Irina Kulikova – Marc Jacobs and John Galliano’s favorite model
Irina Kulikova was born on August 6, 1991.
Irina is a Russian fashion model. She was discovered in a Moscow restaurant by Ivan Bart of IMG Models and actress Liv Tyler. She was represented by the IMG Models worldwide, and was named one of the top 10 models in 2007 by V.
Irina is Marc Jacobs and John Galliano’s favorite model.
She opened the shows of Prada and Nina Ricci, closed the shows of Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton (Fall/Winter 2007), and was an exclusive for Calvin Klein in New York, among others. Later she opened shows for Dior, Donna Karan, BCBG Max Azria, Marc Jacobs, John Galliano, and Sonia Rykiel, and closed shows for Peter Som, Alberta Ferretti, Proenza Schouler, Donna Karan, Moschino, Dries Van Noten, John Galliano, Sonia Rykiel, Viktor & Rolf, and Vera Wang.
British Vogue called Irina Russian sensation and foretold her Natalia Vodianova’s fame.