Anne Vyalitsyna, simply known as Anne V, is a Russian-born supermodel whose high profile campaigns have spanned over a decade. Anne's career has consisted of a mix of illustrious runway shows, fashion and beauty shoots and advertising in both television and print.
At the age of 15, Anne won IMG/ MTV's Fashionably Loud contest in Milan. Within six months of being discovered, she appeared in campaigns for Anna Molinari, Chloé and Sportmax and signed a highly publicized four-year contract to become the first face of Chanel Chance perfume. Over the past decade, Anne has graced the runway of every major fashion house, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Roberto Cavalli, Diane Von Furstenberg, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Pucci, Chloé, Carolina Herrera, Proenza Schouler, Miu Miu and Anna Sui.
Along with her work in the world of high fashion, Anne is one of only a handful of models ever to cross over into the commercial mainstream with a nine-year consecutive run in the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue (2005-2013), as well as making multiple appearances on the runway of the renowned Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
Anne has appeared on the covers of the most prestigious fashion publications, including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, GQ, ELLE, Harper's Bazaar, ID and Muse. She has worked with acclaimed photographers including fashion legends Irving Penn, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, Mario Sorrenti, Peter Lindbergh, Inez and Vinoodh and Terry Richardson. Anne has appeared in numerous campaigns including Prada, Roberto Cavalli, Louis Vuitton, Gap, Maybelline, DKNY, Diesel, True Religion, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, H&M, Garnier, Revlon and Calvin Klein.
Anne made her acting debut in supporting roles alongside Bruce Willis in "A Good Day to Die Hard," and with Garrett Hedlund, Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins and Amy Adams in "Lullaby." She is also looking forward to the release of her first children's book, "Anchovy the Flying Dog."
Aside from modeling, acting and writing, Anne is an advocate of giving back and, over the last decade, has been involved with various charity organizations. She has been a big supporter of (RED), as well as the annual TOMS Shoes campaign One Day Without Shoes, Achilles International, Charity Water and Model Alliance.
Anne divides her time between New York and Los Angeles. She was recently announced to be the new star and mentor of Oxygen's hit TV show "The Face" alongside Naomi Campbell and Lydia Hearst, scheduled to air in early 2014.