Ukrainians, who conquered the world’s catwalks: Vika Ihnatenko
The names of Ukrainian‘s models are known worldwide: Alla Kostromicheva, Snezhana Onopko, Alina Baykova Ella Kandiba and Irina Kravchenko walk runways for the most famous fashion houses and appear in ad campaigns and grace covers of glossy magazines. But behind them built a new generation of young and promising models, among which Vika Ihnatenko.
Liana Satenshteyn, fashion-editor of Vogue US, called the 11 Ukrainian models on which it is worth to pay attention to. Vika Ihnatenko got into the list, and even earned praise from Miss Satenshteyn.
Vika Ihnatenko walked the runway for Prada, Alberta Ferretti, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Alta Moda, Miu Miu, Céline, Maison Margiela, Viktor & Rolf, Chanel, Dior and other fashion houses. The model has also appeared in Miu Miu lookbook. While on model’s account alone shows for the top brands, but considering that she made her debut on the catwalk recently, we can safely say that she’ll have a great future.
Model talked about her strengths, fears, and whether she has examples to follow in the modeling business.
What are your strengths and what you would in itself changed?
I’m single-minded and like to achieve all that I want. I know that with every show will get better and better, and to change in itself would not have become.
What are you most afraid of during the shows?
I was quite calm. The only thing that worried me — a slippery runway.
Who is your model among the models? Someone to be?
I do not have a favorite model, I have this never even conceived.