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Snejana Onopka

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    Snejana Onopka View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Ukrainian
    Birth Date
    December 15, 1986
    Status
    Cover girl, Established
    Known for
    Body, Legs, Pout, Walk
    Agencies
    Silent
    Muse for
    Steven Meisel
    Friends
    Natasha Poly, Sasha Pivovarova, Vlada Roslyakova, Stan Jouk, Edita Vilkeviciute, Maryna Linchuk, Natalia Chabanenko, Freja Beha
    Interests
    Playing tennis, Singing

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    Snejana Onopka's Career Highlights

    15 DEC, 1986
    Born in Kiev, Ukraine
    2001
    Spotted by a scout at the age of 15
    2005
    Steven Meisel photographs Onopka for the Prada and Dolce & Gabbana fall ad campaigns, sparking a booking frenzy thereafter
    JUL 2005
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Gilles Bensimon
    AUG 2005
    Featured on first cover, for Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    SEP 2005
    Debuts by closing the spring Marc by Marc Jacobs show in New York
    SEP 2005
    Opens the spring Dolce & Gabbana and Karl Lagerfeld shows in Milan and Paris, also walks for Gucci, Prada, and Miu Miu Video»
    NOV 2005
    Appears on her second cover of Italian Vogue for the year, photographed by Steven Meisel
    DEC 2005
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel and W editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    2006
    Steven Meisel photographs Onopka for Calvin Klein and Dolce & Gabbana
    2006
    Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot photographs Onopka for Louis Vuitton
    2006
    Juergen Teller photographs Onopka for Yves Saint Laurent
    2006
    Becomes the face of Lanvin, replacing Lily Donaldson
    FEB 2006
    Opens the fall Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan
    FEB 2006
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    MAR 2006
    Appears in Vogue with good friend Sasha Pivovarova, photographed by Steven Meisel
    APR 2006
    Featured on the cover of Numéro
    APR 2006
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by David Sims
    JUN 2006
    Appears on the cover of i-D
    JUL 2006
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Peter Lindbergh
    AUG 2006
    Appears in French Vogue editorial with Bette Franke, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    2006
    Craig McDean photographs Onopka alongside Iselin Steiro for an 80's inspired Gucci campaign
    SEP 2006
    Featured in New York Times article “When Is Thin Too Thin?”
    SEP 2006
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue with Gemma Ward, Jessica Stam, and Sasha Pivovarova
    SEP 2006
    Opens and closes the spring Fendi show in Milan
    SEP 2006
    Opens the spring Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan, giving an interview to Fashion TV Video»
    SEP 2006
    Closes the spring Missoni and Chloé shows in Milan and Paris
    OCT 2006
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Mario Testino
    2007
    Signs cosmetics contract with Shiseido
    2007
    Signs fragrance contract with Gucci Eau de Parfum II
    JAN 2007
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Daniel Jackson
    FEB 2007
    Closes the fall Valentino show in Paris
    MAR 2007
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    MAR 2007
    Appears in W editorial with Coco Rocha and Denisa Dvorakova, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    2007
    Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin photographs Onopka for Yves Saint Laurent eyewear
    AUG 2007
    Impersonates Anna Wintour in a French Vogue editorial
    SEP 2007
    Appears on the cover of Portuguese Vogue; using a reprint from her September 2007 Japanese Vogue editorial
    SEP 2007
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by Craig McDean
    OCT 2007
    Opens the spring Sonia Rykiel show in Paris
    NOV 2007
    Appears in an editorial for the 140th anniversary Harper's Bazaar issue, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld
    2008
    Renews contract with Shiseido
    JAN 2008
    Appears on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Craig McDean
    FEB 2008
    Closes the fall Dolce & Gabbana and Rue du Mail shows in Milan and Paris, also walks for Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Fendi, and Valentino
    MAY 2008
    Appears on the cover of Japanese Numéro
    JUN 2008
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    2008
    Replaces Lily Donaldson as the face of MaxMara, photographed by Craig McDean
    2008
    Signs contract with Hugo by Hugo Boss, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    SEP 2008
    Russian Vogue features Onopka as a top model
    OCT 2008
    Leaves DNA Management in New York, and signs with Women Management
    FEB 2009
    Closes the fall Isabel Marant show in Paris
    JUL 2009
    Walks the fall Armani Privé, Chanel, and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    JUL 2009
    Featured on the cover of Russian Vogue, photographed by Terry Tsiolis
    SEP 2009
    Closes the spring Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan; also walks for Alexander Wang, Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Chanel, and Valentino
    OCT 2009
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Michelangelo di Battista
    DEC 2009
    Featured on the cover of Korean Numéro, photographed by Mariano Vivanco
    2010
    Returns as one of the faces of Gucci
    JAN 2010
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JAN 2010
    Walks the spring Chanel and Valentino couture shows in Paris
    FEB 2010
    Walks the fall Carolina Herrera, Alexander Wang, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, and Giorgio Armani shows in New York and Milan
    JUL 2010
    Walks the fall Chanel and Elie Saab couture shows in Paris
    SEP 2010
    Closes the spring D&G show in Milan; also walks for Gucci, Salvatore Ferrgamo, Chanel, Christian Dior, and Balmain
    2010
    Models for the fall Etro ad campaign
    2011
    Leaves Women Management New York and signs with Silent Models New York
    JAN 2011
    Walks the spring Chanel couture show in Paris
    JAN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Cover, photographed by Andreas Ohlund
    FEB 2011
    Opens for the fall Anne Valerie Hash show in Paris
    FEB 2011
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Giampaolo Sgura
    APR 2011
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Katja Rahlwes
    JUN 2011
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Giampaolo Sgura
    JUL 2011
    Appears in Japanese Vogue editorial, photographed by Glen Luchford
    AUG 2011
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Giampaolo Sgura
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