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Sims' Next Top Model (cycle 17)
C17
Season Run 30 December 2018 - Present
Episodes 10
Models 14
Winner TBA
Runner-up(s) TBA
Series Chronology
Previous Season Cycle 16

The seventeenth season of Sims' Next Top Model premiered on December 30, 2018. It features plus-sized and curvy models only.

This season is based in Greece, making it the fourth season not based in the United States, following cycle 5, cycle 10 and cycle 16 which were based in South Korea, Australia and France respectively.

The prizes this season are:

  • A cover and spread in Vogue
  • An international Maybelline campaign
  • An online ASOS Curve campaign.
  • A modelling contract with NU女 Models.
  • A cash prize worth € 100,000.

Changes and twists

This season saw the same panel of judges, consisting of Yachana Vazirani, Maicle Gambardella and Sin Il Hong, return for a third time, but with the addition of Sims3MovieNetwork's All-Stars winner Diane Wings as a mentor for the contestants.

Twists

  • Split premiere: This season, the cast was divided into two batches competing separately their first week.
  • Top Model of the Week: After each episode has been uploaded, a poll is posted accompanying the photo shoot where the viewers vote for who did the best. The winner then receives immunity for the next week.

Locations

Contestants

Semi-finalists
From Contestant Age Height Rank
Brazil Brazil Amber Figeoroa 21 173 cm 24-15
Bosniaherzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Aylin Möbius 18 180 cm
Poland Poland Bastiana Jagaciak 22 183 cm
Georgia Georgia Elene Mzhavanadze 19 182 cm
Bangladesh Bangladesh Farzana Purokayustho 18 173 cm
Canada Canada Georgia Marcus 23 180 cm
Germany Germany Ivana Kachin 17 175 cm
Uganda Uganda La'ei Kwao 20 175 cm
France France Marceline Franco 19 180 cm
Comoros Comoros Roshin Swini 23 183 cm
Finalists
From Contestant Age Height Weight EU Dress size Hometown Finish Rank
Saintlucia St. Lucia Amie Elle King 18 174 cm 72 kg 46 Castries, Castries Quarter Participating
India India Bebhu "Beauty" Bhusan 33 177 cm 68 kg 42 Mumbai, Maharashtra
England England Cheryl Campbell 20 180 cm 78 kg 46 Hounslow, London
Southkorea South Korea Dae Hwa Young 19 175 cm 70 kg 44 Ansan, Gyeonggi
England England Erin Wright 19 180 cm 73 kg 44 Croydon, London
Turkey Turkey Gözde Arslan 22 175 cm 88 kg 50 Ankara, Ankara ili
Iceland Iceland Hrönn Bjarnhéðinsdóttir 20 178 cm 87 kg 48 Isafjörður, Vestfirðir
Poland Poland Nina Wiśniewska 18 175 cm 68 kg 42 Warszawa, Mazovia
Nigeria Nigeria Nneka Ejiofor 19 183 cm 92 kg 54 Yola, Adamawa
Sãotoméandpríncipe São Tomé & Príncipe Olinda Botelho 22 177 cm 75 kg 46 Pantufo, Água Grande
India India Olivia Chaudhuri 19 175 cm 69 kg 44 Kolkata, West Bengal
Hongkong Hong Kong Olivia Xu 21 190 cm 86 kg 48 Sai Ying Pun, Sai Wan
Guatemala Guatemala Osvany Huerta 30 189 cm 95 kg 54 El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Ireland Ireland Priscilla Fitch 18 173 cm 70 kg 44 Tralee, County Kerry

Episodes

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Original air date
169 1 "The Girl Who Was Forgetful" 30 December 2018

The first half of the cast arrive in Kefalonia. They are welcomed by Diane who sends them on their first challenge in which they must style themselves and photograph one another in mock sponsored posts for ASOS Curve in pairs or trios. Gözde impresses the most and wins the challenge. At the house, Olivia and gets into a conflict with Osvany over feeling exploited during the challenge. The next day the girls have a photo shoot on a yacht where they have to embody rich women caught in the moment while modelling summerwear. At panel, Hwa Young is awarded with best photo, while Hrönn and Olivia find themselves in the bottom. The episode ends in a cliffhanger and it is not revealed who is eliminated.

  • First call-out: Dae Hwa Young
  • Bottom two: Hrönn Bjarnhéðinsdóttir & Olivia Chaudhuri
170 2 "The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Talking" 12 January 2019

The episode continues at the bottom two where the previous one left off. It is revealed neither Hrönn nor Olivia will be sent home, and instead they will participate in the next photo shoot in order to save themselves.

  • Put up for elimination: Hrönn Bjarnhéðinsdóttir & Olivia Chaudhuri


The second half of the cast arrive in Zakynthos where Il Hong explains the new elimination system for them. After this they have a challenge where they take test photos for Maybelline without being directed. Olivia X. falls asleep before her shoot which confuses the other girls. In the end, Amie Elle, Beauty and Erin are deemed the top three, and it is Beauty who wins the challenge. At the house, Cheryl, Nneka and Olivia X. get into an argument with Beauty over her attitude and belittling view on the other girls. The next day, the girls have a swimwear shoot in the cold ocean. At panel, Olivia passes out due to exhaustion and is taken to a nearby medical center. Later, Nina wins best photo while Beauty, Cheryl and Erin find themselves in the bottom. In the end, Erin is saved, while Beauty and Cheryl must participate in the shoot-out along with Hrönn and Olivia C.

  • First call-out: Nina Wísniewska
  • Bottom three: Beauty Bhusan, Cheryl Campbell & Erin Wright
  • Put up for elimination: Beauty Bhusan & Cheryl Campbell

Summaries

Call-out order

Yachana's Call-Out Order
Order Episodes
1 2
1 Hwa Young Nina
2 Gözde Amie Elle
3 Olinda Olivia X.
4 Osvany Nneka
5 Priscilla Erin
6 Hrönn
Olivia C.
Beauty
Cheryl
7
     The contestant won the competition.
     The contestant was eliminated from the competition.
     The contestant won the weekly challenge.
     The contestant won Top Model of the Week the week prior and was immune.
     The contestant was put up for elimination.
     The contestant won the weekly challenge and was put up for elimination.

Contestant progress

Contestant 1 2
Amie Elle HIGH
Beauty NOM
Cheryl NOM
Erin LOW
Gözde HIGH
Hrönn NOM
Hwa Young WIN
Nina WIN
Nneka SAFE
Olinda HIGH
Olivia C. NOM
Olivia X. HIGH
Osvany SAFE
Priscilla LOW
     The contestant won the competition.
     The contestant was the runner-up.
     The contestant won best photo.
     The contestant was one of the top performing models.
     The contestant ranked in the middle.
     The contestant was the last to be called before the bottom.
     The contestant was put up for elimination.
     The contestant was eliminated.
     The contestant was immune from elimination.
     The contestant won entry back into the competition.
     The contestant came back for a chance at re-entry but lost.
     The contestant advanced to the final round.

Challenge guide

  • Episode 1 challenge: Mock sponspored posts for ASOS Curve
  • Episode 2 challenge: Maybelline test shots

Photo shoot guide

  • Episode 1 photo shoot: Summerwear on a yacht
  • Episode 2 photo shoot: Swimwear in the ocean

Top Model of the Week rankings

Contestant 1 2 Total votes Average
Amie Elle TBA
Beauty TBA
Cheryl TBA
Erin TBA
Gözde 9 9 9.00
Hrönn 5 5 5.00
Hwa Young 20 20 20.00  
Nina TBA
Nneka TBA
Olinda 5 5 5.00
Olivia C. 5 5 5.00
Olivia X. TBA
Osvany 5 5 5.00
Priscilla 12 12 12.00  
     The contestant received the most votes.
     The contestant won best photo.
     The contestant received the most votes and won best photo.
     The contestant received the least votes.
     The contestant was put up for elimination.
     The contestant received the least votes and was was put up for elimination.
     The contestant received the least votes and won best photo.