Kateryna was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Yuji Watanabe, with styling by Rive Gauche Studios, hair by Flavien Heldt, and makeup by Jay Kwan.

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Name:
Kateryna Zub

Agency:
IMG Paris (Paris)

Age:
16

Height:
179 cm (5’10.5″)

Instagram:
@katerynazub

Place of Origin:
Ukraine, Kharkiv region Valky, village Kostiv

Ethnic Origin:
Ukrainian

Birthsign:
Scorpio

How discovered:
In my city from Lithuania arrived mother agency Ruta Models Management, they staged a casting. I never thought I could be a model, but I told myself that I must try, so I went to the casting and they took me. Then my mother agency introduced me to IMG agency. That’s how I became a model.

What was your first modeling job?
My first model job was really cool for me. It was Jil Sander show in Milan. I was really nervous because it was my first show in my life, and they gave me three looks.

Favorite things:
I can’t live without books because I like to read the different stories.

What are you listening to at the moment?
I am listening Inna, Fifty of Harmony, Beyoncé and Rihanna. My favorite song is “How Deep Is Your Love” by Calvin Harris at the moment.

Favorite movie, tv show:
My favorite movie is “Blame the Stars”. I like watching “Ukraine Has Talent” and “Everybody Dance”

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
My favorite designer is Christian Dior. I like Chanel perfume. I use L’Oréal to keep myself looking so good.

What were you doing before modeling?
I am studying in Valky Lyceum. When I became a model my life really changed.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
If I would not have been a model I would be a translator for different languages.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
My favorite modeling experience is the Jil Sander show and photo shoot for Zara. When I had job for Stylist magazine I had a lot of fun because my hair was blue and the team was really funny.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
When I am away from my home I miss my mother and stepfather. I am proud of my Ukraine because I like our language, food and culture

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would like to do Louis Vuitton and Armani.

Place you would love to visit:
I would like to visit Barcelona because it is the city of my dreams.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I am thinking about my future. I am really excited about what awaits me in the future.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Being a model is not easy, so when I have difficulty I just tell myself “never give up, you are strong.” So these words really help me in my life.

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  • double m-by miguel

    She is so interesting, especially in editorial. One of my favorite new faces.