Model Of The Week | Premier Model Management


MENS FASHION Model Of The Week

Chiseled cheeboned, Ukraine native Vanya Schigolev
 is crowned's Model of the week! Find out more below...

Vanya Schigolev

Photogenics LA (Los Angeles)
Also: STARSYSTEM (Genève) / Premier Model Management (London) / Core Artist Management (Hamburg)


189.5cm (6’2.5″)


Place of Origin:
Ukraine, Kiev

Ethnic Origin:


How discovered:
One day my dad just came to me and said: If u don’t find a model agency I’ll cut off internet for the rest your life. So yeah, after this situation I had to act.

What was your first modeling job?
My first work was for a local calendar :)

Favorite things:
Playing music, watching the Simpsons, and fishing 

What are you listening to at the moment?
I’m actually a DJ and always listen to electronic and minimal with Tokyo and Romanian motif

Favorite movie, tv show:
Love (Gaspar Noé). And every movie by Bernardo Bertolucci. And favorite TV show I think it’s the weather forecast

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I don’t have a favorite designer, but maybe YSL, and Gosha Rubchinskiy because he made and organized a revolution in Russian style and actually SRRR

What do you want to do after modeling?
I want to make a family, build a house and plant a tree

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
I like to make a sound of a dove.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Shooting for l’Officiel

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
I think the best is the Ukrainian mentality

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Dior, McQueen, Alexander Wang

Place you would love to visit:
I want to go to New Zealand because the filming of Hobbit was taking place 

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
When war will stop in Ukraine. And if I’m on the right way in my life.

What’s the story behind the scar on your forehead?
I had some romantic Skype with my ex-girlfriend in Bangkok. I really need to go to restroom and on my way to the restroom I broke a glass door and after had to have 12 stitches.