7 Reasons We Love Anja Rubik, Tune in for ‘The Story Of…’

Each weekend, FashionTV brings you all the greatest stories of designers and photographers to models and more. This weekend, FashionTV presents the ‘Story of Anja Rubik,’ fashion’s golden girl. Tune in, January 16-18 >> Watch Live Online

Catwalk and campaign favourite Anja Rubik is no stranger to a fashionable life. From a young age, she had already lived the life of travel and adventure. Born in Poland, Anja grew up living in Greece, Canada and South Africa before taking up modelling full-time after graduating British high school in Paris.

Today the 31-year-old model has achieved the dream of every aspiring one; working for the world’s greatest fashion houses and photographers as well as pursuing her own entrepreneurial dreams. She has made her mark everywhere from the Victoria’s Secret catwalk and exclusive Pirelli calendar to the glossy pages of Vogue and landing coveted perfume contracts as well as featuring regularly on the fashion week runway. Anja is also the host and judge of the Polish version of Project Runway.

Here are 7 reasons we love Anja Rubik! And don’t forget to tune in this weekend on FashionTV for the full model story.

1. She is one of the world’s highest paid models…

In 2014, Anja hit the Forbes list of ‘World’s Highest Paid Models’ thanks to a fabulous year filled with fragrance contracts. The face of Yves Saint Laurent’s Paris je t’aime fragrance, Anja also models for Salvatore Ferragamo’s perfume and Elie Saab’s scent.

2. She is red carpet gold…

No red carpet would be complete without the glamour and style of the Polish supermodel. From Cannes Film Festival to amFAR Gala and more, Anja’s style always draws the photographers’ lense.

3. She was a Victoria’s Secret model…

Need we say any more?

4. She designs…

In 2012, Anja designed her capsule collection with Italian shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti, and naturally modelled the collection too.

5. She is a fashion editor…

In 2012, Anja founded and launched 25 Magazine, dedicating her first issue to female photographers. The issue kicked off with an explosive promotional clip which sees Kanye West narrating to the nouveau-art nudity of model Aline Weber.

6. She’s super sexy…

Just check out this Mario Testino photo shoot for Vogue Germany and you’ll see what we mean…

7. She is a runway favorite…

From Gucci to Marc Jacobs, Versace, Chanel and more, Anja has put her best foot forward on the world’s most glamorous fashion week catwalks.