Vlada Roslyakova

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Vlada Roslyakova
Vlada Roslyakova 3.jpg
Roslyakova backstage at the Tommy Hilfiger fashion show in 2009
Born
Elena Vladimirovna Roslyakova

(1987-07-08) 8 July 1987 (age 31)
Modeling information
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue
Agency

Elena Vladimirovna Roslyakova (Russian: Елена Владимировна Рослякова; 8 July 1987) is a Russian supermodel. She has appeared on more than 400 magazine covers, including Elle and Vogue covers. Vlada is considered one of the most influential Russian top models of the 2000s and 2010s.[2][3][4]

Biography[edit]

Roslyakova walking for Bill Blass in February 2008

When she began modeling, Roslyakova changed her name from Elena to Vlada in order to distinguish herself from another model named Elena Rosenkova. Roslyakova began modeling in Russia, then moved to Tokyo. When she arrived in New York City, she began modeling for well-known designers. During her second season on the runways (Fall/Winter 2005) Roslyakova walked in 78 shows during the ready-to-wear season in all the major fashion capitals, and during the Fall/Winter 2006 runway season Roslyakova walked 91 shows. She is known for her distinctive walk and doll-like looks, along with models Sasha Pivovarova, Jessica Stam, Lisa Cant, Lily Cole, and Gemma Ward.[5] She has been featured in advertising campaigns for Nina Ricci, Moschino, Hermès, MaxMara, Christian Lacroix, Dolce & Gabbana, Jill Stuart Beauty, DKNY, Daks Japan, Gap, Barney's, Anna Sui, Etro, Cartier, Sonia Rykiel, Belstaff, Hobbs, Alcacuz, Swarovski, Diamond Dazzle, Derercuny, Karl Lagerfeld and Lacoste. She has also appeared in lookbooks for Prada, Gucci, Versace, Donna Karan, Lanvin, Ralph Lauren, Alberta Ferretti, and many more.

Her runway credits include top fashion houses and designers like Alberta Ferretti, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Burberry Prorsum, Calvin Klein, Céline, Chanel, Chloé, Christian Dior, Comme des Garçons, Dolce & Gabbana, DSquared², Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Fendi, Gianfranco Ferré, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, Kenzo, Lanvin, Loewe, Louis Vuitton, MaxMara, Missoni, Miu Miu, Moschino, Mugler, Nina Ricci, Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sonia Rykiel, Stella McCartney, Valentino, Versace, Viktor & Rolf, Yohji Yamamoto and Yves Saint Laurent.[6]

She has appeared on more than 100 covers of magazines and in various fashion magazines, including Vogue, Numéro, W, V, Dazed & Confused, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Elle, L'Officiel, AnOther Magazine, Pop Magazine and i-D.

Vogue Paris declared her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.[7]

In 2011, she became the face of Swarovski. Roslyakova speaks Russian, English, and French. She currently lives in New York City.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://models.com/models/vlada-roslyakova
  2. ^ "Women Management New York". New York: Women Management. Archived from the original on 12 May 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Vlada Roslyakova – Model Profile". models.com. Retrieved May 5, 2011.
  4. ^ "Vlada Roslyakova". nymag.com. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  5. ^ Alberto Moro. "L'estetica "doll face"". Vogue. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Vlada Roslyakova Photos". models.com. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Les 30 mannequins des années 2000". vogue.fr. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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