Eastern European Models Cover

Slave of Fashion: The New Beauties

Deep -set eyes, sculpted cheekbones, and fierce determination of models selling the world’s hottest labels – Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren,┬áLouis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci., etc. It’s a Russian and Eastern European takeover of the catwalks and glossies, led by Natalia Vodianova, Carmen Kass, and Karolina Kurkova. As nine if these Slavic sensations take to the beach, EVGENIA PERETZ reports on their hardscabble beginnings, their pecking order, and their fondness for vodka shots

Vanity Fair, January 2005