Dazed & Confused Issue 165 Cover Shoot

Q&A's with the four models who were featured on this month's Dazed & Confused and some words from the stylists Karen and Katie.

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Cato Van Ee
For September's cover, shot by Will Davidson, Dazed fashion members Karen Langley and Katie Shillingford worked together as a styling duo to captured their favourite new faces wearing some of the strongest collections of the season including Burberry Prorsum, D&G, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton and Miu Miu.

“We wanted to work together so that it was a mixture of our styles, we’ve always appreciated each others aesthetic so we thought it would be quite a fun idea to combine the two," Katie  
“Our September theme was excess. I think working together, we felt more confident to pull off slightly more outlandish styling ideas – like mono-brows. I’m sure some people will love them and some people will hate them. …we love them!!” Karen

“Cato Van Ee was an exclusive to Prada and Miu Miu this season, as soon as I saw her on the runway she made it on my casting wishlist for the season. I shot her for the August issue of Dazed and was so impressed. She moved so well in front of the camera and is just a real pleasure to shoot.” Karen 

Name
Cato Van Ee
Age 19
Nationality Dutch
Where did you grow up?
I was born in South Carolina, USA and also lived in California until I was 8. Then I moved to Holland to Bentveld-a beach town close to Amsterdam.
Where do you live now?
In between Europe and New York. I try to be in Holland a lot but I’m getting an apartment in New York so I will be spending more time there.
How where you discovered as a model?
My hairdresser in Amsterdam sent me to an agency in Holland and insisted I give it a try
How long have you been modelling?
I was discovered when I was 15 but I was always very focused on school so the first time I started internationally was in February.
What’s the most exciting job so far?
Last week I shot a commercial for D&G with Mario Testino. It was so different standing in front of a rolling camera but a lot of fun and a nice challenge to be acting. I was very nervous for this job but I think it turned out well.
What’s your dream job?
A shoot with all my friends and family, so they can experience what I do everyday
Who is your favourite Supermodel?
Christy Turlington. She is a beautiful woman and next to being a supermodel she is well educated and does a lot for charity
If you weren’t shooting today what would you be doing?
Probably sleeping in and then just hanging out with my friends, going to the beach and just enjoying summer
What’s you best feature and your worst feature?
I don’t believe in a best and worst feature. I’m happy in myself and that is the key to being beautiful.
If you had to be a fashion label what would you be?
Stella McCartney
What’s the most outrageous thing you have ever worn?
I was tied up in tights from top to bottom

“The casting included girls at different stages of the new faces cycle. Last season Kori Richardson climbed to the top and is set for another successful season. She’s already a real pro and required very little direction from either Will, Karen or myself. She just gets it!” Katie

Name Kori Richardson
Age 20
Nationality Canadian
Where did you grow up?
Toronto.
Where do you live now?
In my suitcase.
How where you discovered as a model?
In a mall
How long have you been modelling?
1 ½ years
What’s the most exciting job so far?
I once got to shoot at a wildlife sanctuary. I was sitting on top an elephant all day and got to play with baby lions between shots.
What’s your dream job?
No hair, no make-up, in a forest.
If you weren’t shooting today what would you be doing?
Definitely sleeping, it’s Sunday, I just arrived from Paris at 1am this morning.
If you had a fashion label what would you be?
I would be my own label, Rogue, which me and my friend invented a couple of years ago
What’s the most outrageous thing you have ever worn?
Latex shorts, a skuba suit, a tutu from the national ballet and a motorcycle helmut all at once

“Whereas Pernille is brand new, she’s only just started and is at the beginning of a very exciting time. She walked in as a timid 16 year old but when we dressed her up, gave her red lips and put her in front of the camera, she became a completely different person.” Katie

Name
Pernille Moeller
Age 16
Nationality Danish
Where did you grow up?
Copenhagen/Jutland
Where do you live now?
I live on a farm in Jutland, Denmark
How where you discovered as a model?
In Tivoli in Copenhagen when I was there with a friend
How long have you been modelling?
1 year
What’s the most exciting job so far?
This job of course!
What’s your dream job?
To be a vet because I love animals
Who is your favourite Supermodel?
My little brother when he tries on my high heels
If you weren’t shooting today what would you be doing?
Shopping all day long

“Along with Kori, Anna is also slightly more experienced than both Cato and Pernille. Although it was a new faces project it was really good to draw on the experience that Anna could bring to the shoot. She’s also a master of getting the Miu Miu balaclavas on and off!!” Karen

Name Anna Gushina
Age 19
Nationality Russian
Where did you grow up?
Moscow.
Where do you live now?
Still in Moscow with my family.
How were you discovered as a model?   
I met my agent at a show in Moscow.
How long have you been modelling?
1 year.
What's the most exciting job so far?
A lot of shows in one season...I didn’t have time to even think!
What's your dream job? 
I love black and white photos.  I am dying to shoot an amazing black and white editorial or ad campaign.
If you weren't shooting today what would you be doing?
I would fly home for a little rest and relaxation!
If you had to be a fashion label what would you be? 
Too difficult to answer....never think about things like this!

See the full 'Face the Future' shoot here.
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