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Karolina Kurkova

Karolina Kurkova



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Born: 28 February
Where: Czech Republic
Height: 180 cm
Bust: 85 cm
Waist: 59 cm
Hips: 87 cm

Biography
Born in the town of Decin, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic) on February 28th, 1984, Karolina Kurkova had a slight taste of what celebrity would be like, as her father Josef Kurka was a star basketball player. As a child, her height made her relatively awkward and gangly, but that would all change with age. A close friend recognized her beauty and sent photos of Kurkova to an agency in Prague. Kurkova immediately landed a runway appearance, not to mention a commercial and print ad. Still, being a model in the Czech Republic did not expose her to what fashion was really about, so Kurkova took a chance and traveled to Milan to gain some more experience. There, Miuccia Prada (the designer behind the famous brand name) signed her to a contract that proved to be the beginning of her stellar career. On September 7th, 1999, Kurkova's hard work as a 15-year-old model culminated in a meeting with some Vogue editors in New York. She impressed them immediately and the execs began to slowly groom her for success.

A move to the Big Apple and hectic work schedule ensued. It all paid off when Kurkova finally made her presence known in the February 2001 issue of Vogue. One of the youngest models ever to grace its cover, the magazine helped propel her to stardom. She was now recognized at haute couture fashion shows and Victoria's Secret swept her up and chose her to be part of that year's television special, in November. Even fashion houses like Yves Saint Laurent took note of the stunning beauty and proceeded to sign Kurkova to deals. Print campaigns for Tommy, Valentino and others helped expose Karolina Kurkova even more, while she headlined the second Victoria's Secret show the following year. The constant flow of work (she is said to have worked 23 weeks straight) was recognized by Vogue as they honored her with the "Model of the Year" title at the 2002 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.

The usual contracts with big designers such as Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and Balenciaga continued, and a recent tally put Kurkova's magazine cover appearances at 60 and counting. She is revered as much in the fashion world for her personality, which is described as intense and energetic, as for her looks. This attractive attitude leaves little doubt that Kurkova will emerge as a legendary supermodel; even Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the "next supermodel." Living in New York's TriBeCa district with her longtime boyfriend, Karolina Kurkova is able to separate herself from modeling enough to enjoy courtside basketball games at Madison Square Garden. We only hope that she can keep up this frenetic work pace or realize that sometimes, less is more.




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02-25-2007 03:32 PM
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Despite her primary top status compared to other models, she lands on my top 5, since i don't find her as conceited as other models like Adriana Lima and Gisele Bundchen. But i don't hate them, i just don't like both of them


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I donīt know, I somehow donīt like her at all. maybe itīs the way she talks. itīs very annoying to listen to her interviews. no hard feelings please:D

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I can't really say much to reply to that...I haven't seen any videos of her. The only time i heard her talk was in the VS Fashion Show. Well to each his own right....:D:D:D:D:D


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03-13-2007 07:18 AM
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I created one movie below: Karolina Kurkova's runway during The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2003, 2005 and 2006 (good quality).

Author: DJSoundWave
Type: avi file
Size: 72 MB (1st link) or 49 MB (2nd link)
Media length: 00:02:38
Video size: 720 x 416
Video: XVID 720 x 416 25.00fps
Audio: MPEG Audio 48000Hz stereo 224Kbps
File name: Karolina Kurkova The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show by DJSoundWave.avi

link is below:

http://rapidshare.com/files/21446018/Karolina_Kurkova_The_Victoria_s_Secret_Fashion_Show_by_DJSoundWave.avi
or
http://www.4shared.com/file/12393763/59e2cc4a/Karolina_Kurkova_The_Victorias_Secret_Fashion_Show_by_DJSoundWave.html

Enjoy :-)

And I created the second movie below: Karolina Kurkova's runway during The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2001 and 2002 (medium quality).

Author: DJSoundWave
Type: avi file
Size: 49 MB
Media length: 00:01:21
Video size: 720 x 496
Video: XVID 720 x 496 25.00fps
Audio: MPEG Audio 48000Hz stereo 224Kbps
File name: Karolina Kurkova The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show by DJSoundWave 2.avi

link is below:

http://rapidshare.com/files/21454999/Karolina_Kurkova_The_Victoria_s_Secret_Fashion_Show_by_DJSoundWave_2.avi
or
http://www.4shared.com/file/12395934/9504df7a/Karolina_Kurkova_The_Victorias_Secret_Fashion_Show_by_DJSoundWave_2.html

Enjoy :-)




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Elie Saab F/W 2010.11 : Karolina Kurkova

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VOGUE UK August 2010
Coat Tales
Model: Karolina Kurkova
Fashion Editor: Miranda Almond
Photographer: Willy Vanderperre


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Best In Show
W Magazine June 2010
Ph: Craig McDean
Styling: Alex White

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