America's Next Top Model To Feature Guest Judges!

Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and J. Alexander will have some company on the judging panel when America's Next Top Model returns with a 2-hour season premiere on September 9th. Each week this season, they will joined by a guest judge who will help choose America's Next Top Model from a group of women who are no taller than 5' 7" -- well below the industry standard.

The guest judges for this cycle are:

September 9 - Chanel Iman one of the world's most in-demand models, having walked in runway shows for Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino.

September 16 - Lauren Conrad is a television personality best known for "The Hills," and debuts the LC -- Lauren Conrad fashion line this fall.

September 23 - Jaime Rishar is a famous petite model (5'7 ½"), having appeared on the cover of Italian, German and Australian Vogue, in addition to walking in fashion shows for designers such as John Galliano and Dolce & Gabbana.

September 30 - China Chow is an actress and model for such designers as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein.

October 7 - Josie Maran is a famous petite model (5'7") who has appeared on the cover of Glamour and was featured as the Guess Girl in a summer/fall 1998 campaign. She is most recognizable as the face of Maybelline Cosmetics.

October 14 - Jessica White has been the face of CoverGirl, Chloe and Gap, in addition to walking the runway for Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and Marc Jacobs. White recently signed a contract with Maybelline Cosmetics.

October 21 - Kim Kardashian is a television personality who started her career as a fashion stylist. With her sisters, she opened a designer clothing store, DASH, in Los Angeles and Miami. She also has an online shoe company and will soon launch her own fragrance. 90210's Jessica Lowndes also appears in the episode to test the girls' interviewing skills.

October 28 - Kirsty Hume has walked the catwalk for Christina Dior, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan and Louis Vuitton among others, while modeling for campaigns including Chanel, Versace and Gucci.

November 4 - Marisa Miller is a Victoria's Secret Angel, has worked on such campaigns at Tommy Hilfiger and has appeared in the pages of Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue from 2002-2008.

November 11 - Ann Shoket is the editor-in-chief of Seventeen Magazine. The winner of cycle 13, as in previous cycles, will appear in a six-page spread and on the cover of Seventeen Magazine.

The woman chosen as America's Next Top Model will receive a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics, a contract with Wilhelmina Models and a cover and six-page spread in Seventeen Magazine.

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