London (PRWEB UK) 25 August 2011
International Model Katia Elizarova and the world’s number one international model management firm IMG Models, are proud to announce the signing of a deal to see IMG Models London assume representation of Katia as her primary agent. She will be based in London and continue to regularly tour the globe appearing as a cover girl, in editorial, on the catwalk and in advertising campaigns.
Katia’s career has so far seen her progress from her first shoot for the cover of Jalouse Magazine to working with some of the world's leading design houses, fashion brands, photographers, directors, magazines and salons. She accomplished all this whilst working her way through the demands of studying at top UK law school, Queen Mary, University of London.
She has worked with a wide ranging international portfolio of clients including: Commes des Garcons, Guy Laroche, Calvin Klein, Swarovski, Philip Treacy, Fornarina, Victoria's Secret, Made by Niki, Triumph, Toni & Guy, Babyliss, GHD, Trevor Sorbie, L'Oréal, and Wella. Katia has also addressed the Oxford Union, and regularly supplies interviews and comment on modelling and fashion.
Katia Elizarova, International Model, commented: “I decided that now is the time to take my career to the next level. Having recently completed my studies and with so many exciting opportunities in the fashion industry out there it’s important to work with the best. I’m looking forward to working with the great team at IMG and I’m excited to see what’s in store.”
Katia was first spotted on the street in her home town by modelling scout Guia Jikidze, who also discovered Natalia Vodianova, Eugenia Volodina, Irina Shayk and Elena Melnik. As an actress, Elizarova appeared in the hugely successful Russian music video Небо by Дискотеки Аварии ("Sky" by Diskoteka Avariya), in which she played both narrator and female lead. The production went on to win best video at the second annual Муз-ТВ (Music TV) awards. She will move from previous agent FM Models to join IMG Models.
IMG Models is a major international modelling agency with offices in New York City, Paris, London, Milan and Hong Kong. It is a division of IMG Worldwide, a global sports, fashion and media business. IMG Models is responsible for the representation of some of the world's most in-demand models, including Gisele, Kate Moss, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum, Gemma Ward, Freja Beha, Ann Ward, Lara Stone and Lily Cole.
ABOUT: Katia Elizarova (sometimes credited as Katia E)
Russian born International Model Katia Elizarova comes to the UK via Paris, Milan, Tokyo and Hamburg. Celebrated for her natural golden hair and enchantingly vivacious nature Katia has become a darling of major brands, opening shows, hosting events and engaging media. Some recent highlights include campaigns for Rimmel London, Esprit, Triumph, GHD, Toni & Guy, and launching George Davies' luxury fashion brand GIVe.
Katia went from her fist shoot for the cover of Jalouse Magazine to working with some of the world's leading design houses, fashion brands, photographers, directors, magazines and Salons. Her career so far has included working with: Helen Von Unwerth, Rankin, Kim Knott, Commes des Garcons, Guy Laroche, Kirin, Laforet, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Valentino, Versace, Ines Valentinitsch, Etienne Aigner, Karen Walker, Preen, Jasper Conran, d Squared, Ghost, Avon, Shu Uemura, Vogue, Jalouse, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Glamour, Madamme, Elle, Swarovski, New Look, Miss Selfridge, Fornarina, Victoria's Secret, Made by Niki, Triumph, Toni & Guy, Babyliss, GHD, Trevor Sorbie, L'Oréal , and Wella, as well as various television campaigns and music videos.
Outside of modelling Katia is a firm believer in establishing rights for those working in the fashion industry, from models themselves through to factory workers creating the objects of our fashion desire. She has an interest in micro-financing and Kiva Loans, supporting entrepreneurial spirit from the most humble of backgrounds the world over.
In 2009 Katia addressed the Oxford Union on the world of modelling, its pitfalls, rewards and in particular health issues, joining world renowned figures of contemporary society who have the spoken to the Union over the years.
ABOUT: IMG Models
With looks that embody the most current trends, IMG Models' clients are style-setting celebrities gracing renowned fashion publications television and movie screens, prestigious ad campaigns and ultra-chic catwalks from New York to London, Paris, Brazil and Milan.
With offices in fashion-focused cities all around the world, IMG promotes its clients on the international scene, and IMG Models draws upon the synergy of other IMG divisions to maximize client merchandising, publishing, broadcast, speaking and licensing potential.
Ranked as the world's number one international model management firm, IMG Models is positioned at the forefront of model management and talent discovery, and expertly oversees a wide variety of clients including many of the world's top supermodels. http://www.imgmodels.com