Danica Flores Magpantay Super Model of The Year

Monday, 24 January 2011

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Danica Flores Magpantay was named as the 2011 Ford Supermodel of the Year, a prestigious award held in New York City. Danica Flores Magpantay is the first Filipina ever to win the coveted modeling award at the international level. Danica won $ 250,000 contract from the Eileen Ford Modeling Agency. It is the fashion industry’s biggest prize for a model search as this moment.

The 17-year-old Magpantay competed for the international title last January 22 in New York and won against 50 other candidates. Runners-up from Lithuania, Poland, Brazil and Estonia. Magpantay sister Danielle, 19, managed to eighth place.

The University of the Philippines student of visual communication is the daughter of former supermodel and renowned makeup artist Milagros “Lala” Flores, the Supermodel of the Philippines Award in 1990 and won Asia’s Most Glamorous model in 1994, Danica Flores Magpantay Photos.

Danica Flores Magpantay Super Model of The Year

Previous Filipina contenders in the prestigious contest launched by Eileen Ford in 1980 (originally called “Face of the 80s”) include Melanie Marquez (1986), Tweetie de Leon (1987), Marilen Espino (1988), Adele Go (1989), Lala Flores (1990), Cara Subijano (1991), Abbygale Arenas (1992), and Lorena Pangan (1993).



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