Posts Tagged ‘Natalia Vodianova’

Although Anja Kop was the runner-up in last season’s America’s Next Top Model, she managed to land a contract with Elite Model Managementlast week. Since the show ended, the model has made some changes to go back to her roots (literally). Her hair is no longer blond and she no longer has the last name Kop – she now sports her original brown hair colour as well as the the name Anja Rozova to honour her Russian heritage. If you ask me, she had other reasons to change her name. Didn’t you know Russian is all the rage on the catwalks these days? (Sasha Pivarova, Natalia Vodianova)

Elite’s Jose Covarrubias says the agency asked for Anja immediately after the show ended, as well as her castmate, Katarzyna Dolinska. Apparently the two girls and the winner, Whitney Thompson, are doing really well and in the midst of “building her book.” Anja always stood out to me the most and I can easily see her doing a few shows during Fashion Week. The only question that remains is whether designers will embrace models that got their start on a reality tv show. But hey, we all had to start somewhere, right?

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