If you thought that Kate Upton's specific breed of blonde bombshellness was only appreciated stateside, think again. Even though Vogue, the ultimate style bible in the US, has already embraced her American-as-apple-pie appeal, it looks like the international fashion community has finally welcomed the model into their exclusive world.

Interview Russia, one of the international editions of Andy Warhol's "Crystal Ball of Pop," featured Kate in a spread shot by Elle Muliarchyk for their August issue. And don't think for a second that they were looking to capitalize off her infamous curves -- the spread is all about hair.

In fact, the magazine completely avoided the GQ route and didn't even give readers more than the 20-year-old's clavicle. The coiffed hair takes center stage as the model is done up in hyperbolically retro styles. In one shot, she has Sophia Loren-esque hair and thickly penciled-in eyebrows. In another, Kate hides half of her face in a hard-as-rock beehive.

These clearly aren't the usual images we see of her -- even Vogue gave us a full-body shot. But with the rumor mill continuing to buzz with Carine Roitfeld ties to the model, it's no wonder other international editors have taken notice. The real question is: Despite all of the hype, do you think there will be a more permanent place for Kate in the international high fashion world?

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  • Vogue US, June 2013

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  • Harper's Bazaar, April 2013

  • Vogue UK, January 2013

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  • Vogue Italia, November 2012

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  • Vogue, November 2012

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  • CR Fashion Book, Fall 2012

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  • Interview Russia, July 2012

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  • GQ, July 2012

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  • July 2012

    20 year-old Kate Upton denies rumors that she was drinking alcohol at a Detroit Tigers baseball game (TMZ Photo)

  • Vogue, July 2012

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  • June 2012

    "The Many Talents Of Kate Upton" presented by GQ and shot by Terry Richardson (Youtube)

  • May 2012

    Kate Upton at amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    Cannes Film Festival (Getty photo)

  • April 2012

    Bloomberg & Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception following the 2012 White House Correspondants' Association Dinner (Getty photo)

  • May 2012

    Kate Upton dances the "Cat Daddy" for Terry Richardson (Youtube)

  • April 2011

    Kate Upton's famous Youtube video where she dances the "Dougie" at a Los Angeles Clippers game (Youtube)

  • Sports Illustrated, March 2012

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  • Esquire, March 2012

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  • Carl's Junior, February 2012

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  • February 2012

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  • Beach Bunny 2012

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  • Remix, August 2011

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  • Guess S/S 2011

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  • Victoria Secret Spring 2011

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  • Esquire Mexico, March 2012

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