by Jade Wong
Remember the gorgeous Ana Margarida? She won last year’s edition of Fresh Faces making the judges fall in love with her beautiful bright smile! Since then, everything went according to plan. She has indeed been developing her portfolio and started her career as a professional model, represented by the top agency Central Models, who discovered her last year and is scouting for the next modeling promise through Fresh Faces Portugal this year too. A dream come true!
As part of the Sponsor Prize Ana Margarida won last year, she was given an editorial and cover shoot for Showcase Magazine Lisbon – top publication by Productionparadise.com – The shoot took place last week at Palacio Belmonte in Lisbon – one of the most beautiful boutuque hotels in the world, and with support from a great production team, photographer Joel Bessa turned Ana Margarida into a star.
So what does the first steps of a new face in the modeling world look like? Of course preparation is essential to get great pictures. Make up, clothes, hairstyle, etc. All of these take a lot of time and require the model to be patient and professional. Stylist Ricardo Aço and MUA Miguel Stapleton definitely made it worth the wait. So before you see the final shots, take a look at what went on behind the scenes!
Make up: Chanel, Erborian, Givenchy and Bobbi Brown
Clothes: Alves Gonçalves, Céline (na Loja das Meias), Fabrizio Giannone (na Loja das Meias), Fashion TV, Filipe Faísca, Gerard Darel (na Loja das Meias), Hoss (na Loja das Meias), La Perla (na Loja das Meias), MadeIn, Malene Birger, Mickael Kors (na Loja das Meias), Pedra Dura, Swarovski, Schutz, Tommy Hilfiger, Vanglória, Zilian
All the production team, including Ana Margarida have been really great. When there is such synergy on set, the final result is always stunning. See for yourself how Ana Margarida proves to be a real professional model:
Ana Margarida clearly was made for modeling, and we are so proud to have helped her boost her career through our Fresh Faces modeling contest! And you, where do you see yourself in few years? All finalists got a boost in their career and won a contract with an agency. To live this amazing experience too, all you need to do is apply to Fresh Faces 2015.. The next top model discovered in our Fresh Faces 2015 modeling contest could be you!
A big thanks to the whole production team: Ana Machado (Producer), Ana Margarida (Model @Central Models – Fresh Faces 2014 Winner), Joel Bessa (Photographer), Ricardo Aço (Stylist), Miguel Stapleton (Makeup Artist) and of course a special thanks to Palacio Belmonte.
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