top model cycle 15 finale 'America's Next Top Model': Ann takes home Cycle 15 crown and coveted spread

What’s more satisfying than watching Tyra Banks awkwardly embrace your rural American family? Winning “America’s Next Top Model,” perhaps.

It’s a tough call for Ann, the very skinny, 19-year-old Texan who cried tears of joy and nerves all the way through the Cycle 15 finale before ultimately taking home this season’s bonus-sized trophy… a spread in Vogue Italia.

Easily the competition’s most high-fashion prize to date, both Ann and runner-up Chelsey  wanted it badly. And for a while, it seemed like either could bring it home.

Ann, who’s wowed the judges all season with her photo shoots, didn’t nail the CoverGirl challenge or look as confident as Chelsey out there on the runway. Chelsey seemed confident this would all work to her advantage, and she was suitably shocked when she didn’t win.

But that’s usually the case with the fashion-obsessed contestant who loses out to the natural talent.

So what do you think — will you be paying the grossly-inflated cost for Ann’s appearance in the imported fashion mag?

Posted by:Mikey O'Connell