Anna Kuchkina @ Grace : “I’m happy to join my agency Grace Models as a booker”

by Omario Harfouch & Anastasia Kirikova:

Model of the Week : Anna Kuchkina

Measurements :

Height: 178

Bust – 85

Waist – 60

Hips – 89

Hair : light brown

Eyes: green

Mother agency : Grace models (Moscow, Russia)

Modeling agencies (worldwide):

  • New York Models (New York)
  • Elite (London)
  • Nathalie (Paris)
  • Modelwerk (Germany)
  • Uno (Barcelona)

Experience / Fashion Show:

New York:

Betsey Johnson, Jeremy Laing, Diane von Furstenberg, Kai Kühne, Jill Stuart, Karen Walker, Lacoste, Marchesa, Malandrino, Ports 1961, Oscar de la Renta, Rachel Comey, Ruffian, Rebecca Taylor, Tuleh, Tory Burch, United Bamboo, Vivienne Tam, Zac Posen, William Rast, L’Wren Scott, Diesel and etc..

London:

Aquascutum, Roksanda Ilincic, Charles Anastase and etc…

Milan:

6267, Antonio Marras, Derercuny, Gianfranco Ferré, D&G, Dolce & Gabbana, Just Cavalli, Maurizio Pecoraro, Moschino, Prada, Pollini , Luisa Beccaria

Paris:

Ann Demeulemeester, Anne Valérie Hash, A.F. Vandevorst, Akris, Chalayan, Christian Dior, John Galliano, Haider Ackermann, Limi Feu, Miu Miu, Wunderkind, Yohji Yamamoto, Yves Saint Laurent , Veronique Branquinho, Vanessa Bruno and etc..

Experience / Editorials/Catalogs/Advertisings:

Topshop ads, Shirt Passion ads, Generazione Woodstock, Harper’s Bazaar, D Magazine, L’Officiel, Vogue, Amica magazine and etc..

Short Preview:

AAM: New York, Paris or Milano ?

Anna:Between New York and Paris, once a year Milano is ok for me

AAM: High heels or flats ?

Anna:It depends

AAM: American Vogue, French Vogue or Italian Vogue ?

Anna:French Vogue

AAM: Names of designers you would love to work with.

Anna:Love to work with Dior teem, D&G are very nice people too)

AAM: What is your favorite drink ?

Anna:Water

AAM: If you were a type of food, what type of food would you be ?

Anna:Sushi

AAM: What was the last movie you went to see ?

Anna:The spy

AAM: What kind of people do you dislike ?

Anna:Mean people

AAM: If someone write a biography about you, what do you think the title should be ?

Anna:The wanderer

AAM: Your favourite quote?

Anna:‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’




AAM: Welcome, dear Anna. I think everyone will be interested to know what’s new in your career for last years-months ?

Anna:The news are – I’m about to quite modeling. It’s been a long journey and I feel like I see the finish line. My last job was a Madrid fashion week. I really enjoyed it but felt like it was my last one. I’m very excited to make a step to my new life. I work as a mother agent now, I’m happy to join my agency Grace Models as a booker.

AAM: Do you remember your first casting? Tell me how it was.

Anna:I was nervous )) But I had a feeling that everything will be fine and I just need to follow whatever happens next.

AAM: Work implies frequent travel. What do you do during a flight ?

Anna:I read, watch movies, think, sleep, eat, drink – trying to live a normal life in abnormal conditions.


AAM: Tell me please, what kind of work have left on you the strongest impression ?

Anna:It was a Dolce & Gabbana show in Milano. I thought I’m going to die. It was really really emotional thing to me.

AAM: Everyone knows that shooting for magazines is one the most difficult parts of modeling. Tell me how this is happening in your case?

Anna:It depends on the shooting team. If everyone looks the same way and the mood is relaxed and easy, all is going quick and I enjoy it. But to be honest I hate when it is cold on the set. It is really stressful.


AAM: You did many many fashion shows in this season. Which one you like more?

Anna:I love Spanish designers, they are full of energy, sun and positiveness.

AAM: We can hear a lot of stories, about models who have self-esteem problems since childhood concerning their height slimness. Did your ever feel uncomfortable about these?

Anna:Yes) But now I smile when I think about it.

AAM: We all know that the designers, photographers, stylists are sometimes very difficult people. There have been stories in your case when you could not find a working understanding with the team?

Anna:It is useless to make the situation harder than it is. I try to not get into conflict with the team unless my safety or career are in a danger.

AAM: Are there any models that inspire you ?

Anna:I prefer to be inspired by music, books, paintings.

AAM: What are your favorite sports, how much do you exercise and how do you manage your diet to stay in shape?

Anna:I do not use diet, but I prefer healthy food…and yoga)

AAM: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Anna:Happy with children, my man, doing my new job and feeling amazing) place is not that important, I’m free to move


AAM: What do you think of All About Models?

Anna:I think it is a nice idea to keep models together. Together we power and can change things!

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