Kasia Struss : Model
Katarzyna Strusińska professionally known as Kasia Struss, is a Polish model and has walked the runway for some the biggest designers including Viktor & Rolf, Marc Jacobs, Versace, Kenzo, DKNY, Diesel and many more.
In 2007 and 2008 is opened shows for dries van Noten, PHI, Nina Ricci, Yves Saint Laurent and more as well as closing shows for Chloe, Jil Sander, Richard Chai and others.During the spring/summer 2010 fashion week she was the third most booked model.Her editorials include Numero, W, Vogue, V, Ten Magazine and Dazed and Confused. She has done ad campaigns for Valentino, Chloe, Pringle of Scotland, Kenzo, Bottega Veneta, Mulberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander and Costume National.
Struss was discovered in 2005 by a local talent scout after sending her pictures to a local Polish teen magazine. She went on to finish high school in home town Ciechanów before signing with an agency called Avant Management. Avant has been Kasia’s mother agency for over 10 years. Style.com ranked her as one of the top 10 newcomers of that season.
In 2006, Kasia Struss made her debut during Paris Fashion Week for the Louis Vuitton and Miu Miu shows.In 2007, she appeared in a W editorial for the fall’s fresh faces that was photographed by Craig McDean.
Also in 2007, Kasia Struss appeared in Teen Vogue, in Italian Vogue, she did an ad campaign for Pringle of Scotland, she became one of the faces for Jil Sander, she modeled for the Valentino couture ad campaign for the fall, she modeled for the fall look book for Aquascutum, she opened the spring shows for Jill Stuart, TSE, Malo, Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti, Jil Sander, Costume National, Balenciaga and Giambattista Valli in Milan, New York and Paris as well as closing the shows for spring for Jil Sander, TSE, Malo, Chloe, Giambattista Valli and Christopher Kane in London, Milan, New York and Paris.
In 2008, she renewed her contract with Jil Sander, she did a spring ad campaign for Christian Dior, she closed the fall show for Thakoon in New York, she was featured as a top model in French Vogue, she closed the resort Michael Kors show in New York, she walked in the fall in Paris for Christian Dior, Anne Valerie, Givenchy, valentine, Jean Paul Gaultier and Hash, in Rome she walked the resort Gucci, she opened the spring shows for Doo Ri, Nina Ricci and Dries van Noten in New York and Paris and also closed the spring shows for Richard chai and Doo Ri in New York.
In 2009, Kasia Struss walked for Christian Dior in Paris, she closed the fall show for Roberto Cavalli in Milan and also opened the fall RM Roland Mouret show in Paris, she closed the resort shows for Miu Miu and Bottega Veneta in New York, she became one of the faces for Chloe and she was on the cover of Italian Vogue that was photographed by Steven Meisel.
In 2010 Kasia Struss highlights include appearing in editorials for Vogue and Italian Vogue, walking for Valentino, Christian Dior, Chanel, Armani Prive and others, she appeared in an editorial for V, she returned as the face for Jil Sander and was on the cover of Japanese Numero.
In 2011, Kasia Struss became the face for Miu Miu, she walk for more of the top designers, she appeared in editorials for Interview and Vogue, she was the cover for French Elle, she modeled for an ad campaign for Kenzo in the fall, she mo0delled for the fall ad campaign for Bottega Veneta and appeared in editorials for Dazed & Confused and Russian Vogue.In 2012, Kasia Struss appeared in an editorial for Chinese Vogue; she modeled for the Moschino spring ad campaign and appeared in an editorial for Vogue that was photographed by Peter Lindbergh.
Kasia Struss continues to dominate the fashion world and is a featured modelShe is currently considered an ‘Industry Icon’ on Models.com.