Roslyakova backstage at the Tommy Hilfiger fashion show in 2009
|Born||Elena Vladimirovna Roslyakova
8 July 1987
Omsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||5'10.5 in (179 cm)|
|Manager||Women Management ( New York, Milan, Paris)
Models 1 Agency (London)
Early life and modelling
When she began modelling, Roslyakova changed her name from Elena to Vlada in order to distinguish herself from a 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 a staggering 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. 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 of 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 Ferrè, 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.
She has also appeared on many magazine covers, such as Vogue (French, Japanese, Korean, Italian and Brazilian editions), Numéro Tokyo, Numéro Russia, Harper's Bazaar (Korea, Russia, Spain), L'Officiel (France, Russia), Elle (Germany, Russia), Marie Claire (Korea, Russia), Allure (Russia), W Korea.
Her agencies include Women Management, Eskimo Model Management, Models 1 Agency, UNIQUE DENMARK, View Management, MD Management, Donna Models, Bohemia Model Management and Just Models Management.
In 2011, she became the face of Swarovski. Roslyakova speaks Russian, English, and French. She currently lives in New York City.
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