Alla Kostromichova is a Ukrainian model who is well-known for striking facial features and long legs. She was born on December 17, 1986 in Kiev, Ukraine. Kostromichova began modeling late in the year 2008, after signing with Ford Models New York. Agencies highly sought after her because of her standout lips and hair.
Alla Kostromichova had a very successful start to her modeling career as she made her debut during the opening of the Fall Collette Dinnigan show in Paris, France. Shortly after, she signed with both the Why Not Agency in Milan as well as Women Management in Paris. Kostromichova closed the year by walking the spring shows in Paris for a long line of renowned designers, including Christian Dior, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint Laurent.
After leaving Ford Models in 2009, she signed with Women Direct. She then walked her first New York Fashion week for Donna Karan, Doo.Ri, VPL, Calvin Klein and Alexander Wang. Alla Kostromichova appeared in numerous editorials for a variety of magazines, including Russian Vogue, Italian Vogue, Interview and British Vogue, which was photographed by Daniel Jackson.
In 2010, she walked in over 53 different fashion shows, in addition to opening for Jeremy Scott and Gareth Pugh. Kostromichova has stated that she believes opening for a show is a great responsibility because it gives the first impression of the designer.
As Alla Kostromichova continued to establish herself as a successful model, she appeared in more magazines and runway shows. Not only did she walk the Fall Christian Dior Couture show in Paris, but she also walked the Fall Alexander Wang, Jil Sander, Versace, Hermes and Lanvin shows in Paris, Milan, and New York. Another of her tops accomplishments was opening and closing the spring Kevork Kiledjian show In New York in 2011.
While her popularity continued to rise, 2012 was the year that Alla Kostromichova's appeared on the cover of several respected magazines. For the cover of the Mexican Harper's Bazaar, she was photographed by Jose Manuel. In July, she was on the cover of Russian Vogue, which was photographed by Emma Tempest. Earlier in the same year, she appeared in an editorial for Russian Vogue, which was also photographed by Emma Tempest.
Alla Kostromichova has a degree in medical engineering and has said that if she wasn't a model, she would love to do something related to different languages. She also loves to travel. Her favorite place to visit is Rio de Janeiro.