Friday, 15 July 2011

BNTML launches a search for the latest Style Blogger

Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model Live launch competition to find the UK’s newest style blogger!
In association with

The ‘search for a style blogger’ UK competition is open to anyone aged 18 and over who can ‘blog with a passion about style, beauty and fashion’, demonstrating a ‘genuine interest in the industry’ and with an ‘insight into the latest fashion and beauty trends on the high street’.
Well-known style bloggers: Gala Gonzalez aka am-lul
Well-known style bloggers: Susie aka Style Bubble
Well-known style bloggers: Tavi aka Style Rookie
The Prize:

The lucky winner will be invited to feature on as a guest blogger for three months. During this period they will receive tips and advice from the editorial team on how to find their own unique voice as a blogger and build their following.

They will also be mentored by top style blogger Emily Seares from, voted one of the most influential fashion bloggers in the UK, who will advise on how to make an impact in the blogging industry. 

Behind the Scenes of BNTM
Image courtesy of the Daily mail.

As an official BINTM Live blogger, the winner will be given a schedule of assignments ahead of the event including the opportunity to go behind the scenes at pre-event photo shoots and interview the contestants from this year’s Sky Living TV series. They will also go to this year’s BINTM Live to report on the hottest news and trends whilst interviewing more celebrity guests and performers, at this year’s show in October.

If that wasn’t enough, the overall winner will also receive £1000 worth of blogging gadgets including: a state-of-the-art Laptop, a top of the range digital camera as well as Access All Areas passes to this year’s BINTM Live event. 
Four lucky runners-up will also receive a pair of VIP tickets to the event. 

Britain's next top model live catwalk event
 uploaded by user luciebartlett

Want to know what the last event was like? See our post

How to enter:
If you’re looking to forge a successful career in the fashion and beauty journalism industry this is a great place to start. Entrants are required to submit a 200 word piece of editorial on the latest trends and how to wear them, along with a photo of themselves that illustrates their own style.
Entries will be judged by a panel of esteemed experts including: our expert style blogger Emily Seares of; Suzy Pallet, Show Manager of BINTM Live; and Rebecca Holman, Editor of, who will pick five of the best entries to go into the shortlist in September.

The five shortlisted entries will then go head-to-head in a ‘Street Style’ challenge, to find the most stylish fashionistas on their local High Street, the results of which will then be posted on for readers to vote on their favourite. 

Rebecca Holman, Editor of commented:
"Social media is an increasingly important platform for our fashion conscious generation and blogging is a fantastic way to express views and opinions as well as interact with audiences around the world."

Emily Seares of commented:
“If you’re a budding fashion blogger, this amazing competition will give you the ultimate kick-start to a successful writing career. The hunt is on to find the UK’s newest style blogger, so if you’ve a passion for the latest trends, a flair for writing and bags of enthusiasm we want to hear from you!  This competition is a brilliant opportunity to show off your writing skills, make contacts within the industry and learn how to develop your own blog to make an impact."

The Judges from left to right:
Charley Speed, Elle Mcpherson, Julien McDonald and Grace Woodward
“We’re looking for entertaining and insightful entries that display a real passion, from people of all ages and from all walks of life... so get writing now!”
·         The competition is open to anyone in the UK, aged 18 or over.  UK residents only.
l  Entrants must submit a 200 word piece by 31st August, with an accompanying photo.
l  The competition opens on 7th July and closes on 31st August 2011.Entries after this deadline will not be accepted. 
l  The shortlisted 5 entrants will be notified of their ‘street style’ challenge in September, to decide who wins the ultimate prize of being a BINTMLive blogger.
l  The general public will then be able to vote for their favourites from (date here).
l  The winner will be announced and a schedule of BINTMLive assignments confirmed between September & October 2011
l  Entry details can be found on 
l  VIP Tickets won are non transferable

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