From Amsterdam, you'll already have seen Dutch beauty Marte Mei van Haaster in Spring/Summer 12's Lanvin campaign, lensed by the legendary Steven Meisel. As well as the punchy Balenciaga Pre-Fall 12 online publicity, also by the photographer. Ahead of Paris, the model has already had a brilliant season, walking over 25 runways, for designers including Narciso Rodriguez, Christopher Kane and Versace.
I was wearing an embroidered army jacket at McQ. It was so minimal and strong on one side and so fine and fragile on the other; a great use of textiles. It’s exactly what I love in clothing
Dazed Digital: How has your fashion week been so far?
Marte Mei van Haaster: In general, it’s been INSANE! I have been racing from one show to the other. But Milan has been a lot more chilled and I have had some time to rest and get ready for shows in Paris.
DD: What's been today's highlight?
Marte Mei van Haaster: My little lunchbreak in the park. The weather has been nice in Milan and this is one of the first moments outside I have had in the last couple of weeks. I enjoyed every minute of it!
DD: What Autumn/Winter 12 looks have you worn so far that you've loved?
Marte Mei van Haaster: I was wearing an embroidered army jacket at McQ. It was so minimal and strong on one side and so fine and fragile on the other; a great use of textiles. It’s exactly what I love in clothing.
DD: What have you enjoyed about Milan?
Marte Mei van Haaster: The Versace show! I was really looking forward to it as I only did the H&M Versace show last season and not the one in Milan. Then I did more shows and a Marni fitting. I was counting down to the Marni fitting as it’s probably my favourite brand...