Fragile, with chiseled cheekbones and a steel look, Christina Subbotnikova is on the prestigious list of «Icons of the industry» and she is worth of it. The successful Slavic model was published in more than one fashionable gloss - Vogue, Glamur, Wedding, Oops-girl, Modny Dom, and a little later became the face of the professional line of products «Schwarzkopf Professional» for hair care. In her portfolio - advertising campaigns for dozens of fashion brands. She participated in the show of the most famous designers «Mercedes-Benz Russia» and «Volvo Fashion Week», and she stays the favorite model of Valentin Yudashkin and Vyacheslav Zaitsev. Among the achievements of the model titles – 2nd Miss Krasa Moscow 2017 and Grand Prix Miss Europe 2017. It’s difficult to find model free, but nevertheless the girl agreed to a revelation for MODNY DOM MAGAZINE.
M.D.: You are not one of those who stayed at the same place. Your achievements outside the model business are proof to this.
Ch.S.: I have always taken seriously any work - I consider this one of my distinctive characteristics. Since childhood, I know that the only way to success lies through the desire for an ideal and the highest quality. I always come to the show with a smile, because I understand how lucky I am to be doing my favorite thing. I work hard, and see the result.
M.D.: What is the most difficult in the model’s work?
Ch.S.: The most difficult thing in my work is emotional emptiness at the end of fashion weeks or frequent shooting. It’s not even physical fatigue, it’s just a feeling that everyone has been taken out of you, and you seem to be devastated. Sometimes you need some time to recover from the exhausted everyday routine. It seems to me that we all do not have enough of these moments, instead of just closing our eyes and lying down, reading, checking the phone, doing something and thinking that we are resting at this moment, and we just need to close our eyes and stop.
M.D.: Having four years in modeling business, you can afford to make a solution yourself, take part in a fashion-show or shooting. What will you choose?
Ch.S.: I really love photography, it’s cool, they give me some sense of extravaganza in my soul. But the entrance to the podium, on the contrary, every time, is like the first. Moreover, now I’m not nervous anymore before the show and get the maximum pleasure from work. I never think about the number of shows done, how about my achievement. In fact, it’s not at all important in the modeling business.
M.D.: Which principles do you have in life?
Ch.S.: I have several. First of all, it is taking care of loved ones, inspiring others with an example of their own success, searching for the most appropriate solution to problems, and focusing on long-term prospects. The second is the ability to take advantage of changing circumstances, act professionally and confidently.
M.D.: How long do you plan to stay in fashion business? models early or late leave the podium or combine planes.
Ch.S.: I rejoice at the people I meet - I’m lucky with the PROFESSIONALS of my business. While I’m not building any cardinal plans for the future, and even more so I do not plan to leave the model sphere. In the midst of my career - it would be just stupid! Moreover, now the girls finish their modeling career much later. It all depends on how you look. The only thing I’m definitely not going to stop there. Soon, I plan to realize myself as a TV journalist.
M.D.: Appearance, definitely, your business card - exceptional classic beauty, huge wide seated eyes, flexible bloods, small lips, sculs, female bending of the figure. Does this affect your victory in beauty competitions?
Ch.S.: The beauty contest is a good school of life. I took part in the most large-scale events - the beauty of Moscow and Miss Europe, which were distinguished by a high level of organization, strong competitors and a professional jury. I spread the misconceptions of many about appearance - as a key factor of victory, it’s just a visiting card of the participant, and yet this shell needs to be filled. Before the competition, a colossal work is carried out with the participants, in order to give them the opportunity to reveal themselves and manifest themselves. I consider myself still that «Miss with a character» (laughs). Despite its deceptive appearance, I am quite erudite, I have two higher educations behind my back, I speak fluent English and sing perfectly! In a word, I work hard on myself.
M.D.: Christina, is there a love in your life?
Ch.S.: Partly, I am a public person, and my life often goes to the show, i try not to show my own. But like every girl, I dream of a simple woman’s happiness - to love and be loved. In today’s world, these facets of sincere feelings are often erased, they come to the fore. Contrary to my successes and careers, family values are necessarily important for me. You can always combine these concepts.
M.D.: Christina, there is the opinion that a beautiful girl cannot be smart and serious. Aren’t you afraid of that your model career will turn on the way to the television.
Ch.S.: I think, on the contrary, it will be a huge advantage. For me it’s a common thing to work with the camera, but in the image of a TV journalist the main thing is not to overplay, be yourself. This is the most difficult, especially for drivers with little experience. Often you see: words bounce off their teeth, a person speaks professionally, but with empty eyes - everything happens without a soul, without life. You cannot allow false notes. The viewer feels it.
M.D.: What do you dream about something what are your goals?
Ch.S.: The main desire of all goals is to make the dream to reality. Now I turn the next goal into reality. After all, the winners in life are those who defeated their fears, laziness and insecurity! Wish me good luck!