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Tatiana Sorokko

Tatiana Sorokko

Tatiana Sorokko

Tatiana Sorokko is a Russian-born American model, fashion journalist and the haute couture collection.
Tatiana was born on 26 December, 1971 in Sarov. The girl graduated from school and moved to Moscow. She worked as a model in the fashion center Lux and soon was noticed by French modeling agent Marilyn Gauthier, owner of Marilyn Model Agency, who offered the girl to work in Paris.
She walked the runways for the world’s most prominent designers and fashion houses, appeared on the covers of leading fashion magazines, and became the first Russian model of the post-Soviet period to gain international recognition. Her distinct personal style and her private collection of historically important haute couture clothing were subjects of museum exhibitions in Russia and the U.S.

She has modeled for Dior, Givenchy, Chanel, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix, Claude Montana, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Prada, Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood, Chado Ralph Rucci, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Bill Blass, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta and Donna Karan, among other leading designers and brands. She was also frequently photographed for editorials and covers of European and American magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, W, Elle, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan.
Tatiana studied history of fashion at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, USA.
She starred in a commercial for Honda Integra with actor Brad Pitt.
Tatiana starred in a cameo role in Robert Altman’s High Fashion.
In 2001 she became a foreign correspondent and contributing editor for Russian Vogue and until 2005 she was the author of a monthly column Telegram from Tatiana Sorokko with commentary on fashion, interior design, lifestyle, art and architecture. A bit later, Tatiana became a contributing fashion editor for the American magazine Harper’s Bazaar.
In 2000, the American Vogue included Sorokko in the annual international list of 100 best-dressed celebrities. In 2007, Harper’s Bazaar magazine named her the most well-dressed woman of all time.
The model has repeatedly been a participant of the famous American talk show with Martha Stewart, where she discussed a variety of topics: secrets of cooking, lifestyle and high fashion.
In December 2014, Sorokko triumphantly returned to the modeling business. She appeared in a photo shoot by New York photographer Mark Seliger for the American magazine Harper’s Bazaar.
In 1991, Sorokko met and later married Serge Sorokko, a real estate developer and art collector turned art dealer, with galleries in San Francisco, New York and Beverly Hills. She has one stepdaughter and resides with her husband in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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