Leather Jacket by Black Denim. Top by Zara. Shorts by Levis.
Top by Zara. Shorts by Levis. Earrings H&M.
Earrings by H&M. Dress by Isabel Marant.
Meet Valeria Erokhina. Model at Women Direct NYC.
Shot by Lara Messenger at the Bowery Hotel . Styled by Lucinda Taffs
A Russian born down to earth beauty who lives between New York and Sydney where i first had the pleasure of meeting her…
I’m from: Saint Petersburg, Russia but i have been living in Sydney for the past 10 years.
I live: Between Sydney and NYC.
What i miss most about home is: Cuddles from loved ones, driving.
People don’t know that : I have a pretty mean backstroke.
I love New York because: How available everything is, soul cycle, and i have amazing girlfriends here.
My favorite place in New York is: My current home in Chelsea.
Uptown is: I hardly ever go.
Downtown is: Washington Square Park.
Brooklyn is: Brighton Beach because of how Russian it is.
I drink my coffee from: Pretty much anywhere, i am a decaf girl.
The best food in New York is at: HU kitchen.
My favorite drink is: Soda water with a squeeze of lemon or lime, extra lemon or lime.
I drink them at: Pretty much anywhere but prefer places where they don’t charge you for it.
My style is: Comfortable. I keep it simple with a little bit of colour.
My favorite designers are: Chloe, Isabel Marant, Watson x Watson, Acne.
I shop at: Boutiques around Soho, PAIGE for denim, GAP and GAP body for basics, Scoop.
My scent is: I use my boyfriend’s Acca Kappa.
I admire: Happy, positive people. Positivity is a skill one has to learn
I never: Buy designer sunglasses or wear thongs/flip flops.
Sometimes I wish: I were more of a clean freak. I’m quite messy.
I regret: Not doing ballet when i was younger, you can always tell the ballet girls in the business. Best bodies! And downloading “Candy Crush”.
The best outfit I ever wore was: I get to wear amazing clothes for work so i can’t decide.
The best thing I ever bought was: Studded black boots by Chloe. They can dress up any outfit.
I like when boys wear: Beards.
I’m secretly addicted to: Getting my nails done, chipped nail polish drives me mad.
I can’t live without: Herbal tea, snacks, what’s app.
Music is: Something to train my singing voice to.
The best concert i ever saw was: Haven’t been to that many, i was late to a Florence and the Machine concert in NYC 4 years ago. I literally took too long getting ready. I feel like that would have been the best one.
I’m most proud of: Learning english from scratch at 12 and becoming fluent.
Next ill be: Planning a holiday.