Kristina pimenova in a bikini

Kristina Pimenova, often referred to as ‘the most beautiful girl in the world’ has secured a lucrative modelling contract with famous agency LA Models.

However, her job is causing a lot of controversy because she’s 10 years old.

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Kristina is now represented by @lamodels and @newyorkmodels ❤️

A post shared by Kristina Pimenova (@kristinapimenova) on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:24am PST

Kristina, who has been photographed for Vogue Italia, Roberto Cavalli and Dolce & Gabbana, started her modelling career aged three.

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She has since gained 1.2 million followers on Instagram and almost four million likes on Instagram.

However, her social media accounts have been criticised due to some pictures showing Kristina in a bikini.

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#kristinapimenova #pobedavika #alisairimia

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The accounts are all managed entirely by her mother Glikeriya Pimenova, who last year hit out at those who claim her daughter has been sexualised.

Kristina’s new contract falls under LA Models’ ‘Youth’ section.

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When people happen to Google the term “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World,” a young lady by the name of Kristina Pimenova hangs out at the top of the search engine’s results. And while she’s already earned an editorial in Vogue Italia and starred in campaigns for the likes of Armani Kids, Roberto Cavalli Junior and DSquared2 kidswear, Pimenova is serious about boosting her career in the U.S. In fact, she just made the move from Russia to Los Angeles so that she could sign with modeling agencies LA Models and New York Models. Pimenova’s portfolio can be found under the “Youths” section on the LA Models website, showcasing photos of the child beauty — who is exactly 10 years and 1 month old.

“To have notoriety in the modeling world at the young age of 10 is not a small feat,” said agency owner Heinz Holba in a press release. “The agency is looking forward to having a long-lasting relationship with this little Supermodel .” Perhaps the use of the word “notoriety” has to do with a controversial story from last year, when Pimenova’s mother was criticized for posting vaguely provocative photos of the then-nine-year-old on Instagram. (Pimenova currently has 1.1 million followers on her personal account, which is managed by her mother.)

Fascination with very pretty pre-teens and the fetishization of youth in the fashion industry is nothing new — and this writer feels slightly creepy having just typed that. Remember Thylane Lena-Rose Blondeau? The French model boasted a significant Internet following via dedicated Tumblr pages and YouTube videos, and was also under heated debate at the age of 10 for her sexed-up editorial work, particularly in Vogue Paris. In case you’re curious, Blondeau is now 14 years old, and according to her Facebook page, she’s still booking modeling gigs.

But back to Pimenova. Although we’re happy for what will likely be a long and successful career in the modeling world, we hope she can also continue to have as normal of a childhood as possible while living — and working — in the good ol’ U.S. of A. That is, until she reaches “cool teen” status. So in the meantime, let’s keep this OG supermodels thing going instead, shall we?

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Kristina Pimenova : An enigmatic angel !

Sara Svati A sweet face, long blonde hair, beautiful blue eyes, an angelic air, Kristina Pimenova seduced many persons and great brands: Giorgio Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Vogue or even Benetton, nine years old and the child has a real model career which makes everybody jealous ! Born in Moscow in 2005, the Russian little girl started her career at the age of three.

A princess hair

With her long golden hair, the hairstyle possibilities of Kristina are multiple: loose hair, undulated or even straight, her angel face is highlighted through many ways and is still radiant… A plaited crown to highlight even more her blue look or a fashion fishtail braid, the stylists have a big choice to highlight her face. It is surprising that you still can’t see her walk in the spotlight of the big hairdressing brands with such a hair…

An increasing popularity…

The little girl gathers more than 2,5 millions of fans on Facebook, more than 600 000 on Instagram without forgetting the other networks or platforms like Youtube. Many websites are dedicated to her. Her mother handles her digital image and publishes professional and personal photos to the delight of her fans.

But a little girl who wants to be like any other little girl…

Kristina Pimenova takes classes at the school every day like any other of her friends. She goes to a primary school in Moscow and takes classes of artistic gymnastic. She loves Alice’s adventures in Wonderland, pizza and like any other little girl of her age, she believes in fairy tales, eveb if she is too young to realize it, she is having one actually.