The Miss Vizcaya Swimwear Spokesmodel Search is more than a modeling competition: This experience will provide you will all of the tools you need to develop a diverse portfolio to move up in the fashion industry.
Each of the Top 20 finalists will travel to Miami to have their own fully styled professional photo shoot with award winning celebrity photographer Claude Taylor, walk on the runway in the Vizcaya Swimwear 2017 Miami collection debut fashion show, commercials for the Vizcaya Swimwear 2017 campaign, and of course, compete for the once in a lifetime opportunity of being the face of Vizcaya Swimwear for 2017.
MISS VIZCAYA SWIMWEAR 2016 WILL WIN:
- Miss Vizcaya Swimwear Sash + Crown
- Cover model of the 2016 Vizcaya Swimwear calendar
- One year supply of Vizcaya Swimwear bikinis
- $1,000 in cash and prizes
- Quarterly photoshoots for Vizcaya Swimwear
- International hosting and modeling opportunities
- Be the face of the Vizcaya Swimwear 2017 Collection
- A bikini in the 2017 collection named after her
Submit the following information along with one headshot (choose wisely, this is for voting), and one full-body swimwear modeling photo to: MissVizcayaSwimwear@gmail.com
Please write “SPOKESMODEL: (NAME)” in the subject line
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF:
HAVE YOU EVER PURCHASED A VIZCAYA SWIMWEAR PRODUCT?
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT THE VIZCAYA SWIMWEAR BRAND?
ARE YOU FINANCIALLY ABLE AND WILLING TO TRAVEL TO MIAMI, FLORIDA FOR THE FINALS IF YOU ARE SELECTED?
WHAT MAKES YOU QUALIFIED TO BECOME MISS VIZCAYA SWIMWEAR 2016?
WHY DO YOU WANT TO BECOME MISS VIZCAYA SWIMWEAR 2016?
Once the information is submitted and approved, your photo will be added to www.vizcayaswimwear.com/pages/vote-2016 for voting to earn your spot in the top 20. The top 3 contestants with this highest amount of votes will automatically advance to the Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2016 finals in Miami, Florida!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 25, 2015
FINALS DATES: NOV 27-29 ***SUBJECT TO CHANGE***
33% Photogenic quality based on photos submitted
34% Popularity: Based on Popularity Voting
33% Application Data/Enthusiasm for the brand
A panel of judges selected by Vizcaya Swimwear will determine 15 of the Top 20 finalists.
Two of the top 20 finalists will be representing their state through winning a preliminary competition.
The remaining three spots in the top 20 are given to the contestants that earn the most votes: They will automatically earn their spot in the Top 20 to compete in Miami, as well as a guaranteed month in the 2016 Vizcaya Swimwear calendar.
TOP 20 PRIZES:
- Exclusive Vizcaya Swimwear bikini worth $100
- Photo Shoot with celebrity photographer Claude Taylor
- Commercial and BTS Videos
- Walk the runway in Miami for the debut of the 2017 Vizcaya Swimwear Collection
- Compete in the Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2016 FINALS in Miami, Florida!
TOP 12 (Calendar Models) PRIZES:
- All of the Top 20 Prizes AND....
- Another Vizcaya Swimwear bikini (worth $100)
- Published month in the 2016 Vizcaya Swimwear Calendar
- Exclusive autograph signing events
- Sash with your month
- Special modeling opportunities throughout the year
- All contestants are REQUIRED to attend ALL events related to the competition.
- The First Runner Up must take over the duties of Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015 if the winner is unable to fulfill the requirements during her reign
- All contestants must be over 18 years of age as of March 1, 2014
- All contestants MUST be a naturally born female
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Kristina Innemee, Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015
After winning her title, Kristina made a live television appearance on NBC alongside Miss Teen United States 2014, Erika Cline promoting Vizcaya Swimwear’s sponsorship of the Miss United States Organization and Vizcaya Swimwear’s participation in Miami Swim Week 2014. Kristina also got to model a Vizcaya Swimwear bikini designed specially for her and named after her in the 2015 Vizcaya Swimwear collection. Kristina also had a photo shoot and commercial shoot with Miss United States 2014, Elizabeth Safrit and Miss Teen United States 2014, Erika Cline. Kristina walked for Vizcaya Swimwear in Miami Swim Week 2014, and was the face of Vizcaya Swimwear for Miami Swim Show 2014. Kristina was also the host of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month Kickoff Fashion Show benefitting the Florida Breast Cancer Association hosted by Vizcaya Swimwear and NoVe Kitchen. Since her crowning, Kristina has been spotted by the paparazzi on the beach and has made headlines in the celebrity news cycle.
Jessica Corpancho, First Runner Up, Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015
Since being named first runner up in Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015, Jessica has had the opportunity to model for Vizcaya Swimwear during Miami Swim Week 2014. Jessica went on to win the title of Miss Miami United States 2015, and placed first runner up to Miss Florida United States 2015. Jessica then went on to win the title of Miss Miami Beach USA 2016 and placed first runner up to Miss Florida USA 2016.
Lauren Baranowski, People’s Choice, Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015
After winning the People’s Choice Award for Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015, Lauren Baranowski earned the title of Miss Palm Beach Nationwide 2015. Lauren went on to win Miss Florida Nationwide 2015, and traveled to Houston, Texas to represent Florida at the Miss Nationwide 2015 pageant, placing First Runner Up to Miss Nationwide 2015. Lauren continues to represent the title of Miss Florida Nationwide 2015 and is promoting women empowerment in her community.
Amber Griggs, Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2014
The first Miss Vizcaya Swimwear, Virginia-based Amber Griggs started the sisterhood by being on the cover of the Vizcaya Swimwear 2014 calendar. Since winning her title, Amber traveled to Miami, Florida to model Vizcaya Swimwear. While in Miami, Amber also served as a guest judge on the judging panel for Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015. Amber hosted the Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2015 events and photo shoots alongside Ms. Florida United States 2014, Crystal Gail. To finish off her reign, Amber traveled to Washington DC to attend the swimwear preliminaries of the Miss United States Pageant and interviewed several titleholders including Miss United States 2014, Candiace Dillard backstage to promote the partnership of Vizcaya Swimwear and the Miss United States Organization.
Rachel Faulkner, Top 12 Finalist, Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2014
Since placing in the Top 12 at Miss Vizcaya Swimwear 2014 and being published in the Vizcaya Swimwear 2014 calendar, Rachel Faulkner went on to spend the sumer of 2014 modeling and acting. Rachel has modeled for Vizcaya Swimwear fashion shows and photo shoots following the competition. Rachel has since then been booked for shoots in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Houston for print ads in publications including Virginia Bride, Maxim.com, and Tathaastu. Her success in modeling soon opened opportunities in acting, including music videos, commercials, such as the Washington Redskins and Hills Bros Cappuccino, and feature films like Ride Along 2, where you can see Rachel alongside Kevin Hart, Ice Cube and Ken Jeong. This ambitious, rising star is looking forward to future challenges as she perfects her craft.