Russian models conquered the world podium.
Conquer the world podium – the dream and goal of every girl, who will begin her modeling career.
Behind the “iron curtain” between our country and the world, the lack of competent agents, and poor knowledge of the language for a long time it was believed that Russian beauties break into the world’s catwalks almost impossible. But more and more Russian models conclude million contract with leading model houses of the world …
The first association with the word “Russian model that conquered the West” – of course, Natalia Vodianova. A girl from a poor family, who lived with his mother and sister with a disability and forced to work 11 years in the market, to somehow help support his family, was one of the highest paid models in the world. Russian beauty, to visit their mother in Nizhny Novgorod model studio photographer spotted the capital. He offered to come to the girl of fifteen samples in Moscow. Next Natalia waited Paris, though not with open arms. She had to go through a lot of auditions before you enter into the world of high fashion. However, when the “Russian Cinderella” could see the offers she had no lack. Vodianova advertised brands such as Chanel, Gucci, L’Oreal Paris … The fashion house Calvin Klein suggested she become an official product in 2003. This contract which ensured Natalia title of one of the most expensive models, was made after the year before she led almost all the fashion shows of the leading fashion designers in the Fashion Week.
Now Natalia podium appears only rarely. She lives in London, has two sons and a daughter (with the father of their children, British Lord Justin Portman Vodianova divorced in 2011 after 10 years of marriage). Also the “Russian Cinderella” – President of the Foundation “Naked Heart”, which is organized in Russia, building playgrounds for children.
Countrywoman Vodianova – Anne Vyalitsyna (in Russian pronunciation – Vyalitsyna) also made a spectacular career in the West, entering the age of 23 in twenty of the most popular and highly paid top models. This girl has got the status thanks to contracts signed with Paris first, and then with the New York agency. She has participated in shows leading model houses such as Alexander McQueen, Max Mara, Calvin Klein, Prada, Ralph Lauren and many others. That Anne was chosen as the next “face” flavor “Chanel Chance” of the fashion house Chanel. More than once she became “the girl on the cover of” Vogue and Glamour. Beauty of Russian women were subjugated not only designers, but also musicians Vyalitsyna appeared in several music videos, including the song Alanis Morissette. She added popularity and romance with actor Leonardo DiCaprio, however, short-lived.
Along with Vodianova and Vyalitsynoy the three most famous Russian models in the West (at the beginning of the 21st century) and is Eugenia Volodina. As the names of all three girls start with the same letter, the European fashion critics dubbed this triumvirate “Three V”. Volodin has become known as a leading model of Gucci: representatives of the brand have noticed it during a photo shoot for Italian magazine Vogue. Later she worked extensively as a model, including for the world’s leading luxury lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret. For several years, Eugene has participated in the legendary “Shaw Angels” (from the show underwear and Victoria’s Secret) that in itself is already a fact of recognition of its uniqueness: as you know, in the “Angels” take the most beautiful girls in the world.