Elyse was given a pixie inspired cut for her makeover.
During the filming of America's Next Top Model, there was a lot of speculation concerning Elyse's eating habits, many thought she had an eating disorder, but Elyse denied it.
Before going into America's Next Top Model, Elyse worked as a teacher assistant.
She describes herself as "nerdy scholar".
Her measures are 81-61-86.5, her dress size is 4 and her shoe size is 7.
Elyse Sewell made it to the top ten 2005's Sexiest Geeks according to Wired News.
She was in a "Shins" music video.
Elyse published her first book Beauty and The Biz: The International Adventures of America's Third-to-Next Top Model in China in 2006.
Along with Shannon Stewart, Elyse was the contestant with the most consecutive first call-outs (2 times).
Her makeover for Cycle 1 of America's Next Top Model was to get a "pixie" hair cut.
Elyse's favorite TV show is ElimiDATE. Her favorite movie is The Big Lebowski. Her favorite model is Karen Elson.
Elyse describes herself as motivated, pretentious, and intelligent.
During America's Next Top Model, Sewell was considered one of the edgiest, and had a very "high fashion look."
Sewell was named as the Face of 2005 by Cover magazine
In an interview with the Singapore Straits Times, she said she dumped her boyfriend because he cheated on her while she was working in Japan, but they have reconciled.
Elyse has a tattoo on her foot.
"It takes facial and body symmetry, and facial features indicative of high estrogen level, such as a small jaw." - Elyse Sewell on what it takes to be a supermodel.
Venuszine.com's Marisa Meltzer said Sewell "appears to be the only contestant of America's Next Top Model to go on to any kind of actual modeling career."
Sewell is also known for her entertaining and educational blog, in which she shares stories of modeling, travels, culture, fashion, food, photos, and the occasional how-to lesson.
Sewell was named as the Face of 2005 by Cover magazine.
Her weblog was made into a book that, presently, is only available in Hong Kong (or online). Published in January 2006, Beauty and the Biz.
Sewell's boyfriend of six years is Martin Crandall from The Shins.
In 2005, one of her "confessional" clips from the show earned her 16th place on E!'s Most Outrageous TV Moments.
She has BAs in Biology and Spanish.
Wanted to be a doctor.
Elyse is an atheist.
Elyse's height is 5'10" and her weight is 114 lbs.
Elyse: Medical school can be diverted indefinitely, but being 20 years old cannot.
Elyse: It's been eight months since I've been [in the US], and I just love what you've done with the place! Chicken fries? 'I'm in love with a stripper'? Snakes on a Plane? Majestic! Our country is truly crunker than it has ever been.
(about her fight with Robin Manning)
Elyse: That for me was the turning point between trying to be diplomatic between the hell-bound and the Christians and just absolutely openly despising Robin for the rest of the time she was there. At that point I completely gave up on good relations between myself and Robin.
Elyse: I wore the Muppet fur coat on the runway last night. Hilariously, in a show where every fiber of fur was not only fake, but deliberately, obviously fake, PETA protestors stormed the venue, rushed up on the runway and heckled the models! Unfortunately, they were removed by security before my turn on the stage; I just heard about the incident when a Brazilian staggered off the runway, aghast, clutching the Fraggle trim on her vest and yelling, "People in the audience screaming on me because of this!".