Miss World Top Model 2009 : MEXICO - Perla Beltran
1st Runner Up : VIETNAM - Tran Thi Huong Giang
2nd Runner Up : MARTINIQUE - Ingrid Littré
Top 12 : Barbados, France, Italy, Jamaica, Panama, Malaysia, Scotland, South Africa, Turkey
World Designer Dress 2009 : SIERRA LEONE - Mariatu Kargbo
1st Runner Up : SOUTH AFRICA - Tatum Keshwar
2nd Runner Up : JAMAICA - Kerrie Baylis
Top 12 : Barbados, China PR, France, Italy, Korea, Moldova, Panama, Puerto Rico, Turkey
The Top Model final took place at The Turbine Hall, Johannesburg on 28 November 2009 along with World Designer Dress final. During the event, the contestants first appeared on the runway wearing evening gowns designed by their home country designer. After the first catwalk, Sierra Leone is announced as the winner of World Designer Dress for an amazing crystal emblazed design with ornate patterning, designed by Sierra Leone designer Dany Tabet. The contestants then appeared once again on the runway, this time in gold evening gowns designed by South African designer. This time Mexico takes the honor as the winner of Top Model 2009 and joins Canada, Gibraltar, Japan, and Sierra Leone as Miss World 2009 semifinalists.
Congrats Perla! Our current Aphrodite at Miss World Leaderboard!