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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Swans Since Birth

No ugly duckling phase for these Russian supermodels apparently! The September 2008 issue of Vogue Russia cleverly juxtaposed current photos (taken by photographer Terry Tsiolis) and childhood photos (sent in by the girls' parents) of the Russian greats like Sasha, Natalya, Snejana, Anna and all those names ending in "a"!

Anna Selezneva

Diana Farkhullina

Maryna Linchuk

Natasha Poly

Olga Sherer

Sasha Pivarova

Snejana Onopka

Tanya Dziahileva

Vlada Roslyakova

Looks like they were born to model! And that I was born to blog about this, hahaha!

(Photos from fashionologie and snailscans)

7 comments:

Vi said...

It's like they were BORN to models.

Vanessa said...

That Anna Selezneva looks exactly like my Latvian roomie. There's something a little tragic in the eyes of these Russo/Baltic beauties.

bestie said...

hahaha. their names do all end with -a!

Anonymous said...

CD, ikaw din naman eh, SWAN ka din before... now, isa ka ng GODDESS!!! nakanaman!! this is FIFI W.!! i miss you na. =)

Mariane M. said...

i think sasha had a bit of an ugly duckling phase & eventually grew into her features. and look at diana's legs when she was a little girl! soooo long. thank you for this entry by the way, snejana is a favorite of mine x

Anonymous said...

hi mfo! where are good fashion haunts in hk? nice but affordable clothes and accesories especially ballet flats? also which mall houses the most variety of branded boutiques to window shop and buy an expensive piece or two? thank you for your help.

cd said...

I noticed that too vanessa! Quite haunting no?

fifi!!! I miss you too!!! =)

You're welcome mariane!

I'll get back to you on that anon!

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