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Men’s Folio Malaysia Male Model Search 2022: Join Now!

Men’s Folio Malaysia Male Model Search 2022: Join Now!

Calling all modelling enthusiasts, Men’s Folio Malaysia Model Search is back! For this fifth installment, we continue our search for the next top Malaysian male fashion model with the right looks, and personality to boot. If you think you have what it takes, then we want you! You will be put through a series of practical workshops as we equip you with the fundamentals of modelling. Read on to find out more about the challenges as well as the prizes the winner will be walking away with


Round 1: Instagram Audition



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All prospective candidates only need to post their best model shot that expresses their creativity, looks and style on Instagram, following and tagging @MensFolioMY, as well as hashtagging #MensFolioMY and #MFMYModelSearch22.

From now until August 31, you can submit your Instagram entries while the Men’s Folio team decides who gets to move on to the semi-final round.

To be eligible, you need to fulfil these requirements:

  • Be between the age of 18 to 28 years old.
  • Be a permanent resident or citizen of Malaysia that is currently residing within the country.
  • Have the height of 175cm and above.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19  (digital certificate is required).


Round 2: Portfolio + Meet & Greet



All Instagram entries will be looked at by our editors and successful applicants will be contacted to submit their model comp card and portfolio.

We will then repost the entries of eligible semi-finalists on @MensFolioMY.

It’s followed by either a physical or virtual meet-and-greet session with the editors, where we will determine our finalists!

The Men’s Folio Malaysia Model Search finalists will be announced on September 5.


Round 3: Workshops



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Over a period of two months, we will be hosting various workshops in partnership with our sponsors to guide our finalists through all the basics of being a top model, which include photoshoots, skincare, hair and makeup, dining etiquette, event/TV hosting and more.



Round 4: The Finale


The winner of the Men’s Folio Malaysia Male Model Search 2022 will be revealed in November and be featured on the cover and in an exclusive fashion spread inside Men’s Folio Malaysia (both print and digital), as well as taking home the grand prizes from our sponsors (to be announced later).


Terms & Conditions:

  • Entrants must be between 18 to 28 years old and is a permanent resident or citizen of Malaysia.
  • Entrants must be fully vaccinated and able to present the digital certificate (2 doses of vaccines + booster shot  for Pfizer, Astra Zeneca and Sinovac & vaccinated for at least 14 days; 1 dose of vaccine + booster shot  for Johnson & Johnson and CanSino & vaccinated for at least 28 days).
  • Entrants who have existing representation must provide proof from their agency authorising their entry into the competition.
  • Finalists must be able to be present at all the workshops, interviews related to the competition and the finale.
  • Entrants must also be available for any fittings and rehearsals leading up to the event.
  • All entrants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to these terms and conditions.
  • Entrants must submit all information and fulfil all contest requirements stated above to Men’s Folio Malaysia.
  • All Instagram entries must be received by [date] in order to be qualified for the competition.
  • By entering this Male Model Search, entrants warrant that their submissions are original and do not infringe on the copyright of any third parties.
  • Men’s Folio Malaysia and Heart Media Sdn Bhd reserve the right to disqualify entries (without any advanced notice) that are considered to be inappropriate, offensive, and/or copyrighted at its discretion.
  • Men’s Folio Malaysia and Heart Media Sdn Bhd reserve the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner and/or amend these terms and conditions (without any advanced notice) at any time at its discretion.
  • Employees of Heart Media Sdn Bhd and all related sponsors, including their immediate family members, are not eligible to enter.
  • Men’s Folio Malaysia and Heart Media Sdn Bhd reserve the right to amend the prizes given to the winner at any time (without any advanced notice).


More details on the event will be released along the way. Any queries on the competition and event may be also directed to [email protected] and [email protected].