Russian print and runway model. She appeared on the covers of Vogue, Elle, and Glamour and walked the runway for Christian Dior, Valentino, and Dolce & Gabbana.
She vocally opposed the Milan Fashion Week's practice of preventing appearances by too-thin models.
She was born in Moscow, Russia, which was, at the time of her birth, still a part of the Soviet Union.
She appeared in numerous advertisement campaigns for designer Ralph Lauren's fashion line.