n°211/ Talking Muse

February 2016

by Nathalie Azoulai

You’ve seen her many times on runways and magazine covers, without knowing such a beautiful face was born a Dutch aristocrat, studyed at the Amsterdam Art Academy and started her model career at 28 when everyone used to think she was too old. Still. Roitfeld, Tisci and Lagerfeld enjoyed Saskia de Brauw’s fierce allure and strange look and that was it. Expecting her first child, she goes back to art and confesses French writer Georges Perec inspired the book she just published, The Accidental Fold, contradicting Olivier Saillard’s last show entitled Models Never Talk.

 Saskia de Brauw