The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA
The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA
Fashion

Miss Germany stops being a beauty pageant, puts away the bikinis, retires its male jury and pivots to focus on personality

  • Miss Germany organisers decide beauty contests are a thing of the past and are looking for contestants with powerful personalities instead of bikini bodies
  • The new concept is receiving positive reactions. Some 15,000 women have applied for the next round – but some worry about the contest’s commercial aspect

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The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA
The selection of online entrepreneur Leonie Charlotte von Hase as Miss Germany was a turning point for the competition. Photo: DPA
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