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Daria Vladimirovna Strokous (born 25 September 1990) is a Russian fashion model, film actress, and photographer.

Daria Strokous
Daria Strorous at the J. Mendel Spring Summer 2015 show.jpg
Born
Дарья Владимировна Строкоус
Daria Vladimirovna Strokous

(1990-09-25) 25 September 1990 (age 29)
NationalityRussian
Years active2007–present
Modeling information
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue
Agency
  • Women Management (New York, Paris, Milan)
  • Traffic Models (Barcelona)
  • Scoop Models (Copenhagen)
  • Modellink (Gothenburg)
  • Place Models (Hamburg)
  • AVE. Management (Singapore)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Strokous was born in Moscow, Russia (then still part of the Soviet Union) to Vladimir and Olga Strokous. Soon after she was born, she and her family moved to Benin where she lived and studied until the age of five.[citation needed]

Modeling careerEdit

In September 2007 she debuted in Fashion Week in Milan and Paris. Her debut was an exclusive for the Prada show in Milan. V included her in their Top 10 Models of 2008.[2] The magazine New York named her as one of Top 10 Models to watch,[3] as well as Today's Top Model in Milan.[4]

Strokous has appeared on the covers of Vogue Italia, Numéro, Vogue Japan, Vogue Russia, as well as on the pages of W Magazine, Vogue UK, Vogue Deutsch, American Vogue, V Magazine, among other high publications.

Strokous has also been featured in Style.com[5] for many top designers and Models.com in featured articles.[6]

Strokous took part in a project of a new online magazine Nomenus Quarterly. This was a project for a new collection of "THE ROW" fashion line.[7]

Strokous has done campaigns for Dior, Prada, Chanel, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Carolina Herrera, D&G, Alberta Ferretti, H&M, Juicy Couture and others.

She played a small role in the 2011 film Contagion. She also appeared as the lead model in the short film for Dior " Secret Garden – Versailles" by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

In 2013, Strokous was selected for two Dior campaigns, one for the Spring 2013 collection and one for the Fall 2013 collection, both photographed by Willy Vanderperre. Proving herself as a muse for the current creative director of Dior, Raf Simons.

In 2014, Strokous was included in the New Generation of "Industry Icons" list by Models.com.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://models.com/models/daria-strokous
  2. ^ "Top 10 Models of 2008". V Magazine. Archived from the original on 2 May 2008.
  3. ^ "The Top Ten Models to Watch This Fashion Week – The Cut". Nymag.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Daria Strokous Is Today's Top Model in Milan – The Cut". Nymag.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Daria Strokous Photos on". Style.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Show Package Milan FW08: IMG Milan – Of The Minute". Models.com. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  7. ^ Larocca, Amy (19 August 2007). "Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Introduce Their New Line, the Row – Fall Fashion 2007 – New York Magazine". Nymag.com. Retrieved 17 September 2013.
  8. ^ "MODELS.com's Industry Icons". Models.com. 5 August 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2014.

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