(biography, photo, video) Tatiana Soloviova
Tatiana Mikhalkova: biography
Tatiana Mikhalkov — Russian public figure, last – known photo model. In 1997, she created and headed the Charity Foundation «Russian silhouette».
Tatiana was born in the German town of Saalfeld. Moreover, as later told the girl’s mother, she was born thanks to the nuns, as in this small town just wasn’t the hospital. Soon the father of Tanya, a soldier, was transferred to serve in Russia, and the family moved to Voronezh. It was there passed his childhood and youth Mikhalkova, which then still bore the maiden name of Soloveva.
She was in a special school with profound studying of English and was very passionate about foreign languages. As a teenager I read the original works of Shakespeare, Galsworthy, Faulkner and other classics of English literature. After secondary school the girl went to Moscow and entered the Moscow state Institute of foreign languages named after Maurice Thorez, as at that time dreamed of becoming a foreign language teacher.
After graduation Tatiana Soloviova (Mikhalkov) worked for some time as a guide-interpreter at the «Intourist», but left after a year out because she was missing the creative part of the profession, but simply to recount the thoughts of others – not interested. She tried to become a teacher, applying for a job in the Aviation Institute, but I refused. And invited a young woman in a completely different field.
The fashion world
She saw the announcement about the casting in the House, went there, managed to show their best side and become a model. In this place, Tatiana met with the most famous designers of the country, and eventually became a favorite model of Slava Zaitsev. Thanks to the patronage of the legendary couturier, she went to the shows abroad, he worked under contract in Italy, collaborated with the Estonian fashion magazine «Silhouette».
After a career on the catwalk, Tatiana Mikhalkova started translating children’s literature on Russian language and also realized dream – taught English at the Moscow state art-industrial Academy named by C. G. Stroganov.
In 1997, Tatiana Mikhalkov has created and she headed the Charity Foundation «Russian silhouette». This organization aims to support young Russian artists and Russian manufacturers of fashionable clothes. During the existence of the Fund Mikhalkov helped bring to light several thousand collections of emerging designers. And it shows not only in Russia but also in Italy and in France.
When Tatiana worked as a fashion model at Slava Zaitsev, she met the already famous actor, but at the time still a struggling film Director Nikita Mikhalkov. Their meeting took place in the cinema at the premiere of paintings by Rolan Bykov, «Telegram». Offer to marry future husband, by the way, made only a few months. He gathered a large crowd of friends at the House of cinema and all confessed to the girl your feelings. Tatiana was very embarrassed, but agreed to marry him.
They married in 1973, and the wedding took place in Grozny, in a break between shootings of the film «home among strangers, a stranger among his own». Soon the couple had a daughter Anna, a year son Artem, and after 11 years the other girl is Hope. All children Mikhalkov have a direct relation to the cinema.
In the context of personal preferences and Tatyana Mikhalkova’s impossible to ignore its progressive views on fashion. She was the first woman in the Soviet Union, which in everyday life began to wear shorts and skirts in the style of «Maxi». Tatyana also be sure to decorate your hair style black velvet bow, which is practically her mascot. Says the woman herself: «This is my second «I».