Name: Xenia Tchoumitcheva
The stats: Born in Russia; lived in Switzerland since age 6; now off and on between London, Switzerland and New York.
Why she loves London: Its elegance and culture.
Compared to a young Brigitte Bardot, Xenia Tchoumitcheva has parlayed a first runner-up result in the famed Miss Switzerland pageant into establishing herself as a bankable talent with strong media ties and brand relationships. A citizen of Lugano, Switzerland, she speaks five languages fluently (Italian, Russian, English, German and French) and recently graduated with a degree in economics.
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