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Fashion

Angelina Usanova: A Fashion Icon with Benevolent Spirit

Model: Angelina Usanova

Photographers: Victoria and Saida 

Article by: Anna Dianova Chirakh

Angelina Usanova, crowned Miss Universe Ukraine 2023, emerges as a beacon of modern elegance, captivating global attention of the fashion industry with her grace and style. Alongside her philanthropic endeavors, Angelina is a multitalented individual, fluent in seven languages, certified in sound healing and yoga, and a singer and songwriter. Her music not only showcases her passion but also advocates for ecological preservation and feminine empowerment, crafting an authentic legacy of benevolence and advocating for sustainable fashion.

Angelina Usanova impact reverberates globally, earning recognition from esteemed publications such as Times Monaco, Forbes Portugal, and Forbes France, while also gracing the covers of Vogue Beauty Ukraine, ELLE Ukraine, and L’Officiel Monaco.

 

Angelina Usanova admits to being passionate about the Alaya and Schiaparelli fashion brands for their distinct aesthetics and innovative designs. Alaya's fusion of tradition and modernity resonates deeply with Angelina, reflecting her appreciation for cultural heritage and innovation. Similarly, Schiaparelli's avant-garde designs intrigue Angelina's bold and artistic spirit. 

Angelina Usanova's collaboration with the distinguished Ukrainian designer, Frolov, is a captivating union of style and sophistication. Frolov's designs, renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship and modern appeal, have been embraced by celebrities such as Dua Lipa, Gwen Stefani, and Rita Ora. Through this partnership, Angelina showcases her impeccable taste while infusing her Ukrainian heritage with a contemporary elegance.

Angelina's allure extends beyond the runway; it lies in her profound commitment to philanthropy and social change. Born into a family of educators in Kyiv, Angelina dedicates herself to making a tangible difference in the world and has sparked admiration, inspiring others to join her for a better, more compassionate world.

Certified as a yoga master in Austria and India, Angelina advocates for holistic well-being, emphasizing the importance of nurturing both body and soul. Central to her philanthropic efforts is her deep concern for the environment and the welfare of children in Ukraine affected by war. Through initiatives such as her children's book "Miy Dim" (My Home), she instills values of compassion and responsibility in young minds while raising awareness about environmental stewardship.

Angelina's charity work extends beyond advocacy; she actively engages in hands-on initiatives, supporting orphanages, organizing charitable events, and spearheading projects to aid those affected by war and hardships. Her innovative use of social media, exemplified by the @SM4GOOD initiative on Instagram, mobilizes a global community in acts of kindness and generosity. Together with her Miss Universe sisters, they have created an awe-inspiring movement of beauty and acts of kindness, harnessing the potential of mass media for good in style, supported by the outstanding French fashion designer Christophe Guillarme.

As an emerging fashion icon, Angelina advocates for sustainable fashion and social responsibility, embodying qualities of compassion and empathy. She serves as a catalyst for a more conscious and compassionate fashion industry, where style is not merely about outward appearances but also about making a positive impact on the world.

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