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Victoria's Secret angel - Russian model Kate Grigorieva

Kate Grigorieva became one of the ten models, which signed contract with fashion brand Victoria's Secret. Kate Grigorieva Instagram @_kate_g_

The contract with this brand is considered one of the most prestigious in the fashion industry

Kate Grigorieva became one of the ten models, which signed contract with the fashion brand Victoria`s Secret. For the first time in the history of the brand contract was signed with the Russian fashion model. The contract with Victoria's Secret is one of the most prestigious in the fashion industry. A job in the company - a starting point for lucrative advertising contracts. Most often, while working in a Victoria's Secret model start their own business for the production of fashionable clothing, accessories and cosmetics, appearing on the covers of glossy magazines, advertising clothes and shoes of famous brands. In a year it brings "angels" in an average of 7-8 million dollars.

However, not so long ago, a well-known brand was involved in a scandal when several of its leading models have refused to continue the contract with the company. The whole point of this was a small salary. Rates of one hundred thousand dollars are considered too low fee for permanent employment to promote the brand Victoria`s Secret. According models, they had to constantly sit on a diet, do sports every day, post training routine on Instagram. The dispute eventually ended, the company agreed to raise the amount of fees, though it remained a mystery to the press.

By the way, along with 25-year-old Grigorieva new faces of fashion brands were named Taylor Hill, Martha Hunt, Monica Yak Yagachak, Stella Maxwell, Lais Ribeiro, Sara Sampaio, Yasmin Tux Romy Stride and Elsa Hosk. Ten "angels” joined other, more well-known representatives of fashion brand - Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Kate Upton, Candice Sveynpol. What do we know about the Russian beauty?

Kate Grigorieva was born in Murmansk, Olenegorsk on the 15th of September 1989, into a military family, at the age of nine was engaged in ballroom dancing. Educated at the University of Murmansk specialty - Marketing. In 2010, held a casting for the contest "Miss Russia", but did not get to the final, the following attempt was made in 2012, but again not achieved serious success in entering the top ten finalists. In 2012 she took part in the show Top Model in Russian, became the runner-up of the competition along with her sister, also a model - Valentina Grigoryeva.

On the international stage debut in 2014 at high fashion week in New York, opened the jubilee show of Donna Karan, was later invited to Paris and Milan, where among others took part in the fashion shows of Elie Saab, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta, Celine, Givenchy, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Alexander McQueen. At the end of 2014 she was chosen one of the best models of the season by the site

At various times Kate Grigorieva participated in shows: Alexander McQueen, Barbara Bui, Céline, Dolce & Gabbana, Donna Karan, Elie Saab, Giambattista Valli, Givenchy, Gucci, Isabel Marant, Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, Versace, Viktor & Rolf, Vionnet, Emanuel Ungaro, Balmain, Givenchy, Nina Ricci, Anthony Vaccarello, Christian Dior and others.

In 2014 she was invited to the final show of the company Victoria's Secret. Victoria's Secret - a company selling lingerie, clothes, accessories and cosmetics; It is based in Columbus, USA. Touting its production models are called "angels" because of enormous, lavishly decorated wings. The brand held its first fashion show in "Plaza" Hotel, New York in August 1995. In the US, the show is broadcasted on television in prime time. Online store Victoria's Secret is also very popular among women worldwide.


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