At the Beach–The April cover story from Elle Russia taps homegrown beauty Valentina Zelyaeva for a beach-snapped feature where she models the perfect balance between elegant and easy style. Xavi Gordo captures the blonde stunner and Ralph Lauren face in easy breezy looks as she poses in the sand. Fashion editor Daria Anichkina styles Valentina while Raquel Costales worked on hair and makeup for the feature.
Flower Girl–Modeling icon Angela Lindvall graces the pages of March issue of Elle Russia, looking ever the role of a bohemian in floral prints and embellishments for the cover story. Xavi Gordo of Tangerine Management captures the American beauty for the new photo shoot where she dons spring styles from the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Blumarine and Miu Miu all selected by fashion editor Daria Anichkina. The floral look is certainly a change from Angela’s recent L’Officiel Netherlands shoot where she channeled a sultry siren. See more of Angela in Elle below. / Hair and makeup by Paco Garrigues, Set Design by Cristina Ramos Atelier
Bedtime Stories–The February issue of Elle Russia brings us a lingerie story full of glamorous jewelry and bedroom ready looks worn by Lera Tribel. Fashion photographer Nikolay Biryukov captures the fiery redhead in a mix of lace, stockings and sexy robes styled by Renata Kharkova in the studio snaps. Makeup artist Andrey Shilkov and hair stylist Natalia Kovanlenkova make sure Lera keeps it seductive with retro curls and a red lip.
Red Moscow – Prada is always a popular label when it comes to magazines, and for the December issue of Elle Russia, the fashion glossy puts the spotlight on the label’s fall-winter collection with a story inspired by USSR style. Model Anastasia Kuznetsova wears a wardrobe of all Prada in these glamorous images photographed by Nikolay Birkukov. Styled by Renata Kharkova, the blonde charms in fashion forward outerwear and ladylike accessories. / Makeup by Andrey Shilkov, Hair by Katarina Kochik
A Girl’s Best Friend – The December issue of Elle Russia spotlights jewelry looks in this new spread starring Belarusian model Veranika Antsipava. The blonde poses for Nikolay Biryukov in stunning gems and metalwork paired with lingerie and outerwear styles selected by Renata Kharkova. Hair stylist Marina Melentieva creates Veranika’s sexy curls while makeup artist Andrey Shilkov works on her envious red lips.
Erin Gets Seductive – Blonde bombshell Erin Heatherton stars in the December cover story of Elle Russia. Posing in front of Koray Birand’s lens, the Victoria’s Secret Angel dresses in lingerie apparel paired with pencil skirts and fur coats. Styled by Daria Anichkina, Erin lounges and luxuriates in an ornate setting. For beauty, hair stylist Helene Bidard creates lush tresses while makeup artist Corinne Gues painted Erin’s plum lips.
The Swinging ’60′s – Photographer Nikolay Biryukov shoots fashion model Alek Alexeyeva for the October 2013 edition of Elle Russia. The 1960′s inspired beauty story shows the blonde belle in an array of looks ranging from au natural to bright and bold as styled by Kieran Partise. Makeup artist Marina Keri creates her bombshell looks while hair stylist Keiichiro Hirano teases her tresses. / Nails by Grace Humpfries
Go Sailor – Photographer Asa Tallgard captures fashion model Diana Khullina for the October 2013 edition of Elle Russia, looking elegant in nautical fashions. The blonde bombshell wears styles fit for the sea from Miu Miu, Dior Haute Couture, Salvatore Ferragamo and more selected by fashion director Renata Kharkova. / Hair by Natalia Kovalenkova, Makeup by Andrey Shilkov for YSL, Nails by Elena Chervyakova
Like a Movie – Britt Maren looks like a heroine from a Alfred Hitchcock film in the September cover story of Elle Russia. The cinematic snaps were photographed by Koray Birand on a picturesque beach location. The blonde model is as intriguing as she is sensual in the fall designs of Miu Miu, and Dior amongst others styled by Daria Anichkina. Brit’s retro curls and scarlet red lips are courtesy of hair stylist Helene Bidard and makeup artist Helene Vasnier.
Black and White Swim – Following up the colorful cover story, Anne Vyalitsyna is back again for a black and white swim shoot featured in Elle Russia’s June issue. The blonde stunner poses for Asa Tallgard in a mix of one-piece and bikini styles selected by fashion editor Daria Anichkina. Anne’s tousled tresses and smokey eyes give just the right amount of sexy beach beauty. / Beauty by Helen Borg, Photographer’s assistants – Björn Weidinger & Pelle Lannefors