Eugenia Volodina is a Russian model born on September 17 in 1984 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. Her modeling career started in 1998 where she attended a Russian agency’s casting call at the young age of 14 years. Although she did not win that event, Eugenia was asked to participate in a casting for a Parisian modeling agency event. She went to Paris in October 2000 and from there, her modeling career began to propel forward.
In 2002, there was increased attention on Eugenia when Steven Meisel, a famous fashion photographer featured her in the Italian Vogue magazine. In the same year, Eugenia participated in a Gucci advertising campaign alongside another Russian model Natalia Vodianova. She also opened and closed the fall winter 2002 show for Gucci in Milan. Since then, Eugenia has been featured in several magazines like Vanity Fair, Vogue, L’Officiel, Harper’s Bazaar, ID, Elle and Numero.
Eugenia has appeared in the catalogs of several fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Hermes, Kenzo and Victoria’s Secret. She has been an integral part of ad campaigns for brands like Versace, Bvlgari, Escada, Bill Blass, Valentino, Salvatore Ferragamo, Chanel, Fendi, Zac Posen, Oscar de la Renta, Dolce & Gabbana, Jean Paul Gaultier, Thierry Mugler beauty, Adrienne Vittadini, Elie Tahari, Ann Taylor Céline and Biotherm.
Eugenia signed on with Yves Saint Laurent cosmetics as the face of the brand. Valentino also chose her to become the face of his Valentino V fragrance. She is also the face of Eres, a well-known underwear brand. She appeared in Pirelli Calendar in 2005 with Adriana Lima and Julia Stegner. She walked on the runway for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for several years. In a recent interview with Marie Claire Russia, she has revealed that she is taking an interior design course in Paris, where she presently resides. Her agencies include Supreme Management in Paris, Uno Models in Barcelona, IMM Bruxelles in Brussels, Modelwerk in Hamburg and Elite Stockholm in Stockholm. Eugenia is best known for her well-shaped eyebrows and stunningly piercing eyes that create a dramatic appearance on the runway.