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Valentina Zelyaeva

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    Valentina Zelyaeva View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Russian
    Birth Date
    October 11, 1982
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Established
    Known for
    Eyes
    Agencies
    Women
    Muse for
    Ralph Lauren
    Friends
    Flavia de Oliveira, Natasha Poly, Katia Kokoreva, Filippa Hamilton

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    Valentina Zelyaeva's Career Highlights

    11 OCT, 1982
    Born in Moscow, Russia
    SEP 2003
    Debuts on the spring runway for Cynthia Steffe in New York
    2004
    Appears in Cole Haan ad campaign
    FEB 2004
    Appears on the cover of Harpers & Queen
    2004
    Models for Neiman Marcus catalog
    MAY 2004
    Appears on the cover of Italian Glamour
    2005
    Signs contract with Ralph Lauren
    2005
    Appears in Calvin Klein Jeans ad campaign
    FEB 2005
    Opens the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York
    FEB 2005
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAR 2005
    Appears in British Vogue editorial, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    APR 2005
    Vanity Fair features Zelyaeva alongside other Eastern European models as "Slavs of Fashion, The New Beauties"
    JUN 2005
    Appears in an editorial for Harper’s Bazaar
    JUL 2005
    Appears in second consecutive Harper’s Bazaar editorial
    AUG 2005
    Appears on cover of German Elle
    SEP 2005
    Opens the spring Ralph Lauren show in New York
    OCT 2005
    Walks the spring runways for Balenciaga, Chanel, Christian Dior, and Hermès in Paris
    DEC 2005
    Appears on covers of German Elle and British Harper’s Bazaar
    2006
    Renews contract with Ralph Lauren
    FEB 2006
    Opens the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York
    APR 2006
    Appears on covers of Chinese Vogue, French Vogue supplement, and Spanish Vogue
    SEP 2006
    Opens the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York
    2007
    Appears in British Harper’s Bazaar editorial
    2007
    Appears in Spanish Vogue editorial
    2007
    Renews contract with Ralph Lauren
    JAN 2007
    Appears on the cover of Russian Vogue
    FEB 2007
    Walks the runway for Valentino and is interviewed backstage by Fashion TV Video»
    FEB 2007
    Opens the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York for the fifth consecutive time
    JUN 2007
    Appears on cover of Spanish Vogue
    SEP 2007
    Opens the 40th anniversary Ralph Lauren show in New York
    OCT 2007
    Appears in W editorial, photographed by David Sims
    NOV 2007
    Appears on the cover of French Elle
    DEC 2007
    Appears on the cover of Russian Vogue
    2008
    Renews contract with Ralph Lauren
    FEB 2008
    Opens the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York
    APR 2008
    Appears in Spanish Vogue editorial, photographed by Helena Christensen
    30 APR, 2008
    Named the world’s thirteenth highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $2.3 million in the past year Story»
    JUN 2008
    Appears on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Fabio Chizzola
    SEP 2008
    Russian Vogue features Zelyaeva as a top model
    SEP 2008
    Opens the spring Ralph Lauren show in New York
    FEB 2009
    Walks the fall Ralph Lauren and Givenchy shows in New York and Paris
    SEP 2009
    Appears in Elle editorial, photographed by Richard Bush
    SEP 2010
    Walks the spring Ralph Lauren show in New York
    2010
    Renews contract with Ralph Lauren
    FEB 2010
    Walks the fall Ralph Lauren show in New York
    MAR 2010
    Appears in Spanish Vogue editorial, photographed by Tesh
    JUN 2010
    Appears in Allure editorial, photographed by Regan Cameron
    SEP 2010
    Walks the spring Ralph Lauren show in New York
    SEP 2010
    Appears in Harper's Bazaar editorial, photographed by Mark Seliger
    2011
    Renews contract with Ralph Lauren
    NOV 2011
    Appears in Spanish Vogue editorial, photographed by Greg Kadel
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