And by now, you would've heard (if you're following our Instagram and Facebook) that she is the cover girl for our latest issue – the June/July 2017 ).
Styled by our managing editor Monica Mong and shot by the talented photographer Damien Krisl in Paris, Karolina showed us why she is one deserving of the title "Supermodel".
"She was exhausted and didn't get down to where she wanted to be," said the pal.
According to the friend, Kurkova suffers from hypothyroidism, which interferes with the body's metabolism.
The 24-year-old supermodel was criticized by Brazilian media for her "cellulite and love handles" after walking in Sao Paulo Fashion Week last June. Do You Think Karolina Kurkova is Too Big to be a Model?
For several weeks leading up to November's Victoria's Secret fashion show in Miami, a source told Fox News that Kurkova stopped eating carbs and exercised for hours to slim down.
During her shoot in Paris with us, our fashion editor Jeffrey Yan also got to have an exclusive video interview session with Karolina!
So, here we present to you, our date with Karolina in Saint James, Paris, where she tells us all about her love for new talent, her strive for perfection at work, her first meeting with Anna Wintour and so much more!
Growing up, I had very long legs, very long arms, and I was the tallest girl of my whole class. So something I was never comfortable with ended up being my career.
Genevieve bikini twin set, Lisa Marie Fernandez (5). Stainless steel Da Vinci 36 Moonphase timepiece, IWC (,500).
London Jewelers, Americana Manhasset, 2060 Northern Blvd., 516-627-7475; Intermix, 87 Main St., East Hampton, 631-907- 8025; Intermix, see above Growing up a lanky, exceedingly tall girl in a small town in the Czech Republic, supermodel Karolina Kurkova began modeling as a way to learn English.
I speak a lot in front of young girls at schools and talk about fashion.
It’s part of this mentoring program that my friend is doing, and I said, “Don’t forget [that] what you wear is very important, because that’s the first impression.