Katarzyna Strusińska is a Polish model from Ciechanów, Poland. She was born on 23rd November, 1987. Professionally known as Kasia Struss, she had been first discovered in 2005 by a local talent scout after having sent her pictures to a local Polish teen magazine. She later went on to finish high school in Ciechanów before she decided to sign up with her mother agency, just two years after her initial discovery.
During that period, Style.com ranked her as one of the top 10 newcomers of the season. Kasia has appeared in various magazines, including Numéro, Vogue, Ten Magazine and many more. Walking for various runways, Kasia has walked for Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, Versace, Burberry, Diesel, DKNY, Louis Vuitton, Victoria’s Secret and others.
In the year 2007/2008, Kasia even opened shows for Dries Van Noten, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, and other top fashion houses such as Christopher Kane. For the Spring/Summer fashion week of 2010, she was considered to be the third most booked model, right behind Liu Wen and Constance Jablonski.
Kasia has shot several ad campaigns for Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Christian Dior, Miu Miu, Valentino Hugo Boss, Kenzo, and many other fashion staples.
Vogue Paris included her for the 30 Models of the Decade. It’s been 10 years since Kasia first started out with Modeling and now, at the age of 28, she has become an industry veteran. She is a Sagittarius, and identifies a lot with many of qualities associated with her sign such as optimist, adventurous, messy, a bit childish, extremely loyal, and feisty.
She admires her grandmother the most and is inspired by nature, humans and just about everything in life. Due to her busy week, she never knows where she’s going next. She is a history buff and wishes to have experienced the Renaissance.
One of the greatest things about her is the fact that she constantly wants to improve herself. She likes to play chess and cards. Living her life to the fullest, Kasia has no regrets. Her idea of happiness is health. She has achieved a lot in her short period at the fashion world and it is due to her charm and warmth that she oozes.
With an electric-like presence, there is just something about Kasia that people cannot miss. She likes to read Polish authors to retain her love for the beautiful Polish language. Being a proud supporter of some amazing charitable organizations such as Autism Tomorrow, philanthropy is something that she is passionate about. Her drive was the charity was her brother who is also autistic. The organization is for adults that have autism. It provides them support after schooling ends because even adults with autism need attention.
Kasio Struss likes to take a break, every once in a while to reconnect with nature and this is what makes her a stronger model and person. She is a powerhouse who is just as passionate about modeling as she was when she first entered the fashion industry.