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Scent of a bombshell: Sofia Vergara unveils perfume

 

Sofia Vergara crossed another thing off her bucket list: The Modern Family bombshell has her own perfume.

“I’ve been wanting this for a few years now,” said Vergara from HSN headquarters in St. Petersburg, where she debuted Sofia by Sofia Vergara Wednesday night. “I made sure that it was just perfect so that my fans will get something they know I love. I’m very proud of it.”

Vergara describes the rose-colored scent as “floral, juicy, exotic and sexy,” with hints of Colombian rose and orchid.

Visuals were important to the actress/entrepreneur as well.

“The bottle is something you’d want in your bathroom,” the 41-year-old beauty says about the old-school-glamor packaging with a stopper that resembles an emerald. “Everything all came together beautifully.”

Sofia is $55 for 3.4 ounces and $48 1.7 ounces at HSN through April, then at mass retailers in September.

Model search

Hit her with your best shot. Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey is putting on her judge’s hat Saturday for the Faces of Fashion 2014 International Model Search at the Bath Club in Miami Beach.

Registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. one-on-one workshop with Bailey, who owns a modeling agency, the Bailey Agency School of Fashion. “I can certainly relate with all modeling enthusiasts who come out to audition in hopes of seeing their wish come true.”

Five winners of the audition (which costs $150 to enter) will get to walk the runways at Miami Fashion Week next month and have the opportunity to score a contract with her company.

Bailey says she is looking for all types: female, male and plus-size models, from age 13 and up. “We should even see some 50-year-olds,” she said. “I hope they show up.”

More information: www.miamifashionweek.com or www.thebaileyagencyschooloffashion.com

To register and get Event Brite tickets, go to Jambalaya Media Group’s website at jammg.com

Madeleine Marr

Ink master

The hottest, pierced and inked girls — including Cami Li, one of Miami's most awesomely tattooed cover models — will be filming a new reality competition show in and around Wynwood in the coming weeks.

The 27-year-old Miamian has been chosen to host and judge Models & Rock, slated to air on a soon-to-be-revealed cable network.

The premise: Over a dozen quirky models will be staying in a Wynwood house while staging photo shoots to be judged by Li, plus a fashion photographer and a series of guest judges. The winner gets cash, spots in a rock video and magazine spread, and a sponsorship by a clothing line.

“It’s all about letting alternative girls, of all shapes and sizes, have a chance at mainstream modeling,” says Li, the recently single model who has appeared in mags including INKED, Tattoo Envy and Inked Girls.

Li, a graduate of American High whose Facebook page boasts more than 2 million likes, has sleeves of tats on each arm, including images of the Wicked Witch of the West, My Little Pony and Elvis.

A sister version of Models & Rock, modeled after the popular America's Next Top Model show, appears on Venezuela's LeTele network.

David Ovalle

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