Irina Shayk (Shaykhlislamova, Ирина Шайхлисламова) was born on January 6, 1986 in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia. She is a Russian supermodel known for her 2007 through 2012 appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She she has worked with Armani, Intimissimi, GUESS, Avon, XTI, Replay, and so much more. She was the cover of many magazines, like Cosmopolitan, ELLE, GQ, Glamour, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, etc. [read more]
The year is almost over and we want to know what was the best moment for Irina Shayk this 2012, a moment that Irina will never forget. We have been select some great episodes in Irina’s life this year, so you can choose and vote for your favorite. (You can choose 1, 2 or 3 favorites moments). We did this same poll last year 2011, and the best moment was when she got the cover of Sports Illustrated. This year, we have 8 options, so vote! Here are the options:
1) Sports Illustrated 2012 : As usual, Irina was part of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. The location of these photoshoots was Livingstone, Zambia, in Africa. We saw Irina wearing sexy swimsuits next to some wild animals.
2) The Perfect Bra Tour : Irina was the official face of Intimissimi this year, so she had the oportunity to travel for some amazing cities of europe, to promote this new bra for Intimissimi new collection. She was touring in Madrid, London, Lisbon and Istambul.
3) Cannes : Irina was in the 65th Cannes Film Festival. One of the most glamorous event in Europe. She was invited to some greats events of this city.
4) Champions League Draw : We normally see Irina with her boyfriend, Cristiano Ronaldo, in paparazzi pictures. They keep their private/romantic life in private, of course. We chose this event because we can see them in front of the cameras, and that doesn’t happen very often. But, more than just one event, we chose this moment because we can see them together no matter what people say.
5) Woman of The Year : The Glamous Magazine in Russia chose Irina as the Woman of the Year 2012. She was receiving her awards in Moscow, Russia, on November 19th.
6) Russia’s Next Top Model : is the russian adaptation of America’s Next Top Model. Irina was the host of the season number 4 of this show. She did an amazing job taking care of the girls and being a judge. This was a big step in Irina’s career, because we saw her as a host.
7) Mario Testino’s photoshoot : Testino made some amazing shoots for VOUGE Magazine this year. He included the best mdoels for this, like Alessambra Ambrosio, Anja Rubik, Doutzen Kroes, Miranda Kerr, and of course, Irina Shayk. Testino is one of the best photographer in world, he has been working with celebrities like Angeline Jolie, Emma Waston, Lady Gaga, Kate Moss and more.
8 ) LOVE Advent 2012 : LOVE Magazine made some videos of models dancing and singing christmas songs. Irina was one of them. Next to Alessambra Ambrosio, Anne V, Emily Didonato, Abbey Clancy, and many others. Irina’s video has some many views because it shows Irina in sexy lingerie, having some fun, dancing, ready for Christmas’s day.