Following her successful catwalk debut for Missoni during Milan Fashion Week in February 2010 Maaike has shot editorials including Vogue Turkey with Pierre Bailly, The Telegraph with Jason Kibbler, Naag with Willem Jaspert along with i-D, ilovefake, VS Magazine, Teen Vogue, Sleek, Jalouse and Topshop’s AW10 Fanzine.
Full Name: Maaike Anne Klaasen
Age: 17 years old
Birth date: 27.09.94
Ethnic Origin: Dutch
Nickname: ‘Klaas’ (which is a typical Dutch name for men) and ‘Mike’
Where were you scouted? On a Dutch social networking site 3.5 years ago!
Best feature: Cheekbones
Favourite beauty product: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream
Hobbies: Playing the alto-saxophone in two little bands (a soulband and a jazz band), hanging out with friends, watching movies (I have these movie nights on my own where I watch a billion movies short after eachother) and doing some jogging & yoga.
Favourite Movie: ‘A Single Man’, ‘The Virgin Suicides’ (I love all of Sofia Coppola’s movies!), ‘Mouth To Mouth’ and ‘American Beauty’.
What’s on your iPod? Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Simon & Garfunkel, Pink Floyd, The Smiths, Leonard Cohen etc. And for when I’m bored; two seasons of ‘The Sopranos’.
Guilty Pleasure: Crying while watching a predictable rom-com.
Dislike: People who can’t appreciate what they’ve got
Dream country to visit: I’d love to backpack with my best friend through Australia!
What was the last thing to make you laugh out loud? My brother baking pancakes in the middle of the night.
What was the last dream you remember? The one where I was pregnant… (I watched Juno before falling into sleep).
One word to describe yourself: Dedicated!
Height: 5’11″ | 180cm
Bust: 32″ | 81cm
Waist: 25″ | 64cm
Hips: 36″ | 91cm
Shoes: 8 UK / 41 EU