Welcome to Natalia Web, a fansite for the Russian fashion model Natalia Vodianova. She has been the face of numerous high fashion brands, including Gucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Calvin Klein. This site aims to bring you up-to-date with all the latest news, information, news and pictures concerning Natalia and her career. We hope you enjoy your stay and continue to visit daily.
De Betak only just finished building the house last summer, but already it has become a refuge for his family and many friends, including assorted off-duty models (Natalia Vodianova, Liya Kebede), photographers (Christophe Rihet) and stylists (Aleksandra Woroniecka).
Natalia managed to raise €2.3 million last night! Congratulations Natalia!
Like white birds against the green lawns, fashion’s high society migrated to Valentino’s chateau outside of Paris. The summer dress code of silver and white was designed to blend into the snowy scene, as the transparent tent under towering trees was opened for the White Fairy Tale Love Ball.
Natalia Vodianova, the Russian model and dedicated fund-raiser, made her entrance in a blood-red Valentino gown, the better to underscore her Naked Heart Foundation. The charity, dedicated to building playgrounds for impoverished children, mainly in Russia, raised €2.3 million, or $3.3 million, from the festivities Wednesday. And an emotional Ms. Vodianova announced that her charity would take on a second role: developing play places for special needs children like her own sister.
Couture designers blessed the event with dresses expressing their vision of a fairy tale, outfits worn by models on a the runway sprinkled with fake snow and later auctioned off.
Many of the designers had gathered earlier in the evening, first at the Élysée Palace, where President Nicolas Sarkozy presented the award of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur to Anna Wintour, the editor of American Vogue; and afterward at the reception at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, where the lineup of guests was a who’s who of fashion.
Rags to riches? A modern-day Cinderella? When people discuss Natalia Vodianova, these phrases get thrown around a lot. It is true that Natalia had a poor upbringing, but as she puts it, “I know some people would have wanted to kill themselves, but I thought my childhood was happy. My mother worked nearly 24 hours a day, and I realize things were difficult, but I managed to find a lot of light there. I had this weird knowledge that, one day, things would be good.”
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