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The 28th Elite Model Look World Final was held in Shanghai’s spaceship-like Mercedes Benz Arena, one of the biggest venues to date

Hosted by Nikki Reed from Twilight, it was a A-list night from start to finish: watch some of the highlights

Finalists Pauline Hoarau (Reunion Island), Ariane (Brazil), Lenka Hanakova (Czech Republic), Li Xiao Xing (China), Lieve Dannau (Chile), Josephine Le Tutour (France) and Overall Winner Julia Schneider (Sweden)

The original showgirl Kylie Minogue performed a remix of ‘Slow’ and ‘Come into My World’

Chinese pianist superstar Yundi performs a duo with pop icon Kylie Minogue

The Class of 2011 was exceptional - Josephine Le Tutour, Pauline Hoarau, Li Xiao Xing, Josefine Svenningsen, Lieve Dannau, Lenka Hanakova and Lieke Van Houten made their debut that night. Here is the full Top 15 (Photo: Paul Morel)

Overall winner Julia from Sweden (far right) with runners-up Lieve from Chile and Lenka from Czech Republic (Photo: Paul Morel)


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