Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model, Cycle 7 is the seventh cycle of Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model. It aired from 4 July to 26 September 2011. Beginning with this cycle, the show's title has been changed from 'Britain's Next Top Model' to 'Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model', as the show now officially includes contestants from the Republic of Ireland. This cycle once again featured fashion model Elle Macpherson as executive producer and host alongside a judging panel consisting of Julien MacDonald, fashion stylist Grace Woodward, and male model Charley Speed.
The winner of the competition was 20-year old Jade Thompson from Stoke on Trent, England. As a prize, she received a modelling contract with top international agency Models 1; a six-page fashion editorial, along with an appearance on the cover of fashion magazine Company; a £100,000 cosmetics contract with Revlon; a trip to Sandals Resorts Jamaica; an international fashion campaign with respected high-street brand Miss Selfridge, who have used models such as Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss for campaigns; and a new Peugeot RCZ.
Elle Macpherson and the judges begin their search by holding auditions in Glasgow and London
Elle Macpherson and judges Grace Woodward,Julien Macdonald and Charley Speed continue their UK tour, in Cardiff and Birmingham, as they audition more girls hoping to make it in the world of modelling .
Grace Woodward, Julien Macdonald and Charley Speed judge the final round of auditions, giving hopefuls one last chance to secure a place at the boot camp
The girls who have made it through the audition stage battle it out in boot camp. Twelve girls will be chosen to move into the house and the next stage of the competition.
The girls face their first challenge after moving into the house and learn there will be a double elimination this week. Janice Dickinson helps decide who will be the first two girls eliminated from the competition.
The models are given complete makeovers before posing nude for a photo shoot. George Lamb joins the judging panel this week.
The girls have to pose with different birds of prey and tensions there ends up being tension between some of the girls. Jasmine Guinness joins the judging panel to decide who will be eliminated this week.
Now halfway through the competition, the training wheels are off. The models go one-on-one interviews with The Wanted, but for some girls the mistakes just keep coming. Fashion designer Henry Holland joins the judges at panel, and it becomes time to rise and smize or become a catwalk casualty.
The seven remaining girls face another double elimination this week and find themselves being thrown in at the deep end. Katie Price joins the judges on the panel this week.
The final five girls left in the running complete in a beauty shoot before preparing to fly off to Miami. In a dramatic turn of events one of the girls is left behind and her place in the contest becomes uncertain.
In Miami, the top four girls must try their hands at acting, before shaking their pompoms and becoming brides for the day
It's the penultimate week of the contest, and four girls remain. The quartet attend 'go sees' and complete the last photo shoot of the series. Who will make the final?