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Victoria's Secret model and angel Shanina Shayk from Australia have announced that this year's event (Victoria's Secret Fashion Show) will not take place. While the fashion industry is racking its brains over when the new show will be launched, we are talking about the Russian beauties who have already conquered the catwalk of this famous brand.
1. Katya Grigorieva.
This 30-year-old model and former Victoria's Secret Angel was born in the small town of Olenegorsk (1800 km from Moscow). In 2012, she took second place in the TV show Top Model in Russian. In 2014, Grigorieva took part in the final show of the brand, and in 2015-2016 she was its only Russian angel.
2. Irina Sharipova.
This sultry brunette was born in Uzbekistan and has never seen her father. Mom raised her until she was seven years old, after which she moved to live with her grandmother in Tatarstan. While studying as a fashion designer at the Kazan State Technological Institute, Irina won the title "Miss Tatarstan 2010", and in the same year became the first vice-miss of Russia 2010. She then represented Russia at the Miss World beauty pageant, where she graduated. in the top 25. After the competition, Sharipova was signed by the Women Management modeling agency. In 2014, Irina took part in the Victoria's Secret fashion show in London and opened the Dolce & Gabbana presentation in Milan.
3. Valeria Kaufman.
Another Russian model, Valeria Kaufman, was presented at the 2016 Victoria's Secret show in Paris with Katya Grigorieva. According to Models.com, little is known about this supermodel, which is one of the top 50 best models in the world. Valeria was born in Moscow, danced since childhood, and in 2010 she started sending her photos to modeling agencies in New York. Soon she was invited to the Tom Ford show, which was followed by covers for Vogue and shows by Chanel, Dior, Valentino, and other brands.
4. Vita Sidorkina.
Vita was still a child when she realized that she wanted to be a model. So after school, she and her friend enrolled in a modeling school. At the age of 13, she signed a contract with the Moscow modeling agency Cherie Models. In 2013, Sidorkina took part in high fashion weeks in New York and Paris, and two years later she appeared in the final Victoria's Secret show. She later married Italian businessman Valerio Morabito; they have one daughter.
5. Anna Vyalitsyna.
She participated in three Victoria's Secret shows: 2008, 2010, and 2011. And at one of them, Adam Levine kissed her on the cheek.
5. Anna Vyalitsyna.
The real surname of this supermodel is Polevschikova, but she changed it to the more pronounced Poly. At the age of 15, Natasha took part in the New Model Today competition in Moscow, taking second place. During 2004 and 2005, she appeared in 54 shows over two seasons, but it was on Victoria's Secret runway that she experienced her most embarrassing moment, losing one of her shoes. Paulie remained calm and did her best to keep walking. She later appeared at another brand show and became one of the most popular models in the world. The French edition of Vogue even included Natasha in the list of 30 best models of the 2000s.
7. Irina Shayk.
This model from the Chelyabinsk region was known long before the 2016 Victoria's Secret show - at least thanks to her relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo, and then Bradley Cooper. However, it was on this show that her enlarged belly made headlines claiming that Irina was pregnant by the actor. Rumors were confirmed, and in March 2017, the couple had a daughter.