Anna Rykova is an international fashion editor, stylist and consultant. Former Fashion Director of Marie Claire Russia and Fashion Director of Cosmopolitan Russia with 17 years of global experience in Fashion.
Being trained as a shoe designer and having worked as one in the early years of her career, Anna not only knows the industry from the inside, she is also editorially and commercially minded.
Anna has worked with fashion icons like Linda Evangelista, Daria Werbowy, Ashley Graham, Lydia Hearst, Lea Seydoux, Elisa Sednaoui, and Rita Ora; collaborated with Internationally renowned photographers as Pamela Hanson, Chris Nicholls, Mathieu Cesar, Thomas Lavelle, Jack Waterlot, Yu Tsai, late Matt Irwin; as well as global beauty gurus like Peter Slavic, Franchesca Talot, Sir John, Olivier Lebrun, Mike Desir, Allan Milroy, Andre Cueto Saavedra, Sasha Nesterchuk, Hung Vanngo and many others in New York, Berlin, Milan, Paris, London, Dubai, Cape Town, and Moscow.
In 2014 and 2015 Anna was the only Fashion Director chosen to serve on the jury for the prestigious Prix d’Excellence De La Mode Marie Claire, alongside Chief Editors of the international Marie Claire editions.
In 2011 and 2012 Anna was one of the judges of Russian Next Top Model reality show season 2 and 3. As a local independent consultant Anna worked with such international brands and companies as Marcolin Eyewear, Max Mara Group, Laurel, Igedo Company, CPD and CPM, Michael Michael Kors, as well as such Russian brands like Ekonika Footwear, No One boutiques, MEGA shopping centers among many others