Few occasions ever come close to the first time be it in love or covers of VogueVera Van Erp expressed joy on her personal Instagram early Thursday morning over claiming her first such cover of the September 2016 issue of Vogue Nederland photographed by Claudia Knoepfel. “[D]reams come true,” exclaimed Vera, who punctuated the satisfying statement with an Emoji yellow heart to match the all-yellow ensemble by Max Mara. As dreams go, few are as satisfying as making the cover of one’s native Vogue, which is precisely what this inimitably Dutch model has done.

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Credits include: Publication, Vogue Nederland September 2016; Photography, Claudia Knoepfel at Nice Productions; Styling, Wiebke Bredehorst at Nice Productions; Hair, Paolo Soffiatti at Bryant Artists; Makeup, Benjamin Puckey at Bryant Artists.

Vera Van Erp | Vogue Nederland September 2016 (Photography: Claudia Knoepfel)

Vera Van Erp | Vogue Nederland September 2016 (Photography: Claudia Knoepfel)