Daria Strokous was born in Moscow, Russia (then still part of the Soviet Union). She is best known for modeling and walking the ramp for famous brands like Louis Vuitton, D&G, etc
Born Name Daria Strokous
Occupation Fashion / Runway Model, Actress, Photographer
Years active 2007–present
Born: September 25, 1990, 28 years and 3 months, Moscow, Soviet Union
Sun Sign Libra
Hair Color Sandy Blonde
Eye Color Blue
Height 5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
Measurements 31.5-24.5-35 in or 80-62-89 cm
Bra Size 30B
Distinctive Features Her smile
Daria studied till the age of 5 at Benin in Africa.
Father – Vladimir Strokous (Prominent Businessman)
Mother – Olga Strokous
As a model, Daria has walked the ramp and did advertisements for brands like Alberta Ferretti, Chanel “Paris-Bombay”, D&G, Jil Sander, Juicy Couture, Louis Vuitton, Love & Juicy Couture’ fragrance, Prada.
In September 2007 she debuted in Fashion Week in Milan and Paris. Her debut was an exclusive for the Prada show in Milan. V Magazine included her in their Top 10 Models of 2008. The magazine New York named her as one of Top 10 Models to watch, as well as Today’s Top Model in Milan.
Strokous has appeared on the covers of Vogue Italia, Numéro, Vogue Japan, Vogue Russia, as well as on the pages of W Magazine, Vogue UK, Vogue Deutsch, American Vogue, V Magazine, among other high publications.
Strokous has also been featured in Style magazine for many top designers and Models.com in featured articles.
Strokous took part in a project of a new online magazine Nomenus Quarterly. This was a project for a new collection of “THE ROW” fashion line.
Strokous has done campaigns for Dior, Prada, Chanel, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, Jil Sander, Carolina Herrera, D&G, Alberta Ferretti, H&M, Juicy Couture and others.
She played a small role in the 2011 film Contagion. She also appeared as the lead model in the short film for Dior ” Secret Garden – Versailles” by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
In 2013, Strokous was selected for two Dior campaigns, one for the Spring 2013 collection and one for the Fall 2013 collection, both photographed by Willy Vanderperre. Proving herself as a muse for the current creative director of Dior, Raf Simons.
In 2014, Strokous was included in the New Generation of Industry Icons list by Models.com.
Sci-Fi thriller film, released in 2011 Contagion for her role as Irina. It was a small role.
She has also appeared as the lead model in the short film for Dior “Secret Garden – Versailles” by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
First TV Show
Her debut was with the fashion shows in 2007, in which she modeled exclusively for Prada in Milan and Paris.
After that, she was seen in Ready to wear – Spring / Summer 2008 modeling for Andrew Gn, Barbara Bui, Charles Anastase, Gaspard Yurkievich, Prada, Undercover, Vanessa Bruno.
Daria Strokous Favorite Accessory
Daria Strokous Facts
Her family moved to Benin after she was born.
She started modeling and appearing in fashion shows from 2007.
As of early 2013, she has been ranked at no. 6 at models.com “Top 50 Women” list.
Adina Forizs, Lovisa Ingman, Yasminka Muratovich, Mackenzie Hamilton, Alana Kuznetsova, Anna Gushina, Anabela Belikova, Gantz Gilles, Kelly Moreira, Joan Pedrola, Britt Maren are her friends.
She said in an interview that she has 5 sunglasses.
In the same interview, she revealed that she has studied little bit of journalism and would continue study around January 2012.
She has interest in photography also and is planning to release a book on that, which would be about backstage photographers.
In her free time, she enjoys doing drawing, sowing, knitting in winters and in summers she likes to sit in the park and read books.
Strokous has been featured in style.com.
She has also walked in Haute Couture shows.
Daria has graced the cover of various magazines like Vogue Italia, Vogue Japan, Numero, Vogue Russia.