Holland's Next Top Model (cycle 3)

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Holland's Next Top Model (cycle 3)
Cycle 3 cast
Country of origin Netherlands
No. of episodes 9
Original network RTL5
Original release

15 October – 17 December 2007

Additional information
  • Daphne Deckers
  • Rosalie van Breemen
  • Philip Riches
  • Karin Swerink
  • Mariana Verkerk
No. of contestants 12
Winner Cecile Sinclair
Cycle chronology
← Previous
Cycle 2
Next →
Cycle 4
Series summary

The third cycle of Holland's Next Top Model premiered on 15 October 2007 on RTL5. This was the first cycle of the series to be hosted by Dutch model Daphne Deckers, who replaced the previous host, Yfke Sturm after two cycles. All of the previous season's judges returned for the new cycle, with the exception of photographer and creative director Carli Hermès, who was replaced by photographer Philip Riches. Bastiaan van Schaik also replaced stylist Ruud van der Pijl as a mentor for the contestants.

The prizes for this cycle included a modelling contract with Modelmasters The Agency valued at 75,000, a cover feature for Glamour magazine an advertising campaign for L'Oreal, and the opportunity to represent the Netherlands at the 2008 Ford Models Supermodel of the World contest.[1]

The winner of the competition was 20-year-old Cecile Sinclair from Middelburg, Zeeland.



(Ages stated are at start of contest)

Contestant Age Height Hometown Finish Place
Iris 18 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Amsterdam Episode 1 12
Cicilia 19 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Rotterdam Episode 2 11 (quit)
Shardene 19 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Utrecht 10
Nana 23 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Amsterdam Episode 3 9
Monique 19 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) Vennep Episode 4 8–7
Anna Jonckers[2] 21 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in) Rijswijk
Anne Nolet[3] 20 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in) The Hauge Episode 5 6
Lilly 22 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Amsterdam Episode 6 5
Sophie 18 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in) Leiden Episode 7 4
Carmen Klaassen[4] 20 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Harderwijk Episode 9 3
Kassandra Schreuder[5] 21 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in) Leiden 2
Cecile Sinclair[6] 20 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Middelburg 1


  • Daphne Deckers (host)
  • Rosalie van Breemen
  • Philip Riches
  • Karin Swerink
  • Mariana Verkerk

Other cast members[edit]

  • Hildo Groen
  • Bastiaan van Schaik


No. in
Title Original air date
19 1 "Episode 1" 15 October 2007 (2007-10-15)
The 100 semi-finalists attended casting week, and the judges chose the final 12 contestants. The finalists later moved into the model home, and had their promotional photos taken. At the end of the episode, Iris was eliminated from the competition.
20 2 "Episode 2" 22 October 2007 (2007-10-22)
The contestants received makeovers, and Cicilia decided to quit the competition. The remaining 10 models later shot a campaign for luxury watches, and at elimination, Shardene was eliminated from the competition.
21 3 "Episode 3" 29 October 2007 (2007-10-29)
Anna and Lilly won the week's reward challenges. The models took part in an extreme bungee jumping photo shoot where they were suspended upside down. At elimination, Monique and Nana landed in the bottom two. Monique was given a second chance, and Nana became the fourth contestant to leave the competition.
22 4 "Episode 4" 5 November 2007 (2007-11-05)
The models shot a campaign featuring roller skating streetwear, and had their polaroids taken by judge and photographer Philip Riches. Sophie won the week's reward challenge, and at elimination, Anna and Monique were asked to leave the competition.
23 5 "Episode 5" 12 November 2007 (2007-11-12)
Cecile and Kassandra won the week's reward challenges. The remaining six contestants shot a commercial for L'Oreal, and were later photographed in a steamy photo shoot with a male model. At the end of episode, Anne was eliminated from the competition. Host Daphne Deckers revealed that the remainder of the competition would be taking place in São Paulo, Brazil.
24 6 "Episode 6" 19 November 2007 (2007-11-19)
The models arrived in Brazil, and had a rooftop swimwear photo shoot with a helicopter. At elimination, Carmen and Lilly landed in the bottom two. Carmen was saved, and Lilly became the eighth contestant to leave the competition.
25 7 "Episode 7" 26 November 2007 (2007-11-26)
Karmen won the week's reward challenge, and the remaining four contestants had a nude photo shoot on the beach. At the end of the episode, Sophie was eliminated from the competition, leaving Carmen, Cecile, and Kassandra as the three remaining finalists.
26 8 "Episode 8" 3 December 2007 (2007-12-03)
This episode focused on the day-to-day lives of the four finalists as they were visited by the judges and prepared for the cycle's live finale. The voting lines for each of the four models opened during this episode, and remained open until the following week.
27 9 "Episode 9" 17 December 2007 (2007-12-17)
The contestants performed in a series of live challenges, and the show went over footage of the models performing in a photo shoot for the cover of Glamour magazine. At the end of the night, the judges scored the remaining models on a scale from one to ten, and after adding the public vote to the judge's vote, Cecile was revealed to be the winner of the competition.


Order Episodes
1[a] 2[b] 3 4[c] 5 6 7 9[d]
1 Nana N/A Cecile Lilly Lilly
Lilly Kassandra Kassandra Cecile
2 Iris Sophie Sophie Carmen Sophie Cecile Kassandra
3 Cicilia Carmen Carmen Cecile
Cecile Cecile Carmen Carmen
4 Carmen Kassandra Kassandra Sophie Carmen Sophie
5 Kassandra Lilly Cecile Anna
Kassandra Lilly
6 Monique Anna Anna Anne
7 Anna Monique Anne Anne
8 Sophie Anne Monique
9 Cecile Nana Nana
10 Lilly Shardene
11 Anne Cicilia
12 Shardene Iris
     The contestant was eliminated outside of judging panel
     The contestant quit the competition
     The contestant was eliminated
     The contestant won the competition

Final scores[edit]

Place Final scores
Contestant Judge's vote Viewer vote Total score
30 points 35 points (70%) 65 points
20 points 12 points (24%) 32 points
0 points 3 points (6%) 3 points


  1. ^ In episode 1, the pool of 100 semi-finalists was reduced to the final 12 contestants. Iris was eliminated at the end of the episode.
  2. ^ In episode 2, Cicilia refused her makeover and quit the competition.
  3. ^ In episode 4, the contestants were called forward in pairs and told their verdict.
  4. ^ During the live final, each of the judges was allowed to vote for one of the three remaining models. The weight of each individual vote was ten points, with a possible total of 50 points. These totals were then tallied with the percentages of the viewer vote among the remaining three contestants, which counted for half of the overall total. Cecile accumulated the most points at the end of the night, and was crowned the winner.


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