Top model Anja Rubik leaves her mark in Cuba

Posted: 17-Feb-16 13:26

One of the most renowned super models of the 2000 decade according to Vogue, joined to the increasing group of celebrities that are visiting the Caribbean country for appreciating its architectural and natural beauties. During her trip, the fashion star said she was "falling deeper and deeper in love with Cuba".

Top model Anja Rubik leaves her mark in Cuba

Polish top model Anja Rubik embarked in a road trip around Cuba, spending most of her time between Havana, Trinidad and Pinar del Río, three of the most beautiful and frequented tourist destinations of the Caribbean country.

The 32-year-old, that is one of the most celebrated stars of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows, posed relaxed in the beach and seated in old cars called “polaquitos”, showing the colors of the island, as she posted on social network.

In her profile on Instagram, Rubik also released a photograph lying back in a wall adorned with a mural of the Cuban flag and a portrait of the revolutionary leader Camilo Cienfuegos. In another image, the model appears showing her long legs in the doorstep of a rural house in central region of the island.

The top girl that has also modeled for Chanel, Valentino, Christian Lacorix, Hermes, Christian Dior and Gucci, visited the studio of Stainless group in Havana, a trio of young artists born in the capital between 1988 and 1991, who are at the present very active in the contemporary and conceptual art landscape in Cuba.

Rubik also said she have met some “legends” during her lasts night in the city, and that she was already missing the country while she was at La Guarida, the most famous “paladar” (private restaurant) in the island, were the Oscar Nominated masterpiece Fresa y Chocolate was filmed.

But one of the greatest and peculiar experiences of the model in Cuba was eating pizza from a street stall in Trinidad. The fashion star wanted to do “what locals do”, as she stated on Twitter using the hashtags #Cuba and #TrinidadColonial.

On social network the model expressed her desire to leave her mark in the country, while she emphasised in her posts the beauty of the wild beaches and the colours of urban sceneries.

Before Rubik arrived to Cuba, other top fashion celebrities posed for the cameras of popular magazines. The Puerto Rican model Joan Small and the Brazilian Adriana Lima were photographed for the November 2015 edition of W Magazine, and pop singer Rihanna modelled for the cover of Vanity Fair, pictured by the living legend Annie Leibovitz.


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