#Highlights 2014 Mary Kay Dream Beautiful Contest

21 October 2014

During the Hong Kong finale of Mary Kay’s Dream Beautiful contest, starring international supermodel Coco Rocha as guest judge. A 500-strong audience of A-list stars; media and VIPs watched as Mary Kay’s 24 pairs of Dream Beautiful finalists performed in a live catwalk show at Shaw Studios.
The huge, 20,000 square foot venue was transformed in to a high fashion runway and event space by Tuff Productions, where contestants were put through their paces by an eight-person judging panel. 
 
The Judges
·      Coco Rocha - International supermodel
·      K.K. Chua - President Asia Pacific Region, Mary Kay Inc.
·      Sheryl Adkins-Green – Global Chief Marketing Officer, Mark Kay Inc.
·      Stephen Webster - Global Design Director, Mark Kay Inc.
·      Luis Casco – Celebrity makeup artist and TV personality
·      Cara G. - Asia’s very own supermodel and TV presenter (pictured above, banner image)
·      Jason Capobianco - World-class fashion photographer
·      Christie Simpson – Celebrity stylist to the stars 
 
The Dream Contest
Over 290,000 women entered into the Dream Beautiful journey, with local competitions held in nine counties all over Asia, including: China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand. The 24 pairs of finalists were then flown to Hong Kong for the weeklong finale of celebrity-led master classes and the live finale runway show. 
 
Highlights
Supermodel Coco Rocha graced the catwalk in a Roberto Cavalli pantsuit and Jimmy Choo shoes and praised all finalists for their strong walks and positive energy. Star judge and stylist Christie Simpson styled finalist and judge outfits for the high glamour Hong Kong event.
WINNERS
Shu Yu Wei and Jin Liu were announced at the end of the show and were singled out for their standout makeup looks and performance on the runway.
International Supermodel Coco Rocha reflected on the night, “What an incredible night! Although I applaud the beauty and talent of all twenty-four pairs of Dream Beautiful finalists, Shu Yu Wei and Jin Liu presented a level of beauty, style and strong feminine energy that was undeniable. They also embodied the positive values of the contest and presented a fantastic partnership; I hope they revel in their moment in the spotlight together. Enjoy it ladies, I’m so thrilled for you.” 
Dream Beautiful was supported by official contest partner Toni & Guy, who styled the hair of judges and contestants for the finale show as well as Mok Theorem who provided the fabulous outfits of finalists.