Move over Brazilian bombshells…
Slavic supermodels are the new It Girls
Move over Brazilian bombshells, Slavic supermodels are the new It Girls. Brazilian supermodels are being overrun by the new wave of Russian and Eastern European top models: Natalia Vodianova, Carmen Kass, Karolina Kurkova, Euguenia Volodina, Hana Soukupova, Marija Vujovic, Natasha Poly, Valentina Zelyaeva, and Inguna Butane- FocusOnStyle.com
Brazilian supermodels are being overrun by the new wave of Russian and Eastern European top models. "We have beautiful skin, beautiful faces, and the Brazilians are finished," explains model Euguenia Volodina.
Maybe, you can go tell Giselle that!
Think it’s all hard work and no play?
We welcome you to take a behind the scenes exclusive video[/link] peek of legendary fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier beachcombing (er, working) with nine bikini-clad Slavic supermodels and up-and-comers- Natalia Vodianova, Carmen Kass, Karolina Kurkova, Euguenia Volodina, Hana Soukupova, Marija Vujovic, Natasha Poly, Valentina Zelyaeva, and Inguna Butane for Vanity Fair’s April cover story, Slavs of Fashion: The New Beauties which brings the fashionista hot model trend out to the mainstream audience.
Hear supermodel Carmen Kass say, "Our skin have [sic] good pimples,” her voice raspy from 10 years of nightlife, adding, ”Good for nipples, for sure," while stomping in the chilly surf.
So what is the secret as to how Russians and Eastern Europeans girls have climbed to the top of the most fabulous, fickle, and fierce professions?
Mega model Karolina Kurkova explains,”We had no nannies. We had to take care of ourselves and our siblings and do everything. Everybody cooks. My dad cooks.”
For now, we can bid a fond farewell to finishing schools and trophy wives.
–March 20, 2005
Resident fashion expert & style mentor- With just about 20 years experience in the glamour industry as a New York-based photography fashion stylist, syndicated columnist, contributing editor, lecturer, on-air television/radio fashion expert, and founder / editor in chief of FocusOnStyle.com. Sharon Haver knows the modern-thinking woman wants easygoing style that suits her individual needs, spiced with just the right amount of flip and wit to make it personal.