks to Anas on contributing the photos to this post.
Here's a selection of pictures of the contestants gracing the catwalk looking nice and comfortable.
Nazrudin Rahman and Daphne Iking were the emcees for the evening.
Singer Noryn Aziz (full name Norazmahwati Abdul Aziz) charmed the hearts of her audience. She has been awarded the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (PJK) by the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, on April 2009.
Andrew Tan, CEO and Founder of Andrews Models posed with part-time model Nur Syuda Rifin, 24, who won the Estee Lauder - Andrews Models Most Promising Catwalk prize.
Estee Lauder Model Search winner (above 30 years old category) Jasmine Ngee Phay Koon, 34, with Estee Lauder Malaysia brand general manager Katrina Liew.
Estee Lauder Model Search winner (below 29 years old category) Natacha Meunier, 25, with Estee Lauder Malaysia brand general manager Katrina Liew.
All smiles: Natacha Meunier, 25, (left) and Jasmine Ngee Phay Koon, 34, (right) with Estee Lauder Malaysia brand general manager Katrina Liew.
Model search winners including subsidiary titles winners posed with Estee Lauder Malaysia brand general manager Katrian Liew (centre).
All the winners smiles.