Kris Grikaite

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Kris Grikaite
Kris Grikaite Paris Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2019.jpg
Grikaite in 2019, during Paris Fashion Week
Born
Kristina Grikaite

(2000-07-25) 25 July 2000 (age 21)
NationalityRussian
Occupation
  • Model
Modeling information
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Hair colorLight brown
Eye colorBlue
Agency
  • The Lions (New York, Los Angeles)
  • Ford Models (Paris)
  • Premier Model Management (London)
  • Avant Models Agency (Moscow)[1]

Kristina Grikaite (Russian: Кристина Грикайте; born July 25, 2000) is a Russian model of Lithuanian descent.

Early life and career[edit]

Grikaite was born on July 25, 2000 in Omsk, Russia. She began her modeling career with Avant Models in Moscow and it was her mother agency since the day one. Since S/S 2017, Kris has been an exclusive model for Prada's runway shows. She walked at Prada's S/S 2017 (exclusive), F/W 2017 Menswear, F/W 2017 (opened), S/S 2018 (opened) fashion shows and appeared in Prada's S/S 2017, F/W 2017 and S/S 2018 advertisement campaigns, shot by Willy Vanderperre.[2]

Kris has appeared in editorials for Vogue US, British Vogue, Vogue Paris, Vogue Italia, Vogue Russia, Vogue China, Interview Magazine, Self Service and Love Magazine, photographed by David Mushegain, Steven Meisel, Benjamin Huseby, Patrick Demarchelier, David Sims, Mario Sorrenti, Amy Troost, Paolo Roversi, Christian MacDonald, Craig McDean, Daniel Jackson, Steven Klein and Alasdair McLellan. In May 2017, she appeared on the cover of Vogue Russia, photographed by Ben Weller.[3] Since then, she has appeared on the covers of Vogue China and Document Journal.

She was included in the "Top Newcomers F/W 2017" Industry Selects list by British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful on Models.com,[4] and is currently ranked as one of the Top 50 Models.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kris Grikaite - Model". models.com.
  2. ^ "Who is Kris Grikaite, the new face discovered by Prada?". Vogue Paris.
  3. ^ "Summer Plans Vogue Russia Cover" – via Fashion Model Directory.
  4. ^ "Top Newcomers F/W 2017: Industry Selects". models.com. Archived from the original on 2017-04-12.
  5. ^ "Top 50 Models". models.com.

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