Racey Girl Brandi Reed Wins Top Prize at Shirley of Hollywood's 60th Aniversary Model Search Finale at Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort in the Bahamas.    
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NFL Stars, Playmates, Beautiful Lingerie Models Converge on Nygard Cay & Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort to Celebrate Shirley of Hollywood's 60th Anniversary Model Search Finale


Racey Models stole the show in the Bahamas in September as they took three of the top six places including the top honors. Brandi Reed won the top prize with Racey's Wrena Monet placing 4th, Jamie Peery placing 5th and Kylene Gaston taking 6th. Racey Model Maya Rochelle hosted the event and was a judge. Maya Rochelle and Peter Nygard were responsible for bringing the illustrious event to the Bahamas.


Nygard Cay Video of the Event

Thousand of Photos by Thomas Oed - Impact Photography

Winners on The Bachelor Guy

At Right: Left to Right: Racey Girls Kylene Gaston and Jamie Peery, Runner-Up Ashley Lowe, Winner Branid Reed, Racey's Maya Rochelle, Fashion Designer Peter Nygard, Cathleen Cornish - 3rd Place, Racey's Wrenna Monet, Eric Schlobohm, Shirley's Director of Sales and Marketing, and Dana Wazluk, Shirley's Designer.



Shirley of Hollywood Announces National Model Search Winners
Florida, Oregon, Washington and California Girls Sweep Finals.

Thousands of Photos by Thomas Oed - Impact Photography

At the beautiful Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort Ballroom, Shirley of Hollywood announced the winners of their year long seach. A year ago Shirley of Hollywood and The Bachelor Guy launched a nation wide search for the next Shirley catalog model. The culmination of that search ended in the Bahamas with the crowning of Brani Reed and Brooke Stuart.

Brandi Reed of Miami, FL, sponsored by Racey Lingerie, won a missy size modeling contract with Shirley of Hollywood and will travel to Hollywood in October for her first official fashion photo shoot. Rochelle and her Racey Lingerie partners Curt and Candy discovered Miss Reed in Freeport, Bahamas at a Racey Lingerie International Model Search at the Isle of Capri Resort and Casino last May. View the Video of the Winner. Also, go to The Bachelor Guy for behind the scenes coverage.
             
Eric Rogell of The Bachelor Guy, Maya Rochelle, Brandi Reed, Playmate Tyran
Richards and Telemundo's Rene Braga

Reed is a hazel-eyed, brown-haired beauty who works as a model in Miami, FL and grew up in Canton, MI where she attended Plymouth Salem high school. She received a full scholarship to the University of Michigan Ann Arbor as a figure skater and worked in news at NBC 25 and FOX 66 in Flint, MI.

"I am beyond thrilled to have been named the winner of Shirley's Sexy Model Search," said Reed. "Shirley of Hollywood is a sexy, sophisticated and timeless brand and its models evoke such beauty and grace. Being named a Shirley of Hollywood model will definitely enhance my career       
and I will strive to carry on Shirley's legacy of "crème de la crème" lingerie models."                        

Joining her to represent the Intimate Attitudes category will be plus size winner Brooke Stuart of Temecula, CA, sponsored by Babydollz Lingerie.
Brooke is a beautiful blue-eyed blonde who grew up in San Diego, CA attending Mt.Miguel high school in Spring Valley and Grossmont College in Mt. San Jacinto. She enjoys playing piano and guitar, singing and swimming and works at her family's spa, Sweet Cheeks Studio in Temecula, CA in addition to working as a registered dental assistant.

The top six "Miss Size" model finalists will travel to the new Venetian Hotel in Macau, China for a modeling shoot and fashion event in 2009. Coming in second was Ashley Lowe, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, sponsored by "Naughty but Nice." Ashley attended Berthoud high school in Berthoud, CO, and New York City University before moving to Ft.Lauderdale. She currently works as a teaching assistant at Butterfly Effects, a school for children with autism and behavioral needs, and attends Aveda Institute. Cathleen Lee Cornish came in third place. She was born in Portsmouth, VA, but has lived in Jacksonville, FL her whole life where she currently manages a local nightclub. At right is Eric Rogell with the Racey Models: Wrenna Monet of Petersburg, AK, now living in N. Hollywood, CA placed fourth; Jamie Peery of Portland, OR, placing fifth; and Kylene Gaston of Vancouver, WA, placing sixth.

The weekend was a venture to the 150,000 sq ft playground of the rich and famous NYGÅRD Cay. Hundreds of Bahamians joined some of the world's most beautiful women in one of the world's most beautiful places as Shirley presented their winners at the beautiful and mystical NYGÅRD Cay in Nassau, Bahamas. There were H.O.T. Fashion Shows, VIP Dinners, Pamper Parties, Horseback Riding, Wave Running, Massage, and Volleyball Tournaments featuring the Bahamian National Volleyball Team. Everywhere you looked, there were amazing photo ops and interviews with today's HOTTEST models and top designers.


More than 500 beautiful aspiring models from across the U.S. entered Shirley's Sexy Model Search with the hopes of winning a Shirley modeling contract, including a glamorous Hollywood photo shoot for Shirley's 2009 collection, styling in Shirley's lavish lingerie collection, professional photos for their portfolio taken by top fashion photographers and an appearance in Shirley's famed catalogs which are distributed worldwide.

The top 20 finalists attended a glamorous weekend celebration featuring Shirley's Sexy Model Search Finale Fashion Show at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort Ballroom, Nassau, Bahamas on Sept. 27. This evening of glitz, glamour and style was attended by NFL Players including Miami Dolphins Akin Ayodele and Nate Jones who helped judge the competition; The Bachelor Guy Eric Rogell, who co-hosted the runway fashion show with current Shirley cover model Tyran Richard (Miss March 2007) and Rene Braga, host of Ritmo Deportivo on Telemundo. Other judges included billionaire fashion designer Peter Nygard, Hawaiian Tropic founder Ron Rice, Erick Hansen of Blue Ray Technologies, and Playboy Playmate Shallan Meiers (Miss Sept. 2002).
  
 Miami Dolphins Akin Ayodele and Nate Jones celebrate Shirley's Anniversary and pounding of the Patriots with the Winners, Cathleen, Brandi and Ashley.

"This has truly been a dazzling diamond anniversary celebrating Shirley's 60 Years of Sexy, and we couldn't be more excited about welcoming the winners of our Sexy Model Search to the Shirley of Hollywood family - congratulations Brandi and Brooke!" said Roy Schlobohm, President of Shirley of Hollywood.