America's Next Top Model returns to New York City, where 28 aspiring models will be winnowed down to 14. New host Rita Ora, along with her team of fashion tastemakers, welcomes the girls and sends them to their first challenge.
The Top 14 are summoned to runway boot camp with supermodel and runway coach Stacy McKenzie. Back at the house, the models get into a heated discussion about the state of race relations in America.
The judges choose signature looks for each model, but some ladies aren't happy with their makeovers; Ashley encourages the contestants to feel comfortable in their own skins as they get ready for a nude-photo shoot.
DJ Khaled breaks down social media branding for the models; Jasmine Sanders helps the contestants enhance their profiles.
Law Roach discusses the importance of personal style; Nicola Formichetti takes the models out of their comfort zones.
Two models become romantically involved, but it could cost one of them the competition. Later, the ladies take on a body-in-motion challenge with Chanel Iman.
Stacy Mckenzie joins forces with Beyoncé's choreographer, Chris Grant, to challenge the models to create their own signature dance routine for a block party video shoot.
The models get a taste of the high life this go around as they are invited to an exclusive party at luxury designer Philipp Plein's estate in exchange for live modeling his latest couture collection amongst the fashion elite. Later, the ladies compete for the best couple shot as they're are photographed living a luxurious lifestyle jet setting alongside singer Jason Derulo.
The previously-eliminated contestants return to compete against the top seven models in a fashion-music-video shoot featuring rapper French Montana.
The models are challenged to create a PSA supporting the initiative behind model and activist Amber Rose's "Slutwalk". Later, the models embody iconic women in pop culture.
The models experience a day in the life of their celebrity host Rita Ora as they are bombarded by the paparazzi throughout New York City and later tasked to personify her iconic Paper Magazine Cover.
The final five contestants tap into their inner actress as they compete to nail a theatrical scene. Later, the models are challenged to transform into a beautiful disaster during the filming of a makeup commercial.
The final four learn what it takes to be a brand ambassador as they are challenged to replicate and properly execute the Rimmel look. The models are tasked with shooting a commercial featuring Rimmel's waterproof makeup.
In the Season 23 finale, the finalists give it their all to pull off a Paper Magazine photo-shoot spread. Later, the eliminated contestants return to hit the runway alongside singer Tinashe, before one of the final three is crowned winner.