Named among V Magazine’s Top 10 Types of 2008, she participated in promotional initiatives for Louis Vuitton, Prada, Chanel, and Dior, and was photographed for the covers from the Italian, Russian, and Japanese editions of Vogue. She produced her worldwide modeling debut in the Paris and Milan style weeks of 2007. She produced a short appearance in the 2011 film Contagion. The child of Olga and Vladimir Strokous, she spent her start in Moscow, Russia, aswell as with the Traditional western African nation of Benin. She became a muse for Christian Dior developer Raf Simons.