OXYGEN MEDIA REVEALS THE 12 MODELTESTANTS
COMPETING ON “THE FACE” SEASON TWO
PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5 AT 10PM ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY – January 8, 2014 – Beauty, meet your makers as Oxygen Media reveals the 12 modeltestants from around the world who will be mentored by the biggest names in fashion and battle it out for the ultimate goal in modeling, to earn a contract with a national brand, on “The Face” season two, premiering Wednesday, March 5 at 10 PM ET/PT. The ten-episode season goes beyond the glamour to find the newest face of Frédéric Fekkai, with Naomi Campbell (@NaomiCampbell), Anne V (@AnneV) and Lydia Hearst (@LHearst)as supermodel coaches and host Nigel Barker (@NigelBarker) in a new expanded role as a confidante and advisor to the 12 supermodel hopefuls. Produced by Shine America with Naomi Campbell as an executive producer, the authentic modeling competition series tests these modeltestants fundamental skills and versatility as a model in an array of real-life brand challenges including photo shoots, runway shows and commercials.
Throughout the season, the young women selected on Team Naomi, Team Anne V and Team Lydia will have the opportunity to make a life-changing transformation through unprecedented access to clients, national brands and iconic mentorships. It takes a team of “FaceMakers,” or fashion insiders, to transform a model into a supermodel and the most influential names in the industry will lend their expertise this season including Frédéric Fekkai, ELLE Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers and revered male supermodel Tyson Beckford. Each week, the brand representatives for the Campaign Challenge will choose the winning team, leaving each supermodel coach from the bottom two teams to nominate a member of their team for elimination and the winning coach to decide who will be sent home. In the end, only one girl will be chosen to become a spokesperson and ambassador for Frédéric Fekkai’s 2014 national ad campaign. In addition, the winner will also appear in the July Issue of ELLE Magazine, styled by Fekkai.
Fans of “The Face” can access exclusive content and join the conversation on the show’s social accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ and Pinterest. Viewers may root for their favorite coach using #TeamNaomi, #TeamAnneV and #TeamLydia and tweet or read about the series using #TheFace hashtag on Twitter. The supermodel coaches and host can also be followed via Twitter using @NaomiCampbell, @LHearst, @AnneV and @NigelBarker.
Meet The 12 Modeltestants: