Sunday, November 2, 2014

Katsia Damankova, Minsk Lingerie Superstar


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Katsia Damankova.

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Katsia Damankova Zingarevich (born 1990), better known simply as Katsia Damankova but increasingly also as Katsia Zingarevich, is a supermodel from Belarus.

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Katsia Damankova.

Katsia is famous for winning the 2006 Ford Supermodel of the Year competition.

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She walked in the 2010 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

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Katsia was just a 17-year-old high school senior when she was sitting in a Minsk cafe doing her homework. Then, lightning struck.

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A modeling agent spotted her and gave her his card.

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While hesitant at first, Katsia was convinced by her mother to try modeling.

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Katsia Damankova.

Katsia then entered the Ford competition, and of course, won. The judges voted unanimously for her. She won a $250,000 modeling contract with Ford and appeared in a four-page Nexxus ad in Vogue and Allure.

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Katsia has walked the runway for some of the top designers, including:
  • Ready to Wear (Autumn/Winter 2006, Spring/Summer 2007, Autumn/Winter 2011)
  • Stella McCartney (Autumn/Winter 2011)
  • Victoria's Secret (Christmas 2010)
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Katsia has represented lingerie brand Intimissimi and Ralph Lauren. Katsia married businessman Anton Zingarevich, who bought Reading FC (football club) for £25m. He is a Russian tycoon based in Miami.

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Obviously a stunning supermodel, Katsia Damankova changed her professional name to Katsia Zingarevich. However, she is still known by both names.

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Katsia is still repped by Elite Model Management Paris, though she appears to have cut back her modeling since getting married.

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