Model crush: Kasia Struss

Kasia Struss (real name: Katarzyna Strusińska; born November 23, 1987 in Ciechanów) is a Polish model.

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 two years after her initial discovery. Style.com ranked her as one of the top 10 newcomers of that season, and she is currently ranked #14 in Model.com's 50 Top Models. She dated model-turned-photographer Dylan Forsberg and has been featured in his work.

Her show runs from NY through to Milan and Paris are nothing short of impeccable and consequently every blue chip option imaginable is log-jammed on Kasia's charts. She's one of fashion's most coveted and among the most consistently in demand.

She had appeared in Vogue several times, walked for ValentinoAnne Valérie Hash, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, Balenciaga, worked with best photographers of fashion world.

In 2007/2008, Struss opened shows for Nina Ricci, Dries Van Noten, Doo.Ri, Giambattista Valli, PHI, Costume National, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Jil Sander, Sinha Stanic, Jill Stuart, Loewe and Wunderkind, and closed shows for Jil Sander, Chloé, Giambattista Valli, Thakoon, Richard Chai, Christopher Kane and Doo.Ri.

In the Spring/Summer fashion week 2010 she was the third most booked model, after Liu Wen and Constance Jablonski, who placed first and second respectively.

Vogue Paris cited her in their '30 Models of the Decade'.

Struss has shot ad campaigns for Kenzo, Bottega Veneta, Valentino, Christian Dior, Chloé, Mulberry, Pringle of Scotland, Jil Sander, Dolce & Gabbana and Costume National.

Kasia is an amazing polish model who loves vintage shopping ! :)

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