Sasha Pivovarova

Infobox Model
name = Sasha Pivovarova


caption = Sasha Pivovarova modeling for Anna Sui, February 2008
birthdate = birth date and age|1985|01|21
location = Moscow, Russia
height = height|m=1.74 [cite web |url=http://www.imgmodels.com/details.asp?ar=2459&sl=&im=&subnameid=2459&subid=2459&modelid=27437&agencyid=9121&sexid=2&careerid=1&curpage=1 |title=Sasha Pivovarova |accessdate=2007-04-21 |publisher=IMG Models]
haircolor = Blonde (dyed)
eyecolor = Blue
measurements = 82-60-84 (EU)
weight = 120 lbs
dress size = 34 (EU), 4 (US)
shoesize = 38 (EU), 7 (US)
agency = IMG models
homepage =
spouse = Igor Vishnyakov (photographer) [http://nymag.com/fashion/models/spivovarova/sashapivovarova/ Sasha Pivovarova model bio] source:nymag.com. Retrieved September 30,2007.]

Sasha Pivovarova ( _ru. Саша Пивоварова, born January 21, 1985) is a Russian supermodel and artist.

Early life

She was born in Moscow, Russia. She was a girl who never dreamed of becoming a model. But everything began after a friend and photographer, Igor Vishnyakov, took photos of her. He knew she had something special, so he then gave them to IMG and her career took off. Before this, she was studying art history at Russian University for the Humanities [Vogue May 2007] .

Modeling career

Soon after she signed with IMG in 2005, she walked for Prada. After that, she did the campaign for Prada. She made "fashion history" by being the face of Prada for 6 consecutive seasons and was the first model to do so. As of 2008, she has appeared in over 9 Prada ads. She is ranked 2nd on the "Top 50 Models Women" list by [http://www.models.com models.com] , sharing the spot with fellow top fashion model, Isabeli Fontana. [ [http://www.models.com/model_culture/50topmodels/top50.cfm?fnumber=5&lnumber=1 models.com Top 50 models women] June 27, 2008.]

In the May 2007 issue of American Vogue she was featured on the cover with fellow models Doutzen Kroes, Caroline Trentini, Raquel Zimmermann, Jessica Stam, Agyness Deyn, Coco Rocha, Hilary Rhoda, Chanel Iman, and Lily Donaldson as the new crop of supermodels. In her interview, she talked about her love for art and reading. Her current project was reading the book War and Peace. Recently, in August and September 2007, she was on another two covers of Vogue. Russian Vogue and British Vogue, back to back. Recently Sasha has appeared in the 2008 Pirelli calendar and in the May 2008 issue of Australian Vogue.

Pivovarova's three-year campaign contract with Prada expired after the Spring/Summer 2008 campaign season. Pivovarova was noticeably absent from the runway shows (including Prada) during the Fall/Winter 08 runway season due to illness, appearing in only one show during New York Fashion Week. However, she returned to the runways on the final day of Paris Fashion Week to close the Miu Miu runway show as an exclusive.

When asked what her favorite part of the job is, she said the photo shoots and traveling. She told CNN in an interview, that she gets to meet people and see places that she would never be able to meet or see, if it had not been for modeling. ["Eye on Russia Feature." A day in the Life."] She is known for her horse-like walk, muscular body, small pupils and dark undereyes, and feline like features. Also her height, natural appearance, and goofy/fun personality backstage and serious personality on the runway.

Covers: "Australia:" Vogue (May 2008) "China:" Vogue (December 2005), Vogue (September 2006), Cosmopolitan (October 2006), Vogue (March 2008) ; "France:" Madame Figar August 2004; Jalouse 2005; LOfficiel April 2005; Vogue May 2006; Vogue September 2006; Numero - September 2007 "Greece:" Vogue October 2007 "Italy:" Vogue December 2005; Vogue January and February 2006; Vogue January and March 2007 ;Japan: Vogue April 2006; RT November and October 2006; Vogue February and September 2007 Korea: Vogue (September 2006) W (January 2007) "Russia:" Jalouse (November 2005) L'Officiel (May 2005) Vogue (August 2007 and April 2008) ;Spain: Vogue (Beauty Supplement) (November 2007) Mmmoda (February 2008) ;Taiwan: (Vogue May 2008) ;UK: Vogue (September 2007 and February 2008) ;US: W (Spring 2006) Vogue (May 2007).

Ads: Armani cosmetics, LG by Prada, Net a Porter, Olay, Prada, Prada Resort, Prada Resort Accessories, Prada 'Infusion D'Iris' fragrance. She is in an Ad right now for Prada Sport Spring 2008, along with models Ali Stephens, Heidi Mount and Adina Forizs. And also Prada Spring 2008, with models Megan Collison, Irina Kulikova, and Angelika Kocheba. And also ads for Prada by herself, shot by Steven Meisel.

Runway: (13) Fall 2005 RTW, (59) Spring 2006 RTW, (1) Spring 2006 HC, (68) Fall 2007 RTW, (3) Fall 2007 HC, (59) Spring 08 RTW, (4) Spring 2008 HC, (3) Fall 2008 RTW.

She is currently working with Dhani Harrison, son of late George Harrison. Sasha and Harrison are recreating fashions of The Beatles era in the line "Here Comes the Son".

Agencies

Her agencies are:Unique Models in Denmark,
IMG Models in New York City, and Donna Models in Tokyo.

Personal life and Sasha, the artist

Before she was a model, she was an art student in Moscow. Her current home in Brooklyn, New York doubles as an art studio (in a recent issue of American "Vogue" magazine, they photographed Sasha's Brooklyn loft). Pivovorova said in a Teen Vogue interview, "I was playing with pencils while the other girls were playing with dolls." [Cite web |url=http://www.theones2watch.com/features/sasha.php |title=Sasha Pivovarova |accessdate=2007-04-10 |last=Read |first=Sean |work=theones2watch |archiveurl=http://web.archive.org/web/20060523032112/http://www.theones2watch.com/features/sasha.php |archivedate=2006-05-23] In her free time, Sasha loves to paint and draw. Her paintings were shown in a gallery in Paris. French "Vogue" also published some of Sasha's works. She often is seen with stencils, paints, and other art tools in her bag and is usually photographed backstage drawing something. She said in an interview with CNN, that she uses anything as a canvas; hotel papers, casting and that days itinerary papers, and anything she can find basically. Recently, Sasha was married to fiance and long-time friend, the photographer Igor Vishnyakov. He calls Sasha his "best friend" and said in an interview that "she still is the same shy person, as when I first met her". ["A day in the Life". CNN] On May 7, 2008 Sasha attended the very exclusive Costume Institute Gala, which was held at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Quotes

"I think female models have more of a future than men do. They [female models] are always changing and growing. I don't like to think about who has money and who doesn't .. as long as you are happy with what you are doing." (One thousand models.)

"Only bad soldiers don't want to be general." (askmen.com)

What Olympic sport would you compete in–and why?“I would compete in unicorn back riding! Why? Because we are from the same fairytale.” (fashionspot.com)

hows

FALL 2008

"(3)" Anna Sui, Earth Pledge Presents FutureFashion, Miu Miu

SPRING 2008:

"(59)" Alberta Ferretti, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Balmain, Bottega Veneta, Burberry Prorsum, Calvin Klein, Carlos Miele, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, D&G, Daks by Giles Deacon, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Giambattista Valli, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, La Perla, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Max Azria, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez,Oscar de la Renta, Peter Som, Phi, Prada, Preen, Pringle of Scotland, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Richard Chai, Rick Owens, Roberto Cavalli, Sonia Rykiel, Sophia Kokosalaki, Sportmax, Stella McCartney, Temperley London, Valentino, Versace, Zac Posen

Haute Couture SPRING 2008

"(44)" Chanel, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Valentino

FALL 2007:

"(68)" 6267, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Belstaff, Blumarine, Burberry Prorsum, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, D&G, DKNY, Derercuny, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Giambattista Valli, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes, J. Mendel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, La Perla, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Malo, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Matthew Williamson, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Narciso Rodriguez, Peter Som, Phi, Ports 1961, Prada, Pringle of Scotland, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Reem Acra, Richard Chai, Sonia Rykiel, Sportmax, Stella McCartney, Tibi, Valentino, Versace, Zac Posen} HC FALL 2007:

"(3)" Chanel, Christian Dior, RM by Roland Mouret

Spring 2007:

6267, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Balmain, Belstaff, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carlos Miele, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, D&G, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Fendi, Givenchy, Hermes, J. Mendel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jil Sander, John Galliano, Karl Lagerfeld, La Perla, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Malo, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Miss Sixty, Miu Miu, Oscar de la Renta, Phi, Prada, Pringle of Scotland, Proenza Schouler, Richard Chai, Sonia Rykiel, Sportmax, Stella McCartney, Tibi, Valentino, Versace, Zac Posen

FALL 2006:

Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Alexander McQueen, Ann Demeulemeester, Anna Molinari, Anna Sui, Atsuro Tayama, Badgley Mischka, Balenciaga, Balmain, Brioni, Burberry, Cacharel, Calvin Klein, Celine, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Christian Lacroix, D&G, DKNY, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emilio Pucci, Etro, Fendi, Giambattista Valli, Givenchy, Hermes, Iceberg, J Mendel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jill Stuart, John Galliano, Just Cavalli, Karl Lagerfeld, Kenzo, La Perla, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Azria, MaxMara, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Moschino Cheap and Chic, Narciso Rodriguez, Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne, Peter Som, Phi, Prada, Pringle of Scotland, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Sonia Rykiel, Sportmax, Stella McCartney, Strenesse, Trend Les Copains, Valentino, Vera Wang, Viktor & Rolf, Yohji Yamamoto, Zac Posen

SPRING 2006:

"(59)" Alessandro Dell'Acqua, Andrew Gn, Ann Demeulemeester, Anna Sui, Aquascutum, Atsuro Tayama, Balenciaga, Barbara Bui, Burberry, Cacharel, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Chloe, Christian Dior, Costello Tagliapietra, Costume National, D&G, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Dries van Noten, Emanuel Ungaro, Giambattista Valli, Giles Deacon, Givenchy, Gucci, Hermes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jonathan Saunders, Julien Macdonald, Just Cavalli, La Perla, Lagerfeld Gallery, Louis Vuitton, Luella Bartley, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marni, Matthew Williamson, MaxMara, Missoni, Miu Miu, Nicole Farhi, Nina Ricci, Paul Smith, Peter Som, Phi, Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti, Prada, Preen, Proenza Schouler, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sonia Rykiel, Sophia Kokosalaki, Strenesse, Unique, YSL Rive Gauche, Yohji Yamamoto

HC SPRING 2006:

"(1)" Jean Paul Gaultier

FALL 2005:

"(13)" Ann Demeulemeester, Barbara Bui, Cacharel, Chanel, Chloé, Emmanuel Ungaro, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Nina Ricci, Prada, YSL Rive Gauche, Yohji Yamamoto

References

External links

*fashionmodel|id=Sasha_Pivovarova|name=Sasha Pivovarova
* [http://www.style.com/peopleparties/modelsearch/thumb/person2365 Sasha Pivovarova] on [http://www.style.com/ Style.com]
* [http://www.sashapivovarova.com/ Sasha Pivovarova Fan Site] on [http://www.sashapivovarova.com/ Sasha Pivovarova Fan Site]

Persondata
NAME=Pivovarova, Sasha
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Russian model
DATE OF BIRTH=January 21, 1986
PLACE OF BIRTH=Moscow, Russia
DATE OF DEATH=
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