Anne V, 22, was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The V is short for Vyalitsyna. Scouts discovered Anne in St. Petersburg while looking for faces for MTV’s Fashionably Loud Europe. Anne entered, and won, becoming the face of Yohji Yamamoto. She has appeared in an Alanis Morissette music video and became the face of Chance Chanel at age 15.