Alina Baikova for Elle Spain
Alina Baikova graced the pages of Spanish Elle. Model posed in the lens of photographer Riccardo Tinelli, trying on looks from the latest collections.
One of the most popular Ukrainian models Alina Baikova, got on the world’s catwalks by accident. Before starting working in the modeling business, she was a waitress. Then she was noticed by the owner of modeling agency. This was followed by Paris, New York and working with global brands.
For Elle Spain model tried on fall outfits from Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera, Escada, Prada, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci, Chanel, Hermes, Valentino and other brands. Streets of Paris became the location for shooting.
Despite the fact that Alina Baikova constantly poses on the set in the best outfits from famous fashion houses, in real life she adheres casual style: «I dress simply and don’t spend a lot of money on clothes. It’s like a drug: the more you buy, the more you want. Now I’m done with it. I buy only casual — I like American Apparel, for example — and for events in the ceremonial agency gives me clothes. At a charity auction in Cannes I was in Philipp Plein dress, and on the evening of de Grisogono — Blumarine dress. I would very much like to wear such clothes from Ukrainian designers to be recognized in the world — for example, by my friend Theo Dean».
Alina Baykova starred for Oscar de la Renta adv campaigns, Ugg, Express, Morgan Morgan de Toi, Les Petites and other brands. Model graced the covers of Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, L’Officiel and Vogue. «I’ve never done a lot of ready-to-wear, but well-made haute couture, I am very couture», — says Alina Baikova, she walked the runway for Anna K, Etam, Zac Posen, John Galliano, Christian Dior, Hugo Boss, Lanvin, Naeem Kham and others.
In addition to a successful modeling career, Alina Baikova engaged flowers: Alina’s Flowers app allows to buy flowers that you can collect a bouquet by yourself or buy one. Alina Baiova has worked as floral sponsor of amfAR for the reception at the Cannes Film Festival as well as at a Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation party in Saint-Tropez. «I love flowers and I can say that no man hasm’t get me without flowers. I’m very old-fashioned, gifts from anyone I do not accept, and flowers — the only way to attend to», — said Alina Baikova.